Volunteer Application

Adult Volunteer Application for Western Pennsylvania Region


Thank you for your interest in volunteering with the American Red Cross Western Pennsylvania Region!

(Not where you live? Click here to find your local chapter)

Thank you for your interest in the American Red Cross! We look forward to working with you. By becoming a volunteer with our humanitarian organization, you are making a positive impact in the lives of those in your community. We always welcome new volunteers and we try our hardest to match your strongest skill set to our numerous volunteer opportunities in the local area.*  If you are under the age of 18, please use our Youth Application.


*Please use the following guide to determine the chapter that services your county within the Western Pennsylvania Region:

American Red Cross of West Central PA: Beaver, Butler, Clarion, Lawrence, Mercer, Venango

American Red Cross of Northwestern PA: Cameron, Crawford, Elk, Erie, Forest, McKean, Potter, Warren

American Red Cross of Mountains of Western PA: Blair, Bedford, Cambria, Clearfield, Huntingdon, Jefferson, Somerset

American Red Cross of Southwestern PA: Allegheny, Greene, Washington

American Red Cross of Chestnut Ridge of Western PA: Armstrong, FayetteIndiana, Westmoreland

You can begin to make a difference by filling out this form and completing the application steps. All questions can be directed to CHWPAVolunteer@RedCross.org.

*Please note: 

Beginning July 1, 2015, the state of Pennsylvania is requiring all employees and volunteers who have direct contact, as defined by the statute, with children under the age of 18, to complete additional background screening to ensure the safety of minors. 

While we understand this second phase of screening may take several weeks to finalize, please note that your volunteer placement with the American Red Cross is contingent upon the successful completion of these three additional clearances required by the State of Pennsylvania.



Contact Information

  • *One phone number is required

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*A Red Cross volunteer is an individual who freely assists the American Red Cross in the accomplishment of its mission without expectation or receipt of compensation.