Be the Smile of the Red Cross: Join Our Front Desk Squad

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ORGANIZATION: American Red Cross Central California Region


Be a part of our superhero Front Desk Squad and be the first point of contact for clients, volunteers, and partners reaching out to the American Red Cross. As a part of our Operations Team, you'll answer phones and greet visitors while helping with other activities in our chapter office.

On any given day you could help a family displaced by a home fire get emergency assistance or connect the family of a deployed military service member with our Hero Care Network. Or maybe you'll help sign up volunteers for one of our Sound the Alarm events where we install free smoke alarms that help save lives.

Volunteers for our Front Desk squad are needed Monday through Thursday during business hours - your time from 10am through 2pm is especially appreciated!

No experience is needed to join our team. If you bring a smile and a willing heart, we'll provide all the training that you need.

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About American Red Cross Central California Region


1300 W. Shaw Ave., Ste. 4B, Fresno, CA 93711, US

Mission Statement

The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.


Types of volunteer opportunities may include:

Boots on the Ground -- Your role could be to respond to home fires and other emergencies in your community, conduct in-home smoke alarm installations, or working in a wildfire shelter providing safe accommodations.

Instructor/Presenter positions to deliver education programs focused on preparedness, disasters and how to "Be Red Cross Ready" to adults and youth.

Working behind the Scenes positions include Keep the Red Cross Running -- Your role could be administrative/office support, scheduling shifts for your fellow volunteers, or logistics management to ensure disaster relief operations have the necessary supplies and equipment.

Lead the Way -- "Leadership" volunteers guide our efforts, inspire our volunteers and hold us accountable to the highest standards. Your role could be to lead a small team of fellow volunteers, act as an advisor to a Red Cross Club for youth, or support local Red Cross services by joining an advisory board or the Board of Directors.

Tell the Red Cross Story -- Communications & Outreach volunteers educate the public about Red Cross services and stories in your community. By getting our message out, you'll educate people in need about how we can help, while attracting volunteers and donors to the mission.

You can make a difference today at by becoming a volunteer at


Disaster Relief
Community, Disaster Relief


Wed Mar 06, 2024 - Thu Mar 07, 2024


5035 Gilmore AvenueBakersfieldBakersfield, CA 93308



  • Office Reception
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • People Skills
  • Administrative Support
  • Customer Service
  • Operations


  • People 55+


  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • The hours for this opportunity are flexible. We can work with your schedule during business hours. A minimum 6-month commitment is appreciated.
  • Spanish speakers are especially needed!

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