Chicago Polar Plunge – The Chicago Polar Plunge is an iconic and “cool” fundraiser that impact our 7,500+ superstar athletes, and is also one of the largest and most successful community events in the nation. With that being said, we are always needing eager volunteers like you to help make the event run smoothly and effectively!
Special Event/Office Support – Depending on the time of the year, our office can use some extra hands in various roles! Some projects can include: race day volunteers, inventory organization, addressing and stuffing envelopes, string credentials, fundraising calls, excel work, grassroots projects etc. If you are looking for service hours, our staff will be able to assist with paperwork for you.
Sporting Competitions – If you have a large group of volunteers from a company or other organization interested in volunteering at sporting events we will get you in touch with our contact at the Special Recreation Program – Chicago Park District who can share with you upcoming competitions that we are in need of volunteers! If you live outside the Chicago area, you can contact Special Olympics Illinois for a fit that might be more convenient for you.
Team Coach – Coaches are one of the most important parts of our athletes’ success! Special Olympics offers training programs so anyone with or without prior sports experience can have the opportunity to support Special Olympics and help our athletes achieve their goals and have fun!