Volunteer Opportunities

Parenting can be a difficult and often stressful job for new parents, and they could learn a lot from you! We hope you'll consider volunteering to help them as they experience the joys and compromises that come with parenting. By donating a few hours per month, you can make a difference in the lives of children and families in our community.

To volunteer at the Parenting Center, call (985) 898-4435 or email cfouquet@stph.org.

First Steps program volunteers

receive training to visit new parents in the hospital and offer emotional support, parenting information and community resources.

Child sitters/Special activity coordinators

help keep children busy while moms are occupied with on-site classes, volunteer activities or with siblings.

Field trip coordinators

plan and attend field trips to ensure that everyone has fun.

Playroom, yard and garden keepers

help make the Parenting Center a cleaner, nicer place to play.

General clerical helpers

work on task-oriented jobs such as mailings, artwork preparation for various center related projects, filing etc.

Birthday party coordinators

mail out invitations for monthly birthday party and coordinate pizza pick-ups and cupcake baking.

Monster Mash committee chairs and volunteers

organize and volunteer for our annual fundraising event. A range of talents and help are needed at this fun, fall, family festival.
Click here to learn more about Monster Mash.

Safe Sitter® instructors 

will be trained to help assist with this course. Safe Sitter® is a medically accurate, “ready to teach” program designed to prepare boys and girls 11 and older to be safe and nurturing babysitters. Instructors teach life skills, such as business, medical and safe habits, in this high quality course.