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:  Schools Partnership Program Area Manager- Central Valley Region

Reports to:  Sr. Director, Schools Partnership Program

Location: Fresno

Job Responsibilities:

As the SPP Area Manager you will be responsible for our school-based programming in the Central Valley, currently our fastest growing region for Unified Sports.  You will be the primary contact and support for the schools and districts in your region which provide Special Olympics Unified Champion School activities on their campuses. You will be responsible for the oversight and expansion of the Special Olympics Unified Champion Schools program (joining special and general education students on the same teams in our Unified Sports program and providing other inclusive opportunities).

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Job Title:  Schools Partnership Program Area Manager

Reports to:  Senior Manager, Urban Schools and Youth Programs

Location: Pleasant Hill Headquarters

Job Responsibilities:

The Special Olympics Schools Partnership Program (SPP) is a unique education program offered in grades Pre K through Transition (ages 18-22).  We partner with schools, districts, county office of education and other agencies to offer Unified Champion School programs, which combine students with and without disabilities in sports training, competition, leagues, and inclusive activities at their schools throughout the school year. 

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Job Title:  Development Manager (F/T)

Reports To: Chief Development Officer

Location:  Pleasant Hill Headquarters

Job Responsibilities:

The Development Manager will join a successful, newly reorganized development team in our Pleasant Hill headquarters office and will drive our success with corporate partners.  We’ve built a team of creative and fun development professionals who believe in the impact of the organization and are committed to see its growth continue. The Development Manager, under the general supervision of the Development Director, will cultivate and grow existing corporate relationships and develop new sources of revenue by connecting companies, individuals and foundations with Special Olympics’ unique community sports and schools programs.

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Job Title:  Development Director (F/T)

Reports To:  Chief Development Officer

Location:  Pleasant Hill Headquarters

Job Responsibilities:

Under the general supervision of the Chief Development Officer (CDO), the Development Director will be responsible for driving donor cultivation and relationship management across corporate, foundation and individual giving revenue streams. The Development Director 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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Current Internship Opportunities

Position:  Special Events/Development Internship

Reports to:  Coordinator, Events and Campaigns

Location: Pleasant Hill Headquarters

Job Responsibilities:

Under the supervision of the Coordinator, Events and Campaigns, the Special Events Intern will work as an integral part of the Corporate and Special Events team.  He/She will learn many aspects of event management working with the team on events slated for spring and beyond, such as our inaugural Sip and Swing in Carmel and our annual Silicon Valley Bocce Bash event.   

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