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Special Olympics Pennsylvania currently has the following employment opportunities available, as well as volunteer and internship opportunities available to support our Marketing & Communications, Competition, and Training Departments: 

Employment Opportunities

Regional Executive Director: Northwest Region

Job Summary: 

Special Olympics Pennsylvania (SOPA) is in the process of completing a multi-year reorganization which will allow us to better serve our athletes and volunteers. Through Regionalization there are 4 areas that we are looking to better support: Program Administration, Fundraising, Sport/Competition and Community Outreach. We are seeking an enthusiastic leader that is a team player, outgoing, adaptable, well connected in the Region and experienced in leading change.

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Regional Executive Director: The Wilds Region

Job Summary: 

Special Olympics Pennsylvania (SOPA) is in the process of completing a multi-year reorganization which will allow us to better serve our athletes and volunteers. Through Regionalization there are 4 areas that we are looking to better support: Program Administration, Fundraising, Sport/Competition and Community Outreach. We are seeking an enthusiastic leader that is a team player, outgoing, adaptable, well connected in the Region and experienced in leading change.

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Regional Executive Director: Capital Area Region

Job Summary:

Special Olympics Pennsylvania (SOPA) is in the process of completing a multi-year reorganization which will allow us to better serve our athletes and volunteers. Through Regionalization there are 4 areas that we are looking to better support: Fundraising, Program Administration, Sport/Competition and Community Outreach. We are seeking an enthusiastic leader that is a team player, outgoing, adaptable, well connected in the Region and experienced in leading change and driving revenue.

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Administrative Manager (Part-Time): The Wilds Region

Job Summary:

Special Olympics Pennsylvania (SOPA) is embarking on an exciting reorganization and seeks an enthusiastic person to oversee athlete and volunteer administration within newly formed Wilds Region which includes Cameron, Centre, Clearfield, Clinton, Elk, Jefferson, McKean and Potter Counties. This position will be responsible for providing superior customer service to athletes (individuals with intellectual disabilities) and/or their families as well as volunteers throughout their registration, onboarding, and training. Once registered, the administrative manager will ensure athletes and volunteers are activated locally.

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Sport & Unified Champion Schools Director: Capital Area Region

Job Summary:

The Sport & Unified Champion Schools (UCS) Director position will play an important role in supporting and managing school-based inclusion programming in the Capital Area region of Pennsylvania and supporting community integration. Additionally, this position will assist with meeting overall Special Olympics Pennsylvania (SOPA) strategy goals and objectives. This individual will work directly with teachers, coaches, student leaders, and administrators in assigned schools and help them manage quality UCS programming. This consists of Interscholastic Unified Sports (IUS), interscholastic school teams composed of students with and without intellectual disabilities who train and compete together as equal peers; collaborative inclusive youth leadership and whole school engagement activities designed to promote awareness, education, and acceptance.

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Administrative Manager (Part-Time): Greater Lehigh Valley Pocono Region

Job Summary:

Special Olympics Pennsylvania (SOPA) is in the process of completing a multi-year reorganization which will allow us to better serve our athletes and volunteers. Through Regionalization there are 4 areas that we are looking to better support: Program Administration, Fundraising, Sport/Competition and Community Outreach.

The Regional Administrative Manager will play a key role in ensuring that we are providing quality experiences for our athletes and volunteers. Priority is to provide top notch customer service and communications to our current and new athletes and volunteers as they complete the registration and renewal process.

We are seeking an enthusiastic team player who is tech savvy, outgoing, adaptable, and a real problem-solver. As part of this team, you will make a difference.

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APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Submit in Word format a letter of interest, resume, salary history, references, AND salary requirements to careers@specialolympicspa.org

No phone calls will be accepted. Resumes sent for positions other than this posting will not receive a response.

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ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION

Special Olympics Pennsylvania provides year-round sports training and competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults (age 8-80) with intellectual disabilities. All training and competition opportunities are provided free of charge to athletes, enabling everyone to experience the benefits of Special Olympics that extend well beyond the playing field. The athletes of Special Olympics -- 16,000 strong in Pennsylvania -- are constant reminders of all that is right with the human spirit. Pennsylvania is the 7th largest program and one of the strongest Special Olympics programs in the United States. For more information about how SOPA inspires greatness, visit www.specialolympicspa.org.