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Discover Volunteer Opportunities for You

We rely on volunteers from all walks of life who bring different skills and experience to the Canadian Red Cross. From helping during emergencies and disasters, to sitting on committees and project teams or providing customer services and office support, as a volunteer, you can make a big difference in your community.  

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Ready to make a positive difference in someone’s life and to create a better community? We’ll provide you with training and the support you need to make sure you have a rewarding experience.  

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Each year, the Canadian Red Cross helps over 100,000 people across Canada. Becoming a volunteer is a great way to stay active, apply skills, meet new people and contribute to your community while making a difference in someone’s life and gaining new experiences.  

A Red Cross volunteer assists two people in an emergency pop up shelter.

We’re looking for Canadians who can be there when help is needed the most. Emergency Response Volunteers provide access to food, shelter, clothing, comfort and emotional support to Canadians affected by emergencies and disasters both big and small.