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Special Olympics Montana

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Special Olympics in the Five Valleys Area is looking for an Area Basketball Committee Chair! Join our mission of inclusion today!

PRIMARY PURPOSE
: The Area Basketball Committee Chair sits on the Area Management team and plays an instrumental role in organizing and planning for Area Basketball Tournament for our Special Olympics athletes.

PRIMARY DUTIES:

  • Area Management Team: Work with the Area Director, Outreach Coordinator and other AMT members to develop annual goals related to the Area Basketball Tournament.
  • Area Basketball Tournament Recruitment & Oversight: recruit Area basketball volunteers to help organize the tournament; coordinate locations for local teams.
  • Committees: Serve on Special Events committees as needed and offer assistance to ensure success.
  • Meetings: Provide progress reports on Area Basketball progress at monthly AMT meetings.

EXPERIENCE/KNOWLEDGE: Prior experience with a nonprofit organization or sports organization preferred. The capacity to engage others in the planning and process of coordinating a Basketball tournament. Ability to supervise and effectively delegate to other volunteers. The ability to communicate openly and in a timely manner. Must complete Class A volunteer application and screening process through Special Olympics Montana.

TRAINING PROVIDED: New volunteer orientation and sport-specific training provided by Special Olympics Montana staff. Ongoing training provided annually.

COMPENSATION:Smiles, hugs, and lifelong friendship! This is a volunteer, non-paid position. Allowable expense reimbursements are available.

BENEFITS:Be part of something great and help individuals with intellectual disabilities train for life through sports. Make friends, open hearts, change lives and be part of the Special Olympics movement.

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 Nancy Undercofler, Outreach Director, by email nundercofler@somt.org or call 406-564-0522. Check out www.somt.org for further information too.

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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

Five Valleys Area Special OlympicsMissoula, MT 59801

(46.85005,-113.98696)
 

SKILLS

  • Sports Coaching
  • Recruiting
  • Organization
  • Basketball

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • It depends on the season.

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