Volunteer Program

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Volunteer! Make a Difference in your Community.

Create an account here:  Presidential Volunteer Service

Enter "ROS # LPJ-19282"to have your hours added to the MCB Camp Butler page.

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 wellbeing. 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 VolunterNow@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: 

·  Presidential Volunteer Service Award (PVSA) 

·  Volunteer Service Award 

·  Learn new skills or brush up on old ones 

·  Meet new people and make new friends 

·  Work flexible hours 

·  Learn about different base services 

·  Receive on-the-job training 

·  Fills gaps in resumes 

·  Network and build networking relationships with individuals within your community 

·  Receive recognition for your volunteer work 

·  Invest in your community 

·  Fulfill community service obligations 

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

Learn about upcoming classes here!

Contact Information

Marine & Family Programs

Camp Foster

Building 445

DSN 645-3749

Off-base 098-970-3749


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

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Volunteer Agreement Form

Would you like to share a volunteer opportunity? Please fill out this form and submit it to VolunteerNow@Okinawa.USMC-MCCS.org

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

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 Corps Community Services (MCCS).



24 June - Crochet for a Cause

30 June - Kadena Music Festival

June  - Event Manager

June - Content Manager 

June - Translator for Marine and Family Programs



4 July – McTureous Independence Day Pool Bash

7-8 July - Futenma Flight Line Fair



4 August – Courtney Library Summer Reading Program Celebration

4 August - Kinser Library Summer Reading Program Celebration

4 August - Foster Library Summer Reading Program Celebration

Ongoing Events

American Red Cross Camp Butler

Camp Foster Cooking Assistant

Camp Foster Coffee Wednesday

Coupon Cutting and Sorting

Customer Service Support

English Discussion Class MCAS Futenma

English Discussion Class - off-base  

English Discussion Class Camp Schwab

Karing Kennels

Marine Thrift Store

MCCS Semper Fit Youth Sports


Navy Marine Corps Relief Society (NMCRS)

Okinawa Youth Football League

Pancakes for Marines and Sailors

Teaching Conversational English

Tengan Castle Family Fun Night – Camp Courtney

Translator for Marine and Family Programs

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