Special Olympics NC - Assistant Medical Event Leader - Charlotte

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Special Olympics North Carolina

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Do you have a health, wellness or event planning background? Would you like to help lead a medical event? Special Olympics NC is looking for an Assistant Medical Event Leader to help organize and plan the Charlotte MedFest for the Fall of 2019.

MedFest was created to offer the physical exam that all athletes need prior to participating in Special Olympics sports programming. It is sometimes the first exposure these athletes have to medical care.

In many cases, life-threatening conditions have been found and subsequently treated thanks to MedFest. Led by volunteer physicians, nurses, physician assistants, and medical students, the MedFest screening consists of the following stations: medical history, height and weight, blood pressure, cardiology test, musculoskeletal test, orthopedic tests, abdominal evaluation, and a check out station.

If you would like more information regarding this amazing and vital volunteer opportunity, please share your information and we will contact you.

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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. We provide opportunities for athletes and volunteers throughout the state of North Carolina. If you'd like to donate to Special Olympics NC please use this link: https://bit.ly/390XlyV

Description

Volunteer-driven, non-profit organization

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Special Olympics NCCharlotte, NC 28202

(35.23268,-80.84608)
 

SKILLS

  • Program Management
  • Organization
  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Healthcare

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 team meeting per month, 4 to 6 months
  • Event planning meeting in March 2019

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