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Special Olympics Michigan Summer Games

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ORGANIZATION: Special Olympics Michigan

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SOMI

Join us as volunteers at the Special Olympics State Summer Games! As a volunteer, you will have the opportunity to cheer on the athletes, assist with event logistics, and ensure a smooth and successful competition. Your support is invaluable in creating an inclusive and empowering environment for all participants.
No experience is necessary - just bring your enthusiasm and willingness to help! Sign up now to be a part of this inspiring event and help make it a memorable experience for all involved.

Volunteer roles include:

  • Competition volunteers: assist with roles like scorekeeping, timing, awards, meals, and more
  • Medical volunteers: Medical volunteers must be 18 yrs old or older and have first aid and CPR certifications, or similar licensure. Medical volunteers provide coverage and basic first aid treatment during competition, meals, and special events
  • Special Event volunteers: Special events are activities for participants to enjoy when they are not competing. Examples include arts and crafts, sport expos, games, and more!

Register online at https://somich.vsysweb.com/

4 Shifts

  • Thu May 30, 2024 - 08:30 AM to 03:00 AM
  • Thu May 30, 2024 - 02:30 PM to 07:00 PM
  • Fri May 31, 2024 - 07:30 AM to 04:00 PM
  • Sat Jun 01, 2024 - 07:30 AM to 02:00 PM
  • NONE OF THESE DAYS WORK FOR ME, BUT I CAN STILL HELP
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About Special Olympics Michigan

Location:

Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI 48859, 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 all children and adults with intellectual disabilities. Athletes are given continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness and athletic skill, 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

The mission of Special Olympics is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for all children and adults with intellectual disabilities. Athletes are given continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness and athletic skill, demonstrate courage, experience joy, and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes, and the community.

CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
People with Disabilities
Sports & Recreation
Advocacy & Human Rights, People with Disabilities, Sports & Recreation

WHEN

Thu May 30, 2024 - Sat Jun 01, 2024
08:00 AM - 04:00 PM
This opportunity has 4 shifts

WHERE

Central Michigan UniversityStudent Activity CenterMt. Pleasant, MI 48859

(43.59078,-84.77888)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Competition volunteers are needed for the full shift, but special events volunteer times are much more flexible if an individual needs to come late or leave early.

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