American Red Cross Twin Cities Area Chapter

If youre interested in becoming a Red Cross volunteer:


1) Download and complete the Volunteer Application.
Fax the completed application to (612) 486-9442 or email to

You can also bring the completed application to your orientation. 


2) After your application is received, you will be contacted by Volunteer Resources and asked to complete a background check.


3) Attend a volunteer orientation.  Check out the schedule and register by emailing us at or call us at 612-872-3271.



Thank you.


Become a Community Hero!


You can touch someones life

You can save someones life

You can enrich your own life



The Twin Cities Red Cross helps people prevent and respond to emergencies every day. Our vital work is made possible by people like you. By volunteering with us, you can make a huge difference in the lives of your neighbors. Email



Teach a Class

The Red Cross provides important training in all aspects of LIFESAVING and community safety. If you have the qualifications and the skills, you can be a volunteer instructor. If you dont have the necessary training, but you want to teach, well train you.


Talk to Your Neighbors

Become a "Community Hero" in your own city! Talk to your neighbors about our 2007 initiative "GET READY!" Well teach you everything you need to know.

Have fun at Special Events meeting people and teaching them about our mission!

Help with Office Work by making calls, filing papers or entering data.

Become a Greeter at Blood Drives or at Donation Centers!



Helping Your Neighbors

When you volunteer with our Disaster Action Team, you provide emergency services including food, clothing, shelter and medical and emotional support to people following an emergency.

As an Emergency Medical Services Team member, youll help provide on-site emergency medical services at public events.

As a Transportation Services driver you will help people get to medical and other personal appointments.



And Theres More...


Other Ways You Can Help

No matter what your background or skill set, the Red Cross needs you to help our community prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies.


Apply Now

Open the application, save it to your computer, fill it out, then fax it to 612-486-9442, email it to, or mail it to us at:

Volunteer Resources

American Red Cross

1201 West River Parkway

Minneapolis, MN 55454


One of the Volunteer Resources staff will contact you when we recieve your application.


Orientation Schedule

If youve already applied to become to a Red Cross volunteer or just want to learn more about our organization and how you can help, check out one of our orientation sessions.  Just email us at or call 612-872-3271 to register!


Questions about Volunteering?

Email us at or call 612-872-3271. Well be glad to help you!