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Become a Volunteer

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with the Els for Autism Foundation. Volunteers are an essential part of our program and your generous offer of support is greatly appreciated. Please take a few minutes to review the available volunteer positions below. If something fits both your availability and interest, we invite you to click the Volunteer Registration button below and begin the process.

Available Volunteer Positions

Musical Theater Volunteer
Time Commitment:  Thursdays, 4-5:30 PM
January 30 – May 14

  • Number of Volunteers Needed: 4
  • Responsibilities: Assist drama instructions in supporting students during class instruction / Working directly with individuals with autism

Inter-Ability Chorus Volunteer
Time Commitment:  Mondays, 2:15-3:45 PM
January 27 – May 11

  • Number of Volunteers Needed: 4
  • Responsibilities: Assist instructions in supporting students during class instruction / Working directly with individuals with autism

Tennis Volunteer
Time Commitment:  Mondays & Wednesdays, 2:30-3:15 PM, 3:15-4:00 PM, 4:00-4:45 PM
January 27 – March 11
April 1 – May 18

  • Number of Volunteers Needed: 5-10 (2 per time slot)
  • Responsibilities: Assist tennis instructors in managing, prompting, and modeling instruction for students with autism.

Golf Volunteer
Time Commitment: Tuesdays & Thursdays, 2:15-3 PM, 3:15-4 PM, and/or 4-4:45 PM
January 28 – March 12
March 31 – May 14

  • Number of Volunteers Needed: 6 (2 per time slot)
  • Responsibilities: Assist golf instructors in managing, prompting, and modeling instruction for students with autism.

Canine Connection Volunteer
Time Commitment: Fridays, 2:45-3:15 PM or 3:30-4:00 PM
January 31 – March 20
April 3 – May 22

  • Number of Volunteers Needed: 2 per time slot
  • Responsibilities: Assist \with setup, stations, peer buddies. Assist instructors in managing, prompting, and modeling instruction for students with autism.

Dance Volunteer
Time Commitment: Tuesdays, 3:30-4:15 PM
January 21 – March 10
March 31 – May 19

  • Number of Volunteers Needed: 1
  • Responsibilities: Assist dance instructor in managing, prompting, and modeling instruction for students with autism ages 6-17 years

Art Therapy Volunteer
Time Commitment: Thursdays, 3:15-4 PM
January 30 – March 19
April 2 – May 14

  • Number of Volunteers Needed: 2
  • Responsibilities: Assist art therapist in managing, prompting, and modeling instruction for students with autism.

Music Therapy Volunteer
Time Commitment: Mondays, 4-4:45 PM and/or 4:45-5:30 PM, Tuesdays 3:10-3:55 PM
January 27 – March 17
March 31 – May 19

  • Number of Volunteers Needed: 2 per group
  • Responsibilities: Assist music therapist in managing, prompting, and modeling instruction for students with autism.

Bridge the Gap Volunteer
Time Commitment: Mondays-Fridays, 2:30-5 PM
January 27 – May 22

  • Number of Volunteers Needed: 2 per day
  • Responsibilities: Assist with recreation activities and moving participants between programs.

Special Adults Life Skills Academy (SALSA) Cooking & Fitness Class Volunteer
Time Commitment: Mondays & Wednesdays, 3:30-5:30 PM
Dates TBD

  • Number of Volunteers Needed: 2
  • Responsibilities: Assist class leader in managing, prompting, and modeling instruction for students with autism.

Educational & Vocational Program Material Support Volunteer
Time Commitment: hours are flexible between 8 am – 4 pm
2 hours weekly
ongoing

  • Number of Volunteers Needed: 1-2
  • Responsibilities: Meet with team members to obtain materials, assemble materials related to clinical, vocational, and educational programs. Activities may include but are not limited to cutting, laminating, and printing program material.

The Learning Center Volunteer

  • Charter school on campus serving students ages 3-14
  • If interested, contact sroutt@thelearningcenter.org
  • do not need to fill out volunteer registration below

The Learning Academy Volunteer

  • Charter school on campus serving students ages 3-14
  • If interested, contact executivedirector@rlacademy.org
  • do not need to fill out volunteer registration below