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Volunteer with Red Cross

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

Red Cross volunteer celebrating with schoolkids at a fundraising event.

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 ways you can volunteer with Red Cross

Red Cross volunteer helping a vulnerable community member.

Volunteer to help others

Help people in your community 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 something 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

Carla a Red Cross Volunteer

Finding MATES in a new country

When Carla Roncati- Rodriguez moved far away from her home country, Brazil, to live...

James a Red Cross volunteer in Cairns

Meet James for the Cairns Wellbeing Centre

When James turned 40 his doctor told him his health was in a bad way and his future...

Saeed a Red Cross volunteer

Sharing expertise in the community

Using his expertise as a horticulturalist, Saeed spends his Saturday mornings...

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