Special Olympics Volunteer Resume Samples

A Special Olympics Volunteer acts as the backbone of the Special Olympics movement. They can take the role of a coach, trainer, officials, event, fundraisers, and manager. They can also be unified partners – playing alongside athletes or be a fan cheering in the stands. Some of the core job duties are listed on the Special Olympics Volunteer Resume as – planning and supervising the games, practices, and events; supervising assisting coaches, managers, and team parents; teaching the young athlete the fundamentals of team sports, and necessary meetings, providing a safe and fun environment for the children, learning and following all league rules and policies and procedures; and attending all league functions and participating in league activities.

The nature of the job determines the needed skills, however, the following common skills are mandatory for all posts – strong communication and interpersonal, high level of enthusiasm and energy level; knowledge of the fundamental of team sports, and being patient with children. Formal education is not mandatory for this role.

Special Olympics Volunteer Resume example

Special Olympics Volunteer Resume

Summary : Special Olympics Volunteer is Establishing partnerships and affiliates with regional health organizations, hospitals, universities, gyms/fitness centers, and agencies to implement Special Olympics Health opportunities including the Inclusive Health initiative and Inclusive Fitness Initiative. Recruiting health professionals and volunteers within the 8 disciplines to support HA activities by becoming either clinical directors or screeners.

Skills : Computer, Customer Service, Time Management, Leadership, Data Collection, Data Analysis, Merchandising.

Description :

    1. Traveled extensively throughout Ecuador, Italy and England.
    2. Took a three-month car trip across the entire United States, as well as some of Mexico.
    3. Attempted a thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail.
    4. Made it 650 miles before receiving a hyper-extended knee and a small stab wound.
    5. Attributed I am friendly and work well with others but I am equally comfortable working on my own.
    6. Processed new athlete and volunteer registrations and input them directly into GMS
    7. Maintained current knowledge of Special Olympics Florida sports rules, policies and procedures
                        Years of Experience
                        Experience
                        10+ Years
                        Experience Level
                        Level
                        Senior
                        Education
                        Education
                        GED


                        Special Olympics Volunteer Resume

                        Summary : Enthusiastic, determined, and passionate student with a good work ethic, strong judgment, and the ability to work very well with others. Looking for the opportunity to gain experience in hospitality services and learn by doing. Developing and maintaining a referral database that encompasses free or reduced services for IDD individuals as established or negotiated with providers.

                        Skills : Microsoft Office, Customer Service, Conversational Spanish, Typing, Hospitality, Basic Computer, Internet Research.

                        Description :

                          1. Helped coach special needs athletes in sporting events as well as acted as a mentor and role model.
                          2. Worked with individuals with autism, down syndrome and other intellectual and mental disorders.
                          3. Helped with life skills and job coaching, behavioral intervention and behavioral modification.
                          4. Found out I have a passion for this line of work.
                          5. Truly enjoyed helped others and met a lot of amazing and inspiring individuals and watched them grow within and succeed.
                          6. Used special needs coaching, counseling, mental health support, crisis prevention and intervention, sports coaching, behavioral modification, role model, First aid and CPR, seizure and fall prevention and mental health awareness.
                          7. Volunteered at school sponsored events that were three times a week for the school year.
                        Years of Experience
                        Experience
                        7-10 Years
                        Experience Level
                        Level
                        Management
                        Education
                        Education
                        CADC I In Counseling


                        Special Olympics Volunteer Resume

                        Summary : Special Olympics Volunteer is Collaborating with sports, non-competitive programming, community engagement, and development departments to deliver Special Olympics Floridas mission including Healthy Athlete (HA) events at sports competitions, schools, and adult day training centers. Processing HAS forms, GMS data entry, filing, and assist athletes with referrals follow-up post-screenings as needed.

                        Skills : Microsoft Office, Communications, Leadership Development, Data Entry, Documentation, Office Management, Windows, Powerpoint.

                        Description :

                          1. Helped kids with disabilities complete physical actives such as basketball, track, skiing, ext.
                          2. Worked with the special olympics program all 4 years of high school.
                          3. Volunteered at multiple events throughout the valley.
                          4. Basketball coach of the Bullard High Special Olympic team.
                          5. Allowed me to work with different groups of people, improved my communication skills.
                          6. Helped introduce and facilitate ways of sharing best practices between Programs and across Regions to support a culture of excellence and collaboration.
                          7. Managed monthly Organizational Development calls and in-person meetings. Develop OD team annual plan, monthly agenda, produce meeting minutes and actions, ensure completion of the actions by the team members.
                                                                        Years of Experience
                                                                        Experience
                                                                        7-10 Years
                                                                        Experience Level
                                                                        Level
                                                                        Management
                                                                        Education
                                                                        Education
                                                                        B.S.B.A. In Manufacturing

                                                                        Special Olympics Volunteer Resume

                                                                        Summary : To ensure the satisfaction of our guest by providing excellent customer service. Preparing a variety of written reports, correspondence, and content for collateral material, social media, grant reports and evaluations. Managing budget and grant reporting for regional health programming, including specific grant funds.

                                                                        Skills : Patient Care, EKG.

                                                                        Description :

                                                                          1. Ability to adopted a patient, diplomatic approach and solve problems while maintaining strong work relationships.
                                                                          2. Capacity to traveled independently both nationally and internationally, including non-traditional work hours (nights and/or weekends) where required.
                                                                          3. Worked day-to-day without face-to-face on-site supervision.
                                                                          4. Worked professionally with multiple internal and external stakeholders.
                                                                          5. Maintained confidentiality.
                                                                          6. Supported International Advisory Committee (IAC) logistics and production of meeting minutes.
                                                                          7. Facilitated the Local Program Guide roll-out and development of additional resources.
                                                                              Years of Experience
                                                                              Experience
                                                                              10+ Years
                                                                              Experience Level
                                                                              Level
                                                                              Senior
                                                                              Education
                                                                              Education
                                                                              B.S.B.A. In Manufacturing

                                                                              Special Olympics Volunteer Resume

                                                                              Headline : As a Special Olympics Volunteer is Accurately processing daily gift entry, reconciles to daily deposits, process online donations. Entering all BBMS constituents. Directing and controlling gift accounting and reporting activities, ensuring efficiency, accuracy and security over the process. Creating batch reports in timely manner. Maintaining appropriate internal controls related to the recording of transactions

                                                                              Skills : Planning, Consulting Assistant.

                                                                              Description :

                                                                                1. Experienced in the intellectual disability community and/or Special Olympics.
                                                                                2. Experienced working with senior executives and external business or NGO leaders.
                                                                                3. Experienced working in the non-profit sector.
                                                                                4. Supported roll-out of Special Olympics Program Quality Standards, Board Governance Resource Center and other similar tools aimed at improving the growth and quality of Programs.
                                                                                5. Coordinated the Alumni Network, a volunteer group providing training and mentoring to Program leadership.
                                                                                6. Supported Leadership workshops logistics, ongoing tracking, review and reporting of databases (Percipio, Impact tracker) and follow-up from the leadership development events.
                                                                                7. Supported curation and sharing of leadership training and development materials, including a library of online and e-learning materials and resources.
                                                                                                                        Years of Experience
                                                                                                                        Experience
                                                                                                                        5-7 Years
                                                                                                                        Experience Level
                                                                                                                        Level
                                                                                                                        Executive
                                                                                                                        Education
                                                                                                                        Education
                                                                                                                        MS

                                                                                                                        Special Olympics Volunteer Resume

                                                                                                                        Headline : Special Olympics Volunteer with 5 years of experience in Establishing relationships with adult day training centers, schools, group homes, and recreation centers within region by offering a variety of health and fitness programs and HA screenings. Creating or overseeing the creation of new and unique health curriculum and initiatives based upon needs of IDD population. Monitoring operational performance, document outcomes, and adjust programs based on results. Delivering progress through monthly, quarterly, annual, and board reports.

                                                                                                                        Skills : Volunteer Assistant, Operational Skills.

                                                                                                                        Description :

                                                                                                                          1. Led graphic design efforts across GYE initiatives and platforms.
                                                                                                                          2. Developed visual identity that fits within the larger Special Olympics brand.
                                                                                                                          3. Drove social media efforts across GYE initiatives, pitching ideas for new campaigns and content, and developing a robust strategy to increase our reach.
                                                                                                                          4. Drove the Collective Responsibility Social Media Initiative.
                                                                                                                          5. Oversaw the creation of quarterly GYE newsletters.
                                                                                                                          6. Ensured accessibility across all content.
                                                                                                                          7. Supported the development and maintenance of the new GYE website and Intranet.
                                                                                                                                                                          Years of Experience
                                                                                                                                                                          Experience
                                                                                                                                                                          5-7 Years
                                                                                                                                                                          Experience Level
                                                                                                                                                                          Level
                                                                                                                                                                          Executive
                                                                                                                                                                          Education
                                                                                                                                                                          Education
                                                                                                                                                                          MS

                                                                                                                                                                          Special Olympics Volunteer Resume

                                                                                                                                                                          Objective : As a Special Olympics Volunteer is Developing, leading, and growing the Special Olympics Healthy Community initiative in specified region under the direction of Special Olympics Florida Director, Health, Fitness, and Inclusive Strategies. Coordinating fitness, health, and wellness programs for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) as a means to improve health outcomes.

                                                                                                                                                                          Skills : Monitoring Assistant, Healthcare.

                                                                                                                                                                          Description :

                                                                                                                                                                            1. Worked knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, After Effects, and Premiere.
                                                                                                                                                                            2. Learned and became proficient in the use of other software.
                                                                                                                                                                            3. Worked independently, as well as in a group.
                                                                                                                                                                            4. Worked knowledge of digital accessibility.
                                                                                                                                                                            5. Contributed to the development of youth-focused and youth-led storytelling content.
                                                                                                                                                                            6. Supported the continued growth of Spread the Word: Inclusion as a storytelling platform.
                                                                                                                                                                            7. Provided support for the digital engagement fellow.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Years of Experience
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Experience
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      2-5 Years
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Experience Level
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Level
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Executive
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Education
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Education
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      MS

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Special Olympics Volunteer Resume

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Objective : Special Olympics Volunteer is Overseeing of all operational functions in assigned region, Providing leadership and support to directors, staff and volunteers to effectively execute SOFLs mission and strategic plan. Collaborating with field staff to develop a strategy to expand programing in assigned area to include marketing plan to recruit athletes, Unified partners, volunteers and new donors to support programs. Supervising and attending management team meetings.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Skills : Planning, Team Work.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Description :

                                                                                                                                                                                                                        1. Assisted with the planning and implementation of all Special Olympic Florida Competitions and trainings in assigned area.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        2. Assisted in securing County & Area Games site venues, insurance, volunteer recruitment and EMT services as well coordinating all aspects of assigned competitions.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        3. Organized coaches meetings/trainings for each sport prior to the start of each season and ensure all coaches are properly up to date in terms of sport specific certifications, volunteer Class A forms and Protective Behaviors.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        4. Attended SOFL county, area and state competitions.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        5. GMS proficient to lead the registration, tracking and games management onboarding processes.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        6. Assisted with inventory of all equipment, banners, awards and order replacements as needed.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        7. Supported the delegation management process for all assigned trainings & competitions.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Years of Experience
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Experience
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  2-5 Years
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Experience Level
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Level
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Executive
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Education
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Education
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  GED

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Special Olympics Volunteer Resume

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Objective : Special Olympics Volunteer is Guiding and enforcing adherence to SOFLs general rules and accreditation requirements. Maintaining current knowledge of Special Olympics Floridas policies and procedures. Providing oversight of area budget process and assist with achieving annual financial targets. Working with Development department to cultivate corporate partnerships and steward external stakeholders in assigned region.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Skills : Training, Special Olympic Assistant.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Description :

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    1. Worked closely with HR team, leaders and employees to improve work relationships, build morale, and increase positivity and retention.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    2. Acted as backup to Payroll Manager, including payroll data entry and international payroll coordination.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    3. Conducted research on international countries where Special Olympics is considering hiring employees or has current staff.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    4. Provided support for additional GYE communications projects as needed.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    5. Maintained OrgEx Leadership pages on Special Olympics website(s) current and up-to-date. Support with internal communications on the ongoing leadership projects.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    6. Supported development and delivery of a standardized Program CEO/National Director global orientation module.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    7. Managed the scheduling of internal and external training and development for Program leaders and staff.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Years of Experience
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Experience
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      2-5 Years
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Experience Level
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Level
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Executive
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Education
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Education
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      GED

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Special Olympics Volunteer Resume

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Objective : Special Olympics Volunteer is acting as liaison between SOFL state office and area programs. Collaborating with other SOFL departments and designated committees/groups to enhance support for county and area programing. Actively participating in the development and execution of county and area recruitment strategies. Establishing new county programs. Working collaboratively with Special Olympics Florida staff on all Area, Invitational, State or Regional Games.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Skills : Support Management, MS Office.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Description :

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        1. Recruited, trained, and oversaw interns in a variety of collegiate programs.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        2. Procured and coordinated medical equipment, HA screening supplies, office supplies, and incentives.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        3. Managed relationships with trained Special Olympics Florida Health Messengers in region and provide updates on completion of annual practicum projects.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        4. Provided administrative support for Goal Setting processes—track completed forms, send reminders, create data spreadsheets for calibration meetings.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        5. Oversaw the performance management process and work with leaders on their employee reviews and evaluations . 
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        6. Provided training as necessary.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        7. Coached managers in giving good and bad feedback, navigating challenging and working through complex employee relations issues to help promote a positive culture.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Years of Experience
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Experience
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      0-2 Years
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Experience Level
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Level
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Entry Level
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Education
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Education
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      MS