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Volunteers are an important part of Planned Parenthood Pasadena and San Gabriel Valley.

Below is a brief description of our different volunteer opportunities. Please note that not all positions are available at all times. Thank you for your interest and support. We look forward to receiving your online application!

Health Center Volunteers
  • Abortion Patient Allies ensure our patients feel comfortable and emotionally supported before, during, and after surgical abortion procedures in clinic. We are looking for calming and peaceful presences to support our patients. Volunteers in this position serve for 12 months and must be available on Tuesdays or Thursdays. There is a wait list for this volunteer position. Good for: Empathetic people with big hearts and a calming, kind, friendly & supportive demeanor; must feel comfortable being in a medical setting.
  • Patient Greeters/Escorts welcome patients, their companions, and other visitors into and out of Planned Parenthood health centers. Greeters/Escorts serve as a calm presence during protester activity, acting as a barrier between patients and protestors. Weekday & daytime availability required.
  • Sidewalk Artists brighten up our health center walkways with positive messages and images with chalk. No art skills are required! Good for: folks of all ages!  
  • Vaccine Clinic Support with greeting patients, clinic flow, light data entry, and observing patients during the 15-minute period after vaccination. No medical background necessary. Must feel comfortable volunteering in an indoor setting.
  • Vaccine Providers are licensed health care professionals who want to support our efforts in administering COVID vaccines to hard-to-reach communities. Volunteers will provide vaccines at one of our health care facilities, some evening and weekend hours may be available.
Community Outreach Volunteers
  • Vaccine Outreach volunteers help dispel myths about the COVID vaccine and connect the community to vaccine sites. Volunteer from home to text or phone bank about the vaccine, or come canvass with us to leave educational materials for your neighbors.
  • Political Advocacy components of our organization are continuing to grow. We often have need for people to help with phone banking, petition distribution or canvassing for advocacy issues. Good for: People passionate about the political environment who want to see their work pay off immediately!
  • Speakers develop skills to tell their Planned Parenthood story for a variety of platforms. From sharing their stories directly with friends, families, lawmakers to stepping onto a public stage at a fundraiser or rally, Speakers are ready to advocate and educate. Good for: Anyone who has a good story to tell why PP is important to them and would like to further their communication skills.
Special Skills Volunteers
  • Graphic Design Squad members lend their design expertise to our staff members in helping update old materials or beautify some new ones. This volunteer position happens from home on your own time and using your own computer. Good for: People who are better graphic design than we are!
  • Photography & Film skills are often needed to help us document our special events or prepare for a new campaign or materials. Good for: Anyone with film or photography experience and your own equipment.
  • Other special skills can always come in handy. We never know when we’ll need a baton twirler or someone who can sign to assist us with something special. Feel free to let us know if you have a special skill that might come in handy one day and we’ll be sure to document it!
Development Volunteers
  • Patron Committee members support our fundraising efforts by soliciting friends and family to attend and donate to upcoming Planned Parenthood events, such as our annual Fall Benefit gala. Ample support is provided by office staff and all Patron Committee volunteer work may be done remotely! Good for: Anyone who has great social networks or enjoys event planning!
  • Leadership Circle: Volunteers may serve on the Leadership Circle Committee, soliciting friends and family for annual gifts starting at $1,000. Ample support is provided by office staff and all volunteer work may be done remotely! The Leadership Circle drive takes place from November – April.  

Apply to Volunteer

We look forward to receiving your online application!