VOLUNTEER PROGRAM
Volunteer Program

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Volunteer! Make a Difference in your Community.


REGISTER here:  President's Volunteer Service Award   


Email questions  volunteernow@okinawa.usmc-mccs.org

Volunteer Agreement Form


When starting on your path to volunteering you may have many questions, Why should I volunteer? Where do I volunteer? What’s in it for me? These are all great questions to ask yourself and understand before you begin your volunteer endeavor. Not knowing your purpose behind volunteering and your goals can quickly lead to volunteer fatigue and burnout, whereas if you have a plan and goal it can be a very rewarding experience.

Why volunteer? Volunteers play an integral role in the community. Volunteers affect community relations, growth, and overall well-being. Volunteering goes beyond helping the population on the military bases in Okinawa, you can help build bridges with our host nation through volunteerism. This will also give insight into different cultures in a meaningful way. 

Where do I volunteer? There are several ways you can find volunteer opportunities in Okinawa, you can join our email list, call us at 645-3749 or 098-970-3749, email at VolunteerNow@Okinawa.USMC-MCCS.org, or set up an appointment with our Volunteer Program Coordinator to identify specific opportunities. 

Why volunteer? What’s in it for me? People volunteer for a wide variety of reasons, especially wanting to help others.  But it's also okay to want some benefits for yourself from volunteering. The best volunteering does involve the desire to serve others, but this does not exclude other motivations, as well. If you are currently a volunteer or are interested in becoming a volunteer, there are many benefits you can receive from volunteering. After all, many programs would not be able to function without YOU!  


   Here are a few benefits that you can gain from volunteering: 




Call us today at 645-3749  or 098-970-3749 to join our volunteer team and start your win-win opportunity!

Email volunteernow@okinawa.usmc-mccs.org 

Request Volunteer Brief



Contact Information

Marine & Family Programs

Camp Foster

Building 445

DSN 645-3749

Off-base 098-970-3749

Email 

volunteernow@okinawa.usmc-mccs.org or angela.neal@usmc.mil


Mailing Address: 

MCB Camp S.D. Butler Unit 35023

Attn: MCCS Volunteer Program

FPO, AP 96378-5023

 

 Request to join our weekly email: VolunteerNow@Okinawa.USMC-MCCS.org

Find us on Facebook 

Volunteer Agreement Form

Request Volunteer Brief


Need Volunteers? Please fill out this form and submit it to VolunteerNow@Okinawa.USMC-MCCS.org the opportunity will be shared on this website and email distribution

Find the volunteer opportunity that is right for YOU!


Questions? Contact the Installation Volunteer Program Coordinator at 645-3749 or 098-970-3749 or volunteernow@okinawa.usmc-mccs.org

*click on each link for more information about each volunteer opportunity


Do you have a volunteer opportunity you would like to share? Fill out this form and email it back to volunteernow@okinawa.usmc-mccs.org

* Tip: Right click the application and save to desktop to fill out the form above


Please Note: Reference herein to any specific commercial products, process, or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise, does not necessarily constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by Headquarters Marine Corps or Marine 


Register for 2019 President's Volunteer Service Award


January

Volunteer at Camp Foster Post Office 

Kubasaki High School – Track Coaching Assistants Needed 

Jan 17 - Fleet Gift Shop Volunteer

Jan 17 - English Discussion Class (teaching teens) - Naha

Jan 18 - Fleet Gift Shop Volunteer

Jan 18 - English Discussion Class - Nakagusuku

Jan 22 - English Discussion Class - Kitanakagusuku Village Community Center (near Rycom Mall) 

Jan 23 - Family Fun Night at Tengan Castle

Jan 24 - Winter Wonderland at Kinser and Courtney Libraries

Jan 24 - Kubasaki High School - Volunteers

Jan 25 - Make MOCHI at Kitanakagusuku Village Community Center

Jan 29 - English Discussion Class - Kitanakagusuku Village Community Center (near Rycom Mall) 

Jan 30 - Family Fun Night at Tengan Castle

Jan 31 - English Discussion Class (teaching teens) - Naha


February

Kubasaki High School – Track Coaching Assistants Needed

Feb 1 - English Discussion Class - Nakagusuku

Feb 5 - Read Black History Month

Feb 5 - English Discussion Class - Kitanakagusuku Village Community Center (near Rycom Mall) 

Feb 6 - Family Fun Night at Tengan Castle

Feb 8 - Hansen Fest

Feb 9 - Hansen Fest

Feb 12 - English Discussion Class - Kitanakagusuku Village Community Center (near Rycom Mall) 

Feb 13 - Family Fun Night at Tengan Castle

Feb 13 - STEM at Bechtel

Feb 14 - English Discussion Class (teaching teens) - Naha

Feb 15 - English Discussion Class - Nakagusuku

Feb 16 - Volunteer at Okinawa Marathon

Feb 19 - English Discussion Class - Kitanakagusuku Village Community Center (near Rycom Mall) 

Feb 20 - Family Fun Night at Tengan Castle

Feb 26 - English Discussion Class - Kitanakagusuku Village Community Center (near Rycom Mall) 

Feb 27 - Family Fun Night at Tengan Castle

Feb 28 - English Discussion Class (teaching teens) - Naha

Feb 29 - English Discussion Class - Nakagusuku


March

Kubasaki High School – Track Coaching Assistants Needed

March 4 - English Discussion Class - Kitanakagusuku Village Community Center (near Rycom Mall) 

March 5 - Family Fun Night at Tengan Castle

March 11 - English Discussion Class - Kitanakagusuku Village Community Center (near Rycom Mall) 

March 12 - Family Fun Night at Tengan Castle

March 13 - English Discussion Class (teaching teens) - Naha

March 14 - Funland Volunteer at Futenma Flightline Fest

March 14 - English Discussion Class - Nakagusuku

March 15 - Funland Volunteer at Futenma Flightline Fest

March 18 - English Discussion Class - Kitanakagusuku Village Community Center (near Rycom Mall) 

March 19 - Family Fun Night at Tengan Castle

March 25 - English Discussion Class - Kitanakagusuku Village Community Center (near Rycom Mall) 

March 26 - Family Fun Night at Tengan Castle

March  27 - English Discussion Class (teaching teens) - Naha

March 28 - English Discussion Class - Nakagusuku

March 28 - Camp Schwab Festival

March 29 - Camp Schwab Festival


Ongoing Events

Airman & Family Readiness Center - Loan Locker

American Red Cross Camp Butler

American Red Cross Kadena

American Women's Welfare Association (AWWA)

Animal Shelter Ishikawa

Beach Cleanups

Bechtel Elementary School Library (Camp McTureous)

Camp Courtney Library Tutor

Camp Foster Chapel - AWANA Program Volunteer

Camp Foster Chapel - Children's Bible Study Teacher

Camp Foster Chapel - Nursery Worker 

Camp Foster Cooking Assistant

Camp Foster Coffee Wednesday

Camp Foster Library Tutor

Camp Kinser Library Tutor

Cheerleading and Football Coaches Needed

Coupon Cutting and Sorting

Customer Service Support

English Discussion Class MCAS Futenma

English Discussion Class Kitanakagusuku (Every Wednesday) 

English Discussion Class Naha (Every other Friday)

English Discussion Class Camp Schwab

Fidelis Rides

Fleet Gift Shop

Hearts for Okinawa

Help Oki

Horse Assisted Learning Okinawa

L.I.N.K.S. for Spouses Mentors

Kadena Gift Corner

Karing Kennels

Tutor @ Zukeran Elementary

Marine Gift Shop

Marine Thrift Store

MCCS English Conversation Class with IHA/MLC Employees

MCCS Semper Fit Youth Sports 

Navy Marine Corps Relief Society (NMCRS)

No-kill Animal Shelter

OESC Thrift Store and Uncle Sam's Attic

Okinawan-American Animal Rescue Society

Okinawa Stray Pet Rescue

Okinawa Young Marines Mentors

Okinawa Youth Football League

Pacific Okinawa Players - POPS (Theater)

Pancakes for Marines and Sailors

Soccer Coaches Needed

Teaching Conversational English

Tengan Castle Family Fun Night – Camp Courtney

Theatre Volunteers

Translator for Marine and Family Programs

USO Okinawa

Veterans of Foreign Wars

Youth Sports Coaches Needed

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