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About the Position
Position: 2251 - Event Volunteer
Organization: Caledon Special Olympics
Location: Caledon
Accessibility: Unknown
Ideal for: Individual, Group, Newcomers, Older Adults
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.

As an 'Event Volunteer', your valuable contribution will make our events happen, and you will be key to their success!

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.

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.

Position Qualifications

> STEP 1: Reaching Out! Contact Us!
Call Judith 416-826-0058 OR Email:
>> STEP 2: Volunteer Registration Form
Caledon will provide you with a Volunteer Registration Form
>>> STEP 3: Screening Complete a Criminal Record Check
You can obtain the screening form from your local
Caledon OPP Detachment
15924 Innis Lake Road Caledon East
Call (905) 584-2241
This is strictly for risk management purposes to ensure that all volunteers and athletes are safe and protected. Fee waived for committed Caledon Special Olympics volunteers
>>>> STEP 4: Submission of Forms
Submit the completed Volunteer Registration Form and Criminal Record Check to your Special Olympics Club Coordinator.
>>>>> Step 5: Clearance to Volunteer

After the organization receives and processes your information, you will be contacted.
Min Age: 15    Police Check: Yes

Time Commitment
Duration:Any Duration
Flexible, depending upon the scheduling of particular events

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

Area(s) of Interest: Fundraising, Sports & Recreation, Customer Service, Seasonal/Special Event, Event Planning, Marketing/Promotion, Program Coordination, Volunteer Coordination
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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