Special Olympics Florida - Surfing Championships

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ORGANIZATION: Special Olympics Florida, Inc.

SOFL

Special Olympics Florida is excited to be hosting the State Surfing Championships at Alan Shepard Park in Cocoa Beach Florida on August 23rd & 24th!

We are looking for Volunteers to assist with the following duties:

  • Assist with event set-up and breakdown.
  • Assist with checking in and staging Athletes for competition.
  • Prepare and present Awards to Athletes.
  • Assist with meal check-in and distribution.

No knowledge of the sport is required and all training will be provided on-site. Volunteers will receive a T-Shirt and volunteers whose shift is more than four hours will also be provided lunch. A record of community service hours can be provided upon request.

Volunteer shifts are recommended for those 11 years and older. Volunteers under 14 years of age must be accompanied by an adult. If you are interested in volunteering with someone under the age of 11 please reach out to us so we can determine a right role for them!

6 Shifts

  • Thu Aug 22, 2024 - 11:00 AM to 03:00 PM EST - Spots available: 7
    Assist with Event Set-up *Lifting Required*
  • Fri Aug 23, 2024 - 09:00 AM to 01:30 PM EST - Spots available: 6
    Assist with Event Set-up & Lunch Distribution
  • Fri Aug 23, 2024 - 11:00 AM to 05:00 PM EST - Spots available: 8
    Assist with Staging & Awards
  • Fri Aug 23, 2024 - 05:30 PM to 08:00 PM EST - Spots available: 5
    Assist with Opening Celebration Dinner
  • Sat Aug 24, 2024 - 07:30 AM to 03:00 PM EST - Spots available: 8
    Assist with Staging, Awards & Healthy Athletes
  • Sat Aug 24, 2024 - 10:30 AM to 03:00 PM EST - Spots available: 4
    Assist with Lunch Distribution & Event Breakdown
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About Special Olympics Florida, Inc.

Location:

1915 Don Wickham Drive, Clermont, FL 34711, US

Mission Statement

"The mission of Special Olympics Florida (SOFL) is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, who wish to participate, 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 Florida provides sports training and Olympic-style competition to more than 60,000 athletes with intellectual disabilities and developmental disabilities throughout the state. Special Olympics Florida is a Level I Accredited Program (highest level of accreditation granted by SOI) and is divided into 11 area programs, which cover over 55 counties.

CAUSE AREAS

Health & Medicine
People with Disabilities
Sports & Recreation
Health & Medicine, People with Disabilities, Sports & Recreation

WHEN

Thu Aug 22, 2024 - Sat Aug 24, 2024
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
This opportunity has 6 shifts

WHERE

Alan Shepard Park299 East Cocoa Beach CausewayCocoa Beach, FL 32931

(28.35796,-80.60504)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • Teens

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 11
  • Volunteers under 14 years old must be accompanied alongside a parent/guardian (both must volunteer together).

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