Volunteer at Life Network

We truly could not accomplish what we do without our Life Network volunteers. Thank you so much for your interest in volunteering.

There are many ways to get involved, we have listed the opportunities below. We completely train and prepare each volunteer for their roles within the ministry. We will gladly help you determine which role is the best fit for your time and talents.

Contact Autumn (719.355.1170 or akruis@elifenetwork.com) to inquire about training or with any questions. We look forward to talking with you!

Each tabbed section must be completed and submitted separately.

Pregnancy Center Client Advocate

Client advocates provide our clients experiencing an unplanned pregnancy the support, education, and guidance they may need to make healthy decisions for themselves and their child. We will train female client advocate volunteers in crisis intervention and helping skills.

Requirements: 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 female and male volunteers to develop mentoring relationships with pregnant women and their partners. You walk beside clients, equipping them as parents as they complete our “Earn While You Learn” curriculum. This curriculum contains valuable information on topics such as pregnancy health, prenatal development, newborn care, child discipline, safety, childhood development, and more.

Requirements: 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. Those interested in volunteering in LifeSteps must have experience as a mother or father.

LifeSteps Baby Boutique/ Maternity Closet Volunteer

Baby Boutique and Maternity Closet volunteers help by sorting donations, keeping the baby clothing and maternity clothing closets filled and organized and assisting clients when they shop.

Requirements: application, interview, initial volunteer training (14 hours) recommended but not required, a regular time commitment of once every one to two weeks is preferred.

Pregnancy Center Receptionist

Provide first contact with walk-in clients who might be facing an unexpected pregnancy or have other needs. It requires projecting warmth, acceptance and hope as you greet each client and answer phones as well as assisting 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, MA’s, Sonographers and Physicians)

A variety of certified and licensed medical professionals are needed to provide quality medical support and services to our clients in unexpected 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 test clients, assist doctors and sonographers with ultrasound procedures, and provide medical support to callers. Requirements: 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. Requirements: current license, application, interview, in-service orientation, and a commitment of at least one shift per month.

Facilitator for Bridges of Hope Post-Abortion Recovery Group

Volunteer facilitators 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.

Requirements: application, interview, initial volunteer training (14 hours), participation/observation during one 9 week session, and attendance at occasional facilitators’ trainings.

Special Event Volunteer

Our Annual Walk for Life and Gala & Silent Auction require committed volunteer support to be successful. The time commitment is minimal – typically administrative support in the weeks leading up to the event as well as help the day of the event.

Requirements: application, interview, and training (offered by the Events team) for the specific event where you choose to volunteer.

Administrative Volunteer

Volunteers with administrative skills can provide support to many departments within Life Network. These duties may include: data entry, help with mailings, copying, filing, answering phones, and other special projects as assigned. Special projects increase around our Walk for Life and Gala events.

Requirements: brief ministry orientation, application, interview, and a commitment to two flexible shifts per month. Computer skills are helpful but not required.

Church Ambassador

This role advocates for valuing life, and the ministry of Life Network, within your local church. You serve as a vital liaison within your church to champion awareness of the ministry, assist in engaging your church’s leadership, facilitate participation in annual fundraising events, identify potential ways your church can live out its mission’s goals by supporting the needs of Life Network clients, and maintain and deliver communications about Life Network to your church body and its leadership. Requirements: an active relationship with your church body, awareness of the services of Life Network, application, interview, and brief training on fundraising events.

Speaker for Education for a Lifetime

Education for a Lifetime needs presenters to teach PURSUE – a sexual risk avoidance curriculum that is offered in 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.

Requirements: application, interview, EFL speaker training and public speaking or teaching experience.

Prayer Partner

We need dedicated prayer warriors committed to praying daily for our clients, community, volunteers, staff, their families, programs, special events, finances, and facilities etc. Prayer Intercessors are critical to the development, administration, funding, and implementation of all the programs and services we offer to our community.

Requirements: Intercessors can commit to participate in the following ways: 1) pray on-site at Life Network one day a week with other intercessors, or 2) pray offsite daily for Life Network with the monthly prayer calendar or 3) Sign up to receive our weekly prayer requests. (Only our on-site intercessors require an application and an informal orientation/interview.)

Volunteer Application

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  • Confidentiality Agreement

    I, the undersigned, serving as a volunteer with Life Network, pledge myself to hold all information of all individuals and families having contact with Life Network in strictest confidence. I also pledge myself to continue to observe this confidentiality after I leave the volunteer services of Life Network for any reason whatsoever.
  • All information you furnish us in reference to your volunteer application will be held in the strictest confidence, unless otherwise required by law.

Send this reference form to three references (one pastoral and two personal):

Volunteer Reference Form (pdf)

You can include this link in an email to your references so they can download the reference form, or you can click on the link, print the form and send a physical copy to your references. Have your references email completed forms to us at volunteerapplications@elifenetwork.com. They can also print the form and mail or fax it to us using the information below.

All forms can be faxed to (719) 573-7960 or mailed to Life Network at 3700 Galley Road, Colorado Springs, CO 80909.

Will I be trained before I start to volunteer?

Yes, training is important to us! Five times each year we offer a two-day volunteer training. Following that training there is additional in-house training specific to your volunteer position.

What qualifications do I need to volunteer?

  • Both men and women of all ages volunteer at Life Network.
  • Volunteers must be at least 21 years old to be in direct contact with clients.
  • Our LifeSteps parenting program requires a minimum of two years parenting experience.
  • Our Education for a Lifetime outreach is seeking EFL presenters willing to commit a minimum of 20 volunteer hours per semester. In addition, EFL needs medical professionals willing to offer their time to teach the medical piece of the PURSUE curriculum in local schools.
  • In addition to having a heart to serve Life Network clients, every volunteer must pass a background check, agree to confidentiality and sign our Statement of Faith.

What are the volunteer opportunities at Life Network?

There are many ways to get involved, please see the “Opportunities” tab for further descriptions.

How do I sign up to volunteer?

Please complete the volunteer application online (all tabs of the application must be submitted separately.) Once references are received, you will be contacted to set up an interview at Life Network.

What is the time commitment?

We will work with you to determine the best fit with your schedule and our needs as a ministry. There are opportunities weekdays, weeknights and Saturday mornings.

Do you have opportunities for groups?

Yes! Most groups who volunteer at Life Network help in our administrative department or with our special events in June and October. Please contact us for more information.