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Great Falls Area Competition Coordinators for Special Olympics Montana

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ORGANIZATION: 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 Great Falls and Surrounding Area's Special Olympics Programs are looking for Competition Coordinators to help plan their sports training & tournaments!


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 area volunteers, organize, facilitate and conduct annual Area Games events.
  • Committee Management & Recruitment: Work to recruit and manage volunteers and day-of-service groups to facilitate Area Games events.
  • Communication & Registration: Oversee the distribution of competition registration materials to teams in the Area, provide area coaches with seasonal updates.
  • Meetings: Lead and attend seasonal planning 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-specific 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.

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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.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
People with Disabilities
Sports & Recreation
Community, People with Disabilities, Sports & Recreation

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Charles Russel Area Special OlympicsGreat Falls, MT 59401

(47.51546,-111.28036)
 

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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