Interested in getting involved?
By coming together to respond to the changing needs of a growing autism population in our communities, we can enable positive employment impacts that lead to greater independence and an improved quality of life for individuals with ASD and their families.
Become a Participant
Participating in the CommunityWorks Canada® program can have a big impact on your life. You’ll have a chance to explore your interest and abilities in a variety of work environments, make new friends, increase your independence and build confidence. If you’re between the ages of 15 and 21, and have a diagnosis of ASD, go to the Learn More section below to find a program near you.
Become a Peer Mentor
Do you want to help individuals with ASD acquire job skills and improve their communication and social skills? Becoming a Peer Mentor in the CWC program promises to be a meaningful volunteer experience. You will be part of a creative, collaborative team, and have the opportunity to develop your leadership skills and make new friends. If you’re between the ages of 15 and 18 and are interested in being a Peer Mentor, contact us today.
Become a Workplace Partner
There are countless youth with autism who could contribute to the already diverse workforce if given the opportunity to showcase their talents. By becoming a Workplace Partner with the CWC program, your organization will help individuals with ASD develop work-related skills, increase independence, and contribute to their community. The program is low impact with meaningful returns, and a short orientation will be offered to all staff to dispel any myths about autism.