DSAGSL simply could not provide the programs and services to the nearly 2000 individuals with Down syndrome in the area and their families, without the help of volunteers.  DSAGSL offers several opportunities to volunteer throughout the year including special event support, as well as program help.  Please feel free to browse the list of opportunities we have coming up.  Follow the link for that event and choose an open slot that works for you.

Thank you for your support!

Step Up for Down Syndrome & Run for 21

June 5th from 8am-2pm or 7am-9am at Forest Park

Help DSAGSL with our largest event of the year!  Step Up for Down Syndrome is a huge celebration and awareness event featuring bounce houses, petting zoo, crafts, games, live entertainment, food and beverage, and more.  The event sees around 2,000 individuals with Down syndrome, their families, and their friends, and DSAGSL needs all the help we can get!  Volunteers run games, serve food, manage craft booths, help with parking, set up, clean up, and more.

We also need course marshals to help along the Run for 21 5k route to make sure that the runners make the turns and stay safe along the route.

Activities with Kids

Saturday, April 30th from 9:30-12:00 and Tuesday, May 10th from 3:30-6:00

We are looking for a few volunteers to play games, do art, and facilitate activities with kids of different ages, while their parents meet in another room next door.  Both opportunities are at the DSAGSL Office – 1300 Strassner Dr. in Brentwood.

Fishing Contest- Anglers Needed!

May 16 | 8:30-10:30 | Persimmon Woods Golf Club in Weldon Springs

Self-Advocate Anglers of all ages welcome to come fish with our golfers!  The more fish you catch with your teammate, the more strokes they get to take off their golf score, and the more prizes you can win!  Lunch will be served after fishing.

Helping Hands Volunteer Group

3rd Thursday Every Month (Starting 5/19) 10am-1pm at the DSAGSL Office

Volunteers of ALL ABILITIES will help DSAGSL with various projects that will be used to thank donor, sponsor, and other community members that support DSAGSL throughout the year.  This is a fun opportunity for both individuals with and without Down syndrome to volunteer while having fun making, crafting, and creating!

DSAGSL: Who We Are & What We Do

Down syndrome 101

Step Up for Down Syndrome

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