Mentors Wanted for Program with Teens and Adults with Autism!!

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  • Sep 21 - May 17 Date
  • Free Price
  • Denver, CO Location
  • Jan 1 Deadline
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REVEL is a non-profit organization that works with teens (14+) and adults with autism. We support and guide individuals to develop a sense of autonomy and achieve their goals with appropriate levels of independence.

REVEL mentors are energetic, positive role models who help provide guidance and a fun time for our REVELers. Mentors are the heart of our community by inspiring the group to try new adventures and build meaningful relationships.

Tasks/Goals:

Active and consistent participation and attendance
Ability and willingness to connect with REVELers through conversation and engaging in activities
Demonstrate a positive attitude and be a good role model
Ability to listen and be open to feedback
Support and guide REVELers to achieve their goals
Ability to initiate and conduct group activities

Desired Qualities:

Team player
Open Minded
Patient
Ability to listen
Desire to help others and be a positive role model
Consistency
Non-judgemental, confidential and respectful
Can laugh and enjoy the moment – sense of humor
Ability to set and uphold boundaries while maintaining rapport with individuals
Takes feedback and implements change

Time commitment:

3 hours at a time
6 hours per month (2x/month)
Minimum of 4 months

PROGRAM INCENTIVES/BENEFITS:

Internship credit/experience
Autism awareness and education
Valuable hands-on experience with teens and adults with autism
Connection with the Denver community
Fun environment
Light snacks and meals during shifts
Paid outings
Access to video games, exercise equipment, culinary (while mentoring)
Resume builder for psychology, behavioral science, education candidates
Possibility of getting a written recommendation
Community service hours
Opportunity to make lasting friendships and impact someone else’s life (and your own)
Coaching and on going training from professionals in the field of applied behavior analysis, psychology, counseling and occupational therapy
Chance to grow and develop leadership skills
All mentors are required to go through REVEL’s mentor training process and must pass a background check. Mentors will be closely supervised and supported throughout their time at REVEL.

Join us today and REVEL in life!

Sara@revelinlife.org

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