Join the Diamondbacks as a Co-LPC ! What is an LPC?! Read on for more information.
Background information: The Diamondbacks are an adult-based Special Olympics community team who is growing so much that they need some extra hands.
PRIMARY PURPOSE : The Local Program Coordinator (LPC) is responsible for the overall management of their designated Special Olympics team. The LPC ensures that volunteers and athletes are prepared to participate in year-round local and state competitions and events. Depending on the si z e of the team, an LPC can manage a team alone or with the help of an Assistant LPC to provide general oversight for all team operations.
PRIMARY DUTIES :
General Team Oversight : Create and maintain a healthy environment for athletes in which they can develop new skills, train for competition, be part of a community, and participate in leadership opportunities.
Athlete Management & Recruitment : Work to recruit new athletes and retain participation of current team members.
Volunteer & Coach Management & Recruitment : Work to recruit new volunteers and retain current volunteers and coaches. Provide ongoing training resources and support to coaches.
Competition Registration : Ensure that all athletes are registered to participate in state and local competitions.
Communication : Oversee all communication with athletes, families, volunteers, care providers and the general publ ic regarding team activities .
EXPERIENCE/KNOWLEDGE : Prior experience with a nonprofit organization or sports organization preferred. Ability to supervise and effectively delegate to other volunteers. The ability to communicate openly and in a timely manner. Must complete Class A volunteer application and screening process through Special Olympics Montana.
TRAINING PROVIDED: New coordinator orientation and position- specifc training provided by Special Olympics Montana staff. Ongoing training provided annually.
COMPENSATION: Smiles, hugs, and lifelong friendship! This is a volunteer, non-paid position. Allowable expense reimbursements are available.
BENEFITS: Be part of something great and help individuals with intellectual disabilities train for life through sports. Make friends, open hearts, change lives and be part of the Special Olympics movement.
The mission of Special Olympics is to provide year round sports training and athletic 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, other Special Olympics athletes, and the community.
Special Olympics Montana is a nonprofit organization designed to provide year-round, statewide programs of physical fitness, sports training and athletic competition for children and adults with intellectual disabilities and closely related developmental disabilities.
Learn more at www.somt.org.
People with Disabilities
Sports & Recreation
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Five Valleys Area Special OlympicsMissoula, MT59801