Volunteer

Volunteer With Us!

We Love Volunteers

Whether you want to volunteer for a few hours or for a long-term commitment, every donation of time means the world to us.

If you’re interested in helping out, contact us.

See a list of our programs below – we currently need volunteers for the programs listed below in BOLD.

  • Youth Group Coordinator  (ages 11 & 18)
  • Adult Group Coordinator (19 & up)
  • Childcare Attendances
  • Summer Camp
  • Kid’s Group (ages 6 to 10)
  • After School Group
  • Fundraising Coordinator
  • Grant Applications
  • Outreach Parents
  • Social Committee
  • Event Planning
  • Office Help
  • Newsletter Writer
  • Volunteer Coordinator
  • Volunteer Public Relations Coordinator
  • Website
  • Kid’s Sport Club (6 to 12)
  • Youth Sport Club (13 & up)
  • Parent Networking Groups
  • Library Assistant Coordinators
  • Special Projects
  • Educational Programs (Reading, Writing, Math, Computer)
  • Consulting Services
  • Speech, Behaviour, OT, and PT
  • Fine Arts Program
  • Special Events
  • Conferences
  • Board of Directors(Directors)

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Events

Community Support:

To attend any of the Parent Networking Groups you must register either by phone 604-591-2722, or email at info@lmdss.com.
If you require childcare you must inform us at the time of registration.

LMDSS Parent
Networking Groups:

Burnaby
Topic: Family Fun Night
Date: Thursday, April 20th, 2017
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location:
Old Orchard Lanes ( 4429 Kingsway, Burnaby)
Cost:
 LMDSS (pizza and drinks will be supplied)
R.S.V.P. by April 10th limited space available 

Langley
Topic: Family Fun Day Movie ” Sing”
Date: April 8th, 2017
Time:
4:35 p.m.
Location:  Hollywood 3 ( 7125-138th Street, Surrey)
Cost: LMDSS Tickets must be pre-ordered R.S.V.P. by April 4th

Okanagan  
Topic: Easter Egg Hunt
Date:
April 8th, 2017
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon
Location: Guertmar Park ( off Springfield)
Cost: A fee of $20.00 will be charged for non attendance.

Surrey
Topic: Family Fun Day Movie “Sing”
Date: April 8th, 2017
Time: 4:35 p.m.
Location: Hollywood 3 (7125 -138th Street, Surrey)
Cost: LMDSS Tickets must be pre-ordered R.S.V.P. by April 4th

Vancouver
Topic: Board Games & Pizza Night
Date: Thursday Evenings
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location: Mosaic, 1720 Grant Street, Vancouver
Cost: LMDSS R.S.V.P. are required contact the LMDSS office.



Adults Connect (ages 19+)
Topic: Dinner & Movie ” Beauty & The Beast”
Date: April 22nd, 2017
Time: TBA
Location: Cineplex, Langley
Cost: TBA when time is confirmed
Contact Theresa at info@lmdss.com to register by April 8th. Dinner will be at a nearby restaurant.

Youth Group (10+)
Event :
Bowling at REVS
Date: Saturday, April 29th, 2017
Time: TBA
Location: 5502 Lougheed Highway, Burnaby
Cost: TBA
Contact Mariam at Mariamrafik71@gmail.com to register


Health & Education:

Music Therapy Classes:
Dates: Wednesday Evenings, April 5th,12th,19th,26th & May 3rd,10th,17th,24th, and 31st
Location: WC Blair, Studio #2, Boardroom – 22200 Fraser Highway, Langley, B.C.
Time: 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Cost: Members $40.00 – Non-Members $80.00 – Siblings $10.00
(Members and Non-Member prices include 1 parent or support person, and the special needs individual).
Erin Parr is an experienced Music Therapist focused on children with disabilities. Over 12 years of experience working with Autistic children, children with disabilities, and babies/toddlers she has applied music therapy to a wide range of situations with exciting results. Erin uses an activity-based method with a focus on and enthusiasm to facilities progress towards therapeutic goals.
Registration Deadline March 20th, 2017.

Reading & Math Program Spring Classes: (Sign Up Now)
Dates:
 April 25th to June 29th 2017– Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays
Location: #201-13281-78th Ave, Surrey
Time: 1 hour sessions available – 4-5 pm, 5-6 pm, 6-7 pm
Cost: $
20.00 per session 

Reading and Math Program Spring classes starting  April 25th, 2017 watch for registration details.

Summer classes available July & August contact the LMDSS office for details and to register.


Sexuality Classes  for 12+
Dates: Next Sessions will be announced at a later date

Time:

Location:
Cost:

Dance Fit Classes (NEW)
The Lower Mainland Down Syndrome Society will be starting up this program in the Spring. The dates are will be confirmed shortly, and will be posted.
If your child, teen, or adult is interested in making friends,having fun, and getting into shape, please email the LMDSS office to register at info@lmdss.com.

Fundraising:

T21 Awareness Walk
Date: September 9th, 2017
Time:
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Location:
Hawthorne Park (10513-144th Street, Surrey)
Cost:
Registration, Pledges, and Teams forms will be coming out shortly

Parents

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