Volunteer Application

Youth Volunteer (age 14-17)


Thank you for your interest in  the Red Cross, YOU can make a difference by joining our team. The American Red Cross truly relies on volunteers to help provide compassionate care to those in need. Our network of generous volunteers, donors and employees share a mission of preventing and relieving human suffering in the face of emergencies, here at home and around the world.

Sign up today to begin your rewarding volunteer career with the American Red Cross! Get started now by joining our Red Cross volunteer team. Please fill out the information below to create your profile in Volunteer Connection. Write down the Username/Password you create, as you will be asked to authenticate your Red Cross “Volunteer Connection” account.

Once you submit your information, you will receive an automatic e-mail with a link to activate your account. This should happen within a few minutes. If you do not quickly receive an activation e-mail, check your spam folder.  Once you've received the activation e-mail and clicked on the link to activate your account, you will be asked to complete several additional steps to become a Red Cross volunteer. Follow the simple checklist provided to finish your application.

Volunteer Connection” is the Red Cross Volunteer Website where you will complete the application process: update your profile, view the online orientation, indicate your volunteer interest area, read and agree to Red Cross policies, and complete the Parental Consent and Media Release Form, and CIIPA Form. If you do not receive a follow up email or have questions about the process, please contact: julie.struck@redcross.org  



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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.