Leadership Opportunities within the American Red Cross

The American Red Cross is an organization that offers wonderful opportunities for all volunteers to get involved in serving the 5 lines of service, including: 1. Service to the Armed Forces 2. Health and Safety 3. Disaster 4. Biomedical 5. International _________________ The American Red Cross also offers an abundance of opportunities for youth to […]

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Apply to the National Young Professionals Council

  National Young Professional Council seeks new members The American Red Cross National Young Professionals Council (NYPC) seeks to fill up to seven seats on the Council and is soliciting applications from young professional volunteers to serve a two-year term that will begin July 1, 2015. Volunteers with field experience in a Red Cross young […]

National Young Professionals Council Seeks New Members

The American Red Cross National Young Professionals Council (NYPC) seeks to fill up to four seats on the Council and is soliciting applications from young professional volunteers to serve a two-year term that will begin June 1, 2014. Young professional volunteers with field experience in a Red Cross young professionals group are highly encouraged to […]

Are you Pretty Amazing? Scholarship Contest

  Have you done something pretty amazing as a Red Cross Volunteer? Showcase your passion by entering 17 Magazine’s Pretty Amazing Scholarship Contest! Last years winner Zoe Damacela says, “it’s wonderful to do something amazing for yourself, but even better if you can use your skill or talent to improve the lives of others. Girls […]

Youth Volunteers Recognized for Impactful Service

The following message is from Jim Starr, vice president, Volunteer Management: Twenty young volunteers nominated by Red Cross chapters have received Prudential Spirit of Community Awards. Whether organizing a school program that teaches CPR to 1,000 students, raising more than $11,000 for the Red Cross with a Spring Fling, or organizing blood drives in all […]

Interview with Superstorm Sandy youth volunteer, Eli Russ

Superstorm Sandy cut a destructive path up the coast, flooding streets with torrential rainfall and battering homes with dangerous, gale-force winds. With the help of volunteers, the American Red Cross opened 100+ overnight shelters across multiple states, secured nearly a quarter of a million shelf-stable meals, and deployed more than 1,300 trained emergency workers to the areas where they’re needed most.   Here’s […]

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Alumni Spotlight: Ralph Chislett

Ralph started volunteering with the American Red Cross in high school. His father was in the military, so his family moved a lot, and the summer they moved to San Antonio, he began volunteering at the Army hospital across the street. After that summer, Ralph stayed involved with the local chapter’s youth council and eventually […]

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9/13 FEMA Conference Call: Engaging the Next Generation in Public Service & Emergency Management

Please forward this to your Chapter’s youth coordinators or other appropriate person. We hope to hear you on the call tomorrow!                                               U.S. Department of Homeland Security                      Federal Emergency Management Agency STAKEHOLDER ADVISORY FEMA’S NEXT THINK TANK CONFERENCE CALL   TOPIC: ENGAGING THE […]

Hurricane Isaac: Facts for your Fundraising

Visit the American Red Cross Youth Facebook page to get the latest information to assist your fundraising for relief efforts. Not already a Facebook fan of us?  Then “like” our page and join the movement! Link: http://on.fb.me/PRUYgP

Volunteer Connection

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