Volunteer at a Reading Center

Volunteering at one of Pajama Program’s Reading Centers is an incredible way to make a difference. Once a year, once a month, or once a week, volunteers come to the Reading Centers in New York City and Atlanta to read with the children attending programming there.

Volunteer

Find a Local Chapter

Pajama Program relies on a network of over 60 chapters throughout the United States and Puerto Rico to help connect Pajama Program with our 4,000 Community Partners. Each local chapter is led by a volunteer Chapter President who works closely with our National Office.

Locate a Chapter Near You

Fundraise in Your Community

Hosting fundraisers or drives to collect pajamas and books in your community is a great way to get involved for all ages. Host a pajama party! Collect new books at school! Start an online fundraiser!

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Join the Young Professionals Board

Pajama Program’s Young Professionals Board is a charismatic group of young professionals in their 20s and 30s committed to volunteering their time and abilities to raise vital funds for Pajama Program and raise awareness about its mission.

Email us to find out more!

Annual Volunteer Impact

780

VOLUNTEERS THIS YEAR IN OUR READING CENTERS

7,750

CHILDREN READ WITH THIS YEAR

6,200

HOURS READ TOGETHER

Our volunteers are very important to us. If you would like to read with our children, please complete the following one-time application steps.

We love having corporate or group volunteers at Pajama Program. If your team, group of colleagues or staff would like to volunteer, please contact us for more information.

Still have questions?

1

Complete the Volunteer Application

2

Complete a state regulated Background Check.

All volunteers are required to complete a state-regulated background check before working with our children.

3

Select a date and location for your volunteer hour.

For availability, check our calendars.