Local volunteers helping neighbors affected by home fires in TuCo East

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ORGANIZATION: American Red Cross, Gold Country Region

While big hurricanes and wildfires get the most news coverage, smaller disasters are no less devastating to the families affected. Most of the 60,000 emergencies that the Red Cross responds to each year are smaller disasters like home fires. As a Disaster Action Team volunteer, you can help comfort and support people in your community by meeting any immediate needs such as food, shelter, clothing or supplies and connecting them to long term recovery services. We supply all the training you need.

Take the next step towards turning tragedy into hope.

COVID-19 Safety:
Safety first! Masks must also be worn at all shelters.

Time Expectations: Sign up for on-call shifts that work with your schedule.

Thank you for your interest in serving the American Red Cross!

Please email Sherilyn.Bethoney@RedCross.org with any questions.

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About American Red Cross, Gold Country Region


1565 Exposition Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95815, 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


Each day, thousands of people - people just like you - provide compassionate care to those in need. Our network of generous donors, volunteers and employees share a mission of preventing and relieving suffering, here at home and around the world.

We roll up our sleeves and donate time, money and blood. We learn or teach life-saving skills so our communities can be better prepared when the need arises. We do this every day because the Red Cross is needed - every day.


Disaster Relief
Emergency & Safety
Homeless & Housing
Disaster Relief, Emergency & Safety, Homeless & Housing


We'll work with your schedule.


Throughout Northern CaliforniaPinecrest, CA 95364



  • Disaster Relief Care & Shelters
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Spanish
  • People Skills
  • Social Work
  • Disaster Response


  • People 55+


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Time Expectations: You are not expected to be on call 24/7. You should have open availability to deploy at least once this wildfire season. Deployments are typically a two-week time commitment. Exceptions can be made depending on distance.
  • Safety first! Masks must be worn at all shelters.

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