There are ample opportunities to volunteer your time and skills while stationed in Iwakuni. Volunteering benefits both you and the community. While you add skills to your resume, or get your “foot in the door” with a new organization, you are also contributing to making MCAS Iwakuni the wonderful community that it is. Volunteers are what “make” our community, and they also make it better.

Develop new career skills or share your talents through volunteering. Volunteers are needed throughout MCAS Iwakuni in the following programs:

At the American Red Cross, volunteers constitute 94% of the total workforce to carry out our humanitarian work.

There are various ways to give back to the MCAS Iwakuni Community at the Red Cross:

  • Health & Safety Volunteer Instructors
  • Case Work Volunteers
  • Medical Clinic Volunteers
  • Red Cross Office Volunteers
  • Dental Assistant Apprenticeship Program
  • Leadership Volunteers
  • Special Events
  • Vet Clinic Volunteers
  • Disaster Action Team Members
  • Youth Volunteers
  • 253-4525
  • 253-5260/4526

Mission Statement
The mission of the Boy Scouts of America is to prepare young people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of the Scout Oath and Law.

Scout Oath
On my honor I will do my best
To do my duty to God and my country
and to obey the Scout Law;
To help other people at all times;
To keep myself physically strong,
mentally awake,
and morally straight.

Scout Law
A Scout is:

Vision Statement
The Boy Scouts of America will prepare every eligible youth in America to become a responsible, participating citizen and leader who is guided by the Scout Oath and Law.

The Branch Health Clinic is looking for registered nurses and physicians.

Help with special events, including story times, Summer Reading Program and more.

  • 253-3078

Volunteers can participate in various areas; (i.e. chalking the field, moving equipment, helping students in the classroom, decorating for parties, and assisting with concessions). They have the opportunity to volunteer every month or 2-3 times a month it depends on what event is going on at the schools. There have been times when events are every week throughout the end of school year. All volunteers must fill out background check at the school front office.

  • School Liaison Officer: 253-3691
  • High School Secretary: 253-5449 / Elementary School Secretary: 253-3327

Assist with Concerts, Summer Music Festival, Tree Lighting Ceremony and other events around base.

  • 253-3727
  • 253-6103

MCFTB volunteers are needed in a wide range of programs and events throughout the year. Please donate your time and talents to the Family Readiness program by volunteering.  Watch our calendar for event specific volunteer opportunities throughout the year.


Work closely with your Unit Family Readiness Officer & Unit Command Team to enhance the Readiness of the Unit Marines, Sailors, and family members.


Participate with the planning and execution of programs designed for spouses, children and servicemembers as they face the many challenges of constant readiness and deployment.


L.I.N.K.S. mentors are needed for each of the L.I.N.K.S programs. These volunteer opportunities allow you to share your knowledge and experience with others. For example, a military spouse may mentor a spouse that is new to Japan or the military.

  • 253-7090
  • 253-3542
  • 253-3754

We need volunteers for annual INFO EXPO held on the 2nd Saturday of September. Volunteers will be asked to attend the reception desk, guide visitors, tear down the venue and enjoy the event!

  • 253-6161
  • Email MC Perry Elementary School
  • Email MC Perry High School

Here at Semper Fit we have a variety of volunteer opportunities for Marines, Sailors, and their families. We are always looking for Youth Sport coaches for soccer, baseball, flag football, basketball, cheerleading and the swim team.

  • Youth Sports: 253-3239 / Aquatics: 253-4966

We also have race events and special events throughout the year that include: Triathlon, Marathon, Duathlon, themed fun runs and fitness events.

  • Semper Fit Special Events: 253-5654 / Semper Fit Admin Office: 253-5880

Make a difference and volunteer today with SMP! SMP MCAS Iwakuni offers monthly volunteer opportunities such as; Clean up, Beach clean up, River clean up, Children’s home visit, and School visit.

  • 253-5368
  • 253-6460
  • 253-3371
  • 253-4711

Volunteer for youth sponsorship with the Schools Liaison Officer.

  • 253-3691


MCAS Iwakuni volunteers are invited to this free seminar that gives participants the necessary tools to have a successful and fulfilling volunteer career. Learn about the impact of your volunteering, effective communication skills as a volunteer, how to manage your volunteer career, tracking and maintaining your personal volunteer records and tips for using volunteer time to pursue paid professional opportunities.