Volunteer at Lakemary

Growing Community Together

Since our founding in 1969, Lakemary has looked to the open hearts and dedication of the community in which it is nestled to help us provide a multitude of opportunities for adults and children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other intellectual/developmental disabilities.

Because Lakemary offers so many programs and services to the residents and students we serve, there are many volunteer opportunities available that require a varied range of skills, certifications, and preparation. These opportunities have been split into two basic classifications: single visit and ongoing/interactive.

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Single Visit

  • Single visit volunteers assist Lakemary staff with operational tasks or attend special events where they are assigned to a team or task by the Volunteer Coordinator. Interactions with individuals served are supervised by Lakemary’s trained staff.


  • Ongoing volunteers work directly with adults or children on our campuses. In these positions, volunteers may be asked to coach, teach, mentor, chaperone, or share a skill/experience with one individual or a group. In many cases, these interactions are supervised by our trained staff.

We know it takes a special person to volunteer and the generous work of people such as yourself ultimately allows us to fulfill our mission to provide an array of services, programs, housing, and valuable experiences for the individuals we serve.

If you would like to volunteer at Lakemary, please call our Volunteer Coordinator at (913) 557-4000 or fill out our contact form.