When you volunteer with the American Red Cross, you become part of a group of people who truly make a difference in the lives of their fellow Americans and help people in serious medical need.

Benefits of Volunteering with the American Red Cross Blood Services

  • Have fun and meet new people 
  • Gain career experience and learn new skills
  • Be part of a large humanitarian organization
  • Make your own schedule – work when and where you can
  • Earn documented service hours
  • Build your resume and gain experience
  • Receive training and support
  • Participate in volunteer recognition activities
Generous volunteers who give their time and talents help fulfill the American Red Cross mission. Whether you are interested in working at a local blood drive or in an office setting, we have volunteer opportunities available for you.

Getting started as a Red Cross volunteer is easy. Just click on the start button below and our Volunteer Connection tool will guide you through the process.  

Check out stories from current Red Cross volunteers or share your own volunteer story:

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Not sure if you have the time to volunteer? There are other ways to get involved: