Volunteers are the backbone of the Special Olympics movement. They are coaches, trainers, officials, event organizers, fundraisers and managers. They can also be unified partners playing alongside athletes with intellectual disabilities or fans cheering in the stands.
Our volunteers are all ages and their commitments can range from an afternoon to a lifetime. Our volunteers are helping to bring out the champion in every Special Olympics athlete.
Special Olympics would not exist today and could not have been created without the time, energy, commitment and enthusiasm of our volunteers. We owe so much to these millions of people who find the time to make the world a better place.
If you want to be a volunteer, get in touch with Special Olympics near you.