Find Your Volunteer Opportunity Today!
The American Red Cross, a humanitarian organization organized and led by volunteers and people guided by its Congressional Charter and the Fundamental Principals of the International Red Cross Movement, will provide relief to victims of disasters and help people prevent, prepare for, and respond to emergencies.
Our door is always open to new volunteers interested in joining our chapter. Training for all volunteer opportunities is provided.
The following is a current list of typical Red Cross opportunities for your consideration:
- Disaster Services: Volunteers needed to respond to state and national disasters.
- Disaster Action Team: Volunteers needed to respond to single-family fires with disaster action team supervisor.
- Disaster Clerical: Volunteers needed to assemble packets, stamp brochures, and distribute information as necessary.
- Health and Safety Instructors: Volunteers needed to teach classes for the chapter in CPR, First Aid, Water Safety, and other safety presentations.
- Babysitting and "Safe on my own" course Instructors: Volunteers needed to teach these courses to teenagers, and pre-teens.
- First-Aid Team: Volunteers are needed to help staff special events throughout the year. Advanced medical training is helpful but not required. Advanced Red Cross First Aid and CPR skills are necessary.
- Clerical: Volunteers needed to assist with bulk mailing, filing, inventory and other duties as assigned.
- Publicity Aid: Volunteers needed for data entry.
- Blood Donation Center: Volunteers needed to help clients at blood donation sites.
- Maintenance: Volunteers needed to help with routine maintenance duties. Stocking supplies and inventory.
- Grant Researching/Writing: Volunteers needed to assist and work with the Fund Development department in writing grants and writing proposals for raising initiatives.
- Youth Volunteers/Programs: Students are encouraged to volunteer answering phones, doing office work, helping with mailings, preparing materials for classes, and computer data entry.
- Youth Team Leader: Adults needed to help coordinate and supervise activities and service projects within schools and colleges. Adult leaders act as positive role models for youth and encourage leadership and personal development.
- On-call Volunteers: Volunteers available to help with unanticipated or irregular tasks as they develop.
- Office of Volunteers: Volunteers assist with setting up orientations, putting together intake packets, record keeping, and recognition programs.
Give us a call or stop by the Chapter today to find out how you can help your community. Call Susan Rivet, Volunteer Director, at 603-225-6697, ext 208, or email at [email protected].