We are proud that Pact's staff, volunteers, and Board of Directors reflect the world's racial diversity and include members of all elements of the adoption triad (adopted people, adoptive parents, and birth parents) and their families. We believe that adult adoptees and people of color are the best experts on their own experience.

We are always looking for dedicated, energetic, compassionate people of color, adopted and not, to work with our kids as mentors, counselors, and chaperones at Pact Family Camp, Teen & Tween Clubs, and other Pact events. There are a variety of volunteer and job opportunities for both adults and older teenagers. See below for current listings.

Pact is a "lean" organization with a relatively small year-round staff. When we have openings on our permanent staff, the positions will be posted below.


Positions Available

Paid Positions

  • Youth Coordinator II  (posted: 8/1/2014 | 644 KB | )

    This is a part time position September - June 2015

Volunteer Positions

There are currently no available positions. Please check back later.


Other Volunteer Opportunities

Pact couldn't do what we do for adopted children of color and their families without our amazing "family" of volunteers! In addition to the specific opportunities listed above, there are a variety of other ways that you can get involved. If you are interested in:

  • donating your professional services or expertise to Pact
  • writing for Pact's Point of View
  • being a guest speaker at a workshop or discussion group
  • or just helping out when there is a need to be filled

Please contact us at volunteer@pactadopt.org or call (510) 243-9460. We welcome your involvement!


Nondiscrimination Policy

This policy defines Pact, An Adoption Alliance's position to discrimination. It applies to all Pact employees, contractors and clients.

Pact, an Adoption Alliance follows an equal opportunity employment policy, and employs personnel without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, and marital status.

This policy also applies to internal promotions, training, opportunities for advancement, terminations, relationships with outside vendors and customers, use of contractors and consultants, and in dealing with the general public.

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