Be a Peer Pal to a Child with Autism


Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


625 Pennsylvania AveBehind church building facing alleySan Diego, CA 92103
Include Autism Logo


Peer Pals accompany small groups of peer-aged children with autism on outings into the community either after school or on Saturdays. You can be a good role-model to kids with autism spectrum disorders and show them firsthand what it is to be a friend. By volunteering with Include Autism, you can serve as a role model and mentor, and offer friendship for our program participants while gaining community service hours for a resume or college application. A Peer Pal can obtain valuable experience and education about Autism Spectrum Disorders and see first hand how capable and important these individuals are in our community.


  • Child Development
  • Child Welfare
  • Mentoring
  • Child Care
  • Special Needs
  • Youth Services

Good Match For

Teens Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 13
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4 hours at any one time for outings
  • parental consent

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