Working at Planned Parenthood of the Pacific Southwest:

December 22, 2023

More Than Just a Job – A Purposeful Career for the New Year.

At Planned Parenthood of the Pacific Southwest (PPPSW), you’ll find a career with purpose. Our mission is to ensure that everyone has access to the reproductive and sexual health care and education they need and deserve. By joining our team, you’ll become part of that important mission. Our staff and volunteers come from many backgrounds, experiences and identities, and we value and honor the diversity on our teams. We are committed to building an equitable and inclusive environment, and you’ll find several ways we demonstrate our commitment.

Our Inclusive Hiring Process Honors All People

We are committed to an inclusive and equitable hiring process that values and respects people from all backgrounds.

The hiring process begins with an inclusive job application. PPPSW job listings emphasize that people from underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Our recruiters undergo training to recognize and mitigate their own unconscious biases, and our interview questions focus on skills, experience, and alignment with organizational values. Candidates have the opportunity to discuss how they would advance PPPSW’s mission and commitment to equity.

We strive to create a psychologically safe environment where skilled staff and volunteers feel they belong, regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, ability, or other attributes.

We Welcome New Hires

Once hired, new staff members participate in an onboarding program reinforcing PPPSW’s dedication to diversity, equity, and inclusion. All staff members are invited to join one of our employee resource groups, which helps build community and promote an equitable workplace culture. PPPSW also offers ongoing opportunities for training and development to advance employees’ understanding of cultural humility, social justice, and health equity.

We Invest in Our People

PPPSW engages in ongoing learning and provides professional development so each staff member can strengthen their skills and advance in their careers.

If you want to build a purposeful career advancing reproductive rights and health care, PPPSW could be your place. Read more about our inclusive environment and successes here:

Looking Forward

The future of reproductive rights and health equity is unfolding, and PPPSW is at the forefront of that change. If you want to make a difference in your career in 2024 and beyond, consider joining the Planned Parenthood of the Pacific Southwest team. You’ll join compassionate colleagues on a shared mission to support communities and change lives. And you’ll find an equitable, inclusive culture where you can grow and develop professionally while making a real difference every day. 

Find all our current openings here.

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