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PCDA VolunteersProfessional Child Development Associates welcomes volunteers!  Volunteers are a valuable asset in supporting PCDA’s mission of providing quality programs and specialized services and to children with Autism and other developmental challenges. PCDA offers many different volunteer opportunities such as administrative tasks, special event activities, special projects, and departmental support. Volunteers looking for hands-on experience working directly with children may help with programs such as Teen Club, Social Skills Groups, ARTS Saturday, and Sibling Saturdays.  Become a volunteer and explore all PCDA Volunteer Opportunities!  Volunteer schedules are very flexible and can be coordinated to meet individual needs.

Volunteer of the Month

Jack Cotti

Jack Cotti is a dedicated volunteer who has helped support PCDA's Teen Club Program, Social Skills Groups, and Young Athletes Program. Jack is a student from South Pasadena High School and is very ambitious with his career path. Aspiring to become an Occupational Therapist, Jack hopes to gain experience working with children to support their individual abilities. Jack has been truly a great addition to our PCDA volunteer team. Our staff has enjoyed Jack's support as he "jumps right in to play with the group on their level and takes the time after group to discuss progress and areas for growth. He is also welcoming and including of all the group members". Thank you, Jack, for your continued support and generous volunteer time. PCDA's March Volunteer of the Month is sponsored by Lovebirds Cafe in Pasadena. We thank Lovebirds Café in Pasadena for helping us celebrate and honor our volunteers for their support and dedication!

Thank you, Jack, for your continued support and generous volunteer time.


Thanks to Lovebirds Café for sponsoring this month's volunteer.PCDA's December Volunteer of the Month is sponsored by Lovebirds Café in Pasadena. We thank Lovebirds Café in Pasadena for helping us celebrate and honor our volunteers for their support and dedication!

We appreciate the many different talents our volunteers bring to PCDA.  Some volunteers share their organizational skills, creative ideas, and professional expertise while other volunteers join our programs with playful enthusiasm and a genuine love for working with children. We welcome them all!

Do you like helping around the office?  Do you enjoy planning or coordinating special events?  Do you love working with children?  If so, we want you to join our Volunteer Program!  Please complete the PCDA Volunteer Application and learn all about the Incentives and Rewards of becoming a PCDA volunteer!

For more information, please contact PCDA at: (626) 793-7350 x425 or Volunteer@PasadenaChildDevelopment.org. You may email your completed application or mail directly to:

Volunteer Program
Professional Child Development Associates
620 North Lake Avenue
Pasadena, CA  91101

Additional Program Info

Friends of PCDA

"Friends of PCDA" is a women’s auxiliary group comprised of parents and volunteers.  The group meets once a month on the LAST TUESDAY from 9:30-10:30am at exciting locations such as the Huntington Gardens, the Scarlet Tea Room, and artists' studios!  There may be opportunities for dedicated volunteers to observe clinical sessions and/or assist with groups.

For more information, contact Julia at Julia@PasadenaChildDevelopment.org or call (626) 793-7350 ext. 284.

Thank you to all of our GREAT volunteers and committee members!