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As a Turning Pointe Autism
Foundation volunteer

You actively help provide life-changing resources to Individuals in YOUR community that are on a lifelong journey with Autism Spectrum Disorder. It only takes a little time to do a lot of good. Discover how rewarding it is to be a volunteer today! Scroll down to check out all the opportunities.

Service Saturday Volunteer Days

From 9:00 am – 12:00 pm one Saturday a Month volunteers will gather to work on various projects that help to provide more resources to our families and community. Each month the project changes, volunteer solo or with a group.

Volunteers 14 and older must have a waiver signed by a parent or guardian to volunteer. Volunteers 13 and younger must volunteer with a parent or guardian and need to contact the Volunteer Manager in advance. Accommodations available upon request (sitting tasks, minimal lifting, etc., please contact Volunteer Manager in advance).

Saturday Dates

April 23, 2022

April 23, 2022

Volunteers will be helping us begin our garden project by clearing gardens from the winter and creating space for spring plantings. All projects will be outdoors.

June 18, 2022

June 18, 2022

Volunteers will be doing a project still TBD.

May 14, 2022

May 14, 2022

Volunteers will be assisting in planting gardens and other outdoor projects.

July 15, 2022

July 15, 2022

Volunteers will be assisting in indoor and outdoor projects around the building TBD.

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Group Volunteer opportunities

We love group volunteer days! We have hosted Corporate Groups, Cultural Groups, School Groups, and more! If you have a group that is interested in sharing their time and talents contact our Volunteer Manager, Samantha Groth, at sgroth@turningpointeaf.org With your group size and projected date(s) of interest to set up a volunteer opportunity!

Special Event Volunteers

Special event volunteers participate in one day events on and offsite that help to bring awareness and resources to our misson. Volunteers 14 and older must have a waiver signed by a parent or guardian to volunteer. Volunteers 13 and younger must volunteer with a parent or guardian and need to contact the Volunteer Manager in advance to ensure we have age appropriate tasks. Accommodations available upon request.

Golf Outing at Butterfield Country Club

June 27th
Assist in the set up, registration, program, course games, and clean up at Butterfield Country Club in Oak Brook for Turning Pointe Autism Foundation’s annual Golf Outing. Golf Attire Mandatory.

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM: Volunteers will assist in setting up and registering golfers, promoting course games at registration, assist at lunch program.

10:00 AM-12:00 PM: Volunteers will check in afternoon volunteers, distribute game materials and give directions. This time slot of volunteers will have a zoom meeting the week prior to the event for a brief training session.

11:00-6:00 PM: Volunteers will be paired or in small groups throughout the course conducting various games for the golfers. No Golf Knowledge Required.

Pumpkin Race

October 30th
Assist in the set up, registration, race events, tent operation and tear down at Rotary Hill Park in downtown Naperville for the Naperville Pumpkin Race. Halloween Costumes encouraged!

7:00 AM- 11:15 AM Set up volunteers. Volunteers will be unloading the truck of event supplies and hay. Moving items around park, setting up, and decorating.

11:00 AM – 5:00 PM Race volunteers. Running Games, Race Track, Registration.

11:30 AM – 2:30 PM Pit row volunteers. YOU MUST BE OVER 18 and comfortable using an electric drill to help racers build their pumpkins.

3:00 PM – 6:00 PM- Event park clean up
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Garden Volunteers Needed

Have a love for gardening and an hour a week to share this summer? We are looking for a series of independent volunteers that have a hour or so to spare one day a week throughout the summer to help us keep our student garden in shape! Dates and times are flexible. Contact our Volunteer Manager, Samantha Groth, at sgroth@turningpointeaf.org for more information and to sign up!

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  1500 West Ogden Avenue

Naperville, IL 60540

  contactus@turningpointeaf.org

   630.570.7948

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Turning Pointe Autism Foundation is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization.

Turning Pointe Autism Foundation Foglia Family Adult Services is a Certified Autism Center by the IBCCES and the Adult Day Pilot is accredited by CARF.

Our organization does not discriminate in employment or the provision of educational services on the basis on race, color, religion, age, gender, national origin, disability, citizenship status, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

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  1500 West Ogden Avenue

Naperville, IL 60540

  contactus@turningpointaft.org

   630.570.7948

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Turning Pointe Autism Foundation is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization.

Turning Pointe Autism Foundation Foglia Family Adult Services is a Certified Autism Center by the IBCCES and the Adult Day Pilot is accredited by CARF.

Our organization does not discriminate in employment or the provision of educational services on the basis on race, color, religion, age, gender, national origin, disability, citizenship status, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

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