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The staff at Special Olympics Tennessee works hard to provide year-round sports training and competition opportunities to individuals with intellectual disabilities.

If you're passionate about competitive sports, inclusion and helping athletes with intellectual disabilities share their talents with the world, consider coming to work with us.

Available positions will be posted on this page. We're sorry, but we cannot accommodate general applications or phone inquiries.

Accepting Applications

Middle Tennessee Regional Manager
Position is based in the Greater Nashville area
The Middle Tennessee Regional Manager is responsible for supporting Area Directors in implementing year-round quality sports training and competition programs in Middle Tennessee Counties. Additional responsibilities include supporting the Special Olympics Young Athletes program, Health and Wellness programming, and Unified Sports programming within the region.

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East Tennessee Regional Manager
Position based in the Greater Knoxville area
The East Tennessee Regional Manager is responsible for supporting Area Directors in implementing year-round quality sports training and competition programs in East Tennessee Counties. Additional responsibility includes supporting the Special Olympics Young Athletes program, Health and Wellness programming, and Unified Sports programming within the region.

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Unified Champions School Program Assistant
This position will employ an individual with an intellectual disability for one year to help prepare them for future employment. The Unified Champion Schools Program Assistant position is responsible for providing support for all Unified Champion Schools state initiatives, including leadership training, school recruitment, and other program support.

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Unpaid Internship Opportunities

Unpaid fall, spring and summer internships are available in Special Events, Sports and Operations. Please click here for more information.

To apply, send a resume and brief statement of interest to Beth Teegarden.

Unified Champion Schools Internship
Special Olympics Tennessee is seeking candidates for unpaid internships for Summer 2023 and Fall 2023.

The Unified Champion Schools intern will perform and/or assist with the following duties: maintaining program records; communicating with campus program facilitators via phone, email and social media; developing program materials; data collection and reporting; participating in meetings, conference calls, events and outreach where appropriate; conducting an inventory of program supplies and equipment; prepare website and social media content; other duties as assigned.

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Marketing & Communications Internship
Currently interviewing for Spring and Summer internships. If interested, please email Justin Bradford, Director of Marketing & Communications at [email protected].

Special Olympics Tennessee is an equal-opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity, we support equity, and we thrive on inclusion for the benefit of our employees, our volunteers, and our organization. We do not discriminate in employment based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other non-merit factor.