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Sep 09

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Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers are truly the heartbeat of Life Network

Click here to submit or download a volunteer application!

Volunteer opportunities:

Pregnancy Center Lay Counselor *

For those wishing personal involvement with the Colorado Springs Pregnancy Center’s program, we train women in crisis intervention and helping skills to provide our clients experiencing an unplanned pregnancy the support, education, and guidance they will need to make healthy decisions for themselves and their child.

Requires an application, interview, Initial Volunteer Training (14 hours), on-site training (self-paced), and a commitment to volunteer 2 – 4 times a month (4 hour day shifts or 2 hour evening shifts), or by special arrangement.

Pregnancy Center Locations:
3700 Galley Road, Colorado Springs, CO 80909
3925 N Centennial Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO 80903

LifeSteps Coach *

The LifeSteps program provides opportunities for you to develop mentoring relationships with pregnant women and men. You will help these women and men earn the items they need for their babies by walking them through the Earn While You Learn curriculum. This curriculum contains valuable information on topics such as pregnancy heath, prenatal development, newborn care, child discipline, safety, childhood development, and more. This is a great way to encourage and equip young mothers and dads. Requirements: an application, interview, Initial Volunteer Training (14 hours), in-house training (self-paced), and a commitment to volunteer four times a month, or by special arrangement. We ask that those interested in being a LifeSteps Coach have experience as a mother or father.

LifeSteps Baby Boutique and Maternity Closet Volunteer

We need people to help in our Baby Boutique and Maternity Closet. Volunteers help by sorting donations, hanging baby clothes or maternity clothes and assisting clients when they shop. Requirements: application, interview. Initial Volunteer Training (14 hours) is recommended but not required. Preferred: a regular time commitment of once every one to two weeks.

Pregnancy Center Receptionist

Provide first contact with walk-in clients who might be facing an unplanned pregnancy or have other needs. It requires projecting warmth, acceptance and hope as you greet our clients, answer phones and assist our office staff with clerical duties. Requirements: application, interview, Initial Volunteer Training (14 hours) recommended but not required, on-site training, and a commitment to volunteer 2 to 4 times a month (4 hour day shifts most needed).

Pregnancy Center Medical Volunteer *(RN’s, LPN’s, PA’s and MA’s, Sonographers and Physicians)

A variety of certified and licensed medical professionals are needed to provide quality medical support and services, in partnership with volunteer lay counselors, to our clients in unplanned pregnancies.

    • RN’s, LPN’s, PA’s – Perform pregnancy tests, do lay counseling with clients, facilitate medical referrals, answer related medical questions, facilitate follow-up on positive clients, assist doctors and sonographers with ultrasound procedures, and provide medical support to callers. Requires current medical license, application, interview, Initial Volunteer Training (14 hours), on-site training (self-paced), and a commitment of at least two shifts per month.

 

  • Sonographers and Physicians – Perform ultrasounds and provide medical support to clients. Requires current license, application, interview, in-service orientation, and a commitment of at least one shift per month.

Bridges of Hope Post Abortion Recovery Group Facilitator

Provide support and co-leadership during small group Bible studies to those who are struggling with the effects of their abortion. Study groups meet once a week for 9 weeks. Requires: application, interview, Initial Volunteer Training (14 hours), participation/observation during one 9 week session, and attendance at occasional facilitators’ trainings.

Special Events Volunteer

Experience has shown us that fundraising events and campaigns like our Annual Walk for Life and our “Friendraising” Silent Auction and Gala require not only committed volunteer support to be successful, but also active volunteer participation in event planning and event over-site, i.e. Walk Coordinator or a Special Event Team Member. Requires a brief ministry orientation, application, interview, and training for the event you are helping with. Other in-service training optional.

Administrative Volunteer

Another opportunity for volunteering is with a variety of administrative duties within each department. These duties may include data entry, mailings, copying, filing, answering phones, and other special projects as assigned. Special projects increase around our Walk for Life and Gala events.  Requires a brief ministry orientation, application, interview, and a commitment to two flexible shifts per month. Computer and Administrative skills are helpful but not required.

Life Network Church Ambassador

These vital servants knowledgeably and compassionately advocate for the ministry of the Pregnancy Centers in their local church body. They promote ministry awareness, facilitate participation in annual fundraising events, and maintain a brochure file that explains the ministry of the Pregnancy Centers as well as the services we offer to their congregation. Requires an active relationship with your church body, attending our Center orientation, application, interview, and brief training on fundraising events. Other in-service training optional.

Education for a Lifetime Pursue Speaker

Education for a Lifetime needs speakers to teach an sexual risk avoidance curriculum that is offered to local schools and the community. The curriculum covers the topics
of sexuality, character relationship building, and life skills. Education for a Lifetime speaks in public and parochial schools. Medical professionals, doctors, nurses and PA’s are also needed to present information on sexually transmitted infections to students and community groups. Requires application, interview, EFL speaker training and public speaking or teaching experience.

Prayer Partner

Intercessors are critical to the development, administration, funding, and implementation of all the programs and services we offer to our community through the ministry of Life Network. We need dedicated prayer warriors committed to praying daily for our clients, community, volunteers, staff, their families, programs, special events, finances, and facilities etc. Intercessors can commit to pray in any of the following ways: 1) pray on-site at Life Network one day a week with other intercessors, 2) pray daily for Life Network with the monthly prayer calendar. Or by receiving our weekly prayer requests. Only our on-site intercessors require an application and an informal orientation/interview. In-service training optional.


* Special training required — Call for training dates