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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:

Development Database Manager and Operations Coordinator

Job Summary:

This position coordinates and synthesizes data from multiple platforms, manages the standardized use of development databases and other fundraising platforms used across the state, and handles the management, depositing, processing, recording, acknowledging and reporting of gifts to Special Olympics Pennsylvania.

The primary responsibility of this position is to maintain donor data integrity, including serving as liaison to the finance department and leading efforts to strengthen operations for the purpose of increasing funds raised for the organization.

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Regional Sports Director – Region 2

Job Summary:

Special Olympics Pennsylvania (SOPA) is embarking on an exciting reorganization and seeks an enthusiastic leader to oversee all geographic area sports activities within the newly formed Region 2 area to include Centre, Clearfield, Clinton, Dubois/Jefferson, Elk/Cameron, McKean and Potter Counties. This position will be responsible for strategic growth of sports activities and support the recruitment of new SOPA eligible athletes, volunteers and community partners to meet the region’s and state goals.

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Regional Director of Development – Region 2

Job Summary:

Special Olympics Pennsylvania (SOPA) is embarking on an exciting reorganization and seeks an enthusiastic leader to oversee all geographic area fundraising activities within the newly formed Region 2 area to include Centre, Clearfield, Clinton, Dubois/Jefferson, Elk/Cameron, McKean and Potter Counties. In conjunction with regional staff, state staff and local volunteers the Regional Development Director is responsible for developing and implementing fundraising strategies that align with SOPA’s Strategic Plan and ensuring the Region is meeting stated revenue goals.

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Regional Director of Development – Region 7

Job Summary:

Special Olympics Pennsylvania (SOPA) is embarking on an exciting reorganization and seeks an enthusiastic leader to oversee all geographic area fundraising activities within the newly formed Region 7 area to include Adams, Cumberland, Dauphin, Lancaster, Lebanon, Mifflin/Juniata, Perry and York Counties. In conjunction with regional staff, state staff and local volunteers the Regional Development Director is responsible for developing and implementing fundraising strategies that align with SOPA’s Strategic Plan and ensuring the Region is meeting stated revenue goals.

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Allegheny County Sport Director

Job Summary:

Responsible for development, implementation, and supervision of all sports related activities, including competition, training, management and development of the Special Olympics PA-Allegheny County training sites. Using sound management practices, adhering to policies and procedures established by Special Olympics Pennsylvania, this individual will be responsible for all aspects of the sports training and competition functions.

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Development Database Manager and Operations Coordinator

Job Summary:

This position supports development operations for the organization. It includes the management, depositing, processing, recording and acknowledging of gifts to Special Olympics PA, as well as maintaining the donor database integrity, creating and applying coding as needed, pulling reports, and reconciling revenue with the finance department.

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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.