Special Olympics Midland Volunteer

(Special Olympics Ontario - Central Ontario)

Position ID: V-MID0726
Last Modified: 11 Mar 2022
Last Full Update: 04 Jan 2022

Opportunity Details: Special Olympics Midland Volunteer

Contact Hellaina Rothenburg, District Developer, Special Olympics Huronia; Phone: (Business) 1-888-333-5515 ext 276; Email: hellainar@specialolympicsontario.com
Duties Volunteers act as coaches in weekly sport training sessions, working with athletes with an intellectual disability in a variety of sports such as Floor Hockey, 5-Pin Bowling, Curling, Softball, Snowshoeing, Bocce, Pickleball and more! 
Other volunteer positions include administrative roles on community councils (fundraising, secretary, public relations, etc.).
More Info Link central.specialolympicsontario.ca
Benefits Volunteers find it extremely rewarding to work with Special Olympics athletes, who exhibit true sportsmanship and celebrate all levels of success on and off the playing field.
Clients Athletes with an intellectual disability
Ages 14 year(s) and up
Suitable for Highschool Credit Hours Yes
Areas of Interest Education Support (Training Programs) ; Recreation & Sports ; Special Needs / Differently Abled
Skills/Experience Communication & Interpersonal Skills ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Leadership ; Mentoring & Training ; Patience ; Planning & Organizing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Sports & Coaching - Specific knowledge is desirable but not necessary ; An ability to work well with people of all abilities is most important.
Commitment Length Medium Term (4 months to 1 year) ; Commitment to weekly sessions throughout the sport season.
Interaction Level Small Group ; Large Group ; Virtual Volunteering
Minimum Hours 2 / Week
Accessibility Varies
Location Simcoe North
Number of Positions Simcoe North 
5 individual(s) needed in total.
Training Training is provided - Volunteers have access to coach education training
Transportation Volunteer is responsible for own transportation
Police Check Required
Additional Requirements Vulnerable Sector Screening Required

Agency Details: Special Olympics Ontario - Central Ontario

Office Phone 1-888-333-5515, Provincial Office (Toronto) Toll Free
Website www1.specialolympicsontario.com/districts/central-ontario
Address & Map
Ontario, ON
Mailing Address c/o Special Olympics Ontario; 65 Overlea Blvd 
Suite 200 
Toronto, ON 
Canada M4H 1P1