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For over 45 years, Special Olympics has been improving the quality of life for people with intellectual disabilities.   The spirit of Special Olympics - - skill, courage, sharing and joy - - incorporates universal values which transcend all boundaries of geography, nationality, political philosophy, gender, age, race, and religion. Special Olympics believes that through sports training and competition, people with intellectual disabilities benefit physically, mentally, and socially.  

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President & CEO - Special Olympics Northern California & Nevada


This position is a full time position based in our Headquarters office in Pleasant Hill California.  


The  President & Chief Executive Officer is selected by its Board of Directors. This position will have primary responsibility for the leadership, operational management, fundraising and growth of SONC/NV. (S)he will articulate a vision that ensures the organization’s role as the leading non-profit serving children and adults with intellectual disabilities. Emphasis is on revenue generation, program goals and objectives, strategic direction of the organization, and implementation of the organizational Strategic Plan and Annual Plan. The President & Chief Executive Officer will demonstrate bold thinking and effective use of resources to achieve the goals of SONC/NV, including strengthening and diversifying the funding of the organization.

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Volunteer -Administrative Front Desk Specialist - Pleasant Hill -


Special Olympics Northern California is a free year-round sports training and competition program for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. There are 16,760 athletes who compete in 160 competitions throughout the region in 11 sports.


Special Olympics Northern California is looking for enthusiastic and customer service driven people to serve as the first point of contact for our visitors at our corporate headquarters in Pleasant Hill, California.  


Ideally we are looking for volunteers to serve in this capacity for a minimum of 2-four hour shifts per week and make a minimum, four month commitment.

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Email your resume and cover letter to  Please reference ADMIN -WEB in your subject line. All candidates who submit a cover letter and resume will be considered. Special Olympics is an equal opportunity employer. We will be contacting those candidates whose qualifications most closely match our requirements for the position.