Do you want to get involved behind the scenes? 

Volunteer Coordinator 

The role will include:

· Act as a point of contact for volunteers – communication

· Liaise with existing volunteers with respect to their current roles and with a view to succession planning

· Support the recruitment and induction of new volunteers.

· Match volunteer skills and aspirations to key roles

· Maintain up to date records of volunteers and ensuring that any relevant paperwork is completed

· Identify ways that volunteers can best be recognised and valued for their contribution to Special Olympics Suffolk

· Liaise with the National Volunteer Office who will provide regular updates and communications.

· Report to the Steering Group on volunteering matters

Volunteer Competition Coordinator

The role will include the following tasks:

· Act as a point of contact for competition organisers

· In conjunction with individual sport leads help identify competitions which will be hosted by SOS on an annual basis – competition calendar

· Support competition planning for individual sports including as required attendance at planning meetings – also review of competitions

· Support / provide generic advise where necessary to competition organisers on areas such as sanction applications and promotion including VIP invitations, Press Releases, website and facebook

· Signpost competition organisers to appropriate potential support from outside their sport

· Report to the Steering Group on competition matters


If you are interested in this role please contact Terry McEntee (Chair of Special Olympics Suffolk) on 07775557784 or terrymcentee474@gmail.com


Local Volunteering Opportunities

Special Olympics Suffolk are always looking for volunteers, either as part of the Action Group on a long term basis, or as part of our invaluable volunteer network who help out at events. If you’re interested in volunteering, please get in contact.


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