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volunteer opportunities

Immediate need:

  • Volunteer Coordinator: supports and oversees volunteer recruitment, orientation, scheduling, training and recognition of volunteers within the Playhouse. The Volunteer Coordinator works collaboratively with the Board of Managers to provide a high level of customer service for potential and committed volunteers. This volunteer position requires an average commitment of 2-5 hours per week.
  • Program Coordinator: supports and oversees the GiGi’s Playhouse therapeutic programs. The Program Coordinator works collaboratively with the Program Committee and each Program Leader to provide a high quality, outcome-driven programs according to the program models developed by GiGi’s Playhouse. This volunteer position requires a commitment of 2-5 hours per week.

Programs: GiGi's Playhouse Gainesville offers purposeful, progressive, therapeutic, educational and social programs throughout the month and on the weekends at designated times. Check our calendar. We train and support all volunteers, we are in need of Program Leaders and Assistants who engage and interact with the participants and their families in purposeful activities, set up and take down materials used for the programs.

Literacy Tutors: Interested in helping a child learn to read? Then our literacy program is perfect for you! We have specific training for tutors which include observation hours. Make a difference!

Administrative: Like to be on the computer? Like to work on projects? GiGi's Playhouse Gainesville is always looking for administrative volunteers to help with thank you letters, creating books for our literacy program, database entry and more!

Events: GiGi's Playhouse has exciting events that are run by volunteers!! 5K Walk/Run, Gala, World Down Syndrome Celebration…you name it! We are always in need of volunteers for these events – from being a committee member to helping the day of the event, we need your assistance!

Committee Members: Committee positions are open in Board of Managers, Events and our Fundraising Committee.

Group Volunteering: Have a group interested in volunteering together? The more the better! Contact us and together we will set up your volunteer opportunities!


Becoming a Volunteer

We want each and every participant, family member, and volunteer to have the best possible experience! Therefore, all interested volunteers are required to attend Volunteer Orientation. Please look at the calendar for upcoming orientation dates.Times and dates are periodically subject to change, so please check our calendar for the most up-to-date information. For any questions, please contact gainesville@gigisplayhouse.org Questions? Contact gainesville@gigisplayhouse.org