San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Athletics 2017 (Track & Field)
The event will be held at Burges High School at the football stadium. There will be over 1,000 Special Olympics Athletes Competing in track and field events. Volunteers are needed for timing, scorekeeping, awards, staging and escorting athletes, other general event support and assistance, and most Fans in the Stands. Volunteer roles are not pre-assigned but filled on the as needed basis once you arrive.
Volunteer Shift Times:
May 6th, Saturday, AM: 7:00am-12:00pm
May 6th, Saturday, PM: 11:00pm-4:00pm
· Must be 15 years old or older to volunteer alone
· Volunteers between 8-14 years old must be accompanied by an adult (1 to 1 ratio) and will serve as Fans in the Stands to cheer our athletes on!!
· PHOTO ID is REQUIRED AT REGISTRATION!
VOLUNTEER ROLES & EXPECTATIONS:
· Needs will vary according to sport, we expect volunteers to be flexible to meet our competition needs
· Roles will include timing, score keeping, escorting athletes, fan base, and general event support.
VOLUNTEER SERVICE HOURS:
· For those needing confirmation of service hours, at the completion of your volunteer shift you may report back to volunteer registration for signatures or confirmation forms.
WHAT TO WEAR / BRING:
· Wear comfortable clothes
· Closed toed shoes (no flip-flops)
· Hats & Sunglasses (since you will be outside)
· Water bottle to stay hydrated
· Money for souvenirs or concessions stands
· Photo ID
· General parking is available at the venue. We ask the Volunteers park fartherst away from the Stadium as to allow for families and athletes to park closer.
WHERE TO GO WHEN YOU ARRIVE:
· Report to Volunteer Registration
· An Email 2 days prior will be sent out to those who registered with specific directions on where registration is located in the Stadium.
We hope you enjoy your experience.
Thank you for dedicating the time in your life to help ensure our athletes have the time of their lives!
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When & Where
SOTX Area 19-Greater El Paso
The mission of Special Olympics Texas is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in the sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.