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School students taking part in a workshop

Help young people to understand, cope with and respond to crises by teaching humanitarian and first aid skills. Help train other volunteers and staff in a wide range of skills.

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It's been fantastic to do something out of my comfort zone and give something back. I've also met some great characters from the organisation who always make you feel part of the team.”
Sarah Dean

Typical roles include:

Youth education volunteer

Help young people aged 10-19 learn how to cope with crises such as disasters, stigmatising behaviour and conflict.

University and student group volunteer

Enthuse talented young people about our humanitarian work and help them get involved in Red Cross activities. You could help students to form a university group or learn first aid.

Casualty simulation volunteer

This is a chance to use your acting and role-play skills. Play the part of a casualty so that teams can practise their first aid skills and prepare for big emergencies.


Train other volunteers and staff in a wide variety of skills.

Quality assessor and monitor

Help to maintain our high standards by assessing and monitoring our work.

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