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Southwestern Area Director

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Special Olympics Montana

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Are you ready for a challenge that will inspire you? Special Olympics Montana needs your time and talent to create more opportunities for individuals with intellectual disabilities to achieve their dreams through sports competition, leadership, and community. The Southwest Area, based in Butte, is looking for an energetic trailblazer to fill the Area Director role on the local Area Management Team (AMT).

The Area Director leads the AMT to ensure that quality Special Olympics sports training programs and athletic competition events are available to all eligible individuals in Deer Lodge, Silver Bow, Jefferson, Beaverhead, and Madison Counties. The Area Director oversees the daily operations of the Area Management Team by providing management, leadership and support to all members, volunteers, and athletes in a designated area. This position is the primary contact for the Area and the primary liaison between the Area Management and the state office of Special Olympics Montana in Great Falls.

Special Olympics Montana could not exist without the dedication of our thousands of Montanan-based volunteers. The time, energy, and enthusiasm of volunteers fuel our movement and make our athletes' dreams a reality. The success of our programs requires the collaboration of a multitude of talents and skills from dedicated volunteers. Whatever your interests and aptitudes, there is a place for you within our Special Olympics family. Help us offer greater opportunities to both our present and future athletes and get involved with the Southwest Area Management Team today!

Volunteers are the Heartbeat of Special Olympics Montana where we serve over 2,000 athletes. To give these individuals the opportunities they enjoy, we need your help. Every volunteer is a potential spokesperson for Special Olympics Montana. Our success is driven by the dedication of our volunteer Management Teams, Area and Local Coordinators, Coaches and thousands of event volunteers. Find out what volunteer opportunities interest you. If you would like more general volunteer information please contact Logan Smith, lsmith@somt.org or call 406.763.6594.

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About Special Olympics Montana

Location:

710 1st Ave N, Great Falls, MT 59401, US

Mission Statement

The mission of Special Olympics is to provide year round sports training and athletic 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, other Special Olympics athletes, and the community.

Description

Special Olympics Montana is a nonprofit organization designed to provide year-round, statewide programs of physical fitness, sports training and athletic competition for children and adults with intellectual disabilities and closely related developmental disabilities.

Learn more at www.somt.org.

Advocacy & Human Rights
Community
People with Disabilities

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

11 E Park StButte, MT 59701

(46.01315,-112.53506)
 

SKILLS

  • Strategic Planning
  • Group Facilitation
  • Management
  • Community Outreach
  • Networking
  • Project Management

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 22
  • Orientation or Training
  • Varies on season.
  • To become a Class A volunteer, a background check, volunteer application and the Online Protective Behaviors Training are required.

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