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Special Olympics NC - Volunteer Engagement - Health Focus - Mecklenburg County

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Special Olympics North Carolina

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Special Olympics North Carolina is seeking a responsible individual to serve as Volunteer Engagement - Health Focus in the Mecklenburg County area. This vital volunteer will connect athletes to community health and wellness resources, increase athlete numbers, and help eliminate many common barriers to
health in your community. If you live in Mecklenburg county and would like to volunteer in your local community, the commitment and responsibilities are listed below.

Minimum commitment:

  • Attend a monthly local committee meeting.
  • 5 to 10 hours per month working remotely on a flexible schedule.
  • Additional volunteer hours will be needed in the months prior to our health events.
  • Availability to be onsite during our two yearly health events is required.
  • We would like you to serve a one-year term with an opportunity to renew.
  • Background experience in health and wellness is preferred to help with work on a health grant.

Responsibilities:

  • Attend meetings and report on health-related program updates
  • Assist in planning health focused events
  • Recruit health and wellness volunteers for events, programs and committees
  • Assist in tracking and recording health data.

Please respond with your contact information and qualifications so we can share more details regarding this opportunity. This is an essential position and we appreciate all who are interested in taking on this role.

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About Special Olympics North Carolina

Location:

2200 Gateway Centre Boulevard, Suite 201, Morrisville, NC 27650, US

Mission Statement

The mission of Special Olympics is to provide year-round athletic training and sports 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 and other Special Olympics athletes and the community. We provide opportunities for athletes and volunteers throughout the state of North Carolina. If you'd like to donate to Special Olympics NC please use this link: https://bit.ly/390XlyV

Description

Volunteer-driven, non-profit organization

Health & Medicine
People with Disabilities
Sports & Recreation

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Healthcare
  • Community Outreach
  • Networking
  • People Skills
  • Project Management
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 5 to 10 hours monthly working remotely on a flexible schedule
  • One local monthly meeting with additional hours during Fall event

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