Program Assistant Job Description

Position: Program Assistant

Reports to: Executive Director

Capacity: Part-time – up to 8 to 12 hours monthly, potentially 40 hours for 3 weeks in June

Organization: Autism Community Connection


The Program Assistant will assist the Program Coordinator by providing support for the young adult program and facilitate summer teen program.


Young Adult Program – assist the Program Coordinator to facilitate activities / meetings / outings for young adults with autism. The program is intended to foster friendships and increase independent living skills, community involvement, and job-related skills.

Summer teen program – actively participate during each summer session, ensure all appropriate supplies and materials are available for each day of the program, follow the summer curriculum that will be provided, ensure the safety of all participants and staff.



High School Diploma or GED

18 years of age or older

Reliable transportation to participate at community location

Ability to support, help plan, and implement programs

Ability to effectively interact with individuals with special needs

Ability to multi-task and exhibit good judgement

Strong organizational and communication skills

Works well in a team environment

Basic computer skills

Download Program Assistant Job Description.

If you are interested in this position, email your cover letter and resume to Kelli Higgins, Executive Director at