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Thank you for your interest in the volunteer opportunities at Planned Parenthood of Central and Western New York!

Due to COVID-19, volunteer opportunities are limited. We are currently recruiting volunteer advocates for RESTORE, Sexual Assault Services. Learn to respond to hotline calls from survivors of sexual assault and their loved ones. Contact us for more information. 

Volunteers are essential members of our team. Without them, we could not meet our mission to ensure that high quality reproductive health care services are available to all in our region regardless of ability to pay. We welcome you to our agency as a potential volunteer! Below is a listing of our current volunteer opportunities. 

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Download our volunteer application!

Completed forms can be emailed to [email protected].

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Download our intern application!

Completed forms can be emailed to [email protected].

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Current volunteer opportunities

Health Center Escorts

Health Center Escorts (Rochester, Batavia & Syracuse) 

Health Center Escorts greet and accompany patients and visitors into our health centers. As a patient-centered organization, this provides a sense of comfort to everyone visiting. This role is for day-time hours and volunteers help a couple times a month. 

Education & Outreach Volunteer

Education & Outreach Volunteer (Syracuse) 

Education & Outreach volunteers help staff table at community events. This role provides information on Planned Parenthood and where more resources can be found. Schedule varies, including evening and weekend hours. 

Take Action Night

Take Action Night (all regions) 

Get involved and work towards change! Take Action Nights, whether in-person or virtual, include education, advocacy and the opportunity to connect with other Planned Parenthood supporters.

Reception Greeter (Rochester) 

Reception Greeter (Rochester) 

These volunteers greet and screen visitors as they enter the Administration building during daytime work hours. Perform light clerical duties as needed. A non-clinical, volunteer role. 


Internships (all regions)

We have a variety of student internships available during the academic year and in the summer. Internships are curriculum specific and location specific.

Each internship has specific requirements pertinent to the departmental assignment. Skills or educational background in the relevant academic curriculum is desired. Most student internship schedules are daytime hours, usually one to two days a week. All internships are unpaid. 

Students Seeking Clinical Experiences

Students Seeking Clinical Experiences

We are occasionally able to accommodate NP and PA students for clinical rotations. Click here to download our NP/PA student application.

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