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American Red Cross - Cascades Region


Help ensure families don’t have to face tough times alone by lifting up the hearts of those who are unexpectedly faced with emergencies.

We’re preparing for another extremely busy disaster season and it’s critical to have a trained, ready volunteer workforce to make sure we can provide relief at a moment’s notice. This year’s wildfire season is already very active and dangerous because of the severe drought and dry woodlands across the west. And experts are predicting we could see 10 or more hurricanes in the next few months. Apply or learn more here.

The work is hard, but extremely rewarding. Our expectations are high, but we train and prepare you to maximize the good you give to the world. Expectations include:

  • Required training to be taken as soon as possible (provided free of charge).
  • Disasters are always unpredictable; however, we know that the need is now, urgent, and ongoing.
  • Local response can be any time of day and in larger disasters, shifts between 4 and 12 hours.
  • Out-of-the-area deployments available
  • Cost of training and travel is covered by the American Red Cross.

2 Shifts

  • 08:00 AM to 08:00 PM
    A typical shelter shift is 12 hours, but depending on the shelter it could also be 4, 6, 8, 10 hour shifts
  • 08:00 PM to 08:00 AM
    A typical shelter shift is 12 hours, but depending on the shelter it could also be 4, 6, 8, 10 hour shifts
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About American Red Cross - Cascades Region


3131 N. Vancouver Ave, Portland, OR 97227, 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'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, 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. The Red Cross workforce is made up of over 90% volunteers, meaning our mission is carried out by community members like yourself.

Crisis Support
Disaster Relief
Emergency & Safety


We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 2 shifts


Multiple locations Bend, OR 97702



  • Disaster Relief Care & Shelters
  • Disaster Response
  • Case Work / Management
  • Crisis Counseling
  • Healthcare
  • Psychology


  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • For the duration of the disaster

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