Special Olympics British Columbia British Columbia

Job Opportunities

Now hiring three positions

Be inspired, and inspire others. Build opportunities that change lives. Engage with people of all backgrounds so that others may be engaged. Be part of one of the largest and most respected sport organizations in the world. Welcome to Special Olympics BC!

Special Olympics BC Coordinator – Performance Program

The concept is easy, the challenge is great. We simply want to provide individuals with intellectual disabilities the opportunity to become healthier while striving to reach their personal sport goals. If you are the successful applicant, you will help create a rich sport experience where athletes and coaches are empowered to reach new heights, and where some of the latest sport science, sport medicine, technical, and coaching expertise is accessible to all Special Olympics BC athletes and coaches. You will help find, build, and deliver the resources needed to fulfill this vision to our coaches and athletes.

We are looking to hire an individual who:

  • believes strongly in the Special Olympics mission and who will commit themselves to the success of the organization;
  • has strong organization, time management, and communication skills;
  • has a workingknowledge of sport, fitness, and sport science concepts;
  • can plan, organize, and run multi-faceted events;
  • can work with athletes, caregivers, and volunteers to find solutions to challenges that limit Special Olympics athletes’ growth and development;
  • through verbal and written communication, can educate, inspire, and motivate individuals or groups to action;
  • is a university graduate with a background in sport event management, human kinetics, sport, recreation, or other related area.

This position will require you to work evenings and weekends, and travel throughout BC is expected. The salary is commensurate with experience.

If this is your dream job, and you have a valid driver’s license, apply immediately with a resume and cover letter that clearly states your salary expectations to lmcnary@specialolympics.bc.ca. This position will close once we have found the right individual.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

Regional Field Manager – Lower Mainland

Special Olympics BC wants to support the athletes and volunteers in the Lower Mainland, and to do so, we are hiring an individual who will:

  • do whatever it takes to build or maintain strong, vibrant and sustainable community organizations;
  • bring new athletes and volunteers to the organization;
  • train and support volunteers so that they may make the most of their involvement;
  • initiate approved new programs in communities;
  • assist with fundraising and resource development;
  • work with community leaders to find solutions to challenges that limit Special Olympics growth and development;
  • build our base of fans including athletes, volunteers, family members, government, businesses, donors, and community organizations.

This position will require you to work evenings and weekends. You will travel extensively throughout the Lower Mainland. An approved criminal record check will be required. The salary for this position will start at $44,000 plus benefits. 

If this is your dream job, and you have a valid driver’s license and vehicle, apply with a cover letter and resume immediately to lmcnary@specialolympics.bc.ca

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

Regional Field Manager – Okanagan

Special Olympics BC wants to support the athletes and volunteers in the Okanagan, and to do so, we are hiring an individual who will:

  • do whatever it takes to build or maintain strong, vibrant and sustainable community organizations;
  • bring new athletes and volunteers to the organization;
  • train and support volunteers so that they may make the most of their involvement;
  • initiate approved new programs in communities;
  • assist with fundraising and resource development;
  • work with community leaders to find solutions to challenges that limit Special Olympics growth and development;
  • build our base of fans including athletes, volunteers, family members, government, businesses, donors, and community organizations.

This position will require you to work evenings and weekends. You will travel extensively throughout the Okanagan. Your home will be your base office, but you will spend a great deal of your time in communities building opportunities that enhance the lives of individuals with intellectual disabilities. An approved criminal record check will be required. The salary for this position will start at $44,000 plus benefits. 

If this is your dream job, you have a University degree, an interest in sportsand you have a valid driver’s license and vehicle, apply with a cover letter and resume immediately to lmcnary@specialolympics.bc.ca

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

 

Volunteer opportunities

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