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Geneva Centre for Autism - Worktopia Program

Geneva Centre for Autism - Worktopia Program

Geneva Centre for Autism is an international leader in the development and delivery of clinical intervention services and training. We offer a wide range of clinical services which are determined individually for each person with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).

Keywords: Health and Medicine , Disorders , Autism



Geneva Centre for Autism - Worktopia Program
112 Merton Street, Toronto, ON M4S2Z8

Geneva Centre for Autism - Worktopia Program url http://www.autism.net/

Geneva Centre for Autism - Worktopia Program Phone Number 416-322-7877

Geneva Centre for Autism - Worktopia Program Email address jsmigielski@autism.net



Volunteer Information for Geneva Centre for Autism - Worktopia Program

What services does your organization provide?
EmploymentWorks Canada (EWC) is a federally funded, evidence-informed 12-week program that offers employment preparedness training, as well as substantial experiential community-based job sampling and work experience for individuals who have been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). It specifically serves young adults that range in age from 15 to 29 years, who are no longer attending school, and focuses on the development and application of skills required in the workplace.


Do you have any age requirements?
18-29 years of age


Do you require language proficiency other than in English?
NO


What time commitment(s) are you expecting from a volunteer?
Volunteers need to be available two days a week - for 2.5 hours each day. This program runs for 12 weeks. Specific days of the week when the volunteer would be required to come in are unknown at the moment. They will be posted as soon as possible.


Are there any other requirements for being a volunteer?
Criminal & Vulnerable Record Check (will be provided)


Are there any specific skills and experience required?
Openness and interest working with people with autism spectrum disorder. Have some experience in the work force.


What type of volunteer positions are typically available?
Peer Mentor


Do you provide training for volunteers?
Yes. Autism Awareness Training


What are the typical volunteer activities occurring at your organization?
Complete the intake requirements to determine their fit with the program. Attend and/or completes the orientation materials. Attend all structured learning sessions during the 12week program cycle. Attend workplace sessions


How will a person benefit from volunteering with Geneva Centre for Autism - Worktopia Program?
An opportunity to meet new people and potentially experience various employment settings. A deeper and richer understanding what individuals with ASD bring to the workplace and community.


Do you accept high school students?
No




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