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American Red Cross of the Central Valley


Disasters don’t stop during a pandemic, but neither do we. Join our Virtual Volunteer Fair so you can be ready to roll up your sleeves to help those in need!

Down the street, across the country, around the world; the American Red Cross responds to an emergency every 8 minutes. No one else does this: not the government, not other charities. From small house fires to multi-state natural disasters, Red Cross volunteers go wherever they're needed, so people can have clean water, safe shelter, and hot meals when they need them most.

Representing more than 90% of the Red Cross workforce, volunteers are the backbone of our lifesaving mission. Never has this been more noticeable than this past year when the Red Cross provided more nights of emergency shelter than any point on record due to an unprecedented wildfire season in conjunction with the economic fallout from the pandemic. It’s through the efforts of ordinary people, like you, that we can do these extraordinary things.

Join us on Tuesday, March 9th at 5:30pm-6:30pm for our Virtual Volunteer Fair to learn how you can be a part of our Disaster Cycle Services team! RSVP now at redcross.org/ccrvolunteerfair

Whatever your schedule and interests, whether you want to volunteer from home or in the field, locally or nationally, working with kids or adults, together we can find the right fit for you!

If you have any questions, please email alexa.maldonado@redcross.org

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About American Red Cross of the Central Valley


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

Crisis Support
Disaster Relief


Tue Mar 09, 2021
05:30 PM - 06:30 PM  


1300 W Shaw Suite 4BFresno, CA 93711


  • Disaster Relief Care & Shelters
  • Safety & Disaster Education
  • Disaster Response
  • Case Work / Management
  • Veteran Care
  • Community Outreach


  • People 55+


  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Red Cross volunteers are asked to volunteer a minimum 20 hours a year
  • Access to internet and computer is required for this training opportunity

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