Special Olympics So. Cal. Sports Management Intern


Cause Areas


Thu Feb 01, 2018 - Tue Nov 13, 2018


2428 N. Grand Ave.Suite ASanta Ana, CA 92705



LOCATION: Orange County Regional office - 2428 N. Grand Ave. Suite A, Santa Ana, CA, 92705

February 1 - June 12, June 20 - September 2, August 1 - November 13, 2018;
10-20 hours per week, attendance at Spring & Fall Regional Games and local/area tournaments.
Positions Available: 1 per time period

The Sports & Field Operations department assists all regions in the development and implementation of sports competitions throughout Southern California. The department assists with coach’s education and athlete training, development of local programs across Southern California, and hosts the championship games each season. Regional Sports Management Interns will work closely with local Special Olympics staff in both coordinating and implementing competitions, events, and programs. Responsibilities include:

  • Provide hands-on support in planning and developing Regional and local sports competitions and programs
  • Assist with managing the volunteer and sports training seasons
  • Registration for "away" competitions, volunteer recruitment and management
  • Coach’s education and management
  • Work with School organizations, Parks & Recreation, and/or other community resources

Supervisor: Senior Manager, Sports & Programs and/or Regional Sports Manager

Additional Requirements:

  • Strong organizational and people skills with a focus on customer service
  • Able to work independently and in a team environment
  • High level of proficiency using relevant technology including Microsoft software: Word, Excel, Outlook and ability to learn additional software programs
  • Must complete Volunteer Application (Class A), be cleared through the Background Check Screening, and complete the Online Protective Behavior Course


  • Outdoor Recreation
  • Capacity Planning
  • Management
  • Professional Development
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • Hours will be between 8:30am - 5:00pm, M-F
  • Send resume and cover letter to interns@sosc.org

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