Play and coach soccer with Special Olympics athletes!
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Recruiting Organization: Special Olympics Pennsylvania
Our Special Olympics programs in Hazelton, Wilkes Barre, Clark Summit and Scranton are in need of coaches and assistant coaches for soccer!
Support athletes with intellectual disabilities to discover their own strengths and abilities, and serve as a role model both on and off the playing field.
Description: Organize practices and support the athletes and other coaches. Sports knowledge is helpful but not necessary; we will provide training.
Commitment: Soccer is a fall sport that typically runs from August to November. The commitment typically ranges from 8-10 weeks for 1-2 hours per week, plus opportunities to attend competitions.
Requirements: Complete the volunteer application.
- Complete Background Checks through SOPA (For volunteers 18 and older)
- Complete General Orientation, Protective Behaviors training and Concussion training
- Anyone who wants to become a certified coach will have opportunities to attend in person or virtual sport specific coaches training
Language/Cultral Support AvailableFalse
Fee Amount: None
This opportunity is recurring
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March 11, 2023