Welcome to Special Olympics Rhode Island!
We have two types of volunteer opportunities to fit your busy schedule and needs.
CLASS B VOLUNTEERS
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!