Milaca Community Special Olympics In Need of Basketball Coaches

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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 our basketball program. 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.

Must be able to attend weekly practices Friday nights form 6:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M.

Must be able to attend two tournaments:
Saturday, April 18 - Area Basketball Tournament - Rogers High School - Rogers
June 19-21 - State Basketball Tournament - University of Saint Thomas - Saint Paul

For more information please email Kathy Fitschen at mkfitschen@yahoo.com or call 612-390-3070.

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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

Fri Mar 13, 2020 - Sun Jun 21, 2020

WHERE

Milaca Community Education500 MN-23Milaca, MN 56353

(45.75106,-93.65713)
 

SKILLS

  • Coaching
  • Outdoor Recreation
  • Basketball

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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