Special Olympics NC - Healthy Athletes "Strong Minds" Clinical Director - Charlotte

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Special Olympics North Carolina

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Special Olympics in the Charlotte area of North Carolina is seeking a Healthy Athletes "Strong Minds" Clinical Director to join the Strong Minds team. Special Olympics NC needs qualified medical professionals to assist with the organization of Healthy Athletes screening events. Certificate and current licensure as a Mental Health professional (ie. Clinical Psychologist, Licensed Social Worker, Licensed Counselor) is needed to volunteer.

Strong Minds is an interactive learning activity focused on developing adaptive coping skills. Competition provides a natural opportunity to develop active strategies for maintaining emotional wellness under stress, such as: thinking positive thoughts, releasing stress and connecting with others.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with the local Special Olympic program to coordinate a screening event in the Charlotte region.
  • Recruit and train volunteer health professionals.
  • Use Healthy Athletes Software (HAS) to document athletes' health status and needs during screenings.


If you are a medical professional and are interested in this field, please respond with your contact information so we can share more information regarding this essential volunteer opportunity.

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About Special Olympics North Carolina

Location:

2200 Gateway Centre Boulevard, Suite 201, Morrisville, NC 27650, US

Mission Statement

The mission of Special Olympics is to provide year-round athletic training and sports competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for 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 and other Special Olympics athletes and the community.

Description

Volunteer-driven, non-profit organization

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

SONCCharlotte, NC 28202

(35.23268,-80.84608)
 

SKILLS

  • People Skills
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Healthcare
  • Group Facilitation
  • Program Management
  • Recruiting

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1.5 days per event, 2 to 4 hrs weekly planning
  • 4 to 6 mths of planning, Fall event for 3 years

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