47th Annual National Down Syndrome Congress Convention

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National Down Syndrome Congress

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The NDSC welcomes over 3000 people to our annual convention, and we require a great deal of volunteer support working with children and adults with Down syndrome to make the convention a success! The convention will be held at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center July 27-30.

Most importantly is support for our Youth & Adults Conference and Kids’ Camp. Volunteers for Kids’ Camp (age 16 and older) assist children ages 6 months to 14 years while they participate in crafts, games, and educational activities. Volunteers for the Youth & Adults Conference (age 18 and older) have three ways of being involved:

Table Volunteers lead a group of eight self-advocates in planned activities, encouraging them to engage in the programming and with each other. We ask that table volunteers commit to all 3 days of the convention.

Table Floaters assist Table Volunteers with the needs of the self-advocates, escort the self-advocates to/from the restroom, and help with transition between workshops and activities.

Back of House Volunteers monitor hallways and exits, guide self-advocates to/from the restroom, assist with transition between workshops, and support self-advocates in need of "downtime."

We also have volunteer opportunities with Registration, Educator Conference, Research Rally, Advocacy Training, Medical Roundtable, and as Session Hosts.

Please register as a volunteer on our volunteer registration website at https://ndsc.ivolunteer.com/pittsburgh_2019.

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Advocacy & Human Rights Children & Youth People with Disabilities

WHEN

Thu Jun 27, 2019 - Sun Jun 30, 2019
09:30 AM - 12:00 PM

WHERE

1000 Ft. Duquesne Blvd.Pittsburgh, PA 15222

(40.44559,-79.99654)
 

SKILLS

  • Child Care
  • Administrative Support
  • Physical Therapy
  • Special Needs
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Speech-Language Pathology

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • We have a variety of timeslots available throughout the weekend. Visit our volunteer registration website at https://ndsc.ivolunteer.com/pittsburgh_2019 to find the days/times that work with your schedule!
  • No experience is necessary; just a willingness to have fun and engage with individuals with Down syndrome.

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