Program Volunteer

PACCC strives to develop consistent and mutually beneficial partnerships with volunteers from all areas of the community. By joining as a program volunteer you are making the commitment to assist and support center staff through various activities and tasks. Our programs benefit from your unique talents, expertise, wisdom, and love of play!

Volunteer Activities

  • Cultural Experiences
  • Dramatic Play
  • Cooking
  • Puzzles and Games
  • Classroom Organization
  • Intergenerational Storytelling
  • Nurturing and Naptime
  • Music and Movement
  • Reading
  • Art and Sensory Play
  • The Provider Connection Support
  • Homework Support
  • Administrative Support
  • Ventura Community Garden


How To Apply

  1. Review PACCC’s Volunteer Agreement & Code of Conduct
  2. Complete an online application and we'll contact you to discuss next steps.

Volunteers are required to receive a TB test and provide proof of influenza, pertussis and measles vaccinations. For more information contact Erin Fox at efox@paccc.org.


Board or Board Committee Volunteer

Share your passion for helping “children thrive, educators valued and families supported” as a PACCC Board or Committee Member.

PACCC is a high-impact organization and the Board and committees provide critical input and oversight. PACCC is one of the largest non-profit organizations in Palo Alto with program delivery contracts with the City of Palo Alto and Palo Alto Unified School District. PACCC services a wide age range of children, including include infant-toddler, preschool and school-age. PACCC provides access and advocacy in early childhood education and care, and educates and cares for approximately 900 children per year at 18 locations throughout Palo Alto. PACCC’s annual budget is around $12 million.

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