The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors. ~Mission Statement
Volunteers lead the Red Cross mission of emergency preparedness, prevention and response. No matter your interests, skills, or schedule, you can make a significant contribution to your community and help people in their moments of greatest need. Find out how rewarding giving your time and efforts can be by exploring the specific volunteer opportunities now available.
Become a Red Cross volunteer today and start changing lives tomorrow!
To get started, please click on the volunteer application below.
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.
Virtual Volunteer Fairs
The American Red Cross is offering a series of Virtual Volunteer Fairs for you to learn about urgent volunteer opportunities this season. These sessions are intended for existing Red Cross volunteers AND the general public who are interested in learning more about the many ways of serving with the Red Cross. These needs include national and local disaster responders, blood drive volunteers, office and administrative support among others.
November 3rd - 5PM
November 4th - 12PM
December 1st - 5PM
December 2nd - 12PM
January 5th - 5PM
January 6th - 12PM
Please register for a session to receive the virtual meeting link or call in number by emailing VolunteerNNE@redcross.org. Let your friends know!
Volunteer Opportunities Include:
Food and Nutrition
Health Care Job Training Assessment
Health and Safety Services
International Social Services
Service to the Armed Forces
Volunteer Intake/Screening Support
If you have any questions, please contact Eric Gagnon, via e-mail or at (207) 874-1192 x115.
Volunteers carry out 90% of the humanitarian work of the Red Cross.
Our work is possible because of people like you.
Discover the role that's right for you and join us today!