Special Olympics Tennessee (SOTN) provides year-round sports training and competition opportunities, health and education programming to 17,000 children and adults with intellectual disabilities across Tennessee. Special Olympics is a grassroots, volunteer-driven organization and operates in all 96 counties across Tennessee. SOTN seeks a volunteer to provide office support to assist with the onboarding of new volunteers and other administrative tasks. Training is provided.
Location: Remote, with the potential to move to in-office volunteer work in the future if desired. The SOTN office is located in Nashville, TN.
Connect via phone with newly recruited volunteers to help determine their best placement within the organization.
Communicate with SOTN staff and area leadership teams regarding new volunteers and their desired placements.
Educate new volunteers on SOTN’s mission, goals and volunteer opportunities.
Other administrative duties as available or interested.
Time Commitment: Varies and is flexible based on volunteer’s availability. Work can be done at the volunteer’s convenience and will average 5-10 hours every 2-3 weeks.
Special Olympics Tennessee is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
No additional volunteer opportunities at this time.
About SPECIAL OLYMPICS TENNESSEE INC
461 CRAIGHEAD ST, NASHVILLE, TN 37204, US
Special Olympics Tennessee provides 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 began in the early 1960s when Eunice Kennedy Shriver provided day camps for children with intellectual disabilities in her backyard in Maryland. In 1968, the first World Games were held at Soldier Field in Chicago, with athletes from the United States and Canada attending. Special Olympics Tennessee serves 17,000 athletes from across the state. Competition opportunities are available to athletes at both the state and local level. Trainings and competitions for athletes ages 8 and older happen on a continuing basis throughout the year in cities across Tennessee.
People with Disabilities
Sports & Recreation
We'll work with your schedule.
This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.
March 3, 2021
Must be at least 18
Orientation or Training
Varies and is flexible based on volunteer’s availability. Work can be done at the volunteer’s convenience and will average 5-10 hours every 2-3 weeks.