Volunteer Application

RI: General Adult Volunteer (In person Orientation)


ADULTS (18 and older) in RHODE ISLAND

Welcome to the American Red Cross Connecticut and Rhode Island Region, where you can make a difference in someone's life every day.  Thank you for making the decision to become part of a life-changing experience.  We look forward to seeing you soon.   (If you are under 18 years of age, please return to our Volunteer page and click on  Youth Volunteer Application.) 

If you do not reside in Connecticut or Rhode Island, please go to www.redcross.org to find your local chapter's website and apply there.)


We are grateful for your interest in volunteering with the Red Cross.  There are many opportunities available in our key services and we do need your help.  

  • The minimum age for Disaster Services volunteering is 16.  You must provide your own transportation.  New disaster volunteers are eligible only for local, everyday disaster response when all registration and training requirements are met.

    The minimum age for blood drive volunteering is 13.  To volunteer at blood drives, you must be available during the day Monday through Friday.  You must provide your own transportation.

  • After you have submitted your application, you will receive an email with instructions for logging into your Volunteer Connection account.  On your Home page you will find a list of steps necessary to complete to be eligible to volunteer.  You must log into your account to continue the application process.

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with the American Red Cross.



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.