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Special Olympics Delaware Volunteer Opportunities

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ORGANIZATION: Special Olympics Delaware

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Special Olympics Delaware has volunteer roles that range from one day event volunteers to coaches, practice volunteers, and unified partners that attend practice on a weekly basis to help prepare athletes for their competitions.
Athletes train for a period of 8-10 weeks and compete at a state level competition at the end of the season. Special Olympics Delaware trains year round in 20 different sports. You can read more about what sports we offer at http://www.sode.org/sports-competitions.
For our current volunteer opportunities:
https://www.sode.org/support/volunteer/

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About Special Olympics Delaware

Location:

619 S COLLEGE AVE, NEWARK, DE 19716, US

Mission Statement

The mission of Special Olympics Delaware is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for more than 4,000 children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.

Description

Special Olympics Delaware has been changing the lives of Delawareans since 1971. Through sports training and competition in 20 sports, more than 4,000 athletes with intellectual disabilities have proven that, given the chance, no disability is too great to overcome.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
People with Disabilities
Sports & Recreation
Community, People with Disabilities, Sports & Recreation

WHEN

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WHERE

Special Olympics DelawareNewark, Wilmington, MOT, Kent Co., Sussex Co., DE 19716

SKILLS

  • Coaching
  • Fundraising
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 14
  • Orientation or Training
  • 8 - 10 weeks, 1 - 2 hours a week minimum
  • Positions are seasonal depending on the sport

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