Current Volunteer Opportunities

Last updated 2020-01-08

We’ve listed the opportunities alphabetically by region (Bay Area, Fresno, Reno, and Sacramento). 

 

SOLIDARITY EVENTS

PPMM is proud to support our community partners at the upcoming Martin Luther King, Jr. marches and events, the Women’s Marches, and the Roe v. Wade events throughout our affiliate. Listed are the events where PPMM staff will be speaking and/or tabling (due to limited staff capacity we can only attend a few of the many important events throughout our affiliate). Follow this link for details on the events throughout the affiliate - and keep checking back for updates as we get more information!

 

BAY AREA

 

HCAP TRAINING INTEREST: HAYWARD, OAKLAND, AND SAN JOSE
SIGN UP HERE if you are interested in attending an upcoming HCAP training in Hayward, Oakland, Hayward, and San Jose.
 
We will email you once a training has been set.
 
Commitment: HCAP volunteers must commit to completing two, 2-hour shifts a month for at least six months.
·         Oakland shifts are Tuesday/Thursdays 9am-1pm
·         San Jose shifts are TBD.
 
 
HCAP is our Health Center Advocacy Program, which was designed to connect our work with the community and policy-makers to the work we do in our health centers. As an HCAP volunteer, you will be connecting with patients in the health center to share resources, inform about advocacy efforts, collect patient testimonies, and recruit supporters and volunteers.
 
HCAP provides our patients with opportunities to become advocates for themselves, their health, and their communities. Ideal HCAP volunteers are outgoing, solicitous, and committed to Planned Parenthood Mar Monte’s mission.
 
You will also be trained on doing outreach in the community with our Education, Public Affairs, and Volunteer Services staff.
HAYWARD:
HEALTH CENTER VOLUNTEER
Commitment: 6-8 hours a week for at least 8 months.  Must be available Wednesdays.
 
Sign up: Email Mel a short paragraph about why you’re interested in this volunteer role and your availability. Subject line: Hayward Health Center Volunteer
Interaction with patients is not guaranteed
Our Hayward health center needs support with general operational tasks including confirmation calls, making appointments, and chart prep. Must be available Wednesdays.
REDWOOD CITY:
BILINGUAL HEALTH CENTER VOLUNTEER
Commitment: 6-10 hours a week for at least 8 months.  Schedule is flexible – Monday – Friday from 9am-4pm
 
Sign up: Email Mel a short paragraph about why you’re interested in this volunteer role and your availability. Subject line: Bilingual RWC Health Center Volunteer
Interaction with patients is not guaranteed
We’re looking for a volunteer with strong computer and communication skills.
Requirements: Must be bilingual in English/Spanish.
OAKLAND COLISEUM:
HEALTH CENTER VOLUNTEER
Commitment: 6-10 hours a week for at least 8 months.  Schedule is flexible – Monday – Friday from 9am-4pm
 
Sign up: Email Mel a short paragraph about why you’re interested in this volunteer role and your availability. Subject line: Oakland Health Center Volunteer
Interaction with patients is not guaranteed
Our Oakland Coliseum health center needs support with general operational tasks including confirmation calls, making appointments, and chart prep.
SAN JOSE: BILINGUAL PROGRAM ENROLLMENT VOLUNTEER
Commitment: Wednesdays/Fridays only. First month 8-10 hrs/wk, after training month then 4-6 hrs/wk.  At least 9 months commitment.  
 
Sign up: Email Mel a short paragraph about why you’re interested in this volunteer role and your availability.
Subject Line: SJ Enrollment Volunteer
Work with center staff to identify PPMM patients that are qualified for the program and assist with required paperwork. 
English/Spanish required
SAN MATEO:
BILINGUAL HEALTH CENTER VOLUNTEER
Commitment: Monday and Friday 8:30am-noon for at least 6 months.
 
Sign up: Email Mel a short paragraph about why you’re interested in this volunteer role and when you are available. Subject line: San Mateo Bilingual Health Center Volunteer
Interaction with patients is not guaranteed
Help with support tasks including sorting faxes and mail, scanning and organizing. Must be bilingual in English/Spanish.

FRESNO

BECOME A PEER EDUCATOR IN FRESNO

Commitment: 10 hours/month

 

Requirements: Must be between the ages 18-24

 

Apply: Email Erica with the subject line “Fresno Peer Educator” for more info and next steps.

Peer educators are trained by PPMM health educators to promote positive sexuality, decision making, and share sexual and reproductive health information. Must commit for nine months and be available 10 hours a month, including evenings and weekends.

RENO

PUBLIC AFFAIRS INTERN

Apply using this link

 

Support the fast-paced legislative, media, and community outreach work of the Public Affairs Department by fostering grassroots advocacy on local college campuses and in the community. 

HCAP TRAINING INTEREST

SIGN UP HERE if you are interested in attending an upcoming HCAP training in Reno!

 

Reno schedule: weekdays between 10am and 3:30pm

 

Commitment: HCAP volunteers must commit to completing two, 2-hour shifts a month for at least 6 months.

 

 

HCAP is our Health Center Advocacy Program, which was designed to connect our work with the community and policy-makers to the work we do in our health centers. As an HCAP volunteer, you will be connecting with patients in the health center to share resources, inform about advocacy efforts, collect patient testimonies, and recruit supporters and volunteers.

 

HCAP provides our patients with opportunities to become advocates for themselves, their health, and their communities. Ideal HCAP volunteers are outgoing, solicitous, and committed to Planned Parenthood Mar Monte’s mission.

 

You will also be trained on doing outreach in the community with our Education, Public Affairs, and Volunteer Services staff.

 

 

SACRAMENTO

VOLUNTEER AS A MARSHAL FOR THE WOMEN’S MARCH

Saturday, January 18th from 8am – 11:15am

 

Email Lee to volunteer! 

We need volunteers as march route Marshals. You will be stationed along the route directing people where to go and keeping them moving. You’ll meet at Southside Park at 8:00am for training by the lead marshal. March kicks off at 10:30 and lasts until approximately 11:15 when all marchers reach the Capitol.

PUBLIC AFFAIRS INTERN

Apply using this link

 

Support the fast-paced legislative, media, and community outreach work of the Public Affairs Department by fostering grassroots advocacy on local college campuses and in the community. 

BILINGUAL HEALTH CENTER VOLUNTEER

Commitment: 8 hours a week for at least 6 months.  

 

SIGN UP HERE

Our midtown Sacramento health center needs support with general operational tasks including confirmation calls, making appointments, and chart prep. We need a bilingual (English/Spanish) volunteer to communicate with our Spanish-speaking patients.

 

Requirements: 

  • Must be bilingual in English/Spanish
  • Must be available to volunteer 2 times/week, for 4 hours/day between 9am and 5pm
  • Must commit to volunteering weekly for at least 6 months
  • Must be VERY detail-oriented
  • Needs high computer literacy skills