Labor Support Program

Labor Support Program

Volunteers will partner with the nursing staff to assist expecting mothers during labor and birth by providing non-clinical care including emotional, physical, and informational guidance, suggestions for comfort measures and positioning, and provide help for her partner and family.


Previous Labor Support or Birth Doula training/certification from DONA, ICEA or CAPPA is preferred, but is not required. If you are selected for the program, training and mentorship will be provided. Volunteers also must attend orientation, complete training requirements, meet vaccination requirements and pass a background check.

Ability to work within scope of position. Willing to follow instructions of staff and work independently. Work well with patients, staff and visitors. Able to spend majority of shift on your feet. Be available at least two shifts per month. Volunteers make a one year commitment.


To apply, fill out this form and email it to, fax to 530-626-2603 or mail to Marshall Education, 1100 Marshall Way, Placerville, CA 95667

If you have any questions, please contact Paula Conriquez, BS, IBCLC, ICCE, Community Health Education Coordinator and Childbirth Educator at or 530-626-2990