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Peer Mentor

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ASD Adult Achievement Center

  • 1 person is interested
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We are seeking Peer Mentors for our young adults with Autism. Peer mentoring is a personalized, self-advocacy training service. This service pairs the participants with a mentor that is alike in age and speciality to help the participant learn how to advocate for themselves in the community, as well as in social and professional situations. The mentor is available to provide support and assistance the participant may need to effectively transition into post-secondary training, education and employment. You would be responsible for informing the participants of available services in the community, assist with application processes, helping participants schedule appointments, helping them participate in job fairs, coaching on interpersonal communication and assisting with identifying transportation options in the community. Applicants will be given Peer Mentoring training. The perfect applicant will be comfortable working with high functioning young adults with Autism. Applicants must be between the age of 18 - 28.

2 Shifts

  • 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM
    Two days of work each week for 3-4 hours each of those days. Flexible schedule.
  • 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM
    Two days of work each week for 3-4 hours each of those days. Flexible schedule.
  • NONE OF THESE TIMES WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About ASD Adult Achievement Center

Location:

283 Cranes Roost Blvd, Suite 111, Altamonte Springs, FL 32701, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide an environment where adults with ASD (autism spectrum disorder) can come together to learn skills, strategies and solutions to promote personal and professional achievement and independence.

Description

ASD Adult Achievement Center is a non-profit provider of services for individuals with ASD (autism spectrum disorder). Founded in 2016, ASD Achievement serves adults 18 and over who desire greater independence. ASD Achievement provides training and education in the areas of independent life skills, social skills, executive function skills and job readiness skills to Central Florida residents.

Education & Literacy
Employment
People with Disabilities

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 2 shifts

WHERE

222 S. Westmonte DriveSuite 230Altamonte Springs, FL 32714

(28.6593,-81.39392)
 

SKILLS

  • Mentoring
  • Youth Services
  • Counseling / Mental Health
  • Life Coaching
  • Special Needs
  • Social Work

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Applicant should be available for up to 2 days a week, 3-4 hours a day.
  • Applicant should be comfortable working with high functioning young adults with Autism, be able display patience, tolerance and be non-judgmental, be able to inspire and teach..

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