GreatPartnership with the Mathy Boys & Girls Club
Opportunities involved at the club and we want your help! Contact Daron Householder at 784-6065.
African American Mutual Assistance Network (AAMAN) 1-800-765-4050
AAMAN'S Clara Fields Multicultural Literacy Program
2709 South Ave, LaCrosse
AAMAN is looking for volunteers to work with their pre-k to 2nd grade students. This is an excellant opportunity for education majors and individuals who love teaching children. Our literacy program will gain you the experience of working with the latest teaching tools, new and innovative computer technology, such as IBM's Young Explorer computer center. Our Morning Session is Monday-Friday 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. and our After School Session is Monday-Friday 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Contact Valjean Addams at email@example.com or 1-800-765-4050 if interested.
A Place of Grace Catholic Worker House 919 Hood Street 608-782-6224
Volunteers help prepare and serve meals, clean-up, play with children, talk with guests, and
provide general hospitality.
Open Hours: Sundays 1–4 p.m., Meal from 2-3:15 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday: Open hours
9:30-2 p.m., meal 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursdays: Open hours 2–7 p.m. meal 5-6:15 p.m.
American Cancer Society 1285 Rudy St Ste 103 608-783-5000
Volunteers for the American Cancer Society will make a meaningful difference in
our community. You will help cancer patients and their families, build relationships
and networks that last a lifetime, and learn and grow personally and professionally.
American Red Cross 2927 Losey Blvd. South 608-788-1000
If you can handle emergency situations, you may be a candidate for the Disaster
Action Team,our first line of defense in the event of a disaster. Members rotate
serving on call and respond to disasters. Other volunteer opportunities include
helping with blood services, an office assistant, and working with the Health
and Safety Services.
Bethany Riverside/Bethany Lutheran Homes 2575 South 7th Street 608-775-4741
One on one visits, manicures, reading to residents, sing-a-longs, coffee hours
1-3 p.m., Bingo Tuesdays 1-3 p.m., and Wednesdays 6-8 p.m.
Bethany St. Joseph Care Center 2501 Shelby Road 608-788-5700
Volunteers to assist with meal time, one to one visits, religious services, entertaining
residents through music, playing games with them, and possible projects with the
dietary department to provide special meal displays. Nursing students with CAN
training may also assist in other various projects with the residents.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the 7 Regions 1707 Main St # 438 608-782-2227
You’re effectively matched with children to mentor, share time, experiences, friendship and
fun that will help them becomecaring, confident, competent adults. Community Based Bigs
spend 2-3 hours weekly with their little for one year. Site Based Bigs meet 1-2 hours weekly
during the school year with their little during lunchtime or after school at a designated location.
Other volunteer opportunities include office work and committee membership. Internship is
also possible to assist with various aspects of operating a community mentoring program.
Boys & Girls Club of Greater La Crosse 811 8th Street South 608-784-5656
In need of game room volunteers, tutors, peer court volunteers, and special event
volunteers (sports tournaments, fundraising events, and special holiday events).
Catholic Charities 3710 East Ave South 608-782-0710
Help wanted with programs involving Advocacy and Human Rights,
Children and Youth, Crisis Support, Homeless & Housing, Immigrants
Children’s Museum 207 Fifth Avenue South 608-784-2652 ext. 226
Volunteers needed in assisting the kids in learning, discovering, creating, and having fun!!
Drop and shop - museum guests can drop off their children, ages 4–12, at the museum
so they can shop, dine, or rest in peace. Museum staff and volunteers will supervise,
play, provide snacks, and more.
City of La Crosse - Park and Recreation 400 La Crosse St. 608-789-7533
Volunteers wanted to help with recreational programs and activities for the residents of La
Crosse. Events include winter rec-fest, punt-pass-kick contest, softball tournaments, sports
camp, coaching, playground/afternoon school youth leaders, and adult support official.
Community Teen Center 137 11th St. S 608-784-8490
Volunteers will interact with teenagers from local high schools, be positive
role models, and help with homework as needed.
Coulee Council on Addictions 921 West Ave South 608-784-4177
Volunteers wanted to assist with services aimed at ADDA prevention, intervention,
and continuous care.
Coulee Region Humane Society 911 Critter Court, Onalaska 608-781-4014
In need of volunteers to provide the following: care for the animals, helping with mountains
of laundry and tons of dirty dishes, dog kennel assistant, cat kennel assistant, and grounds
Coulee Region Literacy Council 304 6th Street North 608-789-4752
Volunteers wanted to work as tutors with adult students who want to improve
their reading skills. Volunteers will meet once a week for one hour with their
Coulee Region, (RSVP) Retired and Senior Volunteer Program 2929 East Ave. South, Suite 104 608-785-0500
RSVP offers flexibility and choice to volunteers as it matches the personal interests
and skills of volunteers with opportunities to serve in their community. Volunteers
serve at a variety of sites throughout La Crosse and Monroe Counties.
Clearwater Farm 911 Critter Court, Onalaska 608-780-0441
Volunteers needed in areas involving animal team duties (working with the
animals, learning about their eating habits, needs, and so much more) and
Easter Seals Wisconsin 1550 Waubeek Road, Wisconsin Dells 608-254-2502
Wanted: volunteers to work at a camp for individuals with disabilities. Respite
weekends counts 50 volunteer hours and volunteers stay on site during these
times to care for their campers. Also, they do provide all meals and snacks, as
well as a brief training session, and you will be working with an experienced
co-counselor who can give you pointers, moral support, etc. This is a great
experience for anyone looking into health professions, teaching, psychology,
therapies, or anyone who would like to work with people.
Family & Children’s Center 1707 Main St 608-785-0001
Wanted: motivated individuals to volunteer in one of our many programs
working with at-risk youth and families. Opportunities include tutoring,
mentoring, independent living skills, job training,courier, clerical, and
event planning. These volunteer positions give you the chance to be
directly involved in the treatment of their clients. Groups and organizations
are also welcome. Please note that due to licensing restrictions, they can
only employ or have as a volunteer individual who is 21 years old, or
within six months of being so
Family Resources 1500 Green Bay Street 608-784-8125, ext. 234
Wanted: co-child facilitator (work with children’s program for group parent
education), child care assistants, office assistant, receptionist, and general
Opportunities also available at Family and Children’s Center:
Play Shoppe and Parent Connection
While parents are in their weekly meetings, you’ll be playing and watching
over the children!
Looking for people to volunteer at the front desk.
Franciscan Skemp Medical Center 700 West Avenue South 608-785-0940
Volunteers needed in different departments (physical therapy, cardiac rehab,
elder service occupational therapy, and emergency department), Clinic Hospitality,
Hospice, and Lifeline callers.
Girl Scouts of Riverland Council 2710 Quarry Road 608-784-3693
Volunteers needed to be a starter troop leader, badge box creator, photographer,
grant writer, web site creator, marketing and recruitment assistance, or an assistant
Other opportunities available for Girl Scouts of Riverland Council:
Challenge and Change Program Volunteer
Challenge yourself, Change the World is a national teen leadership program
of Girl Scouts of the USA for rural communities. The program teachers teen
girls how to: design and lead projects that create positive change in their own
community, gives girls real-world experiences that builds skills of leadership,
problem solving, and social entrepreneurship.
Volunteer Support Coordinator
Volunteers will serve as a resource person for troop leaders in the membership
area, providing support mainly through telephone contacts and an occasional
meeting, as well as helping the membership area retain girl and adult members
by supporting leaders.
Great Rivers United Way 1855 East Main Street, Onalaska 608-796-1400
There are a number of volunteer opportunities available upon this website
within every field of interest. Check it out and make a difference!
Gulf Coast Opportunities (Oil Spill clean-up)
Deepwater Horizon Unified Command 866-448-5816
Other websites to look at:
www.volunteerlousiana.gov - Help needed in Louisana
www.mcvs.org - Help needed in Mississippi
http://www.volunteerfloridadisaster.org/ - Help needed in Flordia
www.servealabama.gov - Help needed in Alabama
And perhaps one of the easiest ways to think about philanthropy and this situation: text
"WILDLIFE" to 20222 to donate $10. www.nwf.org?oilspill
For students and faculty who are expressing an interest in traveling to the gulf coast to help assist
with the oil clean up efforts, look at the websites above with information!
Gunderson Lutheran Hospital 1910 South Ave 608-775-6755, ext. 56755
Volunteers to help with escort services (transporting non-hospitalized patients
throughout medical center), pharmacy volunteer, physical therapy assistant,
family rooms volunteer, and therapeutic recreation.
Other Volunteer Opportunities with Gunderson Lutheran Hospital:
Our Patients and Families Need Your Help!
Wheeling or walking clinic patients to appointments – transporting patient
care related items such as x-rays and charts – escorting discharged
hospital patients – answering calls from our staff who need
Habitat for Humanity 434 3rd Street South 608-785-2375
In need of construction volunteers, committee members, and fundraising help.
Hillview Health Care Center 3501 Park Lane Drive 608-789-4800
Volunteers wanted for help with group project volunteers (such as bingo),
activity therapy assistant, friendly visitor, alzheimer unit assistant, book
volunteer, and help with lounge program.
Other Volunteer Opportunities with the Hillview Health Care Center include the following:
Assist with Community Outings
They are looking for volunteers whom would like to assist the Rec Therapy
staff with taking residents on community outings and assist with shopping,
pushing wheelchairs or walking with residents at the zoo, etc.
Looking for volunteers that would be interested in planting and
maintaining flower beds, weeding, and watering.
Looking for volunteers that may be interested in playing Chess with a
resident on a 1:1 basis.
500 Card Group Leader
Looking for a volunteer to lead a 500 card group. The volunteer would
assist and potentially play 500 with a small group of residents.
Hillview Auxiliary Members
The auxiliary members assist with fundraising, social hours, and morning
Hillview Health Care Center Holiday Craft & Gift Show
Looking for volunteers to assist with their Holiday Craft & Gift show.
Volunteer duties would include: greeting, giving directions, assisting
vendors with carrying their items in and out of the facility; assisting
with serving the meal at the food booth, and assisting the residents
with browsing the variety of booths.
Hillview Health Care Center Safe Trick or Treat Volunteers
Looking for volunteers to assist with their Annual Safe Trick or
Pretty Nails Volunteer
Looking for volunteers to assist removing fingernail polish, filing,
and polishing nails.
Resident Restore Volunteer Assistant
Looking for a volunteer that would like to guide and assist a very
capable gentleman resident to the Restore to volunteer. This
opportunity would include riding the taxi to/from Hillview to/from
the Restore with the resident on Fridays from 9:30am – 1:00pm.
Resident Volunteer Assistant
Ride with a male resident to/from the Habitat for Humanity Restore;
guide the resident in the volunteer duties; volunteer alongside the resident.
Wii Games Volunteers
Looking for volunteers whom would enjoy playing Wii games with the residents.
Hixon Forest Nature Center 789 Myrick Park Dr 608-784-0303
Volunteers wanted for special events (spikers for hikers volleyball
tournament, haunted hollow, enchanted forest, river to ridge run/walk)
and volunteer naturalists to take school groups through the forest.
Ho Chunk Learning Center 724 Main Street 608-783-6025
Volunteers to tutor students ages 6-14 in all subject areas from 4–5 p.m.
on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday.
Horsesense for Special Riders PO BOX 906 608-791-4868 (HSSR Answering Machine)
In need of volunteers for all aspects of their program: side walkers, leaders,
barn chores, fundraising, board members and committee members.
Housing Authority of the City of La Crosse 1307 Badger Street 608-782-2264
Volunteers to assist resident services with groups and actives, individuals to
organize and lead activities on own or with other volunteers, deliver newsletters
to the family units and high-rises, post flyers on various buildings, assist with
special door-to door deliveries, and make sample crafts.
Houston County Women's Resources 114 Main Street 507-894-2676
Volunteers and interns to work with human services to provide services to
victims of violence.
Another Volunteer Opportunity at Houston County Women’s Resources:
Advocate of Victims of Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, Child Abuse and Homelessness
HCRW provides non-judgmental crisis intervention and advocacy to victims of
domestic violence, sexual assault, child abuse and homeless. Volunteer advocates
assist by answering their 24 hour crisis line some nights and weekends from their
own phone or cell phone.
La Crescent Animal Rescue 315 Main St., La Crescent, MN 507-895-2066
Fundraiser for Animal Shelter: La Crescent Animal Rescue is seeking volunteers
to serve on a fund raising committee. They need to raise money for their new animal
shelter which is nearing completion. They also will be raising funds for the costs
associated with housing the cats and dogs at the shelter.
La Crosse Area Hmong Mutual Assistance Association 1815 Ward Ave. 608-781-5744
Volunteers wanted for youth program assistants, office assistants, tutoring, and mentoring
La Crosse Area Salvation Army 223 8th St. N 608-782-6126
Wanted: volunteer positions in many areas including meal site, office, pantry,
drivers/unloaders, and canteen.
La Crosse County 4-H 400 4th St. N 608-785-9563
Wanted: volunteer positions in many areas (call for more information).
La Crosse Area Family YMCA 1140 Main St. 608-782-9622
Volunteers wanted to help with special events. Volunteers will work with both
youth and adults on making the events successful.
Miracle League: Volunteers needed to assist children with disabilities (ages 4-19) in learning the fundamentals of baseball, soccer, and fitness. Call 608-783-9622 ext. 749 for more information.
La Crosse Special Recreation 400 La Crosse St. 608-789-7533
There are a number of volunteer opportunities available ranging
from Crazy crafters to the Special Olympics. Check out the
details below of what there is to offer:
Crazy Crafters club meets twice a month. Participants create a
seasonal, holiday or general craft. If you are artistically inclined
or just like to be creative, we would love for you to volunteer
with the participants.
The Drama Club, made up of volunteers, participants, and their
staff, meet to rehearse the current play they are perfecting.
Meet once a week.
Special Olympics Aquatics
The Special Olympics Aquatics season runs from March through
June. Practices are Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays.
Volunteers are needed to help make this a successful year for the athletes
Special Olympics Basketball
Team basketball holds basketball practices Wednesday and Friday
Evenings. All athletes participating will participate in an Area
tournament in March. Volunteers will help instruct the athletes,
aid coaches, and make each event a success.
Special Olympics Bocce Ball
Special Olympics Bocce season runs from June through August.
Athletes work as a team developing their skills in the game of
Bocce. Volunteers are needed to help instruct, encourage, and
make this years program a success.
Special Olympics Bowling
Over 150 athletes from the local La Crosse metro area participate
in the bowling sport season. Volunteers are needed at practices to
help athletes become the best bowlers that they can. Volunteers
will work with athletes one on one in small groups.
Special Olympics Cycling
The Special Olympics Cycling Season runs from June through
August. Athletes bring their own bike or use a bike that is
provided. Volunteers are needed to instruct, encourage,
and to make this years program a success.
Special Olympics Golf
The Special Olympics Golf season runs from June through August.
Volunteers are needed to help instruct, encourage, and to make
the years program a success.
Special Olympics Gymnastics
The Special Olympics Gymnastics runs from January through April.
Volunteers are needed to help teach and instruct athletes in the skills
Special Olympics Power Lifting
The Special Olympics Power lifting season runs from March through
June. Volunteers are needed to help teach and instruct athletes in the
skills of power lifting.
Special Olympics Soccer
The Special Olympics Soccer season runs from March to June.
Volunteers really make each practice and tournament competition
Special Olympics Softball
This season runs from June through August. Athletes scrimmage and
do drills to become a great softball team. Volunteers are needed to
help instruct, encourage, and to make the year a success.
Special Olympics Tennis
This season runs form June through August. Athletes-both beginners
and advanced participants-work to improve their tennis skills.
Volunteers are needed to help instruct and encourage the athletes.
Special Olympics Track & Field
This season runs from March through June. Volunteers are needed
to help train, instruct, and encourage athletes to excel in their areas
Special Recreation Fantastic Voyages
Special Recreation Fantastic Voyages are long distance one day trips
that are offered to their participant. These are held once a month.
Volunteers are needed to help program staff on the trips.
Special Recreation Open Events
These are local events that are held once a month. Volunteers are
needed to help with these events.
La Crosse Area Sports Commission 410 Veterans Memorial Drive 608-782-2250
Help out with events that are put on throughout the year.
La Crosse Citizen Advocacy 1035 Green Bay St. Apt. 4 608-782-4760
La Crosse Citizen Advocacy is looking for individuals to assist with fundraising and
marketing strategies. The organization is also seeking individuals to assist with event
planning and implementation, coordination of fundraising, and public awareness
activities. Assistance with general clerical/office tasks is also a need.
La Crosse Community Center Theater 118 5th Ave. N 608-784-9292
Want to work with the Community Center Theater Program? Call now for
La Crosse County Historical Society 112 9th St. 608-782-1980
Volunteers are needed in many areas. Duties include greeting visitors, monitoring
museum property, gift shop sales, and assisting office staff when asked.
La Crosse County Jail 333 Vine St.
Volunteers are needed to entertain and watch children who arrive with a visiting adult, to provide a chance for the two adults to meet without distraction.
For more information please contact John Hempstead at firstname.lastname@example.org
La Crosse County Republican Party PO BOX 772 608-498-3221
Help out with upcoming events throughout the year. Call for more information.
La Crosse County Democratic Party PO BOX 1861 608-781-0737
Need many volunteers for positions taking place Monday through Friday. Call
for more info.
La Crosse Police Department Reserve Liaison Officer 400 La Crosse St. 608-789-7230
Volunteers wanted to work at the La Crosse Police Department.
La Crosse School District 807 East Avenue South 608-789-7659
Volunteers are an important part of the schools and students' success.
Volunteers are utilized differently in each school, based on the needs of
the school. Examples of volunteer activities includes: listening to a child read,
working with a small group of students, completing simple tasks requested
by a teacher, etc. The La Crosse School District is also in need of tutors
as well as limited paid positions running assorted after school classes.
This is a great chance to interact with students of all ages and ability levels.
Lakeview Health Center 902 Garland St. E, West Salem 608-786-1400
Volunteers wanted for one-on-one visitors, read to residents, play cards/table
games, assist with various activity programs, entertain musically, and much more.
Internship opportunity at La Crosse County Health Center serving the elderly and
individuals with physical and psychological disabilities.
Mary Mother of the Church Early Childhood Center 200 Weston St. 608-788-5225
Volunteers to work with K-3 students on their homework and to teach mini-units on a variety of skills.
Meadow Wood Assisted Living 2904 East Ave. S 608-788-7489
Volunteers wanted to assist with programs such as happy hour, birthday parties, bingo,
etc., one-to-one visits, pet therapy with Humane Society, play card games, help tenants
with computer skills, assist in transporting tenants to church on Wednesday, Friday,
or Sunday, give manicures, etc.
Mississippi Valley Conservancy 201 Main St. Ste 1000 608-784-3606
Our volunteers accomplish land protection that otherwise would not happen, and
they leave a lasting legacy for people today and for future generations. Field
workdays encompass tasks like see collection, brush removal, pulling invasive
plant species, sign posting, etc. If outdoor physical labor isn't your thing or if
you prefer using computers to chain saws, there are other opportunities to help
out. Mississippi Valley Conservancy's volunteers help perform important
ecological restoration work, office tasks, and provide guidance through
our board of directors.
Mobile Meals of La Crosse 2600 Quarry Rd. 608-784-4623
Volunteers are necessary to any local non-profit senior meal program and you
don't have to be a good cook or have a lot of time in order to volunteer.
Program volunteers do more than drive from door to door. Volunteers are
needed to help prepare and package dinners to be delivered, organize
schedules, make phone calls, load delivery vehicles, and deliver meals.
Myrick Hixon Eco Park Myrick Park Dr. 608-784-0303
There are many volunteer opportunities available. Some of the many
opportunities available include Program Leaders, Public Program
Speakers, Prairie & Trail Work, Mailings, River to Ridge Run/Walk,
Baking, etc. There is something available that will meet everyone's interest.
Othe Volunteer Opportunities with the Myrick Hixon Eco Park include the following:
They occasionally need goodies for their Summer Adventure Programs,
River to Ridge, Enchanted Forest and other promotions. If you like to bake,
sign up for this opportunity.
Butterfly Garden Volunteers
They'll be moving the butterfly garden from the old Nature Center to the
Eco Center and will need help with that this spring/summer. Eventually
they will also need staffing and gardening maintenance help.
Enchanted Forest Children's Trick or Treat Hike
Dress up as a story-book character and hand out goodies to young
trick-or-treating hikers. If you don't like to dress up, you can help
with registration, refreshments, popcorn, hot chocolate making, etc.
Frog Call Survey Volunteers
Learn more about frogs, their vocalizations and population trends. Groups
of at least 2 people go out after dark from April until August and listen for
frog calls at the La Crosse River Marsh.
Gift Shop/ Reception Desk
Need people to staff the front desk/gift shop at the eco center. Duties
include answering phones, greeting visitors, and gift shop sales.
Help during the week with newsletter, special event and many other mailings.
These occur during a weekday about once a month for 1-3 hours.
Prairie & Trail Work Volunteers
Help restore the native prairies on the top of the bluff. Work on burns, seed
collecting, planting, and sumac cutting. Help maintain the existing trail system
by clearing and chipping trails.
River to Ridge Run/Walk
This annual run/walk from the Mississippi River to the top of the bluff needs
many volunteers for registration, course marshals, water stations and finish.
Get a yummy burger and a t-shirt for you hard work.
This is an opportunity to lead a small (8-10) group of children on the trails in
Hixon forest and the Marsh.
National MS Society 1120 James Dr. Suite A, Hartland, WI 53029 262-369-4400
Join the fun by volunteering for Walk MS on Sunday, April 28th at the LaCrosse Center! Volunteers can assist with a variety of tasks.
Register at the website above.
Neighbors in Action 703 11th St., La Crescent, MN 507-895-5155
Volunteers needed in developing relationships with the elderly. Also, volunteers
are needed to do lawn care or other various maintenance.
New Horizons PO Box 2031 608-791-2600
Volunteers to help with children's advocacy, crisis phones/shelter assistance,
donations/inventory, legal advocate, office assistance, public relations/fundraising,
transportation, and women's advocacy.
Norskedalen N455 County Road P, Coon Valley 608-452-3424
Norskedalen has many ongoing volunteer opportunities with our many committees.
You can also browse their list of volunteer tasks to find an opportunity to share your
skill, find community service projects, or choose a short term task that fits your
interests. Whether you volunteer as an individual, with your group, club or
organization, for a class or to earn community service, everyone is welcome!
Our Savior's Lutheran Church 612 Division St. 608-782-3468
Volunteers wanted to work with community out reach programs.
Pump House 119 King St. 608-785-1434
Front Desk Greeter
The volunteers will welcome guests who are interested in the cultural
aspects of our community and answer the telephone.
Ticket Takers for Concerts and Productions
Volunteers are needed in the evenings to hand out tickets that have
been ordered in advance and to take tickets at the door.
Red Balloon Child Care Center 1417 13th Street South 608-784-9406
If you enjoy working with children, this is the place to be! Contact
phone number listed above for volunteer opportunities!
Riverfront, Inc. 3000 South Ave. 608-784-9450
Volunteers to assist in day services with art, music, drama and other
group activities, assistants to answer phones from 11 am - 12:30 pm.,
and in the production plant as mentors and quality control helpers,
along with many more volunteer opportunities. Detailed job descriptions
are available on the Website.
Other Volunteer Opportunities at Riverfront:
Art Mentors Needed at Riverfront, Inc.
Riverfront is looking for people who have an interest, knowledge or
experience in arts genre to men to our participants. These experiences
can be in the areas of drama, writing, poetry, photography, any art
mediums, dance and music.
Cheerful, Energetic Persons Needed to Support Their Receptionists
Riverfront, Inc., is looking for persons that have lots of enthusiasm and
enjoy working with people. This position assists the receptionists with
greeting and assisting visitors, answering phones and establishing and
maintaining a positive welcoming environment.
Mentors and Role Models Needed For the Production Plant
Caring individuals will help staff as they work with participants
with disabilities by mentoring and role modeling; each
participant has the goal of working independently to
the best of his/her ability.
Shelby Terrace Assisted Living 2501 Shelby Rd. 608-788-5700
Wanted: volunteers to work with senior adults to: complete crafts, play games,
entertain through music, and help with manicures.
Special Olympics WI-South Central Area 5900 Monona Drive, Madison 608-789-7596
Volunteers wanted for sports coaches, chaperones for trips, and for special events.
Volunteer orientation is required.
St. Joseph Rehab Center 2902 East Ave. S 608-788-9870
Wanted: singers, musicians, escorts (wheel-chair pushers), visitors,
readers to residents, special party helpers, baking helpers, cake
decorators, rosary helpers, etc.
Stein Counseling and Consulting Services 571 Braund St., Onalaska 608-785-7000
Volunteers wanted to tutor at risk youth for 1 hr./week.
Swifthaven Assisted Living 3715 Mormon Coulee Road 608-788-2933
Wanted: volunteers to play cards, organize short act plays, musical rehearsals,
educational presentations, plan parties, facilitate non-denominational bible study,
plan a baking day, crafts, exercise sessions, etc.
The Salvation Army 223 8th St. North 608-782-6126
Jeff: Volunteer Coordinator
Wanted: volunteers and interns to work with a variety of projects within
Other Volunteer Opportunities for the Salvation Army:
Food Pantry Registration Assistant
Do you like to meet and greet people? Are you good with paper work? They
are in need of volunteers to work at their registration table, helping clients fill
out a simple form before they receive food from their food pantry.
Food Pantry Volunteer
Help is needed in their food pantry packing grocery bags for distribution.
On-call Office Volunteers Needed
The Salvation Army is in need of friendly, competent people to help in their
office on an "as needed"basis. They need these people to be willing to fill in
at the office by answering phones, greeting clients and providing basic
information about their service.
Villa St. Joseph W2658 State Road 33 608-788-5100
Wanted: volunteers to help serve cookies and drinks, help with bingo,
provide music on each floor, and sometimes help feed sisters.
Viterbo University Fine Arts 900 Viterbo Dr. 608-796-3749
Call for a listing of volunteer opportunities.
Volunteer Center- Great Rivers United Way 1855 East Main St., Onalaska 608-796-1400
Volunteers to work in a variety of places. Check out the website for more information.
WAFER Food Pantry 403 Causeway Boulevard 608-782-6003
Volunteers wanted to unload, weigh, and sort food, stock shelves, and
wait on clients. No experience necessary. From time to time, WAFER
needs help with maintenance and building up-keep. No specific time
commitment. Spur-of-the-moment volunteers welcome. Hours: Monday,
Tuesday, and Thursday evenings from 4:00-7:45 p.m.
Please contact Susan Clements at email@example.com for volunteering
WAFER volunteers assist on a weekly basis, some help once a month,
and some help a few times a year. Volunteers help prepare food
packages, sort and stock non-perishable items, repackage bulk
items, unload trucks, etc.
Volunteer for Senior Share
Once a month, food is delivered to the senior meal sites. In need of help
with driving and delivering.
World Services of La Crosse, Inc. 1601 Caledonia St. Ste B 608-781-4194
Hospitality Host Volunteers Needed to Help With:
Driving visitors, Hosting an evening meal and inviting visitors to a community event,
providing respite, back-up overnight home hosting, assisting with shopping and group
social activities, providing a cultural tour of the area and invite visitors to participate
in community activities, assisting World Services with periodic office support, and
help World Services recruit volunteers.
WWTC, Goal Oriented Adult Learning 400 Seventh St. North 608-785-9535
Wanted: adult tutors (one-semester commitment), conversation partners
(speak with non-English speaking person to improve conversation skills).
YES AmeriCorps Wilson St., Rm. 456, Madison, WI 608-261-6604
YES AmeriCorps members strengthen our communities by helping youth
experience success, assisting in public safety, reducing hunger, promoting
literacy, expanding volunteer services, and...Getting Things Done! YES
AmeriCorps is a multi-site national service program that has served the
La Crosse area for 13 years.
Y.W.C.A. of the Coulee Region 3219 Commerce St. 608-781-2783
There are many different ways to get involved and volunteer with the YWCA. The YWCA believes everyone has something to contribute and receive from participation within the YWCA community. The YWCA has volunteer opportunities for individuals and groups. We currently have nine program areas that are accepting volunteers, if you are interested in working with women and children in supportive housing, advocacy or recreation, we have something for you. Please contact the Volunteer Coordinator if you are interested in learning more about how to make a difference in the lives of women, children, families, and the Coulee Region community.