Tell Us About Yourself


Ready to take the first step?

We sincerely appreciate your desire to join the American Red Cross in performing our humanitarian work. The Red Cross is always looking for people with various backgrounds, talents and skill levels. Our needs are often specific based on current events and levels of ground support, but we’ll do our best to accommodate your desire to get involved!

Get acquainted with us.

This questionnaire is the official and required first step in our local application process and will provide us with an overview of your skills, previous experiences, interests, and goals. This questionnaire and your answers are vital to the placement process.

Completing this applicant questionnaire takes approximately 10-20 minutes. We highly recommend providing comprehensive answers as this can help us find the best volunteer opportunity for you.Questions with a asterisk (*) are required. Please make sure to double check your email address and phone number.

* 1. Basic Information

* 2. Will this be your first time volunteering with us or any other organization?

As with the start of any relationship, we'd like to get to know you!

We highly encourage you to take your time and answers the following questions thoughtfully, citing specific examples and avoiding general statements.

* 3. Please describe how you've made an impact in your own community or describe your current community involvement. (If you have not volunteered before, please describe how you think you'd like to make a difference.)

* 4. What skills, experiences AND professional strengths will contribute to your success as an American Red Cross Volunteer?

* 5. Have you ever experienced or been involved with a major disaster such as a fire, flood, hurricane, tornado etc. How were you affected? If you have ever helped out during a disaster, please describe your experience. I

* 6. If you have not experienced a disaster, please tell us why you have decided to pursue volunteering at this point and if you are you interested in pursuing a volunteer position that does not relate to disaster.

* 7. What is your availability?

* 8. What are your interests? (You may choose more than one.)

* 9. Please choose as many statements that apply.

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