Current Volunteer Positions
Each year, over 100 volunteers serve our DSDN mission to connect, inform and support thousands of new families with a Down syndrome diagnosis.
Check out these current opportunities to join our team! Deadline for applications is November 22, 2020.
Exhibit Team Member- Several positions
Time commitment varies; may include travel
Goal: Collaborate with medical providers to ensure that every family receiving a Down syndrome diagnosis or positive screen receives unbiased accurate information about Down syndrome and is offered connections to other families who have a child with Down syndrome
-Participate in training on how to communicate with medical providers
-Travel to represent DSDN
Care Team Coordinator- 1 position
1 hour + per week
-Write and send Rockin’ Family Fund care cards (note and gift cards) to families in need
-Coordinate Birth Group/Subgroup Well-Check Liaisons
-Track number of cards sent each year
-Communicate with RFF directors when supplies are needed
Birth Group/Subgroup Well-Check Liaisons (WCL)- 10 positions
1 hour per week
-Each WCL will be assigned a birth year (may include multiple facebook groups) or Subgroup (e.g. Cancer or Infantile Spasms)
-Monitor group(s) regularly for care team needs
-Post a well-check thread on a biweekly basis in all assigned groups
-When a need is identified, communicate with parent and submit family for a RFF Care Card
Social Media Team
Social Media Assistant- 1 position
1-2 hours per week
-Work with the Social Media Director to create graphics
-Support the social media team, as needed
Content Curator- 1-3 positions
1-2 hours per week
-Identify and seek out content to be shared on social media and into groups
1+ hour per week
Goal: To seek out and develop relationships with sponsors for our annual retreats.
-Seek out retreat sponsors
-Ensure sponsor agreements are upheld
-Collaborate with Retreat team
Down Syndrome Diagnosis Network (DSDN) is a national nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization that provides support, connection and information for new and expectant parents. DSDN is not affiliated or associated with any religious belief or political party.
Our Mission: The Down Syndrome Diagnosis Network (DSDN) connects, supports and provides up-to-date information to families with a new Ds diagnosis. Our vision is that all families have unbiased diagnosis experiences through which they quickly know they aren’t alone.