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

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:     --- Flag Football Final State Tournament on November 17th in Franklin   --- Boston Jolly Jaunt on December 1st in Boston   --- Hyannis Holly Jaunt on December 2nd in Hyannis   --- Holiday Torch Run on December 2nd in Peabody     Sign up for the monthly Volunteer E-Newsletter for updates on when online registration is open: Volunteer Newsletter.

Tournament of Champions, 8/25-26 in greater Marlboro

---Tournament of Champions is the final state tournament for all summer season sports including softball, cycling, bocce, and golf. Competitions are on Saturday, August 25th and Sunday, August 26th at various venues in Marlborough, Northborough, Westborough, and Stow.  We rely on 400 volunteers to support over 1,000 athletes compete in an inclusive, high quality, and fun weekend of competitions and celebration!     ---We have volunteer roles that are great for youth volunteers, but volunteers under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult who will chaperone and volunteer with the minor.   ---If you're a medical volunteer, photographer, videographer, corporate group, or with a large group that wants to volunteer together, please email Volunteer@specialolympicsma.org.     ---Please register on the application on the right, or directly HERE

Senior Sports on Cape Cod October 12th & 13th

Senior Sports is an annual state tournament for athletes 40 years and older who have made a lifetime commitment to sports and staying active. Senior Sports begins on Friday, October 12th at the Cape Codder Resort in Hyannis with Opening Ceremonies and the social dinner and dance. Competition is on Saturday, October 13th at Barnstable High School located at 744 W. Main Street in Hyannis, MA 02601. Athletes from across the state will travel to Cape Cod to compete in bocce or cornhole in the morning, and then race walking events on the track in the afternoon. Volunteer roles include assisting with event set-up and logistics, timers, scorekeepers, measurers, race walking guides, photographers, and medical volunteers (must be certified and have current class A.) If you are a medical volunteer, photographer, or with a large group who want to volunteer together, please email Volunteer@specialolympicsma.org. Registration is available on the link to the right, or available directly HERE.

Young Athletes in Marlboro each Wednesday,10/10-11/14

The Special Olympics Massachusetts (SOMA) headquarters is hosting the Yawkey Young Athletes fall training session at 512 Forest Street, Marlborough, MA 01752.   The program is each Wednesday, October 10th through November 14th, 3:30pm-5:00pm.   Athletes ages 2-7 years will be introduced to a variety of fun sports activities. Young athletes will train weekly with the focus on improving motor development skills and hand-eye coordination. Volunteers will be partnered with a young athlete to teach new sports skills, assist with giving directions, and create a fun, first introduction to sports. Volunteers are asked to commit to all 6 weeks. If you're not available all 6 weeks, you may register for as many shifts as you're available. Please note, volunteers who commit to all 6 weeks will be given priority of volunteer job assignments. Register online on the link available on the right, or directly HERE.

LETR Trick-or-Trot in Westfield on October 20th

The LETR Trick-or-Trot is on Saturday, October 20th at Stanley Park located at 400 Western Avenue in Westfield, MA 01085. The Trick-or-Trot is a 3k run/1 mile walk  fundraising event hosted by local law enforcement volunteers. It costs $390 to support one athlete's year-round training and competitions and this event ensures that no athlete is charged to participate in Special Olympics. Volunteer roles include assisting with event set up, registration, course volunteers, photographers (experience preferred), and medical volunteers (must be certified and have a current Class A.) Costumes are encouraged! Registration is available at the link to the right, or directly HERE.


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