Cause Areas

When

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

Where

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

About

Youth Education Leaders play an important role in raising awareness and building acceptance among students in K-8 about Autism Spectrum Disorders. OAR seeks volunteers of all ages who demonstrate the leadership skills, communication skills, and initiative to teach the Kit for Kids program in the school setting. OAR staff is willing to work closely with high school students, parents, educators, and others interested in implementing the program school or district-wide.

Responsibilities
  • Identify a local school or organization where you will volunteer and coordinate a time to present the Kit for Kids
  • Review Kit for Kids materials thoroughly before presentation day
  • Use the Kit for Kids lesson materials as outlined in the proposed plan
    • Read the "What’s Up with Nick?" story aloud in a positive and professional manner to children in the general population
    • Facilitate classroom discussion about the story using the lesson plan and script provided
  • Track, record, and submit service hours in a timely manner

To learn more and fill out an application, go to: https://researchautism.org/get-involved/volunteer/

Skills

  • Special Needs
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Public Speaking
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Reading / Writing
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For

Kids Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Volunteers who are under 18 years old must identify a supervisor

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