Calling All Locals

Volunteer with Explore La Crosse

Local and lover of the La Crosse Region? Share your passion with visitors by volunteering for Explore La Crosse at one of our welcome centers!


To assure that you will be comfortable as an Explore La Crosse volunteer, we select volunteers who meet the following criteria:

  • Passionate about the La Crosse Area and State of Wisconsin
  • Customer service focused
  • Computer literate
  • Comfortable in talking one-on-one with visitors
  • Team Player who loves engaging with people
  • Flexible and willing to assist with additional shifts when needed
  • Keen to participate in ongoing learning
  • Willing to occasionally volunteer on weekends if needed

Explore La Crosse recruits volunteers to provide face-to-face information for the following tourism programs:

  • La Crosse Area Travel Wisconsin Welcome Center located off I-90
  • Great River Landing Visitor Information
  • Explore La Crosse Welcome Booth- La Crosse Center
  • Explore La Crosse Mobile Visitor Center
  • Explore La Crosse booths at trade shows and/or events


Volunteers staffing the Great River Landing Visitor Center and the La Crosse Area Travel Wisconsin Welcome Center located off I-90, will be compensated 58.5 cents per mile when traveling to and from. Mileage forms will be collected by the 10th of the month and paid monthly. Water and snacks are also provided during scheduled shifts at the Great River Landing Visitor Center and the la Crosse Area Travel Wisconsin Welcome Center.


Volunteers will work side by side with our current staff to learn the daily activities happening at the Welcome Centers. Amount of time spent training will depend on the volunteer’s preferences.

Questions? Please Contact:

Carey Hegge
Director of Tourism Services
123 7th Street South, La Crosse, WI
Direct: 608-782-2366
Toll Free: 800-658-9424