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Southwestern Area-Bocce Venue Director-

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Special Olympics Montana

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Special Olympics Montana is seeking a volunteer within Anaconda, Butte or surrounding areas.

If you are looking for a sports driven volunteer opportunity and want to spread the mission of inclusion, look no further! This Bocce Venue Director position could be for you.

Purpose of Position:

  • Promote the area games by serving as a community ambassador (when in-person competition occurs)
  • Connect Special Olympics Montana staff members with individuals, organizations, and businesses that might provide "day of" volunteers for the bocce venue
  • Ensure bocce venue is run in an organized and effective manner
  • Actively lead a group of volunteers to run the bocce venue
  • Evaluate bocce venue at the completion of games

Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee bocce competition
  • Attend planning and training meetings
  • Manage delivered competition equipment and ensure it is gathered at end of day
  • Oversee volunteers (scorekeepers, facilitators, etc.)
  • Manage any questions or concerns during competition with support from the Special Olympics staff
  • Arrive at venue to prepare at minimum one and one half (1.5) hours before competition begins
  • Ensure venue is picked up and looks as it did before competition began
  • At the end of competition, record results on provided heat sheets and ensure they are collected in the venue director binder at the end of the day
  • Learn and understand the Special Olympics Montana bocce rules and modifications
  • Direct awards volunteers to provided awards equipment
  • Contact and communicate with venue representative, as needed

Volunteers are the Heartbeat of Special Olympics Montana where we serve over 2,000 athletes. To give these individuals the opportunities they enjoy, we need your help. Every volunteer is a potential spokesperson for Special Olympics Montana. Our success is driven by the dedication of our volunteer Management Teams, Area and Local Coordinators, Coaches and thousands of event volunteers. Find out what volunteer opportunities interest you. If you would like more general volunteer information please contact Jessie Billquist-Jette, Outreach Coordinator, by email jbillquist_jette@somt.org or call 406- 560-0518. Check out www.somt.org for further information too.

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About Special Olympics Montana

Location:

710 1st Ave N, Great Falls, MT 59401, US

Mission Statement

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.

Description

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.

Community
People with Disabilities
Sports & Recreation

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

SouthWestern Special OlympicsP.O Box it is 829Butte, MT 59701

(46.06002,-112.49062)
 

SKILLS

  • Sports Coaching
  • Interactive/Social Media/SEO
  • Group Facilitation
  • Community Outreach
  • Organization
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Flexible

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