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American Red Cross in the National Capital Region



Volunteer opportunities with the American Red Cross in the National Capital Region are available throughout the region. The American Red Cross in the National Capital Region serves the people living in the District of Columbia; cities of Fairfax, Falls Church, Manassas City, Manassas Park and Alexandria and the counties of Arlington, Fairfax, Loudoun, and Prince William in Virginia, and Montgomery and Prince Georges Counties in Maryland.

If you are an adult volunteer (18 years or older), please click here to access our new web-based volunteer management system, Volunteer Connection, to begin the application process and review our volunteer opportunities.

If you are a youth between the ages of 13 and 18 and are interested in volunteering with the Red Cross, please click here to being your application process and access youth volunteer opportunities through Volunteer Connection.

Mission: The American Red Cross is a humanitarian organization that exists to help people prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies and to provide relief for the victims of disasters. We are led in this effort by volunteers and guided by the principles of the International Red Cross movement: humanity, impartiality, neutrality, independence, voluntary service, unity and universality. These principles and our mission shape all that we do and all that we are.
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