Sports Program Coordinator

April 13, 2018

Company Name:
Special Olympics Missouri

Title of Position:
Program Coordinator

A full time position responsible for ensuring quality Special Olympics Missouri (SOMO) sports training programs and athletic competitions are available to all eligible individuals in the North Area. The Program Coordinator takes direction and implements projects; growing in leadership skills. The following examples are intended only as illustrations of the duties of the Program Coordinator. • Plan and implement all Area and Local competitions, which include offering all levels of competition (i.e. low motor and individual skills), working with the respective volunteer planning committee (GMT) and ensuring appropriate evaluation. • Ensure all activities conform to SOI General Rules/SOMO Policies. • Work in cooperation with SOMO Sports Department to ensure that the appropriate numbers of training schools for the Area’s needs are provided. • Manage and maintain appropriate paperwork and database in relationship to area athletes. • Recruit and retain athletes through public awareness. • Represent or send a responsible representative to state competition where Area athletes are participating. • Coordinate volunteer acquisition, day of training and management for all program and fundraising events to include managing appropriate paperwork as outlined in the Volunteer Policy. • Maintain the Area calendar of events, area newsletter, social media, and web presence to include details of sports/volunteer opportunities and maintain online volunteer registration system. • Coordinate Outreach efforts through Global Messengers and athlete appearances in the community. • Coordinate Young Athlete Program. • Develop, manage and meet annual budget. • Provide leadership, assistance, guidance and support to staff and volunteers sufficient to inspire and motivate those individuals to achieve success and strive for excellence in their Special Olympics Missouri activities. • Ensure assigned annual plan objectives are attained. • Ensure on-going demonstration of SOMO Guiding Values and related behaviors. • Other duties as assigned by Supervisor

Link to Application:

Name of Contact:
Mary Lou Hammann

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Job Posting Expires:
Until Filled