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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).

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with the Canadian Red Cross. Please note that we have received an increase in volunteer applications and our wait times are longer than usual. If you choose to apply, rest assured that your application will be in the queue, and we will reach out as soon as we can. Applications will be reviewed and processed according to organizational needs. We appreciate your patience.  Please note applications for those living in Quebec are not affected.   

If you are located in Quebec, please click here to apply or contact us by email at or by calling toll-free at 1-844-540-5410.

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: 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 
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).

Current Opportunities

Looking to find a volunteer role that’s right for you? Use the filters to start your search.

For Role Types filter:

  • Service Roles include interacting with clients and other members of the public, ensuring they receive the services and information they need.
  • Support Roles mean you’ll be more behind the scenes, helping in other ways such as administrative tasks and coordination.
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