Volunteer

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.

Volunteer Registration Downloads

Volunteer Application Form

Lower Mainland Down Syndrome Society
Charity BN/Registration #89162-1666 RR0001

Vol.Reg.Form 2016


A. General Volunteer Information:



In case of emergency contact::


Current Occupation:
Or if you are a student:


Tell us about yourself


Please provide two references and their contact information
Reference 1:
Reference 2:


Volunteer Opportunities and Availability

The following lists services and programs where volunteers are needed. Please indicate where your interests lie.



B. Other Details and Information:

  1. Vulnerable Sector Criminal Record Check:
    • A Vulnerable Sector Criminal Record Check must be completed and returned to the LMDSS office.
    • A Vulnerable Sector Criminal Record Check will need to be updated every 5 years.
    • Vulnerable Sector Criminal Record Check that were issued from another society or organization cannot be used. All Vulnerable Sector Criminal Record Check forms must have the name of the Lower Mainland Down Syndrome Society on them.
    • Vulnerable Sector Criminal Record Check information can be found at http://www.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/en/criminal-record-and-vulnerable-sector-checks
    • You must go into your local police department or R.C.M.P. detachment (whichever is applicable in your area) to obtain a Vulnerable Sector Criminal Record Check form. Please make sure to take along the CRC LMDSS cover letter so no fees apply.
    • Two to Three pieces of picture ID will be required.


C. LMDSS Volunteer Commitment and Pledge

  1. I agree to adhere to the Lower Mainland Down Syndrome Society requirements to make a minimum 6–month commitment to my volunteer position.
  2. I will be punctual and will notify the Lower Mainland Down Syndrome Society of any necessary absences from duty as far in advance as possible.
  3. I will carry out my duties to the best of my abilities.
  4. I will be notified if my assignment contains confidential information, and if so, I will not discuss it with anyone outside of my volunteer assignment.
  5. I will not use the Lower Mainland Down Syndrome Society equipment for personal use, including computers and any programs, photocopiers and postage meter.
  6. I will record my volunteer hours on an approved timesheet and submit the timesheet to the General Manager at the end of each month.


D. Authorization for the use of photos and name(s)