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Position #: 13
OrganizationSpecial Olympics BC - Victoria
Position: Athlete Recruiter
Impact Statement: We are a volunteer, non-profit organization providing sport, recreation, training and competition to athletes with intellectual disabilities in the Capital Region. Over 200 athletes participate in 15 programs. Every day we see the dramatic impact that Special Olympics has on everyone involved - athletes, volunteers, coaches, family members and the community.
Description: Works with Athletes’ Coordinator to develop an annual recruitment strategy and approaches for both adult and youth programs with a strong drive/interest in athletics and proper nutrition.

Recruiter would have a connection or experience with people who have special needs (aka “diversabilities").

Reaches out and makes connections in schools, group homes, or other places where athletes frequent or live, and try to arrange for formal meet ups in the future.

Attends locations (ie schools and group homes) where athletes might be learning, working, or living at and potentially team up with current athletes to promote Special Olympics.

Join in on events to recruit new athletes, either by running an information booth or by approaching athletes (and/or their parents or caregivers).
Training Details: Training will be provided.
Working Conditions: Work from home. Should have access to a computer, email and phone.
Minimum Duration: More than 1 year
Timing: Anytime
Time Detail: The time commitment is approximately 10-15 hours a month and flexible. Recruitment of athletes varies throughout the year with events and the sport schedule.

Events are ongoing throughout the year and will require coordination and some attendance during the week/weekend. However, these are assessed on an ongoing basis and based on the availability of other volunteers and athletes.
Age: 19+
Ideal for: An Individual
Transportation: Car required
Area(s) of Interest: Boards/Committees, Leadership/Management, Recreation/Sports
Skill(s): Interpersonal Communication, Plan & Co-ordinate, Motivate Others, Self-Motivation
How to Apply
Application Link:
Website: http://www.victoriaspecialolympics.com/
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