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Host Chapter: Halifax Categories: Children and Youth

Community Leadership

Community Leadership (CL) is a program designed to support Autistic youth / youth on the Autism Spectrum aged 14-18 in developing skills and gaining knowledge within their communities.


What is Community Leadership?

Through a person directed approach, Community Leadership centers each person’s voice in their goal setting, community engagement, and skill building. The program revolves around group learning and discussion, as well as volunteer experiences.

Through the program, participants will engage with their community, gain meaningful volunteer experiences, and develop employment readiness skills.

When is the Program?
In the summer, CL runs 8 weeks long. Sessions are 3 days a week and are 1.5 hours long. There are optional 1:1 meetings offered each week as well.

What does joining Community Leadership as a Peer look like?

In Community Leadership you will:

  • Work alongside high school peers
  • Develop and achieve personal goals
  • Engage with your community
  • Gain meaningful volunteer experiences
  • Develop employment readiness skills
  • Have fun!

What does joining Community Leadership as a Peer Volunteer look like?

As a Peer Volunteer you will:

  • Work alongside peers on the autism spectrum
  • Develop and achieve personal goals
  • Engage with your community
  • Gain meaningful volunteer experiences
  • Develop employment readiness skills
  • Have fun!

Interested in joining Community Leadership as a Peer or Peer Volunteer?

Are you a high school student looking to volunteer and make new friends? Join Community Leadership! 

Contact:

Allie Carroll, Community Leadership Coordinator


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