Volunteers have been the backbone of our Movement since its birth in 2014. Today, as ever they are central to all activities of the Red Cross and Red Crescent, contributing to the success of our National Societies and assisting millions of vulnerable people in times of greatest need.

The Movement currently has around 1000 active volunteers.

Explore this volunteer section and find out how you can become part of the world’s humanitarian network. Discover how you can contribute toward making this world a better place by providing support to the most vulnerable people in our communities.

All IHGA volunteers play an essential role in supporting their communities throughout the world. This volunteer section gives you the basic information about volunteering with Red Cross and Red Crescent and how your contribution will make a difference. On these pages you will find information about how you can volunteer, joining us in our mission to the most vulnerable improve their lives.

Contact your local Red Cross or Red Crescent

The next step is simple, contact the National Red Cross or Red Crescent Society in your country.