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Volunteer with Red Cross

Gain new skills, share your existing ones and meet new friends through volunteering.

Welcome! Thanks for your interest in volunteering.

Volunteering expands your skills and experience, increases your employability and is a way to stay active and engaged with the community. It's also a way for you to give back to the community and help people who need a hand.

Discover volunteer opportunities with Red Cross

Red Cross volunteer helping a vulnerable community member.

Volunteer to help others

Community service to help people in your neighbourhood who need a hand.

Red Cross worker hugging 2 school girls.

Volunteer in emergency services

Our volunteers help people before, during and after disaster strikes.

Volunteers at one of our Red Cross op shops.

Volunteer in retail, customer service or administration

Volunteer at your local shop or in one of our offices.

Register your interest

Australian Red Cross volunteers preparing for a big event.

Can't find the role for you? Register your details and we'll keep in touch and let you know when volunteer work comes up that matches what you're looking for.


Feeling that I was a part of something was a massive support for me. I think ordinary people can make a big difference through simple acts.

Andrew, Red Cross volunteer

Meet our volunteers

Here’s to our volunteers! National Volunteer Week

This week we’re celebrating all the people who take action to make Australia a better place.

On duty at police interviews

Rhonda is on call around the clock as a volunteer with one of our youth justice programs. She explains what inspires her to help young people going through tough times.

Mary a Red Cross volunteer in Adelaide

No barriers to helping

Mary Edwards is known around the Red Cross office in Adelaide for her beaming smile. She volunteers there every Friday to help staff with administration work, a role she says makes her feel useful.

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