An official army family and MWR Site


MWR has many opportunities to be part of the team and mission of delivering morale, welfare, and recreation to the JBLM community. There are numerous positions and facilities/programs to be part of. Please see dropdown menus below for available opportunities and email us for more information. Thank you for your interest!

Opportunities are listed here and on the Volunteer Management Information System (VMIS), Volunteer Management Information System (

What opportunities are available?

Events where you can volunteer include:

  • Armed Forces Day
  • Freedom Fest
  • Kids Fest
  • Winterfest
  • More events coming soon!

Opportunities include set-up, teardown, photographer, and more! Email us for more information.

Volunteer positions available with JBLM MWR




Yoga Instructor Soldiers Field House
Water Safety Instructor Kimbro Pool
Recreation Aide (Lifeguard) Kimbro Pool
Lifeguard Instructor Kimbro Pool
Recreation Assistant Volunteer Warrior Zone
Shooting Range Volunteer Outdoor Recreation
Lifeguard Instructor Soldiers Field House Pool
Recreation Aide (Lifeguard) Soldiers Field House Pool
Water Safety Instructor Soldiers Field House Pool
Stroller Time Volunteer Soldiers Field House
Adventure Program Volunteer Raft Guide Outdoor Recreation
Outdoor Recreation Facility Volunteer Outdoor Recreation
Volunteer Russell Landing
Auto Skills Assistant McChord Auto Center
Volunteer Holiday Park Campground
Zombie Monster Volunteer Special Events
Zumba Instructor Wilson Fitness Center
Martial Arts Instructor Wilson Fitness Center
Library Aid McChord Library
Auto Skills Assistant Lewis Auto Center
Boxing Instructor McVeigh Sports & Fitness Center
Special Events Volunteer Special Events
Library Aid Library
Group Fitness Instructor Wilson Fitness Center
Yoga Instructor Wilson Fitness Center
TRX Instructor Wilson Fitness Center
Indoor Cycling Instructor Wilson Fitness Center
Summer Reading Program Volunteer Library
General Volunteer BOSS
Race Support Volunteer Intramural Sports
Library Aid Library
Indoor Cycling Instructor Soldiers Field House
Graphic designer Marketing
Photographer Marketing
Writer Marketing
Printer Marketing
How do I register?

You can register for any opportunities available in three ways:

  1.  In person at available position locations.
  2. Online at Volunteer Management Information System (VMIS), Volunteer Management Information System (
  3. Register on Eventbrite page on listed events/opportunities. Those wishing to volunteer will be asked at minimum to fill out/complete a Volunteer Agreement Form (DD 2793)
What to expect?

Once your application is processed (online) you will be contacted with information on position requirements and start date/timeline.

If applying in person for one time event, you will register and then be briefed onsite the day of event.

All volunteers will go through an orientation; formal for sustained positions and informal for one time event.

The orientation will go over expectations, skills and knowledge to execute task, safety guidance’s and policies applicable to position, and any other pertinent information. You will be given a POC to contact for questions/information.

See the Volunteer Orientation Checklist for more information.