6 Ways YOU can make a difference!

Spring has spring and so have a number of volunteer opportunities here at GiGi’s! We are 99% volunteer run and rely on a wide variety of volunteers to make all the programs and events possible.

Quad City Cruisers Car Shows

GiGi’s has been chosen as one of the charities to benefit from several car shows this spring and summer. We have been asked to provide a few volunteers to assist with selling 50/50 tickets during the events. It’s always fun to walk the show, listening to music and visiting with car enthusiasts. They love to hear about GiGi’s! They especially love it when a GiGi’s participant is helping with selling tickets.

The dates are May 13 canceled and rescheduled for May 26, June 10, July 12, August 12, and possibly August 16.

The volunteer sign up is located here.

Superhero Run/Walk

The annul 5K Run, 1 Mile Walk and Kids Dash is being held on June 3rd. There are opportunities to volunteer during the event but also prior to the event. This event is made possible thanks to many volunteers that are generous with their time.

We promise you will have FUN!

Pre & Post Event Volunteer Sign-Up linked here.

Day of Event Volunteer Sign-Up linked here.

Tutors Needed

Are you looking for a meaning full volunteer experience? We need YOU to help individuals with Down syndrome on their learning journey. Tutors meet once a week for an hour with their paired participants. The date and time are set according to your availability. Training is provided and a rewarding experience is promised!

Learn more about GiGi’s tutoring programs using the links below.

Math Tutoring linked here.

Literacy Tutoring linked here.

Applications for tutoring close May 14th.

John Deere Classic

We will once again be hosting a concession stand during the John Deere Classic this summer. This week takes LOTS of volunteers but it is a great way to volunteer with friends, family, and coworkers. The JDC is being held July 5-9.

Volunteer Sign Up linked here.

Program Assistants

We are looking for committed program assistants for summer programs and beyond. If you are interested in assisting on a regular basis, please contact the Playhouse to learn more about specific dates, times, and programs that are in need of assistants. Our Program Leaders will thank you and our participants will love you! Speaking of Program Leaders…

Program Leaders

Programs Leaders are needed for Art Explosion, Destination Discovery, and GiGi Prep too this summer and fall. To learn more about the programs offered here at GiGi’s visit the programs section of our website linked here. If interested in making a difference in the lives of individuals with Down syndrome and you want to discuss becoming a Program Leader, please contact the Program Coordinator at the Playhouse. Phone and email listed below.

Board of Managers

We are in need of board members with the passion and desire to help our Playhouse continue growing and achieving it’s Best of All! Currently looking for people with a background in fundraising, nonprofit boards, special events, and human resources. However, all applications will be considered. Please contact the Playhouse to learn more and/or receive an application.


If you have questions about any of these opportunities, please call 309-762-7529 or email volunteerquadcities@playhouse.org.

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