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Five Valleys Area - Games Management System Coordinator

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Special Olympics Montana

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Are you detailed orientated and enjoy sport competitions? Join Special Olympics Montana as the Games Data Coordinator!

Primary Purpose
: The Games Management System Coordinator supports the work of the Area Management Team (AMT) and ensures that all local sporting events offer quality and fair competition to all participating athletes. The Game Data Coordinator works alongside the Sports & Competition Coordinator and other Area Games committee members to manage the registration and divisioning process for all local competitions using Special Olympics Montana’s Games Management System or GMS.

Primary Duties:

  • Software Training: Working with Special Olympics Montana’s Sports Department staff, complete all necessary Games Management System (GMS) training prior to the start of each local competition.
  • Area Games Registration: In collaboration with the Sports & Competition Director, create the registration packet to distribute to all Local Program Coordinators as least one month prior to all local competition events.
  • Area GMS Set-Up: Create Area Games competition events and participants in GMS.
  • Divisioning: Develop event "heats" or "divisions" using Special Olympics Divisioning Guidelines and prepare printed "heat sheets" for the Sports & Competition Coordinator, all Area Games Venue Directors, and create electronic copies to share with all Local Program Coordinators.
  • Communication: Communicate with Local Program Coordinators to manage all team registrations ensuring all participating athletes have updated paperwork on file with Special Olympics Montana and that scratches are recorded accurately.
  • Timely Reporting: Enter all final scores and times for each participating athlete into GMS at the conclusion of local competitions and submit an electronic report to Special Olympics Montana’s Sports Department staff.
  • Meetings: Attend monthly AMT meetings as well as all Area Games committee meetings as needed.

Experience/KNOWLEDGE: Prior experience with date base programming and a willingness to participate in necessary training to use the Games Management System (GMS). Superior attention to detail preferred. Must complete Class A volunteer application and screening process through Special Olympics Montana.

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.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please reach out to Lindsey Campbell at lcampbell@somt.org or at 406-304-4034.

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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.

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WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Five Valleys Area Special OlympicsMissoula, MT 59801

(46.85005,-113.98696)
 

SKILLS

  • Sports Coaching
  • Data Entry
  • Organization
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Special Needs

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • It is very flexible.
  • Class A volunteers are required to get a background check.

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