Special Olympics in the Glacier Area is needing a Health Coordinator!
PRIMARY PURPOSE : The Health Coordinator supports the Area Management Team (AMT) to ensure that quality Special Olympics health events are available to all eligible individuals in a specific geographic location. The Health Coordinator supports the general operations of the A MT by providin g support to all members, volunteers, partners , teammates and athletes in a designated area.
PRIMARY DUTIES :
Community: Seeks to create community connections on behalf of the organization ; works to build health-related partnerships in the A rea ; is a l i aison with SOMT in the community.
Area Planning and Oversight: With the help of AMT members and SOMT staff, secures facilities for regional SOMT health events ( MedFests , Fit 5 C lasses, etc.).
Volunteer Management: W orks with AMT and SOMT Outreach Director and Area Director to recruit new AMT volunteers , including medical personnel as volunteers at health events.
Meetings: Attends monthly AMT meetings.
Special Olympics Montana Connection: Participates in monthly Area Director calls with SOMT staff; Completes annual evaluation with SOMT Outreach Director /Coordinator .
EXPERIENCE/KNOWLEDGE : Prior experience with a nonprofit organization or sports organization preferred. Ability to interact with volunteers in a positive , encouraging way . 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 coordinator orientation and position- specif i c training provided by Special Olympics Montana staff. Ongoing training provided as necessary.
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 mo vement.
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 email@example.com or call 406-564-0522. Check out www.somt.org for further information too.
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.