Volunteer with Red Cross

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

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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.

Find a role that's right for you.

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All Red Cross people who are covered by a Public Health Order or funding arrangement must meet vaccination requirements. Where a role requires a person to be vaccinated, we will ask you to acknowledge you understand our vaccination position and verify your vaccination status as part of our recruitment process. We do this to ensure you're aware of our requirements and can decide what’s right for you.

At any stage, and for any reason, you may withdraw your application from consideration.

Experience tells us that things can change rapidly with Covid-19. Federal and state governments may update their Public Health Orders regarding vaccination requirements and funders of our programs may change their vaccination requirements. Your circumstances may change. If that happens, we'd welcome you reconsidering Red Cross as an organisation you'd like to be a part of.

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Volunteer to help others

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

Volunteer in emergency services

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

Volunteer in retail, customer service or administration

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

50 ways to do more good

People want to take humanitarian action in their local communities. You can make a difference by volunteering to do one of our 50 actions.

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