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
2018-09-13

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:     --- 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.


Young Athletes in Marlboro each Wednesday,10/10-11/14
2018-09-13

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.


Senior Sports on Cape Cod October 12th & 13th
2018-09-13

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.


Taunton Flag Football Qualifying Tournament on October 14
2018-09-13

The regional Taunton Flag Football Qualifying Tournament is on Saturday, October 14th at Taunton High School located at 50 Williams Street in Taunton, MA 02780. This is the the first tournament of the season for local flag football teams. Each team is Unified, comprised of athletes both with and without intellectual disabilities working together as teammates. Volunteers will be assisting with a variety of roles, including event set up and clean up, keeping time, keeping score, announcing games, awards, 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 or with a large volunteer group. Please register and select your shift time on the application link on the right, or directly HERE.


Franklin Flag Football State Tournament on Saturday, November 17
2018-09-13

The Franklin Flag Football Final State Tournament is Saturday, November 17th 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 and compete together. Teams 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 event set up and clean up, keeping time, keeping score, announcing games, awards, 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. Please register and select your shift on the application link on the right, or directly HERE.


 

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