VOLUNTEER PROGRAM
Volunteer Program

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Volunteer! Make a Difference in your Community.


Create an account here:  President's Volunteer Service  

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

Learn more about this award here

Email questions  volunteernow@okinawa.usmc-mccs.org

Volunteer Agreement Form

DoDI Manual of Military Decorations and Awards


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!  


Upcoming Classes

RSVP for the Passport to Volunteering Class

RSVP for the Volunteer Management Class

RSVP for the Power Hour: Volunteer Learning Series

   

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 

·  Volunteers with MCCS can earn access to Microsoft classes provided by MCCS HR Development. 




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 



Upcoming Classes

RSVP for the Passport to Volunteering Class

RSVP for the Volunteer Management Class

RSVP for the Lead Okinawa: Teen Volunteer Workshop

RSVP for the Power Hour: Volunteer Learning Series


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

Find us on Facebook 

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

* 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 


May

Kubasaki High School JROTC

21 May - English discussion Class at Chapel on Futenma

22 May - DoDEA Far East Boys Soccer Tournament

23 May - Zukeran Elementary School (located on Camp Foster)

23 May - Medina-Hug Memorial Run

24 May - English Discussion Class (Naha)

24 May -  Music Class Support at Medical Center in Naha

25 May - No Kill Animal Shelter Ishikawa

25 May - Ai Senior Day Care Center

25 May - Courtney SMP Ishikawa Beach Cleanup (located near Camp Courtney)

27 May - Okinawa Hippotherapy

31 May - Ginowan Beach Cleanup

31 May - Bob Hope Primary School (located on Camp Foster)


June

1 June - No Kill Animal Shelter Ishikawa

4 June - Okinawa Hippotherapy

5 June - English Discussion Class - Rycom Mall

4 June - English discussion Class at Chapel on Futenma

7 June - English Discussion Class - Naha

8 June - Ai no Mura Senior Citizen's Home

8 June - No Kill Animal Shelter Ishikawa  

8 June - An no Mura Senior Citizen's Home

10 June - Okinawa Hippotherapy

11 June - English discussion Class at Chapel on Futenma

12 June - English Discussion Class - Rycom Mall

14 June - Music Class Support at Medical Center in Naha

15 June - No Kill Animal Shelter Ishikawa  

17 June - Okinawa Hippotherapy

18 June - English discussion Class at Chapel on Futenma

19 June - English Discussion Class - Rycom Mall

20 June - Ikebana Japanese Flower Arrangement Class

21 June - English Discussion Class - Naha

22 June - No Kill Animal Shelter Ishikawa  

22 June - Ai Senior Day Care Center

24 June - Okinawa Hippotherapy

25 June - English discussion Class at Chapel on Futenma

26 June - English Discussion Class - Rycom Mall

28 June - Music Class Support at Medical Center in Naha

29 June - No Kill Animal Shelter Ishikawa  


Ongoing Events

Airman & Family Readiness Center - Loan Locker

American Red Cross Camp Butler

American Red Cross Kadena

Animal Shelter Ishikawa

Beach Cleanups

Bechtel Elementary School Library (Camp McTureous)

Camp Foster Cooking Assistant

Camp Foster Coffee Wednesday

Coupon Cutting and Sorting

Customer Service Support

English Discussion Class MCAS Futenma

English Discussion Class Camp Schwab

Fleet Gift Shop

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

Karing Kennels

Tutor @ Zukeran Elementary

Marine Gift Shop

Marine Thrift Store

MCCS Semper Fit Youth Sports 

Navy Marine Corps Relief Society (NMCRS)

Okinawan-American Animal Rescue Society

Okinawa Stray Pet Rescue

Okinawa Young Marines Mentors

Okinawa Youth Football League

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

Wired Bean 

Youth Sports Coaches Needed

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