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American Red Cross of Central California


Assist with general administrative tasks to support Red Cross' mission of preventing and alleviating human suffering! Volunteer with our Business Operations team to make sure all of our Lines of Services are running smoothly. This volunteer role is mostly virtual but will sometimes include some solo trips to our San Luis Obispo office.

Responsibilities May Include:

  • Copy, file, and maintain paper or electronic documents
  • Coordinate work orders for vehicle and facilities maintenance and repairs
  • Help process vendor payments and manage documents
  • Compile, sort and verify the accuracy of data before it is entered
  • Comfortable with and competent at working with Microsoft Office
  • Basic computer skills
  • Willingness to learn how to use Red Cross' online systems to process payments

Ready to Make a Difference? Here's How to Get Started!

  1. Go to redcross.org/volunteertoday to complete our online application. It takes less than 10 minutes!
  2. A member of our team will get in touch. Taking the time for a personal conversation enables us to match you with a role that will be both meaningful and enjoyable.
  3. We’ll provide all necessary training to ensure you can be successful in your volunteer role.

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About American Red Cross of Central California


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 redcross.org/volunteer

Computers & Technology
Disaster Relief
Emergency & Safety


We'll work with your schedule.


225 Prado RdSuite ASan Luis Obispo, CA 93401



  • Office Management
  • Administrative Support
  • Data Entry
  • Transactions
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Microsoft Office Suite


  • People 55+


  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • Varies and is flexible. On average about 10 hours a month

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