Volunteer your time and talents

There is no better way to feel at home in Hawaii and build your ʻohana (meaning family) than to lend your talents and time to the surrounding community. Volunteering is an excellent way to meet new people, build working relationships, acquire new skills and learn about local culture.

Installation Volunteer Opportunities

L.I.N.K.S. Mentor

Use your Marine Corps spouse's on-the-job training to help other families navigate the transitions of military life a little easier. Become a mentor and share your insights with other spouses in the classroom at monthly Coffee Crew groups and events. 

Youth Sports 

Practice your leadership skills and help kids access the life-changing benefits of youth sports by serving as a volunteer coach. Semper Fit is constantly looking for coaches for basketball, soccer, flag football, cheerleading, baseball, volleyball, and wrestling. 

Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society 

Helping Sailors and Marines in times of need or crisis is an excellent way to make a difference while adding purpose and perspective to your own life. The Society has many different volunteer roles to fill and may have the perfect opportunity for you.

Mokapu Elementary 

Support the home school of families living aboard MCB Hawaii. Mokapu offers a mandatory 45-minute training class once a month for those interested in getting involved. 

American Red Cross 

The Hawaii Red Cross is always looking for people with various backgrounds, talents, and skills to support its humanitarian work. The American Red Cross welcomes individuals with base access to volunteer at its K-Bay office.

Base Environmental 

Want to learn about the native ecosystem? Become a weed warrior! Join Base Environmental in removing invasive species from native wildlife habitats. 

Single Marine & Sailor Program (FOR SINGLE MARINES AND SAILORS ONLY) 

The SM&SP offers several volunteer opportunities each month for single or unaccompanied Marines or Sailors to get out in the community and support local organizations and causes. 

Command Team Advisor or Family Readiness Assistant 

Reach out to your Deployment Readiness Coordinator to learn how to become a Command Team Advisor or Family Readiness Assistant. 



Presidential Volunteer Service Award

In 2003, the President's Council on Service and Civic Participation founded the President's Volunteer Service Award to recognize the important role of volunteers in America's strength and national identity. This award honors individuals whose service positively impacts communities in every corner of the nation and inspires those around them to take action, too. 

Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal

The Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Award (MOVSM) is awarded to members of the Armed Forces of the United States and their Reserve Components who perform sustained, direct, and consequential volunteer community services. 


Contact Information

MCCS Marine & Family Programs | Volunteers

Building 579
Marine Corps Base Hawaii (MCBH)
Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii 96863

Phone: 8082578354

Email: OMBKbayIVC@usmc-mccs.org

Monday 0730-1630
Tuesday 0730-1630
Wednesday 0730-1630
Thursday 0730-1630
Friday 0730-1630
Saturday CLOSED
Holiday hours may vary.
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