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ORGANIZATION: American Red Cross of Missouri and Arkansas


Respond on-scene with other Red Cross volunteers to home fires, flooding or other local disasters to provide resources, comfort and hope to the family members who have been affected.


· 18 years or older

· Valid United States driver’s license

· Safe driving record

· Training provided both online courses and hands-on with experienced volunteers

· Online application (see below for instructions)

· Weekdays and weekends available - fires do not tell time

· Choose when you are available to be on call

What Our Volunteers Are Saying

· "Being able to help someone in one of their greatest times of need is a feeling like no other." ~Charlie V.

· "I watched the Red Cross help my Mom when she had a house fire and I knew I wanted to help giveback anyway I could." ~Laqueesha J.

· "I may not have money to give, but I have time." ~Taylor W.

· "It’s a wonderful feeling being able to help someone affected by a house fire, who literally, may only have the clothes on their back." ~Julie M.

More Information and Video About the Volunteer Opportunity ·

How to get started
Complete the online application at

Or for any questions or to schedule a personal volunteer consultation contact: Kristin Pendleton, Senior Volunteer Recruitment Specialist Call/Text: 314-281-7968 |
To schedule a brief phone meeting to discuss your questions:

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About American Red Cross of Missouri and Arkansas


American Red Cross, 10195 Corporate Square Drive, St. Louis, MO 63132, 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.


Every single day, the American Red Cross helps people in emergencies. Whether itメs one displaced family, thousands of disaster victims, or providing care and comfort to an ill or injured service member or veteran or support to a military family member or through the generosity of blood donors, providing critical blood to people in need, our vital work is made possible by people like you. It is through the time and care of ordinary people that we can do extraordinary things.


Crisis Support
Disaster Relief
Crisis Support, Disaster Relief


We'll work with your schedule.


Multiple locations Alton, IL 62002



  • Crisis Intervention
  • Disaster Response


  • People 55+


  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training

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