Big Sky Area -Area Director

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ORGANIZATION: Special Olympics Montana


Special Olympics in the Bozeman Area is searching for an Area Director!
Do you enjoy leading a team of committed volunteers? Creating meaningful events? Working to make the world more inclusive? Then this position could be for you!

PRIMARY PURPOSE: The Area Director oversees the general operations of the Area Management Team by providing leadership and administrative support to all members, volunteers, partners or teammates and athletes in a designated area. This position is the primary contact for the Area and the primary liaison between the Area Management Team and the state office of Special Olympics Montana.


  • Area Planning and Oversight: with input from fellow Area leaders, creates and administers the annual plan and budget.
  • Meetings: Schedules monthly meeting times and locations; develops meeting agendas and collaborates with the Assistant Area Director and SOMT Outreach Coordinator.
  • Special Olympics Montana Liaison: Participates in monthly Area Director calls with fellow ADs around the state and SOMT staff.
  • Communication: Speaks to the media and community on behalf of the organization

EXPERIENCE/KNOWLEDGE:Prior experience with a nonprofit organization or sports organization preferred. 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: 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.

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About Special Olympics Montana


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.


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.

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People with Disabilities
Sports & Recreation
Community, People with Disabilities, Sports & Recreation


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Big Sky Area Special OlympicsBozeman, MT 59715



  • Event Design & Planning
  • Budgeting
  • Strategic Planning
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Customer Service
  • Program Management


  • People 55+


  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • It is flexible.
  • Class A Volunteers are required to get a background check.

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