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VOLUNTEERING WITH SPECIAL OLYMPICS 

Looking to get involved in your community in a meaningful way? At Special Olympics Oregon, you’ll have the opportunity help children and adults with intellectual disabilities achieve their dreams. Our organization wouldn’t be possible without the support of our community. Contact us today to find out how you can help! 

DAY OF EVENT VOLUNTEER

Spend about 4 hours with us ...

See the action up close ...

Have FUN and be INSPIRED!

Click on the links below to register!

 

BITE OF OREGON: Culinary festival at the Rose Quarter Campus. Sept 1 - 4.  Sign Up Now  

FALL SPORTS SEASON:  Volunteer opportunities for Fall Sports Competitions will be posted September 11th.

YOUTH GAMES:  This event is sponsored by Nike and volunteer positions are filled by Nike employees.  We do not post volunteer opportunities for Youth Games.

 

     COACHES

      BE A LEADER AND A MENTOR TO OUR ATHLETES

Coaches work directly with athletes to improve their skills in specific Special Olympics sports.  Learn More

 

    UNIFIED PARTNERS:

ENGAGING WITH OUR ATHLETES

Unified Sports® involve people with and without intellectual disabilities. As a Unified Partner you would train and compete on a team along with our athletes . Learn more

 

     LOCAL PROGRAMS:  

FIND AN OPPORTUNITY NEAR YOU!

Join the volunteers in your community that oversee all aspects of the Local Program in your area.  Learn more

 

 



 

Volunteer FAQ

Helpful Hints About Volunteering

Volunteer Screening Process

CLASS A VOLUNTEER TRAININGS

You will receive instructions to complete the trainings below once your Class A Volunteer Application is submitted.

If you're signing up as a "day of event" volunteer for an event you do NOT need to complete these trainings.

General Orientation Training and Quiz

Protective Behaviors Training and Quiz

Concussion Education Training and Quiz
 

 

Local Programs

Special Olympics Oregon has 29 Local Programs across the state. Learn more about getting involved in your area.

Sports Competitions

Special Olympics Oregon has three sports seasons. Volunteering at a competition is a guaranteed rewarding and inspirational experience.

Fundraising Events

Want to help out at this year's Bite of Oregon, Polar Plunge, Rip City 3-on-3, Governors' Gold Awards and more?

Other Opportunities

Here are some other opportunities that Special Olympics Oregon offfers for our amazing volunteers.

 
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