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


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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