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Special Olympics Montana
LOCATION: Glacier Area
The Local Program Coordinator (LPC) -for Young Adults Team-
is responsible for the creation and overall management of their designated Special Olympics team. The LPC ensures that volunteers and athletes are prepared to participate in year-round local and state competitions and events. Depending on the size of the team, an LPC can manage a team alone or with the help of an Assistant LPC to provide general oversight for all team operations.
Team Creation: Work with local colleges and the local community to build the first Young Adults Team for the Glacier region of Special Olympics Montana
General Team Oversight: Create and maintain a healthy environment for athletes in which they can develop new skills, train for competition, be part of a community, and participate in leadership opportunities
Athlete Management & Recruitment: Work to recruit new athletes and retain participation of current team members
Volunteer & Coach Management & Recruitment: Work to recruit new volunteers and retain current volunteers and coaches. Provide ongoing training resources and support to coaches
Competition Registration: Ensure that all athletes are registered to participate in state and local
Communication: Oversee all communication with athletes, families, volunteers, care providers and the
general public regarding team actitivities
Fundraising: Assist team with participation in Special Olympics Montana local and statewide fundraisers to
ensure team can participate in competition year-round
Financial Management: Responsible for developing and managing an annual team budget as well as
collection of donations/contributions and submission of funds requests to the local area management team
About Special Olympics Montana
710 1st Ave N, Great Falls, MT 59401, US
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.
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.