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Special Olympics NC - Local Program Coordinators - Columbus County

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Special Olympics North Carolina


Special Olympics North Carolina is seeking Local Program Coordinators for Columbus County. The Local Program Coordinators are designated volunteer representatives of SONC who are responsible for implementing Special Olympics activities within their assigned geographic area. These coordinators play a vital role in making the Special Olympics volunteer system operate effectively.

Primary Duties

  • Implement and manage Special Olympic Columbus County activities.
  • Lead a local committee that provides sports training, competitions and health initiatives for adults and children with intellectual disabilities.
  • Recruit, train and manage local athletes and volunteers.
  • Plan and supervise fundraising events as needed.
  • Maintain and submit proper records in a timely manner for participating athletes and volunteers.


  • Prior experience with a nonprofit organization or sports organization is preferred.
  • Ability to supervise and effectively delegate.
  • Strong communication skills are essential.
  • All applicants must live in Columbus County.
Please include your contact information so we can share more information regarding this exciting volunteer opportunity. Thank you for your interest and we look forward to speaking with you.

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About Special Olympics North Carolina


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


Volunteer-driven, non-profit organization

People with Disabilities
Sports & Recreation


We'll work with your schedule.


SONCWhiteville, NC 28472



  • Program Management
  • Event Planning / Management
  • Community Outreach
  • Organization
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Public Relations




  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2 to 4 hours weekly based on your availability
  • Primarily virtual position on a flexible schedule

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