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Special Olympics Montana

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LOCATION: Tri County 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.

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

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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
Children & Youth
Community

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

TriCounty - Special OlympicsHelena, MT 59601

(46.55708,-112.22852)
 

SKILLS

  • Sports Coaching
  • CSR / Volunteer Coordination
  • Community Outreach
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Special Needs

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • 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 brame@somt.org

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