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Employment & Internship Opportunities

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:

Director of Development: Eastern PA

Job Summary: 

Special Olympics Pennsylvania seeks an enthusiastic, experienced and mission driven professional with demonstrated success securing major gifts to serve as the Director of Development for Eastern Pennsylvania (DDE). With a focus on Philadelphia, Harrisburg, Greater Lehigh Valley and Scranton/Wilkes-Barre markets in eastern Pennsylvania, this position will play a key leadership role on SOPA’s development and marketing team, collaborating to develop and execute a strategic engagement plan that leads to broader awareness and deeper understanding of SOPA’s mission and programs while unleashing the power of philanthropy to meet annual and multi-year revenue-growth and non-revenue goals.

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Stewardship Manager: Eastern PA

Job Summary: 

Special Olympics Pennsylvania is seeking a Stewardship Manager, Eastern PA (SME) to join its growing Development team. The SME will oversee all event planning and execution logistics to support both major and minor fundraising and cultivation/stewardship events for eastern PA, maximizing revenue generation and fully integrating events into donor relations efforts. The SME will collaborate and coordinate with other department leadership and regional teams to realize measurable revenue growth, meaningful donor/partner relations and enhanced volunteer engagement.

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Regional Administrative Manager: Three Rivers Region

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 Three Rivers Region which includes Allegheny, Armstrong, Green, Beaver, Butler, Fayette, Greene, Indiana, Lawrence, Washington, Westmorland Counties. 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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Regional Sport & UCS Director: Northeast 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. We are seeking an enthusiastic leader to oversee all geographic area sports activities within the newly formed Northeast Region to include Luzerne, Lackawanna, Pike, Susquehanna, Wayne and Wyoming Counties. This position will be responsible for strategic growth of sports activities, Unified Champion School programming and support the recruitment of new SOPA eligible athletes, volunteers and community partners to meet the Region’s and state goals. A willingness to travel is required as regular site visits and competition attendance is a requirement of this position.

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Regional Sport & UCS 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. We are seeking an enthusiastic leader to oversee all geographic area sports activities within the newly formed Northwest Region to Clarion, Crawford, Erie, Forest, Mercer, Venango, and Warren Counties. This position will be responsible for strategic growth of sports activities, Unified Champion School programming and support the recruitment of new SOPA eligible athletes, volunteers, and community partners to meet the Region’s and state goals. A willingness to travel is required as regular site visits and competition attendance is a requirement of this position.

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Regional Administrative Manager: Part-Time (GLVPR)

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 to our athletes and volunteers. Priority is to provide top notch customer service to our athletes and volunteers as they renew athlete medicals and volunteer clearances/certifications or as we welcome and onboard new athletes and volunteers

Location: Greater Lehigh Valley Pocono Region (Bethlehem, PA).

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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.