Volunteers are the backbone of Special Olympics Wisconsin
Our success is driven by the dedication of our thousands of event volunteers, agency managers, and coaches. If you are seeking a volunteer opportunity that can make a difference in your life and the lives of others, we need you!
Types of Volunteers
“Day of” Volunteers* – “Day of” volunteers present awards to athletes, escort athletes, keep score or time events, make announcements, etc. All of these activities take place the day of the sporting event.
Class A Volunteers – Anyone who has direct contact with athletes or is in a position of authority, supervision or trust of athletes or handles substantial amounts of cash or other assets for Special Olympics needs to be a registered Class A volunteer.
How to Become a Volunteer
- Fill out a Volunteer Interest Form and Request to have a Class A form mailed to you or you may download the Adult Class A or Minor Class A volunteer forms. Completed forms must be mailed to Special Olympics Wisconsin headquarters.
- Complete the online Protective Behaviors training and test every three years
- View the General Orientation video at a training or view it online and take the General Orientation Test