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ORGANIZATION: American Red Cross Central California Region

The Red Cross needs you!

Provide support to one of the world's most respected humanitarian organizations by greeting visitors and clients at our front desk and on the phone, as well as assisting with other office tasks.

Key Responsibilities:

* Greet persons entering the local unit, determine nature and purpose of visit, and direct or escort them to specific destinations

* Perform various administrative support tasks

* Provide administrative support to Red Cross staff and volunteers

* Answer telephone calls, take messages, or transfer calls

* Sort and deliver incoming mail and send outgoing mail

* Provide general information to staff, volunteers, clients, and the public

* Type, format, or edit routine memos or other reports

* Copy, file, and maintain paper or electronic documents and records

* Create Word documents and Excel spreadsheets using Microsoft Office

* Write and send emails to staff, clients, and the public

* Schedule and confirm appointments and maintain event calendars

* Collect and follow up with any issues, feedback and stories from customers and the public

* Perform various administrative support tasks


* Passion for the Red Cross mission and the community

* Work well with others

* Respect and maintain confidentiality

* Willingness to learn

* Computer skills


* Orientation to American Red Cross

* On the job training Find out more at or email

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!

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 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


Computers & Technology
Crisis Support
Community, Computers & Technology, Crisis Support


We'll work with your schedule.


5035 Gilmore AvenueBakersfield, CA 93308



  • Office Reception
  • Office Management
  • Executive Admin
  • Administrative Support
  • Customer Service
  • Data Entry


  • People 55+


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Time Commitment: ยท 2 to 3 days per week 10am to 2pm

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