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Looking to get involved with your community in a meaningful way?

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.

We are working to establish a list of our current volunteer needs the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Please check back soon for more information on how you can support our athletes.

In the meantime please sign up below to be notified when opportunities are available.

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Coach on the soccer pitch with athlete


Coaches play a unique role in Special Olympics Oregon, working hands-on with athletes to provide the sports, skills and spirit they need to compete.

Be an event volunteer

Event Volunteer

Over 11,000 volunteers make our competitions and fundraising events happen each year. Whether it is a fundraising or a sports & competition event, Special Olympics Oregon offers numerous opportunities to volunteer behind the scenes at one of our events.

Admin Volunteer

Administrative Volunteer

Positively impact Special Olympics Oregon alongside staff at our headquarters in Beaverton.

Local Program Leadsership

Local Program Leadership

Join the volunteer management team and help make an ongoing difference to your local community.

If you would like more information on signing yourself or a team up to volunteer, please contact us at or click here for our volunteer FAQ