Faribault Area Special Olympics - Coaches/Helpers Needed!

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Special Olympics Minnesota

Poly Hockey

Faribault Community Special Olympics is in need of a Head Poly Hockey Coach. (Poly Hockey is similar to Floor Hockey) This volunteer role would be responsible for managing and coaching the Faribault’s Poly Hockey teams, hosting weekly practices, and attend area and state competitions.

We are looking for positive, responsible and outgoing individuals to work together with other coaches to assist guide youth and adults with intellectual disabilities in a coaching or assistant coaching capacity. We focus on making it a FUN experience for all involved! Previous experience working with this population is certainly a positive, but we also accept volunteers who may not have previously worked with individuals with disabilities but are eager for the experience and looking to make a positive impact.

Timeframe: January 8 th - March 1 st (Weekly practices every Wednesday)

*Weekly practices are hosted at the Faribault Armory every Wednesday, 6:00pm - 7:30pm (tentative)

*Must be able to attend Area Competition (January 25 th/26 th) and State Competition (February 29 th/March 1 st)

Please reach out to Tonia Warmington at ctwarmington@outlook.com with interest or any questions.

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About Special Olympics Minnesota

Location:

900 2nd Ave S, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55402, US

Mission Statement

Special Olympics Minnesota enhances the human potential and quality of life for children and adults with intellectual disabilities by offering year-round sports training and competition. By sharing their joy and courage, our athletes inspire the human spirit in all of us.

Description

Founded in 1968 by Eunice Kennedy Shriver with the belief that individuals with intellectual disabilities can participate fully in their communities and in life, Special Olymics is the largest, fastest-growing sports program in the world. Special Olympics represents more than 2 million athletes in more than 150 countries worldwide, and was begun in Minnesota in 1973. It is the only organization in Minnesota, the United States and the world utlizing the unique benefits of sports to improve the lives of people with intellectual disabilities. Special Olympics Minnesota continues to grow thanks to the volunteering and financial support from individuals, businesses and civic organizations.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Faribault3000 W Airport RdFaribault, MN 55021

(44.32409,-93.31068)
 

SKILLS

  • Coaching
  • Fitness Instruction
  • Outdoor Recreation
  • Snow Sports
  • Hockey

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 Hours a week for 8 to 10 Week

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