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Youth Volunteer Application


Thank you for your interest in volunteering with the American Red Cross National Capital Region as a Youth Volunteer! Our youth programs provide youth ages 13 to 17 with meaningful opportunities to learn and to serve their communities in the National Capital Region.

To be considered for a volunteer position, you must submit an application with the American Red Cross. You will then be contacted by one of our staff members to discuss the position and your availability further.

Our application is made up of seven easy steps:

1. Submit your contact information
2. Have a parent or guardian sign the Parental Consent and Media Release Form
3. Return the Parental Consent Form to CHNCRVolunteerEngagement@redcross.org
4. Update your volunteer profile with additional information
5. Read and agree to the Red Cross policies
6. Complete the Red Cross Online Orientation
7. Choose a volunteer opportunity

Volunteer Connection, our volunteer management system, will walk you through all of the necessary steps to complete your application. You may save your progress at any time should you need to come back and complete the application later. Incomplete applications will be saved for a period of 30 days before being discarded.

To get started, please submit your contact information using the form below.

Please note, this application is intended to be used by youth ages 13-17 years of age. If you are over the age of 18, please complete our Adult Application.

Not located in the National Capital Region? Please click here to locate your local American Red Cross chapter.



Contact Information

  • *One phone number is required

Additional Questions

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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.