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How to Get Involved

Getting involved is easy!
  1. Consider Your volunteer goals and available time
  2. Download application and disclosure agreement, and bring the completed forms to orientation and/or interview.  If are under 18 years of age, please download the youth application

      

     3. Red Cross Orientation and Job Training dates for 2006:

          

            August 3rd  6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.  McCall

         August 16th 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.  McCall

         September 11th 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.  McCall

         September 21st 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.  Kropschot
        

         October 11th 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Kropschot

         October 19th 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Kropschot

        

         November 1st 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. McCall

         November 15th  6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.  McCall

         December 13th 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.  McCall

 

  1. Schedule an Interview - Online or by phone at 517-484-7461 x304
  2. Interview
  3. Begin Volunteering!
  4. Questions or More Information
       Please email our Volunteer Office or call 517-484-7461 ext.304
Volunteer Goals and Available Time

Your goals and expectations as a volunteer are very important. Successfully matching your abilities and expectations with Red Cross needs is crucial to your enjoyment in your new volunteer career.

Success begins with goals, your reasons for volunteering...


A rewarding experience is a benefit of volunteering!

  • Want to help people
  • Personal fulfillment
  • Class Requirement
  • Meet new friends
  • Learn a new skill
  • Gain work experience

Success begins with placement, matching chapter needs to your abilities...




Learning new skills
is a benefit of volunteering!

  • Are you good with computers?
  • Do you speak another languages?
  • Do you like working behind the scenes?
  • Do you like office work?
  • Are you a certified teacher or instructor?
  • Do you have public speaking skills?
  • Have you worked with disabled persons?
  • Have you worked with youth?
  • Can you drive a truck or van?
  • Do you enjoy fundraising?
  • Are you involved with other organizations?
  • Have you served on a board?

Success begins with commitment, one that meets your schedule...

  • One-time Events - Several hours or one shift
    Volunteer for a project requiring many workers, such as a holiday function or fund-raiser.
  • Short-term Assignments - a few days to several hours a month for a few months
    Tackle a specific project, such as, the Jackson National Life Benefit Golf Outing.
  • Ongoing Commitments - daily, weekly or monthly
    Offer your time on a regular, scheduled basis. A few chapter programs require a minimum commitment; the times vary by program and service.

Flexibility is a benefit of volunteering!

 

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Serving Clinton, Eaton, Gratioit, Ingham and Shiawassee Counties American Red Cross Mid-Michigan Chapter
Clinton, Eaton, Ingham County 1800 East Grand River Avenue Lansing, MI 48912 517-484-7461
Gratiot County 205 East Superior Alma, MI 48801 989-463-3209
Shiawassee County 702 West Corunna Avenue Corunna, MI 48817 989-743-6118
Regional Food Distribution Center 2116 Mint Road Lansing, MI 48906 517-321-6807
Great Lakes Region Blood Services 1800 East Grand River Avenue Lansing, MI 48912 517-484-2224