Volunteers of the Sri Lankan Red Cross

Since its inception in 1936, volunteers have been the backbone of our society. Today, as always, they are central to all Society activities, contributing to the success of our National Society and assisting millions of vulnerable people in their time of greatest need.

Sri Lanka Red Cross Society currently has approximately 100,000 members and volunteers across the island, with over 6,500 active volunteers.

If you are looking to make a difference, look into how you can become a member of the team. Learn how you can help make this country a better place to live by partnering with us to improve the lives of the most vulnerable people in our communities. If you want to volunteer, please fill out the online form and send it to us along with a recent photo of yourself and we will revert at our earliest.

Join the team

Thousands of Red Cross and Red Crescent volunteers play an important role in their communities across the Island. This section for volunteers provides basic information about volunteering with the Sri Lanka Red Cross Red Society. On these pages, you will find information on how to volunteer and join us in our mission to help the most vulnerable people improve their lives.

Fill out the online form found in the left submenu of this page.

You can also contact any of our islandwide branches to learn more about volunteering with the Sri Lanka Red Cross Society. Take a step toward discovering the volunteer within you!

You have the power to make a difference!

Depending on the needs of their communities, each SLRCS branch works with and through its volunteers in a variety of service areas. Health challenges such as HIV and AIDS, blood donor campaigns, disaster relief, water and sanitation, and many other areas are examples of such activities.

Join us to make a difference in your neighbourhood!