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DSACC Volunteer Opportunities

The Down Syndrome Association of Central California is always looking for dedicated, hard working volunteers to help us achieve our mission to enhance the quality of life for all people whose lives are touched by Down syndrome.  Please check back regularly to find out what volunteers we are in need of.

All of these positions are volunteer and therefore we will work with what time, hours and days you are able to commit to.

Office Volunteer(s): This volunteer position will assist the Program Director with day-to-day operations around the office.  Duties will include: Typing, filing, database management, assembling packets for new members, correspondence, and the occasional errands and odd jobs.

Silent Auction Procurement Coordinator & Volunteer(s): DSACC has many events and programs throughout the year that require gift baskets and raffle items. Duties would include: Going out into the community on behalf of DSACC to get items donated continuously throughout the year. Volunteer will assist with tracking donations, sending thank you letters in a timely manner and working closely with event chairpersons to make sure enough items are ready for each event.

Event Chairperson(s) & Committee Member(s): DSACC hosts a few major events each year and is always looking for volunteers to help organize, plan and execute each event. The events include: Sweetheart Luncheon and Fashion Show (held in February), Family Fiesta (held in August or September), Holiday Social and our largest event- Step Up for Down Syndrome (held on October).  Coordinators are needed at each for the events to help in the following areas: Volunteer recruitment & scheduling, Registration (pre-event & on-site), Vendor/Sponsorship recruitment, Marketing/Community outreach, Silent auction/Raffle, etc.

Currently we are assembling committees and planning for the following events:

2016 Sweetheart Ball

2016: Step Up for Down Syndrome

2016: 5 & Under Socials in Fresno, Merced and Visalia (April, May, June tentatively)

2016: Family Festival

2016 Holiday Social

If you think you have the right skills and are up to the challenge, please call DSACC at 559.228.0411, or e-mail info@dsacc.org

We also need volunteers to help at our regularly schedule clubs & programs: Junior321, Club321, Fresno Play Group, First Thursday in Visalia, Fresno Play Group… please call 559.228.0411 or info@dsacc.org for more details on how you can help! Duties would include: assisting with childcare, set-up/clean-up and other miscellaneous jobs.

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