Thank you for your interest in serving your neighbors in the Chicago and northern Illnois Region. The American Red Cross relies on volunteers to help us with our mission of relieves human suffering by preventing, preparing for and responding to emergencies.
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The American Red Cross offers exceptional undergraduate and graduate college students internships at the Greater Chicago Region Chapter headquarters, and other selected cities throughout the chapter’s jurisdiction through our PrepaRED University Internship Program.
The AmeriCorps program is a federally-funded initiative, often referred to as a "domestic Peace Corps." It offers full and part-time opportunities for participants, called members, to provide service to society through community organizations.
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