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Special Olympics Idaho Team Manager

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ORGANIZATION: SPECIAL OLYMPICS IDAHO INC

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Special Olympics Idaho is recruiting a management team to support local athletes in the Idaho Falls/Ammon area. A management team will have multiple coordinators who organize different aspects of the local team. Roles will include a Local Program Coordinator who oversees the local management team, a Sports Coordinator who oversees the coaches and training seasons, an Events Coordinator, and a Community Outreach Coordinator.

Special Olympics Idaho offers a year round sports and training program. Local teams may recruit different volunteers to lead different seasons throughout the year. Training is offered to onboard new volunteers and all volunteers must complete a background check in order to participate.

If you are interested in volunteering on the Local Program Management Team, or if you are interested in being a coach, please contact Opey Penaloga at Special Olympics Idaho by emailing opey@idso.org.

Interested in Coaching?
Special Olympics Idaho is currently recruiting Fall Bocce Coaches and Winter Sport Coaches for the Idaho Falls team. Fall Season begins at the start of August if the local team has adequate volunteers to manage the season. Winter Season begins in November and ends at the start of March. For the Winter Sports Season, Athletes will train in the local Lewiston area and travel for a Regional Winter Competition. Future opportunities to travel with athletes may include Winter Sports Invitationals with other State Programs and World Winter Games. Special Olympics Idaho fundraisers to cover the costs of travel for all Advancing Competitions.

Winter Sports may include:

Floor Hockey

Downhill Skiing

Cross Country

Snowboarding

Snowshoeing

If you are interested in Coaching Summer, Winter or Fall Sports, or volunteering on the Local Program Management Team serving the Lewiston area, please contact the chapter office at the email below. For more information please visit the website www.specialolympicsidaho.org.

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About SPECIAL OLYMPICS IDAHO INC

Location:

PO Box 541, New Plymouth, ID 83655, 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 is an unprecedented global movement which, through quality sports training and competition, improves the lives of people with intellectual disabilities and, in turn, the lives of everyone they touch.

  • Special Olympics empowers people with intellectual disabilities to realize their full potential and develop their skills through year-round sports training and competition.

  • As a result, Special Olympics athletes become fulfilled and productive members of their families and the communities in which they live.

  • Special Olympics is an experience that is energizing, healthy, skillful, welcoming and joyful.

CAUSE AREAS

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

WHEN

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WHERE

Downtown Idaho FallsIdaho Falls, ID 83404

(43.42332,-112.01437)
 

SKILLS

  • Strategic Planning
  • CSR / Volunteer Coordination
  • Community Outreach
  • Fitness Instruction
  • Golf
  • Snow Sports

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Volunteers may spend a couple hours a week during the practice seasons. Opportunities to travel to State Summer Games, USA Games, and World Games as a Coach or Volunteer. Special Olympics Idaho fundraises to provide the costs of travel.
  • Must complete and pass a background check.

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