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:

Chief Financial Officer

Position Summary

A hands-on and participative C-suite executive position responsible for leading and developing the following areas: finance both local and statewide, strategic planning, business planning and budgeting, human resources strategy development (specifically in the areas of succession planning, talent management, organizational and performance management, training and development, and compensation), administration, risk management and IT. The Chief Financial Officer plays a critical role as a member of the Senior Leadership Team in strategic decision making and operations as SOPA continues to enhance its quality programming and service capacity. This is a tremendous opportunity for a seasoned executive finance and operations leader to help lead a well-respected, high-impact organization.

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Director of State Events & Corporate Stewardship

Position Summary

Special Olympics Pennsylvania is seeking a Director of State Events & Corporate Stewardship (DSECS) to join its Development team. Reporting to the Chief Development Officer, the DSECS will lead and oversee all state event strategy, planning, and execution to maximize revenue generation and fully integrate events into ongoing donor relations efforts. The DSECS will provide consultative leadership in the ongoing assessment of both major and minor events and will make recommendations and changes to strategic priorities within the State Event portfolio through collaboration and coordination with other department leadership and regional teams to realize measurable net revenue growth and meaningful corporate donor/partner relations.

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APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Submit in Word format a letter of interest, resume, salary history, references, AND salary requirements to

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



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