Thank you for your interest in volunteering with the Massachusetts Region of the American Red Cross. Below are some of the many volunteer opportunities available with our organization.
Respond to home fires and other local disasters?
Disaster Action Team: Be part of a team that helps respond to provide 24-hour immediate support and assistance to individuals and families who have been impacted by a home fire or other local disaster.
Disaster Duty Officer: Ensures timely activation and monitoring of local and regional Disaster Action Team (DAT) responses.
Help at a blood drive?
Blood Donor Ambassador: Engage donors by greeting, registering, answering questions, providing information, and supporting them through the recovery process at the refreshments table.
Support our military?
Service to the Armed Forces Caseworker: Ensure military families are supported and their needs are met when faced with an emergency.
Prepare youth for disasters?
Save lives and prevent injuries by providing free education to community members. Free communitity course such as Red Cross Ready, Prepare with Pedro, and Pillowcase Project.
Support behind the scenes from home?
Volunteer Connection Support: Support the use of Volunteer Connection, the official American Red Cross
volunteer engagement system.
Screening Team: Screeners use their understanding of the volunteer and match it with the needs of the organization, connecting volunteers with positions for which they are both interested and well suited.
Digital Volunteer: Supports the Regional Communications department use their social media skillset to help maintain and amplify the Red Cross message, as well as help community members, on social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn.
Help at your local chapter office?
Administrative Support: Assist in the administrative activities of American Red Cross many departments.
Community Volunteer Lead: Represent the Red Cross at community events.
Explore opportunities for youth
International Humanitarian Law: Support the American Red Cross humanitarian mission through reconnecting separated families and/or missing maps program.
Red Cross Clubs: Red Cross Clubs provide opportunities to address your community’s greatest needs. You’ll also be empowered with the knowledge and lifesaving skills to help prepare your school and community to respond to emergencies.
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Are you a current volunteer?
If you are already a Red Cross volunteer, log in to Volunteer Connection to access volunteer opportunities, sign up for shifts, log hours, or access local volunteering information. Click the button below to reactive your account.
Volunteers carry out 90% of the humanitarian work of the Red Cross.
Learn about our highest-priority positions and how you can make a difference!
Blood Collection Support: Join a lifesaving team to help support blood collections in your community. Click "Apply Now," then search for “Blood” or “Biomed” in the search bar to find positions.
Disaster Action Team: You can be part of a team that helps people who are forced from their homes due to fires, storms and other disasters. Click "Apply Now," then search for “DAT” or “Disaster Action Team” in the search bar to find positions.