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.
PRIMARY DUTIES: 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 competitions
Communication: Oversee all communication with athletes, families, volunteers, care providers and the general public regarding team activities
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
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.
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We'll work with your schedule.
TriCounty - Special OlympicsHelena, MT59601
September 3, 2020
CSR / Volunteer Coordination
Verbal / Written Communication
Driver's License Needed
Must be at least 21
Orientation or Training
1 - 5 hours per week. Hours will vary depending on season.
if interested contact the TriCounty Area Outreach Coordinator email@example.com