For grownups who care about kids
Parents, child care providers, grandparents, educators and other caregivers.


Volunteers are a vital part of The Parenting Place. We have a wonderful, supportive, and rewarding environment to learn and grow both personally and professionally. There are many flexible opportunities for volunteers, including unpaid internships available in the fall, spring, and summer. Many community and student volunteers come back year after year.

Volunteers are most needed for our groups programs: supervising children at play in our playroom on Tuesday mornings in La Crosse and Sparta and on Wednesday morning in Tomah. To learn about this work or other opportunities, please complete the form below.

All volunteers complete a background check and application form with references and are interviewed before placement. We generally ask that volunteers commit to at least eight weeks so that they can be adequately trained for their work.

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