Founded in 1919,The largest humanitarian society existing in the world, The International Federation of Red Cross after the World War 1 has expanded its roots with network of expertise and volunteers . Being an independent body,The International Red Cross Movement provides protection and assistance to people afflicted by disasters and conflicts. Having stood the test of time,The Movement boasts of nearly 100 million members, volunteers and supporters in 190 National Societies. They also assist in cooperation in partnership with governments, donors and organizations to provide needed aids to the indigent / ailing persons and war / violence stricken communities worldwide.
The Red cross Secretary-General’s,Elhadj As Sy, has called for greater engagement in volunteer scheme 2020 Red cross Volunteers recently created. Red cross Volunteers will in partnership with the United Nations – one of the world’s most important intergovernmental organizations – to fulfill its mission. The volunteers are assigned to host Red cross agencies to work on the front-lines of developmental and humanitarian field operations. Red cross Volunteers are people are people selected across races to shoulder the development and peace initiatives across the various continents.
At National level, the Society works with and through its volunteers in a variety of service areas, Depending on the nagging and pressing needs of a community,to provide humane solutions and soothe afflictions most of all through its volunteers. These activities can include tackling global challenges such as Poverty,Unsafe migration, Refugee, violence in communities, health challenges including HIV and AIDS and many others. A huge difference and impact can be made in the lives of those in your community who require utmost attention. Be the difference!
Red cross Volunteer Eligibility?
With this project which hopes to cut across the world, The Red cross Volunteer program looks to welcome energetic,multi tasking, motivated and open minded youths between the ages of 18 and 45 willing to travel round the world devoted in humanitarian services and care. Graduates and non-graduates are eligible to apply (placements would be done on the area of individual qualifications ).
Nationalities Needed: Citizens of any country can apply
Red Cross Volunteer service Duration?
- Orientation, training and Risk management professional certificate .
- A sum of $25,000 monthly allowance that allows the volunteer to live healthily and safely in the area of assignment.
- Flight logistics expenses are fully covered for volunteers
Method of Application:
- Application is online only.