Special Olympics - Event / Games Event Planning Team 2022 - Watauga County, NC

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Special Olympics North Carolina


Are you a planner? Do you love organizing events? Would you be willing to devote time to help Special Olympics plan their spring events? We need your help! Share your contact information with us and more details will be provided. Don't delay, sign up today!

Special Olympics North Carolina is looking for numerous volunteers in North Carolina to join our Games Event Planning Team for our future local competitions that will be planned throughout the state this fall.

  • Each team will include 6-10 Volunteer Event Planners and will work with our team and the local programs on planning and execution.
  • Dates and specific locations are to be determined.
  • Our Games Management Team needs are in the following areas: Information Services, Logistics, Meals, Media Relations, Results, Volunteer Management, Media and Security.
  • Training and resources provided by Special Olympics North Carolina
  • Time Commitment: Typically 6 hours per day for 2 days. Training and meetings in advance of the event are required as well.
Our staff and experienced management team members will work with you to pair you with the right opportunity based on our needs and your skills and availability. No prior Special Olympics experience is necessary. Special Olympics NC Orientation and training can all be done online in advance of planning meetings that will start in February or March.

Our next training is scheduled for January 31 - March 7 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. each Monday via zoom.

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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


Mon Jan 31, 2022 - Sat Apr 30, 2022


Multiple locations Boone, NC 28607



  • Event Management
  • Administrative Support
  • Group Facilitation
  • Management
  • Organization
  • People Skills




  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 6 hours during the 1 to 2 day event
  • Training provided, 2 to 4 meetings

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