We need your help in and around Kirksville, MO! - Become a Red Cross Disaster Responder!

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ORGANIZATION: American Red Cross of Missouri and Arkansas


Be the best part of someone's worst day! If you'd like to learn cutting-edge training and be the face of the Red Cross in your areas, then this position is for you! You must have transportation, be comfortable learning online and have a telephone.

Respond on-scene with other Red Cross volunteers to house fires (or other local disasters) to provide resources, comfort, and hope to the family members who have been affected. All training is done online and must be comfortable with learning online, have a computer and a telephone.


  • 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 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.

How to get started

  • Complete the online application at www.redcross.org/volunteer or attend one of our online virtual volunteer fairs, no obligation and feel free to bring a friend! www.redcross.org/ARCVolunteerFair
  • Or for any questions or to schedule a personal volunteer consultation contact:
    Maggie Raynolds, Volunteer Recruitment Specialist Call/Text: 816-826-8392| margaret.raynolds@redcross.org

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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.


Children & Youth
Disaster Relief
Children & Youth, Community, Disaster Relief


We'll work with your schedule.


315 S. Franklin StreetKirksville, MO 63501



  • Disaster Relief Care & Shelters
  • Disaster Response


  • People 55+


  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Choose your on-call schedule
  • Online training and will work with the Disaster Specialist in the area.

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