We have lots of great ways you can be involved with SOMN!

Become an athlete
Become a coach
Become a Unified partner
Volunteer at an event

Job opportunities

Part time, flexible hours, up to 20 hours per week
February 2023 through June 2023
Hybrid work schedule – can work from home, outside of event duties
Some weekend event work required
Laptop provided

Starting at $18.00-$20.00 per hour
Parking allowance when working in downtown Minneapolis
Mileage, parking, and other travel expenses reimbursed for working on-site at events

This internship will provide experience planning and hosting major events of different types and sizes, focusing on coordinating volunteer recruitment, management, and training.

This internship will provide experience:

  • Collaborating with an event management team to plan, organize, and host major events.
  • Recruiting and coordinating volunteers for various types and sizes of events throughout Minnesota.
  • Setting up and managing volunteer registration systems using CERVIS volunteer management software.

Special Olympics Minnesota is seeking candidates with:

  • experience using Microsoft Office apps,
  • a high attention to detail; and
  • strong verbal and written communication skills.

Training in software and procedures will be provided.

Potential to extend internship into summer or come back in future years to continue building on the team’s success! 

Flexible scheduling and opportunities to work from home available outside event schedules; opportunities to collaborate and gain experience working in-person in an office setting up to two days per week.  Laptop and training provided.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume via email to [email protected] (preferred); via fax at 612.333.8782, attention Human Resources, or via delivery to Human Resources, Special Olympics Minnesota, 900 2nd Ave S, Ste 300, Minneapolis, MN 55402. 

Special Olympics Minnesota will work with candidates to schedule interviews at locations or using video conferencing technology which promote every person’s continued health and safety. Special Olympics Minnesota is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  SOMN does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, neurodiversity, age, parental status, socio-economic background, military service, or any other characteristic or status protected by applicable law.