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: Youth Education Leaders must obtain approval from the school or program where the lesson(s) will take place, and give the Kit for Kids lesson in a positive manner. Volunteers younger than 18 years old must identify a supervisor.
Requirements: This is a flexible position that requires little to no travel. Volunteers may be as young as five years old but must be able to read.