“The broadest, and maybe the most meaningful definition of volunteering:
- Ivan Scheier
Interested in volunteering? Volunteers are an essential part of our organization! Without volunteers like you, the organization and the programs and services we offer would not exist. Come join us in spreading awareness, educating, and promoting inclusion and acceptance of people with Down syndrome in Central Texas. To Apply to Volunteer for DSACT througout the year, please complete the form below.
Pack the Zach
Thursday, May 2, 2013
Zach Scott Theatre
202 South Lamar Blvd.,
Austin, TX 78704
Saturday, September 14, 2013
Antebellum Oaks Venue
14913 Murfin Road
Austin, TX 78734
Check out the video from last year’s event:
Sunday, October 27, 2013
Location & Time TBD
Teen Social Group
2nd Friday of each month
DSACT is seeking teen and college age volunteers for our social group for teens with Down syndrome.
The evening includes social skills/icebreakers and recreational activities (dancing and refreshments for everyone!).
Please take a look at our current volunteer opportunities and consider getting involved with one or more.
Our programs cannot run without volunteers like yourself.
Thank you for all you do!
For more information, or to volunteer, please contact
Lindsay Wilson at email@example.com
Assist the program director with planning, implementation and review of programs. Duties include assisting program director in maintining existing programs and developing new programs; making phone calls to current program providers and to potential new program providers to get information on programs; writing program proposals; helping program director in supporting programs; and assisting in research on opportunities for post secondary opportunities for people with intellectual disabilities.
Experience with Excel a big plus but not required.
Government Affairs Intern:
Assisting government affairs director with legislative advocacy on disability related issues and assist in planning the Texas Down syndrome Advocacy Coalition Conference. Duties include contacting legislators and their staff to gather information and to educate legislators on our position on priority areas including post secondary opportunities, Universal Design for Learning, Medicaid, and education issues; contacting TDAC members to update contact information; contacting legislators and community advocates to attend the TDAC conference; organizing advocacy events such as rallies at the state capitol and community forums. Experience with Excel, Word and Publisher a big plus but not required.
Fun Facts:* In 2010, DSACT volunteers contributed over 3800 hours!* This is a savings to DSACT of over $79,000.