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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 to this page. We're sorry, but we're unable to accommodate general applications or phone inquiries.

Current Open Positions:
Unified Champion City Schools Coordinator (posted 4/15/21)
Now Hiring: Special Olympics Tennessee is accepting resumes for our newly created Unified Champion City Schools Coordinator position. We are looking for a committed individual to support schools, educators, and students to create inclusive school environments. Learn more about this career opportunity by clicking here.

Open volunteer positions:
Office Support Volunteer (Position - Remote)

Special Olympics Tennessee (SOTN) provides year-round sports training and competition opportunities, health and education programming to 17,000 children and adults with intellectual disabilities across Tennessee. Special Olympics is a grassroots, volunteer-driven organization and operates in all 96 counties across Tennessee. SOTN seeks a volunteer to provide office support to assist with the onboarding of new volunteers and other administrative tasks. Training is provided.

Location: Remote, with the potential to move to in-office volunteer work in the future if desired. The SOTN office is located in Nashville, TN.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Connect via phone with newly recruited volunteers to help determine their best placement within the organization.
  • Communicate with SOTN staff and area leadership teams regarding new volunteers and their desired placements.
  • Educate new volunteers on SOTN’s mission, goals and volunteer opportunities.
  • Other administrative duties as available or interested.

Time Commitment: Varies and is flexible based on volunteer’s availability. Work can be done at the volunteer’s convenience and will average 5-10 hours every 2-3 weeks.

If you are interested in this role, please contact Joanne Drumright, Executive Vice President, jdrumright@specialolympicstn.org or 615-329-1375

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 upon race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other non-merit factor.