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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.

East Tennessee Regional Manager
This position is responsible for supporting Area Directors in implementing year-round quality sports training and competition programs in 34 East TN counties, as well as implementation of the Young Athletes program, health and wellness program, and Unified Sports program within the region.
*This position is located in central East Tennessee.*

TÍTULO DEL TRABAJO: Gerente Regional de East Tennessee

RESUMEN: El Gerente Regional de East Tennessee es responsable de apoyar a los Directores de Área en la implementación de programas de competición y entrenamiento deportivo de calidad durante todo el año en la Región de East Tennessee. La responsabilidad adicional incluye la implementación del programa de Atletas Jóvenes de Olimpiadas Especiales, el programa de Salud y Bienestar y el programa de Deporte Unificado dentro de la región. Esta posición requiere que una persona se motive a sí misma con fuertes habilidades organizativas y de comunicación.

Read the complete job description here.

Health & Fitness Coordinator (Part-Time)
This position is responsible for implementing a fitness program that supports long-term health and fitness progress for Special Olympics athletes. Additional responsibilities in supporting SOTN Health & Fitness programming, including capturing and analyzing fitness data, will be included in the scope of work duties.

TÍTULO DEL TRABAJO: Coordinador de salud y estado físico (tiempo parcial)

RESUMEN: El coordinador de salud y estado físico es responsable de implementar un programa de acondicionamiento físico que respalde el progreso de la salud y el estado físico a largo plazo de los atletas de Olimpiadas Especiales. Este puesto es responsable de capturar datos de la aptitud física para ser analizados por un equipo de investigación de la universidad con el fin de proporcionar programas de salud y aptitud física de alta calidad. Se esperan responsabilidades adicionales en el apoyo a las iniciativas de salud y acondicionamiento físico del programa en el alcance del trabajo.

Read the complete job description in English or complete job description in Spanish

Unified Champion Schools Program Assistant (Part-Time)
This position will employ an individual with an intellectual disability. The position will be responsible for providing support for the UCS state initiatives, including leadership training, school recruitment, school staff communication, and other program support.

TÍTULO DEL TRABAJO: Asistente del programa de escuelas campeonas unificadas

RESUMEN: Emplear a una persona con discapacidad intelectual. El puesto será responsable de brindar apoyo a las iniciativas estatales de las escuelas campeonas unificadas, incluye entrenamiento de liderazgo, el reclutamiento escolar y otro tipo de apoyo al programa. Esta posición también será responsable de ayudar a construir asociaciones y fomentar el crecimiento en las relaciones de Olimpiadas Especiales de Tennessee con escuelas, directores deportivos, educación, administradores y entrenadores de Unified Sports®.

Read the complete job description here.

Unified Sports Coordinator
In partnership with SOTN, Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association (TSSAA) seeks a Unified Sports Coordinator to grow, implement, and administer Unified Sports programming within TSSAA member middle and high schools in Tennessee. For more information, please read the full job description here.
To apply for this position, please send a resume and cover letter to Emily Crowell, TSSAA Assistant Executive Director, at ecrowell@tssaa.org.

Note: All legitimate job openings for Special Olympics Tennessee will be posted on this page and on the Center for Nonprofit Management job board. Postings shared via other services or websites are not legitimate.

Unpaid Internship Opportunities:
Unpaid fall, spring, and summer internships are available in Marketing, Development, and Sports Competition. Please click here for more information.
To apply, send a resume and brief statement of interest to Beth Teegarden.

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.