Become a Special Olympics Florida - Alachua County Volunteer


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Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

Home based in countyGainesville, FL 32635


About

Special Olympics Florida -Alachua County is seeking volunteers to help plan and organize Special Olympics Florida events locally, serve on the Management Team and serve as Volunteer Coaches.

Special Olympics Florida -Alachua County has opportunities for coaches and assistant coaches for the following sports

Coaches are the key to a successful sports experience for the Special Olympics athlete. As a coach, you teach sports skills and model good sportsmanship and character. You give Special Olympics athletes the most immediate awareness of their self-worth, ability, courage, and capacity to grow and improve both on the playing field and off. Coaches will be provided training and sports seasons run for 2-3 months.

  • Basketball

  • Bowling

  • Bocce

  • Equestrian

  • Golf

  • Swimming

  • Athletics

  • Flag Football

  • Tennis

  • Powerlifting

Special Olympics Florida provides year-round sports training and athletic competitions in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. We rely on more than 21,000 volunteers throughout the state each year who serve as coaches, help with events, assist on committees and so much more. Join us in helping athletes achieve their dreams, volunteer today!

For more information contact

Michelle Beumer

michellebeumer@specialolympicsalachua.org

352-340-7945

Skills

  • Coaching
  • Outdoor Recreation

Good Match For

Teens People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • sports are a 2-3 month season
  • occurs throughout Alachua county
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