Careers + Internships

There isn’t a better family to join than Special Olympics Oregon. We have a small state office staff that relies on a village of supporters that can include interns, contractors, pro bono services, and volunteers to carry out administrative projects and mission delivery. Please check this page to find a list of available full or part-time positions, internships, and other areas of need.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.

APPLICATION PROCESS

Please email your cover letter and resume as a PDF attachment to the email address specified with each job listed. Upon successful electronic submittal of your cover letter and resume, you will get an automated reply letting you know we have received your documents. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. We thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for our positions.

APPLICATION INFORMATION

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. A valid Oregon driver’s license and ability to meet minimum Oregon vehicle insurance requirements and successful passing of background screening are required for each position.

Please respond only if you have the required experience and are already living in the stated region (relocation costs will not be paid).

Upon successful electronic submittal of your email of interest, a receipt confirmation will be automatically sent to you. You may have to check your spam or junk folder for this email.

To apply, please submit your cover letter, resume, salary history/requirements to jobs@soor.org.

No phone calls please.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Director of Program & Volunteer Services

We are seeking an experienced Director of Program & Volunteer Services to join our Program team.  The ideal candidate has a passion for sports, volunteerism and implementing high-quality programming for individuals with and without disabilities.

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Corvallis Polar Plunge Manager

We are actively looking for an outgoing and driven individual in the Corvallis area to help guide our 2022 Polar Plunge campaign. The ideal candidate will have a passion for growing community events, recruiting new teams and participants, and working with local companies to increase event sponsorship. This is a part-time position requiring approximately 10-20 hours per week during the months of August through March. Grab an opportunity to be part of an exciting and expanding Polar Plunge campaign across Oregon!

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Central Oregon Polar Plunge Manager

We are actively looking for an outgoing and driven individual in the Bend area to help guide our 2022 Polar Plunge campaign. The ideal candidate will have a passion for growing community events, recruiting new teams and participants, and working with local companies to increase event sponsorship. This is a part-time position requiring approximately 10-20 hours per week during the months of August through March. Grab an opportunity to be part of an exciting and expanding Polar Plunge campaign across Oregon!

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State Capital Polar Plunge Manager

We are actively looking for an outgoing and driven individual in the Salem area to help guide our 2022 Polar Plunge campaign. The ideal candidate will have a passion for growing community events, recruiting new teams and participants, and working with local companies to increase event sponsorship. This is a part-time position requiring approximately 10-20 hours per week during the months of August through March. Grab an opportunity to be part of an exciting and expanding Polar Plunge campaign across Oregon!

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Oregon Coast Polar Plunge Manager

We are actively looking for an outgoing and driven individual along the Oregon coast area to help guide our 2022 Polar Plunge campaign. The ideal candidate will have a passion for growing community events, recruiting new teams and participants, and working with local companies to increase event sponsorship. This is a part-time position requiring approximately 10-20 hours per week during the months of August through March. Grab an opportunity to be part of an exciting and expanding Polar Plunge campaign across Oregon!

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INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

No internships available currently

Please check back soon for more information on how you can support our athletes.

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Become a Volunteer

Special Olympics Oregon volunteers are fundamental to every single program and event across the state. Volunteer opportunities range from coaching and program management to event volunteers and administrative support. There is a role for everyone.

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