Community Kōkua—Volunteer Opportunities
Please use provided contacts for more information.
Methodist Church Palani, Kailua Kona
3rd Saturday, 10am
Trap, neuter, spay, community education, colony feeding and management.
Contact Cathy or Nancy
Monday–Friday, 2:30–5 pm
Hilo, Kea‘au, Pāhoa, Pāhala, Oceanview, Hāmākua
Volunteers needed for quality after school programs for youths 6–18.
Hulihe‘e Palace Grounds, Kailua Kona
2nd Thursday of the month, 1–2:30 pm
Men and women who support the mission of the Daughters of Hawai‘i.
Contact BK Calder
Community suffering from cancer, medical hair loss, and domestic abuse.
Contact Tiana Steinberg
Holualoa Foundation for Arts and Culture
Volunteers help in arts education program.
Contact Anne Catlin
Hawaii Museum of Contemporary Art (aka East Hawaii Cultural Council)
Volunteer in the art galleries, performing arts, classes, workshops, festivals.
Natural Energy Laboratory of Hawai‘i, Keahole Kona
Share Ocean Science/Technology using deep ocean water.
Hamakua Youth Center, Honoka‘a
Daily, Mon. Tue. Fri. 2–5:30pm
Wed. 1–5:30 pm, Thu. 2–8 pm
Serving Hamakuaʻs school-age kids.
Contact T. Mahealani Maiku‘i
Hawai‘i Community College, Kailua-Kona
Training to teach low-literacy adults to improve their reading and writing.
Kona Shelter, Kailua-Kona
Need volunteers 16 or older, parent/child team 6 or older.
Contact Bebe Ackerman
Wai’ōhinu Coastline, Ka’ū
SE Hawai’i Island beach cleanups.
Contact Megan Lamson
North Hawaii Hospice, Waimea
Care for families facing serious illness.
Contact Catrinka Holland, Volunteer Coordinator
Serving Laupāhoehoe to South Point
Seeking volunteers to provide staff support and care to patients and families.
Contact Jeanette Mochida
Assist with tours, shows, education programs and membership.
Contact Roxanne Ching
Kahalu’u Beach, Kailua-Kona
ReefTeach Volunteers educate visitors on reef etiquette and protection.
Contact Rachel Silverman
Volunteers needed in: Skilled trades, maintenance, housekeeping, kitchen, horticulture.
Contact Volunteer Office
Kamuela/Kona Shopping Area
Saturdays and/or Sundays, 11am–4pm
Volunteers needed to assist with pet adoption events.
Contact Deborah Cravatta
Seeking volunteers for help with box office and ushering at our concerts.
Contact John Week
1st and 3rd Tuesdays, 6pm
Contact Lynn Bell
Lions Clubs Internaitonal
Various Locations, Kailua-Kona
2nd Tuesday, 5:30pm
“We Serve” is the motto of Lions Clubs International.
Granting wishes for children with life-threatening medical conditions.
Kohala Welcome Center, Hawi
Everyday, 9am–noon or noon–3pm
Greet the residents and visitors to North Kohala with Aloha.
Contact Juanity Rivera
Hilo Coffee Mill, Mountain View
Volunteers needed to help create the Carousel of Aloha Pavilion.
Contact Katherine Patton
Flexible hours, Monday–Friday
Sanctuary for displaced parrots.
Contact Dorothy Walsh
Volunteers needed to help care for the animals, repairs and maintenance to the Sanctuary, and help with the office paperwork.
Contact Mary Rose
Kahalu‘u Beach Park, Kailua-Kona
3rd Friday, 10am–2pm
Contact Stephanie Kovatch
808.326.4400 x 4017
Serving at-risk youth aged 6 to 17. Volunteers needed island wide.
Contact Lauren Rainier
Kailua-Kona (serves the entire island)
Volunteers needed and appreciated! Free pregnancy testing, ultra sound, and client support.
Contact Matthew Schaetzle, Director
Volunteers are the heart and soul of this program. All levels of expertise needed.
Contact Nancy Bloomfield