Programs Chair – Community Council (Volunteer)
Special Olympics Ontario (SOO) is a volunteer driven organization with over 20,000 athletes and 10,000 volunteers registered across the province. Athletes can participate from 8 years of age and have the opportunity to train in 19 core sports offered in the Ottawa Area. Active start and FUNdamentals programs are available for athletes starting at age 2.
SOO – Ottawa has over 1000 registered athletes and volunteers participating in community sport programs. Every facet of our community is dedicated to enriching the lives of people with intellectual disabilities.
SOO – Ottawa is currently seeking a skilled and dedicated volunteer for the role of Programs Chair for the local Community Council. This operational leadership position plays a critical role in the delivery of sport programs for athletes with intellectual disabilities in the community.
Responsibilities for this position include the planning and coordination of over 35 sport programs across a variety of sports, and involves working with volunteer coaches and members of the Community Council. They will be responsible for ensuring clubs have received the proper information regarding training, competition opportunities, advancement procedures, budgetary processes, onboarding for new volunteers, registration processes, and more. They will work closely with members of the local Community Council, in particular the Treasurer, Volunteer Lead, Athlete Registrar, and Facilities Chair in order to ensure logistical requirements for clubs have been addressed.
A more detailed description of tasks and responsibilities can be found within the attachment included. For more information or to apply for this position, please contact Bryn at email@example.com