Help our veterans by becoming a volunteer at Bob Hope Patriotic Hall

 Bob Hope Patriotic Hall The Los Angeles County Department of Military and Veterans Affairs (MVA) counsels veterans, their dependents and survivors regarding federal and state benefits such as compensation, pension, education, medical treatment, home loans, burial benefits and license plate designation. Our accredited Veteran Services Officers (VSO's) also provide referrals for veterans regarding drug/alcohol abuse and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).  MVA administers Bob Hope Patriotic Hall, a 10 story building with meeting rooms, auditorium, gymnasium and banquet facilities available to veteran service and nonprofit organizations.


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Volunteer Opportunities at Patriotic Hall

Visitor Experience Concierge


Bob Hope Patriotic Hall is searching for dedicated Volunteer Concierges who will serve as the go-to point for guests seeking information, direction, or assistance during their visit. This role goes beyond greeting; it's about enhancing the guest experience through meaningful interactions and tailored guidance.  Someone who feels they have:

  • Strong Customer Service Skills
  • Exceptional Communication Skills
  • Resourcefulness

There are two daily shifts of 4 hours each - morning and afternoon.  Once you have completed the application process, you can sign up for shifts on a computer or smart phone.  Click here to fill out an application.



Volunteer Event Support Staff


Bob Hope Patriotic Hall regularly hosts a variety of events, from exhibitions to veteran, county and community events. The Volunteer Event Support Staff will play a crucial role in ensuring these events run smoothly by assisting with setup, guest assistance, and breakdown. This role is essential for creating an organized, efficient, and welcoming environment.

There are some requirements for this job such as:

  • Customer Service Background: 
  • Organizational Skills: Ability to handle various tasks and prioritize effectively.
  • Physical Stamina:  This class of job requires that the volunteer stand or walk most of the time with bending, stooping, squatting, twisting, working on irregular surfaces, occasionally lifting objects weighing over 25 pounds, and frequent lifting 10 – 25 lbs.

Veteran Services Reception Desk

This position will assist the Veteran Service office to serve Veterans who are seeking help with a variety of Veteran benefits and other resources.

If you are not sure how to contribute?

If you have any questions about volunteering with MVA, we will have someone reach out to you to discuss our opportunities.  Please complete the application so we have your contact information.

MVA General Volunteer

This position is not specific to any particular job description.  You may have already been assigned to a job or we have not defined a job that fits your background, thus we are calling this a "general volunteer" position.  Your willingness to serve is greatly appreciated.

Mission Statement

Mission Statement

We value the dedication and sacrifice of our military veterans and their families by advocating on their behalf and promoting awareness of the contributions.



To value all veterans with respect, dignity and acknowledgement.



1.  Provide the highest quality care and services for our veterans and their families.

2.  Enhance operational effectiveness to maximize services to California veterans.

3.  Invest in our workforce to enhance services to veterans over the long term.

4.  Provide excellent customer service to our veterans, colleagues, and partners.