Employment & Internship Opportunities

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

Employment Opportunities

Special Olympics Pennsylvania (SOPA) seeks qualified candidates for the following positions: Regional Development Director; Regional Sports Director; Regional Administrative Manager; Manager of Government, Foundation and Corporate Grants (Part-time); Montgomery County Unified Champion School Coordinator (Part-Time/Temporary); and Unified Champion School Coordinator – Allegheny County (Part-Time/Temporary).  Applications, unless otherwise noted, will be accepted until the position is filled.


Regional Development Director

Special Olympics Pennsylvania (SOPA) is embarking on an exciting reorganization and seeks an enthusiastic leader to oversee all geographic area fund raising activities within newly formed Region 5 area (Berks, Bethlehem, Carbon, Lehigh, Monroe, Northampton, and Schuylkill Counties). This position will lead the strategic growth of Region 5 fundraising activities to ensure revenue is generated to meet (or exceed) the Region’s annual budget.

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Regional Sports Director

Special Olympics Pennsylvania (SOPA) is embarking on an exciting reorganization and seeks an enthusiastic leader to oversee all geographic area sports activities within newly formed Region 5 area (Berks, Bethlehem, Carbon, Lehigh, Monroe, Northampton, and Schuylkill). 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 Administrative Manager

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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Manager of Government, Foundation and Corporate Grants (Part-time)

Special Olympics Pennsylvania (SOPA) seeks someone seasoned and mission driven to serve as the Manager, Grants and Foundations in for Eastern Pennsylvania. This part-time position will manage all grant and foundation related responsibilities for Special Olympics PA, with the goal of growing our current level of grants and foundation support of over $900,000.

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Montgomery County Unified Champion School Coordinator

This is a temporary, part-time $5,000 stipend position that will run from October 2019 - May 2020. The anticipated workload on average will be 2-4 hours per week, with an increase to 6 hours during bocce season late January to March and 6-8 hours for track April through early May. The Unified Champion School (UCS) Coordinator position will play an important role in supporting and managing school-based inclusion programming in Montgomery County High Schools. 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 Unified Sports (after-school interscholastic high school teams composed of students with and without intellectual disabilities who train and compete together as equal peers); collaborative inclusive youth leadership; whole school engagement activities designed to promote awareness, education, and acceptance; and helping activate students to support one fundraiser.

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Unified Champion School Coordinator – Allegheny County

Position Duration & Function: This is a temporary, part-time $6,750 stipend position that will run from October 2019 - May 2020. The anticipated workload on average will be 2-4 hours per week, with an increase to 10 hours during bocce season late January to March and 6-8 hours for track April through early May.

The Unified Champion School (UCS) Coordinator position will play an important role in supporting and managing school-based inclusion programming in 12 high schools within Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. 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 Unified Sports (interscholastic high school teams composed of students with and without intellectual disabilities who train and compete together as equal peers); collaborative inclusive youth leadership; whole school engagement activities designed to promote awareness, education, and acceptance; and helping activate students to support one fundraiser.)

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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.

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