Become a Volunteer Activist


Are you looking for a way to make a difference in your community? Do you believe that women and families should have access to low cost reproductive healthcare and family planning services? Planned Parenthood needs you!

PPAM’s diverse activist community makes our work possible by donating thousands of hours of time and energy each year. Reproductive healthcare is facing many legislative threats here in Michigan, so activists are needed now more than ever. Our volunteers are building power in their communities to create real change!

Volunteer Opportunities include:

  • Condom Drops
  • Fundraising Events
  • Tabling at Festivals
  • Trainings & Presentations
  • Community Education
  • Meetings with Legislators
  • And more!

Join this amazing, smart and fun community of activists today!

To be contacted by a Field Organizer in your area, fill out this Volunteer Application form:
A PDF of the Volunteer Application is also available.

Volunteer Application Form

Fields marked with an * are required

Contact Information



Your Availability

When are you available?


Your Areas of Interest

Please indicate the type(s) of volunteer positions that interest you.


Experience


If you are under 18 you, must furnish a signed parental consent in order to volunteer at Planned Parenthood Advocates of Michigan. Please note that in order to volunteer at a health center or have any contact with patient information, you must be at least 18 years old.


Criminal Background Check Authorization Form Information

‡ A conviction will not automatically result in your disqualification from employment; felony and misdemeanor convictions will be considered only to the extent they relate to the job for which you have applied. However, failure to disclose a conviction or mischaracterization of a conviction automatically will result in your ineligibility for entering/continuing an intern/externship (even if the conviction would not have barred your employment had it been properly disclosed).


Volunteer Agreement

Note: References to "employment" in the Volunteer Agreement below indicate retention as a volunteer, not a paid employment position.

I certify that all information I have provided in order to apply for and secure work with Planned Parenthood Advocates of Michigan (PPAM) is true, complete and correct. I understand that any information provided by me that is found to be false, incomplete or misrepresented in any respect, will be sufficient cause to (a) cancel further consideration of this application, or (b) immediately discharge me from the employer’s service, whenever it is discovered. I expressly authorize without reservation, Planned Parenthood Advocates of Michigan, its representatives, employees or agents to contact and obtain information from all references (personal and professional), employers, public agencies, licensing authorities and educational institutions and to otherwise verify the accuracy of all information provided by me in this application, resume or job interview. I understand that PPAM does not unlawfully discriminate in employment and no question on this application is used for the purpose of limiting or excusing any applicant from consideration for employment on a basis prohibited by applicable local, state or federal law. In consideration for employment with Planned Parenthood Advocates of Michigan, if employed, I agree to conform to the rules, regulations, policies, and procedures of Planned Parenthood Advocates of Michigan at all times and understand that such compliance is a condition of employment. I understand that due to the scope of Planned Parenthood Advocates of Michigan’s mission, attendance and punctuality are considered essential requirements of every job at Planned Parenthood Advocates of Michigan and that poor attendance and tardiness will result in disciplinary action. I understand that this application remains current for only 30 days. At the conclusion of that time, if I have not heard from the employer and still wish to be considered for employment, it will be necessary to reapply and fill out a new application. If I am hired, I understand that I am free to resign at any time, with or without cause and without prior notice and Planned Parenthood Advocates of Michigan reserves the same right to terminate my employment at any time, with or without cause and without prior notice, except as may be required by law. This application does not constitute an agreement or contract for employment for any specified period or definite duration. I understand that no supervisor or representative of PPAM is authorized to make any assurances to the contrary and that no implied, oral or written agreements contrary to the foregoing express language are valid unless they are in writing and signed by Planned Parenthood Advocates of Michigan’s President/CEO. I understand that if offered a position with Planned Parenthood Advocates of Michigan, I may be required to submit to a pre-employment medical examination or background check as a condition of employment, I understand that unsatisfactory result from, refusal to cooperate with, or any attempt to affect the results of these employment tests and checks will result in my withdrawal of any employment offer or termination of employment if already employed. DO NOT SIGN UNTIL YOU HAVE READ THE ABOVE VOLUNTEER APPLICANT STATEMENT I certify that I have read, fully understand and accept all terms of the foregoing Applicant Statement.


Confidentiality Statement

As required by Planned Parenthood Advocates of Michigan and Planned Parenthood Federation of America policies, all services are confidential. Therefore, it is mandatory that volunteers respect the confidentiality of all patient and Agency information. The professional relationship between each client and the Agency demands that there be no disclosure of any information to anyone other than the patient regarding personal information, services rendered or content of patient records without written authorization by patient. Additionally, business knowledge and information acquired throughout the workday is confidential including, but not limited to: financial or budget information, personnel actions, legal advice or opinion regarding management issues. Breach of this confidentiality policy will result in immediate dismissal and possible further legal action.

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