Become a Volunteer

There are hundreds of opportunities to volunteer with Special Olympics Ohio! Start the journey to the most rewarding experience of your life.

Complete a general Volunteer Interest Form.

You will receive updates about future state and local volunteer opportunities.
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Volunteer as a Fan in the Stands to cheer on our athletes!

Fans of all ages are welcome, and cheer gear such as signs and pom poms are encouraged. Athletes perform best when the stands are filled with excited fans!
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Office Volunteers

Help Special Olympics Ohio prepare for events! We need volunteers to help us out around the office. Tasks include sorting and counting shirts, tying ribbons, and sorting medals. Office volunteers are needed for our Columbus office only.
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Do you have medical training?

We need nurses, doctors, EMTs, and other medical professionals to ensure the safety of our participants.
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Become a mentor!

Help Athlete Leaders grow their leadership skills.
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Volunteer at Swim Meet

Do you have a work or school group that would like to volunteer together?

Groups of any size are welcome to volunteer at our events!
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Are you a photographer?

Volunteer photographers are needed to help capture the joy and excitement of our events!
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Become a Coach

Coaches play an essential role in the success of each and every program around the state. Coaches work with athletes to develop an understanding of sport knowledge and skill, proper nutrition and healthy habits, and best practices for sportsmanship. It is not necessary to have experience with a specific sport or any sport in general.
Complete a Coaching Interest Form.