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Bozeman Area Springs Games Coordinator for Special Olympics Montana

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Special Olympics Montana

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Are you good at planning sport competitions? Have a passion for inclusion? Then we have an awesome opportunity for you! The Bozeman Area Special Olympics Programs are looking for Area Spring Coordinators to help plan their spring 2022 competitions!


PRIMARY PURPOSE
: The Sports & Competition Coordinator(s) oversees all work and committees dedicated to facilitating local Area competitions. Works with SOMT’s Sports Department to ensure Area events are in-line with both state and international regulations. Assist the Sports Department in organizing first-rate sports training opportunities for Special Olympics athletes and coaches in their local Area. This position is the primary liaison between SOMT’s Sports Department and the local AMT and is responsible for ensuring that all coaches and athletes have the most up-to-date information regarding competition rules and regulations.

PRIMARY DUTIES:

  • General Area Competition Oversight: Together with the AMT, Area Games Committees, SOMT’s Sports Department, and GMS Coordinator organize, facilitate and conduct annual Area Games events.
  • Committee Management & Recruitment: Work to recruit and manage volunteers and volunteer groups to facilitate Area Games events.
  • Coaches Training Facilitation: Work with Local Program Coordinators and SOMT’s Sports Department to identity and offer at least 3 needed coaches trainings annually in the Area.
  • Competition Registration: Design and distribute all Area Games competition registration materials to teams in the Area. (In conjunction with GMS)
  • Communication: Oversee all communication with the AMT, LPCs and coaches regarding training and competition opportunities in the Area.
  • Meetings: Attend monthly AMT meetings as well as all Area Games committee meetings.

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.

Contact Sherry Rudolph ,at srudolph@somt.org or 406-868-9368, for more information!

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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

Big Sky Area Special OlympicsBozeman, MT 59715

(45.69106,-110.94389)
 

SKILLS

  • People Skills
  • Project Management
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Basketball
  • Soccer
  • Snow Sports

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • HOURS:   1 - 5 hours per week. Hours may vary depending on season.

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