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Volunteering at NIOC Maryland

The mission of the Navy Community Service Program is to help build stronger communities and to develop mission-ready personnel through outreach activities

Contact the Public Affairs Office on how to get involved!

The NIOC Maryland Community Service Program promotes volunteerism and community service to assist in the education and enrichment of the nation's youth and communities and in revitalizing the community.

Navy Community Service Program Flagships:


Project Good Neighbor Flagship:

The Project Good Neighbor Partnership program serves as the basis for developing a good relationship with the surrounding community. Programs include:

  • Funeral Honors Support Detail
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Honor Flight
  • Navy/Marine Corps Relief Society
  • Safe Ride
  • C.A.R.E.
  • Armed Forces Retirement Home
  • Armed Forces Week

VIRIN 100818-N-KD427-014


Personal Excellence Partnership Flagship:

The Personal Excellence Partnership Program strives for excellence in developing the youth of our surrounding communities by promoting academic achievement, healthy lifestyles and civic responsibility. Programs include:

  • Partners In Education
  • Lunch Buddies
  • Mentor Programs
  • Library Helpers
  • Saturday Scholars
  • Sea Cadets
  • Celestial Searcher

VIRIN 110304-N-KD427-036


Health, Safety, and Fitness Flagship:

The purpose of the Health, Safety and Physical Fitness program is to promote healthy and fit lifestyles to military members as well as the surrounding civilian community. Programs include:

  • Special Olympics
  • Sarah's House
  • Field Days
  • Meals on Wheels
  • Holiday Assistance Program
  • Adopt an Angel
  • MD Food Bank
  • Kibble Connection
  • Polar Bear Plunge

VIRIN 100412-N-KD427-046


Environmental Stewardship Flagship:

Environmental Stewardship joins forces with the local community, schools, and other military commands in educating the community in how to preserve, protect, restore and enhance our environment. Programs include:

  • Adopt-A-Highway
  • Recycling Programs at local schools
  • Local and regional clean-ups
  • Beautification Projects
  • Earth Day events
  • School environmental clean-ups

VIRIN 110409-N-VT444-006


Campaign Drug Free Flagship:

Focuses it efforts on educating our surrounding communities and schools on the dangers of drugs and substance abuse. The flagship develops youths through drug education, leadership and character development, positive role model mentoring, and community outreach to enhance the quality of life of in our surrounding communities. Programs include:

  • Drug Education For Youth

VIRIN 100717-N-KD427-305


The program is designed to encourage volunteers to foster a sense of community service and serve as a role model in promoting good citizenship. It also provides sailors an opportunity to give something back to the community where they live and work while at the same time provide support and resources to established programs. There are no pre-existing restrictions or exclusions in joining, however, a strong belief in helping others and a firm commitment to the program is essential. If volunteering is the right path for you, check out the Volunteer Program.

Please contact the Public Affairs Office on how to get involved!