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Special Olympics Arizona (SOAZ) offers careers and internship opportunities that focus on empowering the over 180,000 Arizonans with intellectual disabilities to be healthy, productive, and respected members of society through Special Olympics Arizona’s year-round sports training, competitions, and support programs. View our job openings or internships.

Our team is passionate and hard at work to empower Arizonans with intellectual disabilities to be healthy, productive, and respected members of society.

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Job Openings

Athlete Leadership Assistant Special Olympics Arizona is excited to offer a part-time Athlete Leadership Assistant role. This position is specially designed for a Special Olympics Arizona athlete/ an individual with an intellectual disability. The role includes supporting the Athlete Leadership Coordinator with administrative duties, helping implement programs, and assisting in event planning. Candidates should be skilled in Microsoft Office and possess good communication abilities. This role presents a unique opportunity to engage in meaningful work, contributing to athlete leadership and community involvement initiatives. To apply, please email your resume to Saul@SpecialOlympicsArizona.org.

Law Enforcement Torch Run Coordinator- Special Olympics Arizona is seeking a dedicated Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) Coordinator. This role is pivotal in driving the success of the LETR program, fostering partnerships with law enforcement, and overseeing fundraising efforts. The ideal candidate will be skilled at organizing fundraising events, managing Law Enforcement volunteer networks, and executing strategic outreach to build awareness. Your efforts will directly support and inspire our athletes and the community at large. For more details and to apply, please visit the full job description here.

Marketing and Social Media Coordinator- Special Olympics Arizona is on the lookout for a Social Media and Marketing Coordinator to energize our online presence. This dynamic role involves crafting engaging content, managing our social media platforms, and driving digital marketing campaigns. You’ll have the opportunity to showcase the spirit of our athletes and community, enhancing our digital footprint. If you’re creative, digitally savvy, and eager to tell stories that matter, we invite you to join our team! Apply today!

 

 

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Internships

Applications are always open! Click each link to learn more and apply.

Special Olympics Arizona offers many opportunities to increase your knowledge of nonprofits, social services, event management, social inclusion, personal development, and professional skills. Your role with Special Olympics Arizona will be valuable, fulfilling, and rewarding as you will directly focus on empowering the over 180,000 Arizonans with intellectual disabilities to be healthy, productive, and respected members of society through Special Olympics Arizona’s year-round sports training, competitions, and support programs.

We accept internship applications throughout the year for the following sessions:

Fall Intern Program: September-December

Spring Intern Program: January-May

Summer Intern Program: May-August

Click the internship title to see the full role description.

Athlete Leadership Program Intern (paid) – Valley Area

Community Outreach Intern (paid) – Valley Area

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (paid)-Valley Area

Health Programs Internship (paid) – Valley Area

Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) Intern (unpaid) – Valley Area

Marketing and Communications Internship (paid) – Valley Area

Mountain Programs Intern (unpaid) – Northern AZ

Regional Programs Intern (unpaid) – Valley Area

Unified Champion Schools Intern (paid)- Valley Area

Volunteer Recruitment Intern (unpaid) – Valley Area

 

Ready to apply?

Complete this form and send your resume/CV to Heather@SpecialOlympicsArizona.org.

 

Questions? Contact Heather Turkes
Volunteer Engagement Senior Coordinator
Heather@SpecialOlympicsArizona.org
602-476-0854

 

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