Volunteers

Current volunteer opportunities

Sun Feb 23 – Snowshoeing – Minneapolis
Sat Feb 29 – Healthy Athletes: Healthy Hearing – Stillwater
Sat Feb 29 – Healthy Athletes: Special Smiles – Stillwater
Sat Feb 29 & Sun Mar 1 – State Poly Hockey and Powerlifting – Stillwater
Sun Mar 1 – Healthy Athletes: Performance Stations – Stillwater
Sun Mar 15 – State Alpine Skiing & Snowboarding – Afton Alps
Thu Mar 19 – Area 1 Swimming – Thief River Falls
Thu Mar 26 – Area 2 Basketball – Bemidji
Sun Apr 5 – Area 12 Swimming – St. Paul
Fri Apr 17 – Area 2 Swimming – Bemidji
Sat Apr 18 – Area 7 Basketball – Rogers
Sun Apr 19 – Area 7 Swimming – Becker
Sun Apr 19 – Area 9 Basketball – St. Peter
Sun Apr 19 – Swimming – Edina
Sat Apr 25 – Area 3 Basketball, Powerlifting & Swimming – Duluth
Sat Apr 25 – Basketball – Orono
Sun Apr 26 – Basketball – Stillwater
Sat May 2 – Area 10 Track & Field – Rochester
Sun May 3 – Gymnastics – Plymouth
Sat May 3 – Swimming – Circle Pines
Sun May 3 – Track & Field – New Brighton
Thu May 7 – Area 2 Track & Field – Bemidji
Wed May 13 – Area 1 Track & Field – Thief River Falls
Sat May 16 – Area 3 Track & Field – Cloquet
Sat May 16 – Area 7 Track & Field – Monticello
Sat May 16 – Track & Field – Minneapolis
Sun May 17 – Area 3 Gymnastics – Superior, WI
Sun May 17 – Area 10 Swimming – Rochester
Sun May 17 – Track & Field – White Bear Lake
Fri Aug 14 – Area 1 Bocce – Thief River Falls
Tue Jul 14 – Area 3 Tennis – Virginia
Tue Jul 28 – Area 3 Golf – Coleraine
Sun Aug 2 – Area 3 Equestrian – Esko
Sat Aug 8 – Area 3 Softball – Cohassett
Fri Aug 14 – Area 1 Bocce – Thief River Falls
Sat Sep 26 – Area 3 Unified Flag Football – Cohassett

Complete our interest form if you would like to be notified when volunteer opportunities for each state competition become available in 2020.

Age restrictions

Under 12 years old
Events are free, so come out and cheer on our athletes during competitions. We always love fans in the stands!

Ages 12-14
Can register alongside a parent. Please notify [email protected] if volunteer is 12-14 years old.

Ages 15+
Can register as an individual

Group volunteer opportunities

We offer group opportunities for businesses, schools, civic groups, friends and family, etc.

Volunteer groups report improved teamwork and enhanced relationships as a result of working with Special Olympics Minnesota athletes. By joining us, your organization can showcase your social responsibility, build brand awareness, and experience an array of team-building opportunities.

Request more information about group volunteering

Volunteer Code of Conduct

Special Olympics Minnesota is committed to the highest ideals of sport and expects all volunteers to honor Special Olympics principles. All SOMN volunteers agree to observe the following code:

  • I will provide for the general welfare, health and safety of all Special Olympics athletes and volunteers.
  • I will dress and act in an appropriate manner at all times.
  • I will follow the established rules and guidelines of Special Olympics Minnesota and/or any agency involved with Special Olympics Minnesota.
  • I will not promote religious or political beliefs or preferences while volunteering.
  • I will report any emergencies to the appropriate authorities after first taking immediate action to ensure the health and safety of the participants.

The relationship between Special Olympics and volunteers is an “at will” arrangement and may be terminated at any time without cause by either the volunteer or Special Olympics Minnesota.

CONTACT

[email protected]
612.333.0999