Volunteer Opportunities

Be part of something incredible! Do you want to help make World Down syndrome Congress 2024 an amazing experience? Would you like to be part of a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity? We’re on the lookout for volunteers to be part of this incredible event.

Why volunteer?

Here’s why it’s fantastic to get involved in Congress:

  • Join something big: Be part of an extraordinary event that brings people together from all over the world.
  • Make new friends: Meet people from different states and countries and have a great time while helping out.
  • Learn new things: Gain new skills you can add to your resume, helping you stand out when applying for jobs.
  • Feel proud: Know that your hard work is making a positive impact on the Down syndrome community.
  • Enjoy free meals: Get delicious meals during your volunteering hours.
  • Free uniform: Get a free top for your volunteering shifts that you can keep after the event.

Volunteer roles

We need volunteers for important roles such as:

  • Helping with registrations
  • Monitoring session rooms
  • Giving directions and information
  • Welcoming attendees with warmth
  • Distributing satchels and lanyards

Volunteering times

Whether you can help for a short while or the whole day, we need you! We have shifts available in the morning, afternoon, and evening:

Morning shift: 7am – 11am
Afternoon shift: 11am – 3pm
Evening shift: 3pm – 7pm

Volunteer entitlements

You will receive access to the Congress and catering on the day you are scheduled to volunteer. Please note that the Congress will not cover any expenses related to your travel to and from the Congress, or travel and accommodation in Brisbane.

Ready to join us?

Click here to complete a volunteer expression of interest form:


Please contact Carolyn at vol@wdsc2024.org.au to learn more about volunteering at WDSC2024.