Special Olympics Volunteer / Coach Midland & Area

(Special Olympics Ontario, Huronia - Mailing Address)

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Position ID: V-MID0726 Last Modified: 29 Jan 2021 Last Full Update: 29 Jan 2021
Opportunity Details
ContactHellaina Rothenberg, District Developer, Special Olympics Huronia; Phone: (Business) 1-888-333-5515 ext 276; Email: hellainar@specialolympicsontario.com
DutiesVolunteers act as coaches in weekly sport training sessions, working with athletes with an intellectual disability, in a variety of sports. Other volunteer positions include administrative roles on community councils (fundraising, secretary, public relations, etc.).
More Info Linkcentral.specialolympicsontario.ca
BenefitsVolunteers find it extremely rewarding to work with Special Olympics athletes, who exhibit true sportsmanship and celebrate all levels of success on and off the playing field.
ClientsAthletes with an intellectual disability
Ages14 year(s) and up
Suitable for OSSDYes
Suitable ForAdults (18+) ; Seniors (55+) ; Youth (12-18) ; Highschool students ; Post-secondary students ; Men ; Women ; Families ; Individuals
Areas of InterestEducation Support (Training Programs) ; Recreation & Sports ; Special Needs / Differently Abled
Skills/ExperienceCommunication & Interpersonal Skills ; Dependability & Trustworthiness ; Friendly & Outgoing ; Leadership ; Mentoring & Training ; Patience ; Planning & Organizing ; Positive / Cheerful Demeanor ; Sports & Coaching - Sport-specific knowledge is desirable but not necessary. An ability to work well with people of all abilities is most important.
Commitment LengthLong-term commitment to weekly sessions throughout the sport season.
Interaction LevelSmall Group ; Large Group
Minimum Hours2 / Week
Dates and TimesMonday: Evening 
Tuesday: Evening 
Wednesday: Evening 
Thursday: Evening 
Friday: Evening 
Saturday: Morning 
Sunday: Morning, Afternoon
SeasonsYear Round
LocationNorth Simcoe
Number of PositionsMidland: 2 individual(s) ; Penetanguishene: 1 individual(s) ; Tay: 1 individual(s) ; Tiny: 1 individual(s) 
5 individual(s) needed in total.
TrainingTraining is provided - Volunteers have access to coach education training
TransportationVolunteer is responsible for own transportation
Police CheckRequired
Additional RequirementsVulnerable Sector Screening Required
Liability InsuranceAvailable
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Organization NameSpecial Olympics Ontario, Huronia - Mailing Address
Address & Map
Midland, ON
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Mailing Address65 Overlea Blvd, Ste 200 
Toronto, ON M4H 1P1