Special Olympics Northern California & Nevada (SONC/SONV) improves the quality of life for people with intellectual disabilities by providing them with year-round sports training and competition opportunities. Our 25,830 Special Olympics athletes participate in 14 different sports, cultivating a variety of life skills and accessing services that improve their health.  Through our community-based sports programs and our schools partnership programs, our athletes and their families develop a supportive network that last a lifetime!  

CURRENT OPENINGS

Job Title:  Coordinator, Fundraising and Events (F/T)

Reports To: Director, Law Enforcement Torch Run

Location:  Pleasant Hill Headquarters

Job Responsibilities:

We are looking for someone with an outgoing personality and a proven track record of great customer service.  Our Coordinator will have the opportunity to continue to build our grass-roots fundraising through our law enforcement partners.  Law enforcement officers volunteer their time to fundraise and raise awareness for Special Olympics through bike rides, runs, cold-water plunges, merchandise sales and as guest waiters at restaurants. 

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Job Title:  Assistant Director, Development (F/T)

Reports To:  Chief Development Officer

Location:  Pleasant Hill Headquarters

Under the general supervision of the Chief Development Officer (CDO), the Assistant Director, Development will be responsible for driving donor cultivation and relationship management across foundation and individual giving revenue streams while providing support on an as-needed basis to SONC’s corporate partners. The Assistant Director, Development will also play a critical role in crafting and implementing new systems and processes supporting the Department’s operations comprised of donor acknowledgement cycle and database management.

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Job Title:  Community Resources Manager (F/T)

Reports To: Sr. Vice President of Sports

Location:  Pleasant Hill Headquarters

Job Responsibilities:

In California counties not located near a SONC office, our program is managed by a volunteer Area Director. The Area Directors will receive program support in the field through the Community Resources Manager. SONC is looking for an individual who is positive and outward facing, and will be effective in helping Area Directors to implement Special Olympics programming, bolster athlete and volunteer recruitment, and develop sustainable funding sources.  

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Current Internship Opportunities in Northern California

Job Title:  Sports Manager Intern (P/T 0 2 days a week)

Location:  San Jose

SONC is currently seeking a Sports Manager Intern, to work under the supervision and guidance of SONC’s South Bay Sports Manager. The Sports Manager Intern will gain training and hands-on experience with planning and helping to conduct large scale Special Olympics sporting events in the Silicon Valley scheduled for 2019.  To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to Derrick Erwing, South Bay Sports Manager (DerrickE@sonc.org).

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