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Basic Information

Description of the Organization and Responsibilities

The Community Coaching Center (CCC) is a non profit 501(c)3, community-based, social behavior development program held after school, during school breaks, and on Saturdays for kids and teens affected by Autism Spectrum Disorder. CCC provides a community-based instruction and inclusion curriculum focusing on building, transitioning and generalizing skills in a variety of natural and included environments. CCC facilitates the development of lasting relationships with peers within the program and out in the community. By providing structured and supportive exposure through out program's daily activities and interactions, we offer opportunities to provide firsthand autism education and meaningful inclusion experiences as we proudly introduce our amazing kids to their San Diego community.

Age(s) of Participants

Peer Pals (13-16), Volunteer Coaches (17 & up)

Orientation Requirement

Once placement is confirmed, please contact the site mentor to schedule an orientation prior to your first visit.

Check-In Procedure

Track hours in the volunteer sign-in book.

Research Availability

Central (Hillcrest): Monday - Friday, 2:30 - 5:30 pm, Saturday, 11:00 am -4:00 pm
North (Rancho Penasquitos): Mpnday - Friday, 2:30 - 5:30 pm, Saturday, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Dress Code

Appropriate, casual attire with closed toed shoes. No jewelry. Take in account that your responsibilities on a daily basis might require physical activity. Volunteer shirt will be supplied.

Testing Requirements

(1) Letter of Clearance from HDP Field Research Coordinator
(2) TB Test 
(3) Health Screen (may include drug test)
(4) Orientation prior to first visit


Contact Information

Site Mentor

Larry Caouette (lcaouette@communitycoachingcenter.org)

Phone Number





Central - 625 Pennsylvania Ave. San Diego, CA 92102

North - 10125 Azuaga St. San Diego, CA 92129