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Employment & Internship Opportunities

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

Employment Opportunities:

Unified Champion School Manager – Eastern Region and Youth Leadership

Position Summary

The Unified Champion Schools (UCS) Manager position will play an important role in supporting and managing school-based inclusion programming in the eastern region of Pennsylvania and youth leadership 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 high 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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Unified Champion School Coordinator – Greater Lehigh Valley and Pocono Region

This temporary, part-time stipend position will run from October 2020 May 2021. The anticipated hours from October December will be 3-5 per week and during Unified Sport seasons from January May, hours are expected to increase to 7-10 per week in order to support competitions.

This position will assume the following responsibilities to support the overall Programming department’s goals and objectives specifically in the area of school-based UCS initiatives. This individual will be responsible for developing relationships with key staff and student leaders of assigned high schools, providing training and sharing necessary resource materials to ensure quality outcomes.

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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 -- nearly 20,000 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.