Be the Comfort in the Storm- Become a Shelter Volunteer! - Idaho Falls

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ORGANIZATION: American Red Cross of Idaho and Montana


Inspire hope and spread kindness through action! The Red Cross is preparing for another extremely busy disaster season. It’s critical to have a trained and ready volunteer workforce to make sure we can provide relief at a moment’s notice. Be ready to stand up when disaster strikes by training now as a Shelter Service Associate.

As a Red Cross shelter volunteer, you'll be part of a team providing a safe place to rest and a path toward recovery:

  • In-person shelter support to assist with reception, registration, feeding, dormitory, information collection and other vital tasks to help those we serve.
  • Provide excellent customer service to clients.
  • Availability to travel within region ( multiple local shifts working 4-12-hour shifts on consecutive days) -or- travel to surrounding states (minimum of 14 days working 8- or 12-hour shifts on consecutive days). Travel and lodging expenses are covered.
  • Complete the required virtual self-paced training (approximately 5 hours of training) within 30 days.
  • Watch: Red Vest in action at

It’s through the efforts of volunteers that we do extraordinary things! Complete your application now at or request m ore information by clicking the I want to Help button.

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About American Red Cross of Idaho and Montana


5380 W Franklin Rd, Boise, ID 83705, 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.


The American Red Cross, through its strong network of volunteers, donors and partners, is always there in times of need. We aspire to turn compassion into action so:

  • All people affected by disaster across the country and around the world receive care, shelter and hope;
  • Our communities are ready and prepared for disasters;
  • Everyone in our country has access to safe, lifesaving blood and blood products;
  • All members of our armed services and their families find support and comfort whenever needed; and
  • In an emergency, there are always trained individuals nearby, ready to use their Red Cross skills to save lives.


Crisis Support
Disaster Relief
Community, Crisis Support, Disaster Relief


We'll work with your schedule.


1955 N Yellowstone HwyIdaho Falls, ID 83401



  • Disaster Relief Care & Shelters
  • Disaster Response
  • Customer Service
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Problem Solving
  • Relationship Building


  • People 55+


  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Complete 5 hours of training and be able to serve for 14 consecutive days. The hours are long, the work is hard, but the experience will change you forever!

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