Thursday, July 20, 2017

Special Olympics BC Vernon - Sport Program Volunteers

Special Olympics Vernon has over 125 athletes participating in 17 year-round sports programs.  Quality sports and competitions assist people with intellectual disabilities celebrate personal achievement and gain confidence. Special Olympics BC's mission is to provide individuals with intellectual disabilities opportunities to enrich their lives and celebrate personal achievement through positive sport experiences. Our Sport Program volunteers play a highly important role in helping deliver fun, inclusive and high-quality sport programs in the Vernon community. As Assistant Coaches or Program Volunteers, they support head coaches in running weekly practices and competition training. We are looking for volunteers for a variety of sport programs: Basketball, Fitness Club, Floor Hockey, Curling, Cross-Country Skiing, Alpine Skiing). Prior sport or coaching experience is not required for Program Volunteers, but is strongly preferred for Assistant Coaches. Programs generally run in the evenings for 1-1.5 hours for approximately 12-15 weeks (depending on the program). Contact us for more information on the program schedule!