Primary Purpose: This Volunteer supports the work of the Area Management Team (AMT) and the progress of athletes by working closely with the Area Director to determine what the Area's needs are. This volunteer shares their strengths and passions with the Area Director to determine best suited position available or join our team as one of the following positions (if available): Appreciation Coordinator, Training Coordinator, Athlete Leadership Coordinator, Sports and Competition Coordinator, Games Data Coordinator, Communication Coordinator, Public Relations Coordinator, Health Coordinator, Raffle Coordinator, Volunteer Coordinator, Head Coach, Special Events Coordinator, etc.
Attend monthly AMT meetings as well as all Area Games committee meetings as needed.
Further responsibilities will be determined as the position is created further.
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: New coordinator orientation and position-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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.