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Special Olympcics Florida - Young Athletes Program

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Special Olympics Florida, Inc.

SOFL

Special Olympics Florida - Okeechobee County has an opportunity for volunteers to assist with the Young Athlete program weekly.

Young Athletes is an innovative sports play program for children ages 2-7 with intellectual disabilities and developmental disabilities and their peers, designed to introduce them into the world of sports.

The program will meet weekly beginning in January.

Dates and times are flexible - but will be 1 hour per week

For more information contact Darin Homer, at 772-475-3588 or darinhomer@sofl.org

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About Special Olympics Florida, Inc.

Location:

1915 Don Wickham Drive, Clermont, FL 34711, US

Mission Statement

"The mission of Special Olympics Florida (SOFL) is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, who wish to participate, 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.

Description

Special Olympics Florida provides sports training and Olympic-style competition to more than 60,000 athletes with intellectual disabilities and developmental disabilities throughout the state. Special Olympics Florida is a Level I Accredited Program (highest level of accreditation granted by SOI) and is divided into 11 area programs, which cover over 55 counties.

Children & Youth
People with Disabilities
Sports & Recreation

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

home based in countyOkeechobee, FL 34972

(27.53251,-80.89865)
 

SKILLS

  • Child Development

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 16
  • Orientation or Training
  • 1 hour per week beginning in January

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