Volunteer Opportunities

Throughout the year we need volunteers for our Picnics, Parties, and Buddy Walk!  FDSWF thanks you for your time and dedication.  Please click below to fill out the “Volunteer Form”.  You will then receive invitations to volunteer for FDSWF throughout the year.


March                FDSWF World Down Syndrome Day – Brandon
July                     Fourth of July Parade in Temple Terrace
July                     FDSWF Down Syndrome Awareness Picnic – Seminole
October              FDSWF Buddy Walk – Raymond James Stadium-Tampa
October              Halloween Party – Largo
December          Christmas Parade – Pinellas
December          FDSWF Holiday Party

For the Picnics and Holiday Party volunteers will be asked to help with:

  • Decorating
  • Parking
  • Set up tables
  • Serving food and drinks
  • Serving Popcorn
  • Serving Snow Cones
  • Serving Hot Chocolate w/Marshmallows
  • Monitoring the playground – playing with the children
  • Monitoring the “kids table – hula hoop, chalk drawing, bubbles
  • Monitor giant slides and bouncy houses
  • Monitor basketball hoops
  • Monitor hamster ball
  • Sell Raffle tickets
  • Sell t-shirts
  • Sell magnets and stickers
  • Clean up area
  • Put away tables
  • Clean up kitchen
  • Take out trash

The Buddy Walk has an orientation packet that will be sent out to you via email a month before the event.

For the Parades, you will receive a t-shirt and walk alongside the float, helping to keep the children safe.

Please complete the volunteer form.  You will be sent an email a couple of weeks before the event with more information. If you have any questions, please call (813) 245-2782

 Thank you so much for volunteering, it’s our volunteers that make our events so special!