Whether you have a little time to commit or a lot, there is a volunteer opportunity waiting for you any time of the year. Volunteer roles are based on your interest and availability, as well as the needs of the teams and programs. all volunteers complete the level 1 training and covid waiver/training. links below.
Age restrictions for volunteers are as follows:
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 volunteer alongside a parent.
Ages 15+: Can volunteer as an individual.
volunteer code of conduct is below:
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.
Level 1 training and volunteer application:
Level 1 Training & Volunteer Application - Special Olympics Minnesota
COVID-19 Training & Waiver - Special Olympics Minnesota
Interested in volunteering, click below:
Volunteers - Special Olympics Minnesota