Director, Marketing and Communications - Special Olympics Canada
Post date: Sep. 11, 2017
Application Deadline: Sep. 25, 2017
Position Start Date: Oct. 31, 2017
Special Olympics Canada Special Olympics provides year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of sports for children, youth and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community. Special Olympics Canada (SOC), a leading program within the worldwide movement, is dedicated to enriching the lives of Canadians with an intellectual disability through sport. We are a national charitable grassroots organization that provides sport training and competition opportunities for more than 42,500 athletes of all ages and abilities. We have more than 20,500 volunteers, including over 13,500 trained coaches, who currently support our programs every day in 450+ communities across Canada. Our programs are supported by corporate sponsorship, fundraising activities, government funding, foundations, individual donors and the involvement of volunteers in communities nationwide. In Canada, Special Olympics follows a federated program delivery model with a National Office in Toronto and 12 provincial/territorial chapters.