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Basketball Practice Safety Volunteer

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Special Olympics Delaware

  • 2 people are interested

Practice Safety Volunteer

PracticeSafety Volunteers will help track safety measures put in place for social distancing and self-monitoring of COVID-19

  • Must be 18 years old or older and be registered/become registered as a CLASS A Volunteer prior to being assigned a practice.
  • Practice Safety Volunteers will check in all participants at the start of each practice by taking temperatures using a no-contact thermometer and asking a series of questions pertaining to the COVID-19 symptoms.
  • Practice Safety Volunteers will act on behalf of SODE to participants admittance to practice, if they are unable to meet the criteria for safe practice.
  • Practice Safety Volunteers complete brief forms for each attendee at practice to help monitor for COVID-19 and submit those answers to the SODE office weekly.

During Practice

  • Volunteers will assist with helping athletes maintain social distancing rules of at least 6 feet.
  • Volunteers will be asked to assist athletes in wearing their mask correctly.
  • Volunteers will assist with disinfecting equipment after use.
  • Volunteers will work with coaches to inform SODE if any safety measures cannot be met during practice. Safety of Athletes and Volunteers is most important, and an athlete will be asked to leave the practice if they repeatedly fail to follow safety measures.

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About Special Olympics Delaware



Mission Statement

The mission of Special Olympics Delaware is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for more than 4,000 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 Delaware has been changing the lives of Delawareans since 1971. Through sports training and competition in 20 sports, more than 4,000 athletes with intellectual disabilities have proven that, given the chance, no disability is too great to overcome.

People with Disabilities
Sports & Recreation


We'll work with your schedule.


Special Olympics DelawareNewark, Wilmington, MOT, Kent Co., Sussex Co., DE 19716



  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving


  • Teens
  • People 55+


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 8 - 10 weeks, 1 - 2 hours a week. January - March 2021
  • Must be flexible. Opportunities available in 5 different areas of Delaware. You would be assigned to a particular location relative to your geographical location

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