Every single day, the Michigan Red Cross helps people in emergencies. Whether it’s one displaced family, thousands of disaster victims, or providing care and comfort to an ill or injured service member or veteran or support to a military family member, our vital work is made possible by people like you. It is through the time and care of ordinary people that we can do extraordinary things.
The Michigan Red Cross is always looking for people with various backgrounds, talents and skill levels. Our needs are often specific based on current events and levels of ground support, but we’ll do our best to accommodate your desire to get involved!
For more information about volunteering, please call: 313-833-4440, then press option #8 from menu.
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!
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.
The Together We Prepare AmeriCorps Program
This program utilizes AmeriCorps members to improve the capacity of communities to prepare for, respond to, and recover from disasters in locations across Michigan. Opportunities available in Ann Arbor, Detroit, Flint, Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo, Lansing,Traverse City.
The following is a list of typical Michigan Red Cross volunteer opportunities:
Help with routine administrative duties such as entering data, filing, and mailing
Provide support with Salesforce and other database management, donor mailings, special events and other administrative tasks
Thank a Donor:
Make calls to thank Red Cross financial donors
Help spread the Red Cross story across the community
Assist with volunteer recruitment, placement, record keeping and recognition
High school students to lead Red Cross school clubs
Utilize your language skills to translate
Disaster Action Team
Disaster Action Team:
Be on call and work as a member of a team to provide immediate emergency aid to people affected by single and multi-family incidents; usually home fires
Disaster Staff Services:
Help with onboarding, placing and processing new volunteers