Thank you for your interest in participating as a volunteer at the Artism Creativity Center. In order to accommodate the increase in class size, we are currently looking for more volunteers. We would love for more volunteers to help us expand our organization to help more autistic children’s families.

Volunteer Requirements

  • Collage students and high school student in grades 9-11
  • Patient and responsible.
  • Resides in the San Francisco Bay Area
  • More than 3 years experience in visual art (drawing and painting)

Volunteer distribution of Responsibilities

  • Help student develop their project ideas and practice art skill.
  • Help secure and set up special events for Autism Awareness Month (April).


Monthly group lessons (total of 11): The group class is once a month. The art adviser, as well as all volunteers and students, attend this session and work together. The group class usually is held on one Saturday every month.

Monthly volunteer and student one to one class: In a one on one class, the volunteer will help the student work on assigned home practice.

Autism Awareness Month Event: We hold annual events in April, which is Autism Awareness Month.


Artism provides its volunteers with annual presidential awards. In order to receive an award, a volunteer must complete a certain number of hours of community service with us every year.

Artism volunteers come from different high schools in the San Francisco Bay Area

Archbishop Mitty High School (San Jose) 2 Volunteers

Campolindo High School (Moraga) 1 Volunteers

Cupertino High School (Cupertino) 1 Volunteers

Dougherty Valley High School (San Ramon) 2 Volunteers

Evergreen Valley High School (San Jose) 1 Volunteers

Henry M. Gunn High School (Palo Alto) 1 Volunteer

Homestead High School (Cupertino) 3 Volunteers

Irvington High School (Fremont) 2 Volunteers

Leland High School (San Jose) 3 Volunteers

Lynbrook High School (San Jose) 3 Volunteers

Monta Vista High School (Cupertino) 2 Volunteers

Piedmont Hills High School (San Jose) 3 Volunteers

Saint Francis High School (Mountain View) 4 Volunteers

The Harker School – Upper School (San Jose) 1 Volunteer

The King’s Academy (San Jose) 1 Volunteer

Valley Christian High School (San Jose) 1 Volunteers