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Volunteer

We depend on volunteers for everything we do - thank you!

Volunteer Roles

There are many ways to get involved and help Pregnancy Helpline! 

Phone Volunteers

Answer Pregnancy Helpline calls from home! 

  • Choose the monthly shifts that work in your schedule
  • All training provided. 
  • Quarterly meetings for ongoing education and support 
  • Minimum commitment is 4 hours a month

The goal of a phone volunteer is to help the caller determine the kind of assistance she or he needs and to facilitate the next step.  Provide compassion, active listening, and connect the caller with our programs as well as additional community resources.  All calls are confidential.  Volunteer's contact info remains private as well.

Bilingual volunteers also needed for our Spanish-speaking Team. 

Sharing Center

  • Sharing Center Sorters

    • Help sort baby items at our Sharing Center
    • This is a great opportunity for individuals and groups.
    • Flexible days and times available
       
  • Diaper Bundling 

    • Count, bundle and label diapers
    • This is a great opportunity for individuals and groups.
    • Flexible days and times available 
  • Donation Center Assistant 

    • Donation intake of acceptable items, put incoming donations in pre-sort bins, have donor fill out receipt
    • We need volunteer coverage during open hours in order to open the Donation Center
  • Sharing Center Assistant

     
    • Duties include helping with sorting groups, clients, and administrative duties.
    • We need volunteer coverage during open hours to help run the Sharing Center 
    • Bilingual volunteers also needed for our Spanish-speaking Team. 
  • Sign up HERE for a volunteer shift at the Sharing Center. First time volunteers will need to fill out paperwork and come early for a tour and training. Please fill out the form below to receive paperwork and instructions. 

Administrative Assistance

Offer administrative assistance and support to the Pregnancy Helpline staff.
Many work-from-home opportunities. 

Diaper Bank Assistant

  • Ongoing Position - days and hours varify each month
  • Duties include helping to coordinate with Diaper Drive hosts by
    • Setting up a donation display at host location using pack 'n plays and signs
    • Pick up materials and donated diapers 
    • Count donated diaper, record, and stock shelves

Safe Sleep & Baby Care Package Deliverer

Deliver pack-n-plays for our Safe Sleep Program or "welcome baby gifts" for our Baby Care Package Program.

  • Must have a valid driver's license, insurance and complete a background check.

Fundraising Opportunities

  • Host a coin drive at your school, church, or work.
  • Host a diaper drive at your school, church, or work for the Diaper Bank.
  • Plan a Baby Shower at your school, church or work, and bring gifts to Pregnancy Helpline.
  • At your child's birthday party, collect baby items for Pregnancy Helpline as gifts.
  • Host a Facebook fundraiser for your Birthday.

 

Thank you for your interest in volunteering! To Get Started:

Fill out the form below and let us know:

  • Which role you're interested in volunteering for
  • Whether you're interested in volunteering as a group or an individual
  • How you found out about the Pregnancy Helpline

Thank you for your interest in volunteering; we depend on volunteers to coordinate and run our programs that help our neighbors in Madison, Monona, McFarland and all over Dane County. We look forward to hearing from you!