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Employment & Internship Opportunities

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

Employment Opportunities:

Regional Administrative Manager

Job Summary:

Special Olympics Pennsylvania (SOPA) is embarking on an exciting reorganization and seeks an enthusiastic person to oversee all geographic area administration related activities within newly formed Region 5 area (Berks, Bethlehem, Carbon, Lehigh, Monroe, Northampton, and Schuylkill). This position will be responsible for the oversight and management of program related administrative needs to support all areas of activities to include but not limited to; sports, community relations, volunteer management, fund raising, region-wide communications, etc.

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Senior Staff Accountant

Job Summary:

Special Olympics Pennsylvania (SOPA) is seeking a Senior Staff Accountant with 2 to 3 years’ experience in general accounting functions, including accounts payable, cash, general ledger analysis, etc.

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Database Manager

Job Summary:

The Database Manager is responsible for Special Olympics Pennsylvania (SOPA) athlete and volunteer information management including all related software systems, processes and data to include but not limited to provide: analysis of data and end user satisfaction. This position is responsible for managing SOPA’s software partnerships mentioned above as well as providing direct end user support to volunteers, athletes and staff.

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Competition Director - Central

Job Summary:

Coordinates competition opportunities in central Pennsylvania through the use of sound management components, adhering to policies and procedures established by Special Olympics Pennsylvania (SOPA) and Special Olympics, Incorporated (SOI). Develops and manages competition related resources as defined by the organization’s overall mission, goals and Strategic Plan.

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Special Events Manager – East

Job Summary:

Special Olympics Pennsylvania is seeking a Special Events Manager to join its growing Development team. The Special Events Manager East will lead and oversee event planning and execution logistics for Eastern Pennsylvania, to maximize revenue generation and fully integrate events into ongoing donor relations efforts. The Special Events Manager East will provide recommendations in the ongoing assessment of all major and minor events within the state’s eastern fundraising events portfolio. And, the Special Events Manager East will coordinate with other state departments and regional teams to realize measurable revenue growth, meaningful sponsor, vendor, and influencer relationships, as well as enhanced volunteer and athlete engagement.

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Special Event Manager – West

Job Summary:

Special Olympics Pennsylvania is seeking a Special Events Manager to join its growing Development team. The Special Events Manager West will oversee event planning and execution logistics for events in Western Pennsylvania, to maximize revenue generation and fully integrate events into ongoing donor relations efforts. The Special Events Manager West will provide recommendations in the ongoing assessment of all major and minor events within the state’s western fundraising events portfolio. And, the Special Events Manager West will coordinate with other state departments and regional teams to realize measurable revenue growth, meaningful sponsor, vendor, and influencer relationships, as well as enhanced volunteer and athlete engagement.

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Unified Champion School Manager – Western Region

Job Summary:

The Unified Champion Schools (UCS) Manager position will play an important role in supporting and managing school-based inclusion programming in the western region of Pennsylvania and lead school to community transition efforts throughout the state. 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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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.