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Special Olympics Southern California

Are you a social butterfly or strategic thinker? Do you often find yourself connecting others to fun projects or promoting fun events? We are looking for you! Special Olympics Southern California (SOSC) is looking for a connector, a motivator, a leader to help fill much needed volunteer roles throughout So. Cal. Work with a dynamic team of professionals to promote volunteer roles at events, coaches, leadership roles, and more. What are you waiting for?!


  • Utilize Volunteer Needs Assessment to recruit volunteers
  • Represent SOSC at external recruiting and volunteer fairs. Assist in finding new recruiting and marketing opportunities
  • Assist in identifying, cultivating, and maintaining relationships with key volunteer recruitment agencies/organizations, market segments, and populations to create a robust network and strong candidate pipeline for future needs
  • Work alongside staff to create an interview plan for each open position
  • Assist staff by reviewing applications and/or resumes, responding to candidates and conducting phone screen interviews
  • Track recruitment strategies and efforts on Volunteer Recruitment Plan and produce monthly volunteer activity status reports
  • Assist in evaluating and modifying recruitment strategies based on lessons learned


  • Receive overview of tools and training for assignment
  • Weekly staff support on prioritization of work
  • Review process of produced work


  • Preferred commitment of one year or more
  • Weekly schedule is flexible, minimum of 3-15 hours a week
  • This can be a virtual volunteer opportunity - work is done in the field or from home
  • Volunteer Recruiters are encouraged to recruit others to support this work


  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with interviewing experience
  • Recruiting experience OR the ability to communicate SOSC mission in a positive manner
  • Customer service skills with ability to manage a large amount of telephone work
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Ability to relate to people of diverse backgrounds and education levels
  • Ability to multi-task, handling many projects with competing priorities
  • Ability to handle sensitive information and maintain confidentiality
  • Proficiency with MS Office applications, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Must complete a volunteer application, required training, and background check


  • Furthering the vision of acceptance, inclusion, and well-being for people with intellectual disabilities
  • Building a stronger community of supporters
  • Meet new people and represent a great cause

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Los Angeles CountyLos Angeles, CA 90030


  • Sales Marketing
  • Human Resources Recruitment
  • Market Research
  • Customer Service
  • Recruiting
  • Advertising


  • People 55+


  • Orientation or Training
  • This opportunity is FLEXIBLE and can be done remotely. Time per week is varies on responsibilities and year. Ideally we would like a 1 year commitment to learn the sports seasons and organization.
  • Fun, creative-thinker who is a fast learner and eager to help

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