Special Olympics PA needs a Team Leader in Potter County!

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ORGANIZATION: Special Olympics PA

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Make a difference in the lives of our Special Olympics Athletes! Team leaders move our mission forward by overseeing the coordination of Special Olympics activities within their Local Teams, and by making sure that Local Teams are operating successfully. Be a part of Special Olympics’ commitment to empower people with intellectual disabilities and create a more inclusive world.

Responsibilities:

  • In coordination with the Sports Team leader, assure that training and competition are being managed according to Special Olympics Rules.
  • Provide budgetary input to Regional Staff
  • Meet with Local Leadership team on a quarterly basis to assure that all needs are met.
  • Work with fellow staff and volunteers to coordinate volunteer and athlete recruitment efforts

Benefits: Make a lasting impact on your local community and on the lives of individuals with intellectual disabilities. Volunteering provides an opportunity to enhance your resume, make friendships, develop and refine leadership skills and gain confidence. Special Olympics honors and recognizes volunteers through awards and years of service recognition.

We will work with your schedule so that volunteering can fit into your lifestyle. Most of the Team Leader’s responsibilities can be completed remotely, with opportunities to interact with our athletes and coaches at practices, competitions and other events.

For more information or to apply, please visit: https://specialolympicspa.org/become-a-volunteer

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About Special Olympics PA

Location:

2570 Blvd. of the Generals, 124 Washington Square, Norristown, PA 19403, 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

Athletes -- Over 16,000 children and adults with intellectual disabilities or closely related developmental disabilities participate in over 300 local, sectional and state events. Athletes range in age from 8 to 80 and are of all ability levels.

Volunteers -- Nearly 46,000 volunteers provided the manpower for Special Olympics Pennsylvania last year. Volunteers of all ages serve as coaches, escorts, organizers, fund-raisers, entertainers, or sports officials. Volunteers are always needed! We are currently looking for office volunteers in the Norristown/Audubon area.

CAUSE AREAS

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

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Multiple locations Galeton, PA 16922

(41.73312,-77.64193)
 

SKILLS

  • Administrative Support
  • Program Management

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • A few hours per week; sometimes more during busier times. We will work with your schedule!

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