Volunteer Opportunities

Down Syndrome of Louisville could not do what we do without the support of our amazing volunteers. Are you interested in getting involved? We have volunteer roles of all types and for any amount of time you have to give. Just sign up and complete volunteer training to get started!

Becoming a Volunteer

Upcoming Opportunities

Volunteered with Us Before?

Check out all the fun upcoming opportunities to serve our members and families on our calendar!

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New Volunteers

There are so many fun ways to get involved:

To get started as a new volunteer, please complete our Volunteer Sign Up Form and check your email for instructions on how to complete our online Volunteer Training.

If you would prefer to attend Volunteer Training in-person before you get started, please email Madeline Kinser

Volunteer Signup Form

Opportunities by Your Availability

Search below for opportunities by your availability and/or your interest. Some opportunities will be in multiple categories.

Weekly Volunteer Opportunities

*opportunities with flexible hours

Monthly Volunteer Opportunities

*opportunities with flexible hours

Seasonal Volunteer Opportunities

*opportunities with flexible hours

Opportunities by Interest

Educational Support -Youth


  • Member Ambassador Program & Kindness Warrior Training
  • Translation Services – assist by communicating across barriers
  • Legislative Advocacy – raise awareness at our State Capitol
  • Become a Fundraiser for DSL!

Events & Engagement

  • Boogie Down Crew -weekly dance rehearsals
  • Talent Show – 10-week summer program where inclusion is the star
  • Social Events – help out at holiday parties, outings, adventures, & more!
  • Fundraising Events – buddy up with members & families to raise awareness & support

Educational Support - Adult

  • ADA Program Visits – share your talents with our adults
  • Golden Group – monthly activities for adults with early on-set dementia or Alzheimer’s
  • Book Club – study and share the love of a good book over 6 weeks
  • Adult Tutoring – buddy up weekly for continued learning outside the classroom
  • Living & Learning – monthly classes teaching everyday life skills

Other Support

  • Social Events – plan holiday parties, outings, adventures, & more!
  • Fundraising Events – plan events to raise awareness & support
  • Board & Committee – Join one to support staff, members, & other volunteers
  • Office Assistance – support staff with weekly administrative tasks needed to keep things running smoothly

Virtual Volunteer Opportunities

  • Writing Thank Yous, or making Thank you Calls
  • Helping with the design of materials
  • Helping Translate Materials
  • Digital Photo Organizations
  • Development Recruitment Calls
  • Database Updates

Volunteer Stories

Night to Shine at Beechland Baptist Church

January 12, 2024

Local Gymnastics Facility Partners with DSL Academy

December 20, 2023

DSL Family Adopts Those in Need

December 19, 2023

DSL Indiana Volunteer Shops for Members

December 18, 2023

DSL launches App to make getting information easy!

October 2, 2023

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