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American Red Cross Central California Region

The Veterans History Project Volunteer preserves and makes accessible the personal accounts of American war veterans so that future generations may hear directly from veterans and better understand the realities of war.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support the Red Cross mission
  • Conduct and/or record interviews with veterans and others who supported the military during times of conflict
  • Effectively organize interviews and supporting documents
  • Prepare materials for submission to the Library of Congress
  • Maintain professionalism and confidentiality

Time Commitment:

  • 4 hours per week/Negotiable

Training Requirements:

  • Orientation to the American Red Cross
  • On the job training with volunteer supervisor
  • Library of Congress required training


  • Interact comfortably with those being interviewed
  • Ability to show others how to conduct interviews with ease and respect for other experiences
  • Utilize good oral and interpersonal communications
  • Good organization skills
  • Willingness to learn skills involved with transferring recordings to electronic format which will be submitted to the Library of Congress

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

  1. Go to to complete our online application. It takes less than 10 minutes!
  1. 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.
  1. We’ll provide all necessary training to ensure you can be successful in your volunteer role.

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About American Red Cross Central California Region


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

Arts & Culture
Education & Literacy
Veterans & Military Families


We'll work with your schedule.


5035 Gilmore AveBakersfield, CA 93308



  • Office Management
  • Reading / Writing
  • Verbal / Written Communication




  • 4 hours per week/Negotiable¬†

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