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: --- Northampton Bowling Qualifying Tournament on Sunday, February 2nd --- Auburn Bowling Qualifying Tournament on Sunday, February 9th --- Brockton Bowling Qualifying Tournament on Sunday, February 9th --- Marlborough Polar Plunge on Saturday, February 15th --- Nantasket Polar Plunge on Saturday, February 29th --- Winter Games on Saturday, March 7th and Sunday, March 8th in Worcester, Auburn, and Marlborough Sign up for the monthly Volunteer E-Newsletter for updates on when online registration is open: Volunteer Newsletter.
The Franklin Flag Football Final State Tournament is Saturday, November 16th at Franklin High School located at 218 Oak Street in Franklin, MA 02038. This event is the final state tournament for the flag football season and is the culmination of 3 months of training and mid-season qualifying tournaments. Flag football is our premier sport for the Play Unified movement - every team is Unified which consists of athletes both with and without intellectual disabilities who are teammates who train and compete together. Teams from across Massachusetts, as well as teams from Connecticut and Rhode Island, are looking forward to competing for the gold medal with your support. Volunteers will assist with a variety of roles, including keeping time, keeping score, announcing games, handing out awards, event set up and clean up, and other roles as needed. Experienced photographers and certified medical volunteers are also needed for this event. Please email Volunteer@specialolympicsma.org if you are a medical volunteer, with a large volunteer group, or are interested in corporate sponsorship opportunities. All other volunteers, please register and select your shift on the application link on the right, or directly HERE.
The Hyannis Jolly Jaunt is on Sunday, December 8th at the Hyannis Resort and Conference Center located at 35 Scudder Ave in Hyannis 02601. The Hyannis Jolly Jaunt is a 5k run/walk fundraising event that raises funds and awareness to support Special Olympics Massachusetts athletes. Volunteer roles include assisting with registration, t-shirt distribution, course marshals, handing out medals and water at the finish line, photographers, and medical volunteers. Festive outfits are encouraged! If you are a medical volunteer or with a large group who want to volunteer together, please email Volunteer@specialolympicsma.org. All other volunteers, please use the link on the right to register, or click HERE.
The Peabody Holiday Torch Run is Sunday, December 8th at Analogic Corporation located at 8 Centennial Drive in Peabody, MA 01960. With the support of the North Shore Police Department, this annual fundraising event will raise funds and awareness to directly support Special Olympics athletes and local teams. The event includes a Kids Dash, a 5k run, a 1k walk, and a food festival! Volunteer roles include registration, course volunteers, food distribution, event set up and clean up, photographers, and medical volunteers. Festive, holiday-themed outfits are encouraged! If you're a medical volunteer or with a large volunteer group who want to volunteer together, please email Volunteer@specialolympicsma.org. All other volunteers, please select your volunteer shift and register on the link to the right, or directly HERE.