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Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas (PPGT) is offering a Public Affairs Leadership Program for young people ages 18-25 years old. Participants will volunteer at least 10-12 hours a week for eight weeks at PPGT offices in Austin, Dallas, El Paso, Fort Worth, Waco or Lubbock. Those selected for the program will work in collaboration with PPGT staff to learn more about working at a nonprofit organization, support and conduct outreach and engagement activities, and help with events and projects.

Key Responsibilities

  • Attend meetings and training sessions with staff to gain a better understanding of Planned Parenthood’s mission and the day-to-day operations of the organization. 

  • Work with PPGT staff in the development and implementation of volunteer events.

  • Effectively represent PPGT at public/community events and supervise volunteers in doing the same. Work with PPGT staff in the development and implementation of volunteer events.

  • Evening and weekend work is occasionally required. Perform other related duties as necessary.

Interested in applying?

Applications are currently closed. Stay tuned for 2024 application dates and deadlines.


  • Strengthen teaching, public speaking, health education, and facilitation skills that can be used in future employment. 
  • Develop community organizing and leadership abilities through managing volunteers and planning events.
  • Gain a deeper understanding of the way nonprofit organizations operate and the role they play in their communities.
  • Receive a stipend for your time.

For the current program, applications are closed. Bookmark this page and stay tuned for 2024 application and program dates!

Qualifications and Attributes

  • 18-25 years old
  • Ability to function in a fast-paced work environment and manage multiple tasks
  • Passionate about reproductive health, comprehensive sex education, and advocacy within the community
  • Deep appreciation for the mission of Planned Parenthood and reproductive justice
  • Interest in Texas policy issues
  • Positive attitude and enjoys operating in a fast-paced environment; a nimble and flexible work style
  • A direct and open interpresonal communication style; a smart and confident leader