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Down Syndrome Association of Central Florida 

Posting Type

Member of an Advisory Council


Committee or task force title & duties

Government & Public Affairs Committee


Organization

Down Syndrome Association of Central Florida


Type of Nonprofit

Human Services


Address Line 1

204 North Wymore Rd


Address Line 2


City

Winter Park


Zip/Postal Code

32789


Website

www.dsacf.org


Phone number

407-478-5621


Edyth Bush Institute member

Yes


Organization's mission:

DSACF is the leading voice for all individuals with Down syndrome and their families. We offer hope, encouragement and acceptance through advocacy, education and awareness as we guide individuals with Down syndrome through life’s transitions. Together, we create a Central Florida community composed of and dedicated to individuals with Down syndrome – and those who love them – so that each may realize their potential.


Brief Description of Organization's Programs & Services

The Down Syndrome Association of Central Florida is an accredited and award-winning not-for-profit association founded in 1991 by parents of children with Down syndrome. It has grown from a few families to over 1,500 individuals with DS and their families. We serve families in an area of over 10 counties with help from more than 17,000 friends, professionals, volunteers and other supporters. We are governed by a volunteer board of directors. More than 50% of our board members have family members with Down syndrome.


Skills and talents of ideal candidate:

compassion, advocate, contacts with elected officials


Meeting Location

Winter Park - DSACF office


Time Commitment

1 hour a month + special events


Link to Nonprofit Search Portrait

http://cffound.guidestar.org/nonprofit.aspx?orgId=2516


Current Number of Board Members

12


What can this board position do for the applicant:

Opportunity to better the live of individuals with intellectual disabilities, contacts of elected officials, and community leaers


Meeting frequency

once a month


How to Apply:

e-mail - edeaguilera@dsacf.org


Contact E-mail for Questions:

edeaguilera@dsacf.org

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