Red Cross is there for people in need

Volunteers at work.

Red Cross is there for people in need

For more than a century, through everyday acts of humanity, Red Cross volunteers have helped people in crisis, strengthened communities and changed lives for the better.

They invite new members to join the more than 20,000 other Red Cross volunteers in Australia who provide much needed support to those who need it most.

The volunteer network is made up of a diverse range of people of varying ages and backgrouns, who speak many languages, have different skills and a vast array of experiences.

Just as their volunteers are diverse, so too are the range of volunteering activities they offer.

Why volunteer with Red Cross?

. Make a difference in the community.

. Develop new skills.

. Connect with new people.

. Be part of the world’s largest humanitarian organization!

. They are build on Voluntary Service – it’s one of their Fundamental Principals.

They asked their volunteers what they thought –

. Ninety-three percent are proud to be part of Red Cross and would recommend it as a place to volunteer.

. Eight-four percent feel connected to clients and communities through volunteering.

Be part of the +Plus Effect

Volunteers add more than most people realise.

The +Plus Effect is the additional social benefits a volunteer adds to the whole community. Volunteerins make a difference in their communities, helping people to improve their lives.

They strengthen communities to be more supportive, connected and resilient by building trust between people.

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