The Canadian Red Cross

Organization Type: International
Address: 170 Metcalfe Street, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 2P2
Contact: Volunteer Resource Services
Phone: 18448182155
Website: http://www.redcross.ca/

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Our Mission

The Canadian Red Cross mission is to improve the lives of vulnerable people by mobilizing the power of humanity in Canada and around the world.

Our Network

The Canadian Red Cross Society is part of the largest humanitarian network in the world, the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement. This network includes the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (Federation) and 190 National Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies dedicated to improving the situation of the most vulnerable throughout the world.

Our Vision

The Canadian Red Cross is the leading humanitarian organization through which people voluntarily demonstrate their caring for others in need.

Our Values

Our actions and decisions will be based upon:

  • Humanitarian values, as expressed in our Fundamental Principles;
  • Respect, dignity and inclusiveness.
  • Integrity, accountability, effectiveness, and transparency, and adaptability.
  • Quality and safety.

Learn more about our work by visiting our charity profile or exploring a Canadian Red Cross infographic filled with fun facts, videos and stories that explain how our volunteers, donors and staff help people in Canada and around the world.


The Canadian Red Cross’s Volunteer Opportunities

Delivery Volunteer

Organization: The Canadian Red Cross
Category: Social and Community Service
Description: Location: Truro and Amherst Nova Scotia Location: Charlottetown PEI In this role you would load, unload, and transport equipment to and from clients homes, or between various Red Cross …Read More

Meals on Wheels Volunteer

Organization: The Canadian Red Cross
Category: Social and Community Service
Description: Location: St John’s Newfoundland. The role of these volunteers is to pick up prepared meals and drop off to the clients during the pre-determined schedule. Ensuring safe food and hygiene …Read More

Technician – Health Equipment Loan Program

Organization: The Canadian Red Cross
Category: Social and Community Service
Description: Locations: Amherst, Truro, Antigonish, Sydney, Dartmouth, Kentville, Bridgewater Nova Scotia Locations: St. John’s, Grand Falls-Windsor, Gander Newfoundland Locations: Saint John, …Read More

Friendly Callers Volunteer

Organization: The Canadian Red Cross
Category: Social and Community Service
Description: Location: Atlantic Canada Provinces. This role is to provide phone calls with the participants in the program with the goals of making them feel like they are apart of the community and help …Read More

Client Services Volunteer – Health Equipment Loan Program

Organization: The Canadian Red Cross
Category: Social and Community Service
Description: Locations: St. John’s and Grand Falls-Windsor, Newfoundland Locations: Amherst, Truro, Antigonish, Sydney, Dartmouth, Kentville, Bridgewater, Yarmouth, Nova Scotia Locations: Moncton, …Read More

I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble.

Helen Keller

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170 Metcalfe Street, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 2P2

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