Special Olympics NC - Families Chair - Harnett County


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Various LocationsLillington, NC 27546


Special Olympics North Carolina is seeking a responsible individual to serve as Families Chair in Harnett County. The Family Chair is responsible for working to increase year-round family involvement with the local program, expanding resources, strengthening family ties, promoting awareness in communities of the needs and attributes of people with intellectual disabilities, and assuring the continued quality of the program.

Minimum responsibilities:

  • Recruit, screen and train new members of the Families Committee
  • Communicate regularly with committee members, Local Program Coordinator and families
  • Ensure that an annual Families participation plan is developed, approved by the Local Program Coordinator and implemented
  • Ensure that the recommended duties of the Families Committee are delegated to its members
  • Evaluate competition plans, goals and objectives annually
  • Submit a final report to the local coordinator to insert into the local accreditation document

Additional potential responsibilities:

  • Motivate families to become more involved
  • Attend training, competition and fundraising events
  • Become knowledgeable and teach others about various types of intellectual disabilities
  • Work in the community to fight the stigma often associated with intellectual disabilities


  • Networking
  • People Skills
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Community Outreach

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 25
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 - 5 hours per month
  • one monthly meeting

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