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Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Helping Autistic Adults Perform & Excel (HAAPE). Our foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization started in Weston, Florida with Chapters and Partners throughout Florida and other US States. HAAPE is a majority volunteer organization. We are guided by our Vision, Mission, and Values as shown below.

Vision: HAAPE is committed to creating a world in which all autistic individuals live an independent and fulfilling life.

Mission: The Mission of HAAPE is to create ecosystems that empower all autistic individuals to find opportunities for training, education, and careers.


  • Integrity
  • Respect
  • Collaboration
  • Teamwork
  • Serving Others
  • Accountability

While some of our volunteer opportunities require an on-site presence at times for certain functions, we do have many opportunities to work remotely. Please be advised that since we work with a vulnerable population, some volunteer roles require a criminal background check.

Here are examples of the volunteer positions and functions we frequently have available.

  • Autism advocate – working under the direction of the local chapter’s managing director and depending upon your skills, activities may include: communication with nonprofit, governmental, and employment organizations; attending autism awareness events, job fairs, and related school programs.
  • Administrative volunteer – assist with routine office tasks.
  • Events volunteer – assisting with fundraising events, community activities, and celebratory events. May involve telephone calls, distributing materials, writing thank you notes, etc.
  • Grant writing specialist – in collaboration with the board of directors.
  • Social media assistant – creating content, scheduling posts, posting videos and photos.

Volunteer Application

Please fill out the application below and submit it to receive consideration for a volunteer position. After we receive your application, we will contact you and arrange an interview and answer any questions you may have about volunteering with HAAPE. Interviews may be held in person, by phone or by Zoom.

    Are you age 18 or older?

    Liability Release:

    As a volunteer of HAAPE, I understand that I volunteer at my own risk and neither HAAPE nor its
    board, employees, contractors or other volunteers shall be liable for any damages arising from
    volunteer work I perform for the organization. I agree that all work I do is on a volunteer basis, and I
    am not eligible to receive any compensation of any kind.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Check out our HAAPE Frequently Asked Questions and Knowledge Base.

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