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About the Position
Position:
2251 - Bocce volunteer/support
Organization:
Position Address:
R. J. A. Potts Memorial Park, 125 Pembrook Street, Bolton, ON, Canada
Location:
Caledon

Goal

The Special Olympics would not exist, and could not have been created, without the time, energy, commitment, and enthusiasm of people just like you, individuals who choose to take a little time from busy schedules to make the world a better place. More than 400 Special Olympic coaches and other volunteers in support across the province make our programs possible and make a huge difference in the lives of our athletes. As an 'Event Volunteer', you will assist us with our sports/athletic programs and with our fundraisers and other activities that are held throughout the year.


Description

You don't need a sports background to volunteer with Caledon Special Olympics. All you need is enthusiasm for helping empower people with intellectual disabilities through sport. Many volunteer positions: Volunteers support our athletic programs and coaching, AND our fundraisers and other activities within the local community. 


Benefits

WHY VOLUNTEER WITH CALEDON SPECIAL OLYMPICS? There are many reasons to get involved, and many benefits, including:

  • Building friendships and networking connections
  • Developing new skills for personal and professional development
  • Gaining volunteer hours for school programs
  • Getting involved with your community
  • Sharing your love of sports and athletics
  • Opportunity to learn, and promote by your example, diversity and inclusiveness in your community
  • And, most of all, experiencing the joy of working with and supporting our athletes.

Qualifications

How to become a volunteer:

STEP 1: Reaching Out!  Email: dzmarlik@rogers.com

STEP 2: Caledon will provide you with an online registration form.

STEP 3: Screening: Complete a Criminal Record Check (18 years and older). Caledon OPP waives the fee for committed Caledon Special Olympics volunteers. However, Peel Regional Police does charge a fee for this service if you live in Mississauga or Brampton.

STEP 4: Submission of Forms: Submit the completed Volunteer Registration Form and Criminal Record Check to your Special Olympics Head Office. 

STEP 5: Clearance to Volunteer: After the Head Office processes your information you will be contacted.

Min Age: 15
Max Age: 99   
Police Check: Required   
Resume:Not required   
Driver's Licence: Not required   
Proof of Vaccination: Not required


Time Commitment
This is a Medium Term (4 - 6 months) commitment starting 2024-05-27 AND ending 2024-08-26
Shifts are available Anytime

Flexible, depending upon the scheduling of particular events


Training

Complete ONLINE Volunteer Orientation Training! Once this training has been completed you will be accredited for the Special Olympics program PLUS, further training that is specific to the events scheduled and the roles that our volunteers will play


More Details
Areas of Interest: Education & Learning, Sports & Recreation, Seasonal/Special Event, Life Skills & Accessibility
Accessibility: Unknown
Ideal for: Individuals, Co-op Placements, Older Adults



How to Contact
Send an Email Message
Social Media
http://Special Olympics Caledon/Caledon Special Olympics
http://Special Olympics Caledon @socaledon


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