Volunteer With Us

If you would like to further support the work we do by donating some of your precious time, energy and life skills then we would love to hear from you.

Volunteering opportunities with us are varied. For example, you might be a professional photographer or event manager with some time you could spare, a student with a skill you can share or a fundraiser who is willing to help at one of our many events.

If you have some time to spare and would like to volunteer for Down Syndrome Cheshire, please don’t hesitate to get in touch. Email us at admin@dscheshire.org.uk or call 01606 246171.

Take a look at some of the ongoing opportunities we have or let us know of any other helpful skills you may have.

  • Volunteer Activity Assistant
  • Volunteer Campaign Assistant
  • Volunteer Community Fundraising Co-ordinator
  • Volunteer Events Assistant
  • Volunteer Fundraiser
  • Volunteer Graphic Designer

Volunteers working directly with children and adults are required to undergo a DBS check in accordance with our safeguarding policy.

Here are some of our amazing volunteers

Rebecca Goodier

Volunteer 2018

Rebecca Goodier first made contact with charity when her son Jamie (now 11) who has Down’s syndrome was born. Rebecca has helped Cheshire Down’s Syndrome Support Group with a variety of fundraising events from bag packing to dragon boat racing. In 2018 Rebecca received our Volunteer of the Year award.

Emma Harris

Volunteer 2019

Emma, who has Down’s syndrome, started selling gingerbread sock biscuits at her primary school to raise funds. Since then, her initiative has grown with 52,000 sock biscuits being sold in 2019. Emma has received a local hero award, a Pride of Manchester award and a Points of Light award from the Prime Minister.

Read Emma's Story Here

Nicole Quirk

University Volunteer

We put out a call for help to design students at the University of Chester and, fortunately for us, it was answered by Nicole. She has used her talents to produce posters, marketing materials and info graphics to publicise the work of the Charity. Nicole is the very deserving winner of the University of Chester’s Charity’s Choice Award 2019.