Planned Parenthood Reviews

Updated April 21, 2015
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  1. I worked in Boston.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Planned Parenthood full-time

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    The staff at the health centers provide excellent care with passion and compassion. The education department offers fantastic parent ed programs and a great school curriculum. the advocacy staff know their stuff.

    Cons

    Because the organization is small, there are not a lot of promotional opportunities on the administrative staff.

  2. Review

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    Former Employee - Intern in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Intern in New York, NY

    I worked at Planned Parenthood

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great learning experience, other employees are passionate and really care a lot about what they do

    Cons

    Depending on what you do, you might have to be flexible with your hours, especially doing outreach. Obviously as an intern you don't get paid, but that is expected.

  3. Helpful (1)

    Planned Parenthood is a good place to work if you are passionate about family planning and reproductive health care.

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    Former Employee - Development Associate in Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Development Associate in Los Angeles, CA

    I worked at Planned Parenthood full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    The company is well-organized, there are opportunities to move between departments and it's generally a pleasant place to work.

    Cons

    It's a huge organization and can be a bit corporate at times. There was an issue with one of the Senior Staff members in my department that was making the entire team unhappy and that staff member was finally let go once the VP who supervised her retired and a new VP was hired.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Planned Parenthood

    Pros

    Great working environment and teamwork.

    Cons

    Not as high as salary as other comparable places.

  6. Good Experience

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Planned Parenthood

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great working environment, supportive and training provided

    Cons

    Draining to work under high stress situations, but that's true of any job

    Advice to Management

    Offer even more training opportunities for growth

  7. PP staff

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Planned Parenthood full-time

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    great organization, passionate employees, good benifits

    Cons

    top down decision making, low salaries, lots of staff turn over

    Advice to Management

    improve systems

  8. My expierence working with these companies are very good

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    Current Employee - Medical Assistant in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Medical Assistant in New York, NY

    I have been working at Planned Parenthood

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    First let me start off by saying i worked in different departments in ppnyc but the best psrt is working in the lab the patieents are so nice they mayb angry at times but i could always let them smile again and worki mm g in.the recovery room can be a little hard because the patients are under anethesia and they say some stuff u wondering wat they saying and its funny too and all the workers are nice

    Cons

    Patients tell u rude stuff, thats it

    Advice to Management

    The management team is fine theses no need for advice

  9. Most interesting job I have ever had!

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    Former Employee - Clinical Assistant in Ogden, UT
    Former Employee - Clinical Assistant in Ogden, UT

    I worked at Planned Parenthood

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Wonderful staff, great benefits and paid days off. Got to participate in many research studies and community programs.

    Cons

    Pay scale is very low and raises are hard to get. Can get gossipy between staff at times.

  10. Helpful (1)

    Internship

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    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern in Washington, DC
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern in Washington, DC

    I worked at Planned Parenthood as an intern (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great experience working with intelligent, driven, and caring people.

    Cons

    Not a very structured setting for internships.

  11. Helpful (3)

    This job allowed me to personally grow through a gained confidence that individuals can make a difference.

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    Former Employee - Team Leader/Canvasser in Austin, TX
    Former Employee - Team Leader/Canvasser in Austin, TX

    I worked at Planned Parenthood part-time (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    Working with a team illuminates shared experiences and room for improvement.

    Cons

    I was told each canvasser would receive a pay raise to $18 an hour on election day, only to later find out there weren't funds for such.

    Advice to Management

    Openness with with employees goes a long way. Express expectations and when they are not being met.

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