Make a difference in the lives of others and be amazed at the difference it makes in yours.Make a difference in the lives of others and be amazed at the difference it makes in yours.
Most-Needed Volunteers: Shelter Service Associates and Shelter Supervisors
Be ready to help your local community! Due to predictions for an active hurricane and wildfire season and the complexities of COVID-19, the Red Cross will need thousands of volunteers to care for people when disasters strike. Train now to be a Ready Red Cross Shelter Volunteer so you can answer the call when your community needs it most!
We will need volunteers to help support emergency shelters by staffing different areas including reception, registration, feeding, dormitory, information collection and other vital tasks. We have both associate and supervisory level opportunities available. Will you be ready to roll up your sleeves and help?
Search for “Shelter” in the search bar to find positions.
Sleeves Up. Hearts Open. All In.
If you’re passionate about helping people and looking for a volunteer career with a visionary humanitarian organization, you can make a difference with the American Red Cross.
Red Cross values provide the foundation for the high standards to which we hold ourselves in our daily interactions with those inside and outside the organization.
Compassionate. We are dedicated to improving the lives of those we serve and to treating each other with care and respect.
Collaborative. We work together as One Red Cross family, in partnership with other organizations, and embrace diversity and inclusiveness.
Creative. We seek new ideas, are open to change and always look for better ways to serve those in need.
Credible. We act with integrity, are transparent guardians of the public trust and honor our promises.
Committed. We hold ourselves accountable for defining and meeting clear objectives, delivering on our mission and being careful stewards our donor dollars.
Red Cross volunteers are ordinary individuals who are empowered to do extraordinary things.
Take the first step to becoming a volunteer with the American Red Cross by clicking on one of the links below.
Already a Volunteer?
Sign in to Volunteer Connection to record your hours and sign up for shifts.