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Across the country, Canadians depend on the Canadian Red Cross to assist them when they're facing a crisis. We're only able to respond because of people like you.

With our training, guidance and support, you can get involved in improving the lives of your neighbours and those in need across Canada.

There are many ways you can volunteer. Please explore the postings below (the list can be sorted by province/territory by clicking on the arrow at the top of the listing labelled All Provinces).

Don't see a role that seems like a fit? Contact us to discuss your interests or check back periodically to see our updated opportunities.

Four Steps to Become a Volunteer

Step 1
Step 2
Step 3
Screening & Reference Checks
Step 4
Complete an online application. You will participate in an in-person or phone interview to discuss your interests. Then, you’ll complete any required screenings (i.e. police check or drivers abstract etc.) You will receive an orientation to the organization (policies, online training and other administrative steps).  

Step 1 - Apply

Complete an online application

Step 2 - Interview

You will be invited to an in-person or phone interview to discuss your interests.

Step 3 - Screening & Reference Checks

We will coordinate the required screenings (i.e. police check or drivers abstract(if required).

Step 4 - Orientation

You will be provided with an orientation to the organization (policies, online training and other administrative steps).

If you are located in Quebec, please contact us by email at or call 1 844 540-5410.

Current Opportunities

Job Title Date Posted Location Application Deadline
Health Equipment Loan Program - Program Administration Volunteer March 29, 2018 Various Locations across BC & Yukon January 31, 2020
Community Health - Friendly Visiting Volunteer September 07, 2018 Various Locations Throughout Saskatchewan September 30, 2019
Health Equipment Loan Program - Client Services Volunteer March 29, 2018 Lower Mainland Region, BC January 31, 2020
Finance & Administrative Support Volunteer June 10, 2019 Victoria, BC December 31, 2019
Event Committee Member Volunteer April 23, 2019 Saint John, New Brunswick August 31, 2019
Grants & Awards - Grant Writer Volunteer March 03, 2018 Burnaby, B.C. February 28, 2020
Personal Disaster Assistance (PDA) Supervisor May 29, 2019 Across Canada
Personal Disaster Assistance (PDA) Responder May 29, 2019 Across Canada
Transportation Volunteer Driver May 07, 2019 Timmins, Kapuskasing, Moonbeam, Smooth Rock Falls (ON) November 30, 2019
Transportation Volunteer Driver May 30, 2019 Toronto, Etobicoke (ON) March 31, 2020
Health Equipment Loan Program - Equipment Repair Technician December 29, 2017 Calgary, Edmonton, Grand Prairie, Lethbridge, AB September 30, 2019
Volunteer Resource Services Administrative Volunteer May 27, 2019 Saskatchewan, British Columbia, Newfoundland, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island June 30, 2019
Emergency Response Team (ERT) Site Manager May 27, 2019 Various Locations in Manitoba
Emergency Response Team (ERT) Supervisor May 27, 2019 Across Canada
Emergency Response Team (ERT) Responder May 24, 2019 Across Canada
Meals on Wheels Runner May 27, 2019 Etobicoke, Ontario January 31, 2020
Meals on Wheels Driver May 27, 2019 Etobicoke, Ontario January 31, 2020
Recruitment Coordinator Volunteer April 30, 2018 St. Catharines, Hamilton (ON) March 31, 2020
First Contact Support Volunteer May 21, 2019 Toronto, Ontario December 31, 2019
Water Safety Media Ambassador May 21, 2019 Greater Toronto Area (GTA), Ottawa August 31, 2019