Special Olympics Massachusetts Event Volunteer Registration Portal

Welcome!

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.

News

Save the Date
2019-03-22

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:     --- Summer Games in Boston on Saturday, June 8th and Sunday, June 9th   --- 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.  


Marlborough Young Athletes Event on Thursday, March 28th
2019-03-22

The Marlborough Young Athletes One-Day Event is Thursday, March 28th at the Special Olympics MA headquarters located at 512 Forest Street in Marlborough, MA 01752.   Athletes ages 4-7 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.


Mattahunt Young Athletes Event on Thursday, April 11th in Boston
2019-03-22

The Mattahunt Young Athletes Event is on Thursday, April 11th at the Mattahunt Elementary School located at 100 Hebron Street in Mattapan, MA 02126. This is a brand new event for 200 athletes ages 3-8 years. Young athletes will participate in multiple sports-skills stations to learn new sports skills and develop their hand-eye coordination! Volunteers will lead the different sports stations, interact with the athletes, and ensure the athletes have a fun and inclusive day of sports! No experience is required and all instructions will be provided the day of the event. If you're with a group who want to volunteer together, please email Volunteer@specialolympicsma.org. All other volunteers, please register on the link to the right, or directly HERE.


Inclusive Community Sports Day in Jamaica Plain on April 27th
2019-03-22

The Inclusive Community Sports Day is on Saturday, April 27th at the Hennigan School located at 200 Heath Street in Jamaica Plain, MA 02130. This is a brand new event offering multiple sports and health initiatives for local athletes and their families. Athletes will earn awards for participating in numerous sports stations including soccer, track and field, and stations for young athletes (ages 2-7 years). Health and general fitness stations will also be available to provide health education and health screenings. 300 athletes are expected to join this day of sports and wellness! Volunteers will help lead each of the stations and interact with athletes to provide a fun, enjoyable, and inclusive day for all. No experience is required except for photographers and medical volunteers. If you're a medical volunteer or want to volunteer with a group, please email Volunteer@specialolympicsma.org for more information. All other volunteers, please register and select your volunteer shift(s) on the link to the right, or directly HERE.


Young Athletes in Marlboro each Wednesday, 5/1-6/5
2019-03-22

The Special Olympics Massachusetts (SOMA) headquarters is hosting the Yawkey Young Athletes spring training session at 512 Forest Street, Marlborough, MA 01752.   The program is each Wednesday, May 1st through June 5th, 4:00pm - 5:30pm (a total of 6 days.)   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 weeks 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.


Boston University Swimming Qualifying Tournament on May 4th
2019-03-22

The Boston University Swimming Qualifying Tournament is on Saturday, May 4th at Boston University's Fit Rec Center located at 915 Commonwealth Avenue in Boston, MA 02215.   This is the first-round of competition for swimming teams in the Boston-area and is in preparation of Summer Games, the final state tournament in June. Volunteers will assist with timing, staging to prepare athletes for their next race, awards, event set up and clean up, and cheering and being a fan. If you're a medical volunteer or with a group who want to volunteer together, please email Volunteer@specialolympicsma.org. All other volunteers, please register online and select your preferred shift time on the registration link available on the right, or HERE.


Brockton Track & Field Qualifying Tournament on May 4th
2019-03-22

The Brockton Track and Field Qualifying Tournament is on Saturday, May 4th at Brockton High School's Marciano Stadium located at 470 Forest Avenue in Brockton, MA 02301.   This is the first tournament of the spring season for local track and field teams and is in preparation of Summer Games, the final state tournament in June. Volunteers will assist with keeping time, measuring field events, guiding athletes to their race, awards, event set up and clean up, and cheering and being a fan. 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 register online and select your preferred shift on the registration link available on the right, or directly HERE.


Chicopee Track & Field Qualifying Tournament on Saturday, May 4t
2019-03-22

Please join us for the Chicopee Track and Field Qualifying Tournament on Saturday, May 4th at Chicopee Comprehensive High School located at 617 Montgomery Street in Chicopee, MA 01020.   This is the first tournament of the spring season for western MA track and field teams and is in preparation of Summer Games, the final state tournament in June. Volunteers will assist with timing, measuring for field events, staging, guiding athletes from staging to their event, awards, event set up and clean up, and other event logistics as needed. If you are a medical volunteer or with a group who want to volunteer together, please email Volunteer@specialolympicsma.org. All other volunteers, please register online and select your preferred shift on the registration link available on the right, or directly HERE.


Chicopee Swimming Qualifying Tournament on Saturday, May 4th
2019-03-22

Please join us for the Chicopee Swimming Qualifying Tournament on Saturday, May 4th at Chicopee Comprehensive High School located at 617 Montgomery Street in Chicopee, MA 01020.   This is the first tournament of the spring season for western MA swimming teams and is in preparation of Summer Games, the final state tournament in June. Volunteers will assist with keeping time, staging, guiding athletes from staging to their lanes, awards, event set up and clean up, and other event logistics as needed. Certified lifeguards are also needed for this event. If you are a medical volunteer or with a large group who want to volunteer together, please email Volunteer@specialolympicsma.org. Register online and select your preferred shift on the registration link available on the right, or directly HERE.


Cape Cod Track & Field Qualifying Tournament on Saturday, May 18
2019-03-22

The Cape Cod Track and Field Qualifying Tournament is on Saturday, May 18th at Barnstable High School located at 744 West Main Street in Hyannis, MA 02601. This event is the first-round of competition of the spring season for local track and field athletes and will prepare them for Summer Games, the final state tournament in June. This is also the largest event of the year on Cape Cod!  Volunteers are needed to help in a variety of roles, including guiding athletes to staging areas, keeping time and score, measuring for field events, event logistics, awards, cheering, and other roles as needed. If you're a medical volunteer or with a large group who want to volunteer together, please email Volunteer@specialolympicsma.org. All other volunteers, please register and select your preferred shift on the volunteer registration link available on the right or directly HERE.


 

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