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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.

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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.

Community Action Catalogue

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

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

Anne Macarthur receives Australia Day honour

Fourteen Red Cross people received Australia Day honours this year - that might be a record.

Volunteers give heart and time

People are carrying out acts of kindness every day and we want to encourage more of it!

Helping bushfire evacuees find normalcy in chaos

When a grandmother and her twin granddaughters arrived at the Miriam Vale evacuation centre seeking refuge from bushfires, volunteer Joy sprang into action to help them get to their formal.