Apply to be a Field Ambassador!

Youth Engagement. Individualized Support. National Outreach.  The National Youth Council is officially accepting applications for 2017-2018 Field Ambassadors! This is a really awesome opportunity for youth volunteer leaders (ex. Youth Executive/Advisory Board member/Red Cross Community leaders/etc). If selected, you will have the opportunity to become an American Red Cross 2017-2018 Field Ambassador! See below for more details: _________ […]

Office Hours: A Resource for Red Cross Members, Club Leaders, and YOU!

Are you a Red Cross youth member who has questions about getting CPR certified or organizing a blood drive? Does your club need ideas for member retention or recruitment?  Would you like to chat with a National Youth Council member via Skype, Google Hangouts, or phone as part of our Office Hours initiative? Office hours […]

Apply for the National Youth Council!

  Applications for the National Youth Council (NYC) are now open!  The National Youth Council consists of 13 youth and young adult volunteers from around the country, primarily high school, college, and young professional volunteers, as well as 2 adult unit paid or volunteer staff members who serve as Council advisors. The Council is supported […]

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Spotlight on Walled Lake Central High’s Red Cross Club

The students at Walled Lake Central High School are a motivated bunch – members of the Red Cross Club host blood drives, and partner with their school and community to promote the Red Cross mission. This month, for March is Red Cross Month, WLC Red Cross Club members conducted the Totes for Hope activity. They […]

National Youth Council Feedback

Want to see more events like National Youth Involvement Month? Still have questions about Volunteer Connection? Have suggestions for our Facebook Page? Let the National Youth Council know how we’re doing being a source of support and assistance. Please fill out this poll thoughtfully to help us evaluate our work. If you have any questions […]

11 Colleges and High Schools Where the Red Cross is Making a Difference

Bolles Red Cross Club ǀ Jacksonville, Florida The Bolles Red Cross club held bake sales, candy grams, carnations sales, and more to donate $1,000 to their Red Cross University of Michigan | Ann Arbor, Michigan The UofM Red Cross Club hosts an annual “Run for the Red” 5K event, raising thousands of dollars for their […]

Last Chance to Apply for Campus LEAD

The American Red Cross is looking to connect with Dec. 2015 and Spring 2016 MBA, MPA, and MPP degree candidates with an interest in joining our Rotational Leadership Development Program, Campus LEAD, in July 2016. The American Red Cross Campus LEAD Program is a dynamic rotational program designed to diversify the pipeline of talent for […]

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Young Blood Donors Make A Big Impact

You can hold the power to save lives in the palm of your hand with the Free Red Cross Blood Donor App. Text “BLOODAPP” to 90999 or download it from the App StoreSM or the Google PlayTM store today!  

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Last Call! NYC Member Applications due Thursday, 5/15!

Are you an outstanding Red Cross volunteer between the ages of 16 and 25? Are you looking to increase your youth involvement with the Red Cross at the National level and make an impact on youth volunteering throughout the country? Join the National Youth Council! We are looking for passionate and dedicated volunteers to join […]

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Disney Helps Celebrate National Preparedness Month!

Disney Channel has partnered with the American Red Cross to promote disaster preparedness for youth and their families. To launch this partnership, Disney created a PSA starring Disney Channel Star Debby Ryan and youth volunteers from the Los Angeles chapter. Check out the PSA above, on the Friends for Change Website, or on the Disney Channel in September! […]

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