Volunteer this Holiday Season with the American Red Cross!

Your time and talent can make a real difference in people's lives. We have many volunteer opportunities available in the Greater New York region, apply today to our most needed positions using the links below.

DCS: Disaster Action Team (DAT) Trainee

This position supports the Regional Disaster Cycle Services department. To serve on a Disaster Action Team as a worker (in-training) on a DAT response to provide 24-hour immediate support and assistance to individuals and families who have been impacted by a home fire or other local disaster.

DCS: Sheltering Services Associate

This position supports the Regional Disaster Cycle Services (DCS) department. The Sheltering (SH) Service Associate (SA) is a temporary position assigned to work in person in a Red Cross shelter before, during and/or after a disaster event. Sheltering Service Associates complete tasks necessary for shelter operations and interacts with clients to ensure their needs are met. Sheltering Service Associates support the day-to-day activities within a shelter, which can include working in reception, registration, feeding, dormitory, information or other areas within a shelter.

DCS: Casework and Recovery Planning Service Associate

The role of a Recovery Service Associate is to support the disaster recovery of individuals, families, and communities affected by disaster by interviewing and provision of referrals, assistance and goods and services to begin and affect their recovery.


Please contact us at recruitmentgny@redcross.org with any questions