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Join Your Red Cross Team!


Volunteers are the heart and soul of the American Red Cross!


You Are Invited to Attend Our New Employee and Volunteer Orientation!


Please RSVP to one of the following Volunteer and New Employee Orientation Classes. 

If you are interested in Disaster Services, you must also register for the 

"Fulfilling Our Mission class.


Volunteer Orientation  

~Saturday, October 30, 2010 from 10 a.m. to Noon

~RSVP required 3 days prior to event.  Please call Mary Bibeau at 505-262-6172, or email  




Fulfilling Our Mission: Translating Compassion into Action

(prerequisite course for Disaster Services workers)

There are no classes scheduled at this time.  For more information, please contact

~RSVP required 3 days prior to event.  Please call 505-265-8514 or email







Volunteer and New Employee Orientation Class Details:




red_arrow.gif Location: 142 Monroe Street NE, Albuquerque (Map)

red_arrow.gif There will be a brief and informational session about the American Red Cross
~~its history, structure,
services and programs, and volunteer opportunities.

red_arrow.gif You will be able to fill out your Volunteer Application * or you may download your application

here* and bring it with you or e-mail it to, or call 505-262-6172. 

red_arrow.gif You will be able to sign up for an interview


*Please Note: The above Volunteer Application is a Microsoft Word document.
If you do not have Microsoft Word, you may download the Viewer free of charge

Find a volunteer opportunity in your community today -
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The American Red Cross helps people in emergencies every day. Join the Red Cross team by donating your time and talents. Volunteers serve at all levels of the organization, from disaster relief, providing health and safety instruction to coordinating casework, performing clerical tasks, and greeting people at the front desk.

The Mid-Rio Grande Chapter has volunteers reflecting all ages, range of incomes and the diverse community. Our volunteer positions are in Bernalillo, Sandoval, Valencia, Torrance, and Socorro Counties making it possible for the Red Cross to touch the lives of thousands of individuals in need in your community.

The American Red Cross needs you!

  • Various Opportunies to Help — Red Cross volunteers provide relief to victims of disasters and help people prevent, prepare for, and respond to emergencies.
    Typical Volunteer Opportunities (Checklist)
  • Fits Your Schedule— Your local Red Cross chapter can work with you to provide rewarding experiences, whatever your schedule. 
    How much time do you have?
  • No Special Skills Required — The Red Cross needs people with all kinds of different backgrounds, talents and skill levels. And, if you need training, we'll provide it. 
    Your Talents
  • Volunteer Application- When you are ready, you may download and fill out our Volunteer Application and e-mail it to:, or call Mary Bibeau at 505-262-6172.  
     Volunteer Application 

We Depend on Volunteers

Volunteers constitute 96 percent of our total work force to carry on our humanitarian work:

  • Every year the Red Cross responds to more than 70,000 disastersincluding approximately 150 home fires every day.
  • About 11 million Americans turn to us to learn first aid, CPR, swimming, and other health and safety skills. Last year,   more than 158,000 people volunteered to teach those courses.
  • Half the nation's blood supply six million pints annuallyis collected by more than 155,000 Red Cross volunteers .
  • Among our emergency services for the men and women of the armed forces is the delivery of urgent family messages—around the clock and around the globe.
  • More than 30,900 volunteers serve as chairs, members of boards of directors, or on advisory boards for local Red Cross units - chapters, Blood Services regions, and military stations.
  • As part of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, Red Cross reconnects more than 8,000 families separated by conflicts and disasters around the world through international tracking services and Red Cross messages.

Don't wait another day!
Find a volunteer opportunity in your community today - click here