Special Olympics Massachusetts Event Volunteer Registration Portal
Thank you for your interest in volunteering with Special Olympics Massachusetts! Events are great opportunities to support Special Olympics athletes. You can register for one event, or as many events throughout the year that fit your schedule! Events include competitions and fundraising events. Event details are available below to the left under "News". To register for an event, please click on the event link on the right to register through the event registration page. On the event registration page, you will be able to select your specific shift time. All event registration forms are located below to the right under "sign up."
Once you submit your volunteer registration for an event, you are automatically approved and registered to volunteer. You will receive an initial confirmation email that your registration form was received. The week of the event, you will receive a detailed confirmation email with a reminder of your shift time, event address, and other event information. Please add Volunteer@specialolympicsma.org to your email address book to ensure you receive all event communication.
To be added to the Volunteer E-Newsletter, you can register here.
The Volunteer E-Newsletter is emailed once per month and is the best way to stay updated on upcoming volunteer opportunities, including when registration is available for additional events throughout the year and throughout the state. You can also check this page every few weeks to check out new day of event volunteer opportunities.
Save the Date: Please mark your calendars for upcoming events that will have volunteer opportunities! We're finalizing event details and volunteer registration will be available as soon as possible: ---Westfield Bocce Qualifying Tournament on Saturday, July 20th --- Easthampton Softball Qualifying Tournament on Saturday, July 20th --- Bellingham Softball Qualifying Tournament on Saturday, July 27th --- Canton Bocce Qualifying Tournament on Saturday, July 27th --- Tournament of Champions in Marlborough, Northborough, and Shrewsbury on Saturday, August 24th and Sunday, August 25th Sign up for the monthly Volunteer E-Newsletter for updates on when online registration is open: Volunteer Newsletter.
The Brockton Young Athletes event is Friday, May 24th at the Barrett Russell Early Childhood Center located at 45 Oakdale Street in Brockton, MA 02301. Over 400 athletes ages 2-7 years will be introduced to a variety of fun sports activities which focus on improving motor development skills and hand-eye coordination. Volunteers will run sports stations and work with young athletes to teach new sports skills, assist with giving directions, and create a fun, first introduction to sports. Register online and select your shift on the registration link available on the right, or directly HERE.
---Summer Games is the final state tournament for all Massachusetts athletes competing in spring season sports, including swimming, track and field, tennis, gymnastics, powerlifting, and volleyball. Summer Games Opening Ceremonies are Friday, June 7th at Boston University at 7:30pm and all are welcome to attend. Competitions are on Saturday, June 8th and Sunday, June 9th at Boston University and Harvard University, all located in Boston. We will need 1,800 volunteers to support 2,000 athletes in a high quality, inclusive, and fun weekend of competition and celebration! ---Please note that all volunteers under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult who will chaperone and volunteer with the minor. We have many volunteer roles for youth, but please note that the non-athletic support roles are NOT appropriate for youth under 16. ---If you are a medical/first-aid volunteer, photographer, videographer, corporate group, or with a large group that want to volunteer together, please email Volunteer@specialolympicsma.org. --- Please register on the application on the right and select your preferred shift(s) or register HERE.