Frequently asked questions
How can I volunteer?
Volunteer at an event - see upcoming opportunities
Become a Special Olympics coach
Become a Unified partner
Join a program management team
Become a mentor
Apply to join the Youth Activation Committee
Apply for an internship
Become a Competition Venue Director
Who can volunteer?
Special Olympics is in the business of changing lives, including those of our volunteers! We rely on volunteers to sustain our programs, and we offer rewarding volunteer opportunities for just about anyone. Volunteers must be 15 years of age or accompanied by a guardian.
What regulations are related to volunteering?
Are there any forms I need to complete?
Yes! Please fill out and submit the Class A Volunteer Application & Background Form. Click here to complete background check form online.
Are their training resources available?
Yes! Please complete the Protective Behaviors training online here.