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Volunteering Service is one of the basic principles of the Latvian Red Cross. It is a way, how everyone by donating their time and skills can help other people in need. The Latvian Red Cross, which is a member of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement, operates in accordance with this principle.

Join Latvian Red Cross volunteers!

Contact information Contact person

Šarlotes Street 1D, iīga, LV-1010
Phone: +371 67336651
E-mail: jana.lapcenoka@redcross.lv

Ms Jana Lapcenoka
Human Resource Manager

If you are 13 – 30 years old, you are welcomed to join Latvian Red Cross Youth volunteers

Šarlotes Street 1D, iīga, LV-1010
Phone: +371 67336653
E-mail: youth@redcross.lv

Head of LatRC Youth program

Sigita Skujina

 

LatRC volunteer activities

LatRC currently has around 1600 active volunteers active in a variety of fields, such as:

  • providing First Aid in public events;
  • getting involved in organizing, running and promoting various charity projects,
  • participating in blood donation days, attracting new donors, and promoting the donors’ movement
  • involvement in humanitarian assistance, such as work in the collection and dispensation of humanitarian aid;
  • Peer volunteer educators at the LatRC Youth Organization deliver lectures in Latvian schools on topics such as HIV / AIDS, violence, international humanitarian law, human rights and discrimination, first aid, etc .;
  • with medical education, LatRC volunteers advisory services in health rooms, engaging in first aid training and competitions as accident response agents, homemakers and assistants, etc.What does a volunteer gain?

What are the benefits from volunteering?