Today is a good day to make a positive impact in the lives of our Coast Guard community. By contributing your time and talent as a volunteer with Coast Guard Mutual Assistance, you are truly offering a helping hand when it is needed most. No matter where you live, opportunities are available. Together, we are Helping Our Own.

For further information, please contact volunteer@mycgma.org.

I want to ...

  • Be part of something bigger than myself.
  • Aid our Coast Guard community.
  • Put my experience to work.
  • Try something new.
  • Make new friends.
  • Build my resume.

Regardless of your motivation, you can make a real difference today by becoming a volunteer with Coast Guard Mutual Assistance!


You can serve in your local community or be a Virtual Volunteer. Check out these Volunteer roles:

  • CGMA Ambassador Crew – Public speaking & presenting CGMA programs to active-duty units, Auxiliary Flotillas, spouse groups, conventions, and more. Location: Worldwide & Virtual.
  • Rapid Response Crew – In the event of immediate need (ex. a funding gap, natural disaster, etc.) many CGMA Volunteers are needed quickly for a variety of roles. Location: Worldwide & Virtual.
  • Layette Crew – Assemble baby supplies to send out. Location: Arlington, VA only.
  • Golf Tournament & Special Events Crew – Represent CGMA and host a table at events such as Coast Guard Day, local 5K/10K runs, our CGMA annual Golf Invitational or other in-person events. Location: Worldwide & Virtual.
  • Social Media Crew – Assist with online posts, photography, videography, and comment response. Location: Worldwide & Virtual.
  • Administrative Support Crew – Answer & make phone calls, write “Thank you” notes, organize supplies, data entry, etc. Location: Worldwide & Virtual.
  • Charitable Support Crew – Assist with CGMA fundraising initiatives and events. Location: Worldwide & Virtual.

What others are saying

“It was a great opportunity to participate with an organization that helps so many members of the Coast Guard community!” —Kurt, Auxiliarist

“I had a blast volunteering with CGMA. I met other volunteers from different walks of life, whom I would not have interacted with outside of this opportunity.”—Ingrid, Active Duty member

Apply today!


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