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 for  a Volunteer Information Session to get started.

New Volunteers

There are so many fun ways to get involved:

To get started as a new volunteer, please complete our Volunteer Information Sign Up Form and sign up to attend our next Volunteer Informational Meeting.

Volunteer Informational Meetings are hosted on the first Wednesday of each month; please RSVP to attend.


Upcoming Opportunities

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Join our Volunteer Facebook Group

You can also join our Volunteer Facebook Group – another great way to stay up to date and meet other volunteers too!

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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

Meet our 2022 Annual Award Winners…

September 20, 2022

Board Spotlight – Meet Julie

July 7, 2022

May Super Supporter – Susan Hovekamp

May 27, 2022

DSL Dad Wins NASCAR’s Humanitarian Award

November 16, 2021

Local Driver Drives Dollars for Local Charity

October 14, 2021

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