Welcome to Special Olympics Rhode Island!

Volunteer Opportunities

SUMMER GAMES VOLUNTEERS


If you are looking to volunteer for the 2019 Summer Games held May 31, June 1-2 at URI, Please come down to URI, Use Mackel field House or Boss Arena in your GPS. Look to the far right for the Volunteer banner and tent to sign up. We are not accepting any more online applications, but we have plenty of volunteer spots left! So please come join us at URI for an amazing time!

We have two types of volunteer opportunities to fit your busy schedule and needs.

CLASS B VOLUNTEERS - DO NOT USE THIS FORM IF YOU ARE ONLY INTERESTED IN OUR SUMMER GAMES - PLEASE WAIT FOR OUR SUMMER GAMES FORM THAT WILL BE OUT BY APRIl 1st! -

If you are just looking for a one-day volunteer opportunity, we would love to have your help at one of our many events throughout the year. Time commitments vary per event. Please complete the Event/Class B Volunteer Interest Form and indicate which event(s) you would like to be contacted about. All Class B Volunteers must be 16 years of age or older.

CLASS A VOLUNTEERS

Class A Volunteers have close interaction with athletes and are in a position of authority, supervision and trust. They include coaches, unified partners, chaperones, drivers, overnight hosts, team volunteers, medical volunteers, etc. A criminal background check and two online trainings (Protective Behaviors and General Orientation) are required for Class A status. All Class A Volunteers must be 16 years of age or older.

If you would like to become a Class A Volunteer and this is your first time completing an application for us, please complete our Class A Volunteer Form . Please allow yourself at least 30 minutes to complete this form.

If you are renewing your Class A status which is required every three years, please complete our Class A Volunteer Renewal Form . Please allow yourself at least 20 minutes to complete this form.

If you have any questions regarding these applications, please email us @ Louise@specialolympicsri.org or phone (401) 349-4900.

THANK YOU FOR VOLUNTEERING FOR SPECIAL OLYMPICS RHODE ISLAND!