We rely on volunteers to help run the organization at all levels. We currently have many long-term volunteers and periodic helpers. Our volunteers are adults with Asperger profiles, parents, grandparents, family members, friends, and professionals. Volunteering at AANE is particularly rewarding and offers the opportunity to connect with other people within the Asperger/Autism community in a supportive, understanding environment. AANE will try to find you a volunteer role that matches your availability, skills and interests.

Current Volunteer Needs

  • Marketing and communications
  • Phone calls
  • Database entry
  • Data management
  • Development and fundraising
  • Help with adult support/social programs and events online or in-person
  • Internet research
  • Writing and editing
  • Thank-you letters
  • Administrative tasks
  • Governance and committee work
  • Act as interviewer for adults with Asperger profiles in practice interviews

Ready to join our team?

To find the volunteer position that is right for you, please complete and submit the volunteer application form below. If you have any questions, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator, at (617) 393-3824 ext. 231.

Volunteer Application Form

Internship/Co-Op Opportunities

We have occasional placements for undergraduate, graduate or postgraduate students studying social work, psychology, expressive therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, development, nonprofit management or public policy.  For information call 617-393-3824 ext. 231.


High Priority Volunteer Roles

For a list of high priority volunteer roles and employment opportunities please see our "Job & Volunteer Opportunities" page.