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Special Olympics NS Sackville-Bedford (Sackville-Bedford Special Olympics – Youth Program Coaches & Volunteers)

Organization Name: Special Olympics NS Sackville-Bedford
Opportunity Title: Sackville-Bedford Special Olympics – Youth Program Coaches & Volunteers
Category: Sports and Recreation
Commitment: Ongoing Opportunity (> 1 year)
Start Date: September 29, 2019
End Date: April 1, 2020

  • Background/police check required
  • Appropriate for youth (i.e., less than 18)
Opportunity Description:

Volunteer Opportunity Sackville-Bedford Special Olympics Youth Programs We are looking for volunteers to help out with our youth programs!  Our youth programs help youth with an intellectual disability develop their fundamental movement skills (running, hopping, throwing catching, etc.) in a fun, social environment.  Below are the programs we are seeking volunteers for: FUNdamentals (Athletes ages 7 to 12) Program Volunteers October 2019 to May 2020 Wednesdays 6:00 to 7:15PM in Lower Sackville   Youth MultiSport (Athletes ages 13 to 21) Assistant Coaches and Program Volunteers October 2019 to May 2020 Fridays 6:15 to 7:30PM in Lower Sackville Head Coaches are responsible for planning and leading sessions, communicating with parents/guardians, storing and transporting equipment, and guiding volunteers.  Assistant Coaches would take a leadership role with helping the head coach plan and run practices.  Program volunteers assist the coaches run activities, help athletes one-on-one with skill drills and also participate in  games to help encourage and engage the athletes. Training and program guides are provided.   If you are interested in volunteering, or have any questions, please email Christine Jamieson at

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