Unified Partners compete alongside Special Olympics athletes. Training together and playing together is a quick path to friendship and understanding.
How to Become a Unified Partner
1. Are you new to Special Olympics Minnesota?
If you’re interested in being a Unified Partner and have not been in contact with a delegation or team, please complete our coach interest form.
2. Are you connected with a Special Olympics Minnesota team? Are you an existing Unified Partner? Do you need to update your level 1 certification?
All Unified Partners who work with athletes need to be Level 1 certified.
Step 1: Complete the online volunteer application
You’ll receive an email from eServices@geninfo.com to complete your background check. If you need a printable PDF, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Step 2: Complete the online level 1 certification course and quiz
This training is designed for new Unified Partners, and current Unified Partners who need to renew their Protective Behaviors training. General Orientation, Protective Behaviors and Concussion are all included in the Level 1 training.