Volunteer with QuickStart


Do you want to make a difference in your community and support local autism families? If yes, we need your help

QuickStart — Early Intervention for Autism (QuickStart Autism) is a grassroots charity that began in Ottawa in 2010 with the mission to assist children in reaching their full potential by helping the children obtain early intervention at the first signs of autism. QuickStart Autism raises awareness and initiates programs to cut wait-times, build capacity, and promote improvements in early identification and intervention.

Join our dynamic team today and make a difference!


Volunteer Positions

FINANCIAL CONTROLLER: QuickStart Early Intervention for Autism is seeking a Financial Controller for their Board

Financial Controller Job Description:

Time commitment: approximately 4 hours a month (flexible, evening, weekends etc.)
The ideal candidate will have experience in bookkeeping/controller role. Experience with charities or not-for-profits is an asset. 

For more information please email your resume to assistant@quickstartautism.ca

Auction Coordinator

Our Auction Coordinator is responsible to seek auction donations for the Live and Silent Auctions.

Each year we hold two signature events:

  • our Autumn Evening for Autism (October) and 
  • our Camelot QuickStart Charity Golf Tournament for Autism (June) 


  • Create a contact list of prospective donors and an action plan
  • Contact various retailers and businesses to solicit auction items for our two signature events
  • Create an auction item form with details on each item, to be submitted with each donation. Upon securing a donation, track in a spreadsheet and arrange for pick up/delivery of the item.
  • Prepare the Silent Auction Bid Sheets for each item to be used at the event using prior bid sheets for format and guidance.

 If you are interested, please send us the following information to assistant@quickstartautism.ca:

  • Who are you?
  • Why us and why help out?
  • What are the amazing skills you have to offer?
  • How much time do you have to offer?

Board position openings

Please submit your resume to: assistant@quickstartautism.ca.


Join our team today and make a difference in a child's life.  

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