We’re Recruiting! AmeriCorps Service to Armed Forces Positions

The Red Cross is seeking enthusiastic individuals to serve as Service to Armed Forces (SAF) Program Facilitators at 2 Washington State Military Installations from October 16, 2018 - August 31, 2018. Positions will focus on recruiting and engaging veterans as volunteers; supporting local veterans services; supporting the Active Duty, National Guard and Reserve in the … Continue reading We’re Recruiting! AmeriCorps Service to Armed Forces Positions

Red Cross Corps Positions Now Open

Become a part of the Red Cross mission!  Apply today! Do you want to make a difference in your community? Join Red Cross Corps! The American Red Cross Northwest Region is seeking two highly energized and passionate individuals to serve as full-time Red Cross Corps members in Seattle from September 17, 2018 – August 15, … Continue reading Red Cross Corps Positions Now Open

Why Crystal LeBoeuf Volunteers

I am originally from Louisiana. After Hurricane Katrina, I was so impressed with the response of the organization, I decided to join the American Red Cross. In 2007, an AmeriCorps opportunity opened up at Fort Knox, KY and I was able to stay in that position for 2 years. I loved every minute of it. … Continue reading Why Crystal LeBoeuf Volunteers

Meet (unofficial) Mascot: Clara BARKton

Clara BARKton recently started popping up on our Northwest Region social media accounts. Why? Because we love the spirit shown by both Clara and her human-mom Kay Wallis, and wanted to share their story with you. Kay is a Donor Communications and Stewardship Specialist working primarily out of our King County office, but contributes to … Continue reading Meet (unofficial) Mascot: Clara BARKton

AmeriCorps Story of Service: Hanna Lingenfelter

As an undergraduate student, I studied Archaeology and Anthropology. Understanding and fleshing out the definition of culture is central to these fields of study. My understanding of culture and all that encompasses this sole word was pushed further in my graduate program as an Intercultural Studies student. Today, I believe that cultural competency is critical … Continue reading AmeriCorps Story of Service: Hanna Lingenfelter

AmeriCorps Story of Service: Tiffany Westbrook

    My AmeriCorps experience so far has been full of unexpected encounters with some of the most kind hearted and caring people I have ever met. On a daily basis I get to serve with people who are just starting to begin their journey with the American Red Cross and through that they get … Continue reading AmeriCorps Story of Service: Tiffany Westbrook

AmeriCorps Story of Service: Stephen Hatton

The second quarter of my ten-month AmeriCorps term is wrapping up, leaving me more comfortable with my day-to-day activities, more confident in my abilities, and more comfortable with life in Bellingham. During this service term, I have had the opportunity to serve with numerous volunteers in many different ways. What stands out to me, however, … Continue reading AmeriCorps Story of Service: Stephen Hatton

AmeriCorps Story of Service: Caitlyn Richter

My name is Caitlyn Richter, and I serve as the AmeriCorps Community Preparedness Coordinator at the American Red Cross in Wenatchee through the Washington Service Corps. One of the main parts of my position is coordinating and giving preparedness presentations to youth and adults in Chelan, Douglas, Grant, and Okanogan counties. My photo shows me … Continue reading AmeriCorps Story of Service: Caitlyn Richter

AmeriCorps Story of Service: Jared Schneider

January 29th started as a slow day in the Everett American Red Cross office. Volunteers were trickling in and out, I didn’t have any disaster preparedness presentations to conduct, and it seemed like any another Pacific Northwest winter day. Some of us have the police scanner on in the background while we go about our … Continue reading AmeriCorps Story of Service: Jared Schneider