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Volunteer Opportunities with the Down Syndrome Association of Pittsburgh


Join DSAP's Volunteer Database
As DSAP serves the Greater Pittsburgh region as well as most of Western PA, we invite you to join our volunteer database. There are several ways to serve from event volunteers, to parent partners, to even consider a seat on our Board of Directors. 

Please note that we are using a new sign-up program called Bloomerang Volunteer. By signing up to volunteer, you will now have a Bloomerang Staff/Volunteer account where you can manage your sign-ups, track your volunteer hours, as well as access additional available volunteer opportunities at the Down Syndrome Association of Pittsburgh. To learn more about Bloomerang Volunteer, click here.

There is also a Bloomerang Volunteer app available in the Apple App Store and in the Google Play Store, which also allows you to easily access your Staff/Volunteer account.


BuddyUp Tennis Winter/Spring Session

Volunteer with BuddyUp Tennis on Saturday mornings from 8:30am-10:00am during the months of January through May beginning on 1/6 at Alpha Tennis and Fitness, 1 Alpha Drive E, Pittsburgh, PA 15238. To learn more and register as a Buddy to volunteer, visit here.


Down to Box Winter Sessions Beginning January 9 in Allison Park and January 11 in Murrysville

Volunteers work with Down to Box athletes (ages 14yrs+) and help assist coaches in teaching classes. Possible volunteer tasks include being an extra set of hands for holding mitts, assisting with putting on gloves, leading warm-up, cheering on the athletes, and help tying shoes. Sessions in Allison Park begin on 1/9 and continue on Tuesdays through 3/26. Sessions in Murrysville begin on 1/11 and continue on Thursdays through 3/28.

​Volunteer requirements include:

(1) Completing a background check, link to do so HERE. If you are a returning volunteer you do not need to complete this step.

(2) Viewing the volunteer training slide deck, which can be found HERE and a recording of the training, which can be found HERE. If you are a returning volunteer you do not need to complete this step.

(3) Sign up HERE to help with classes in Allison Park. Sign up HERE to help with classes in Murrysville. The sign up time is for 6:50pm-8:10pm, for the hour class and 10 minutes before and after for greeting attendees/clean up.

Please note that we are using a new sign-up program called Bloomerang Volunteer. By signing up to volunteer, you will now have a Bloomerang Staff/Volunteer account where you can manage your sign-ups, track your volunteer hours, as well as access additional available volunteer opportunities at the Down Syndrome Association of Pittsburgh. To learn more about Bloomerang Volunteer, click here.


DSAP's Rock Your Socks for Down syndrome Dance on Saturday, March 16, 2024

Join DSAP as we rock our mismatched socks and celebrate World Down Syndrome Day (WDSD) together on Saturday, March 16, from 2-4pm at COhatch Southside Works located at 2681 Sidney St, Pittsburgh, PA 15203! Volunteers will assist with set up of the space, help serve refreshments and assist with WDSD-activities during the dance, monitor the sensory room, and help with clean up. Two volunteer shifts are available. To sign up, click here.


DSAP's 4th Annual Topgolf Fundraiser on Sunday, April 21, 2024

Join DSAP for our 4th Annual Topgolf Fundraiser which is a community favorite! Two volunteer shifts are available: Shift 1 from 2pm-5pm and Shift 2 from 4:30pm to 8:00pm. Volunteers will help with set-up, manning the registration table and raffle baskets, selling raffle and 50/50 tickets, distributing winning baskets, and clean-up. To sign up click here.


Check back soon for more Volunteer opportunities!

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