Career Opportunities at SOSC

Discover a fulfilling career that makes an impact! Your work with Special Olympics Southern California will touch the lives of thousands of athletes with intellectual disabilities, from San Luis Obispo and Kern counties in the north to the U.S./Mexico border. Our goal is to attract, develop, retain and promote a talented, diverse workforce where all employees can contribute to their highest potential. We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage all qualified individuals to apply for open positions regardless of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, qualified disability, marital, veteran or any other legally protected status.

What We Do

Special Olympics Southern California enriches the lives of athletes with intellectual disabilities and their communities in Southern California through sports, education, and athlete health.

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Benefits

Attracting talented, committed employees means offering a comprehensive, competitive benefits package. And we do. It’s part of our commitment to providing a work environment where every employee can thrive — personally and professionally.

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Application Process

Please email your cover letter and resume as a PDF attachment to the email address specified with each job listed. Upon successful electronic submittal of your cover letter and resume, you will get an automated reply letting you know we have received your documents. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. We thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for our positions.

Application Information

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. A valid California driver’s license and ability to meet minimum California vehicle insurance requirements and successful passing of background screening are required for each position.

Please respond only if you have the required experience and are already living in the stated region (relocation costs will not be paid).

Upon successful electronic submittal of your email of interest, a receipt confirmation will be automatically sent to you. You may have to check your spam or junk folder for this email.

Administrator, Public Relations & Social Media - Long Beach

Location: Long Beach
The Administrator, Public Relations & Social Media is responsible for implementing the public relations, media relations, and social media strategies for Special Olympics Southern California. The incumbent will build relationships with media to promote Special Olympics, write press releases, pitch media, lead media relations during events and campaigns, and implement the annual social media strategy. The incumbent will assist with developing the publicity strategy. The incumbent must maintain the highest level of integrity and confidentiality in all aspects of the position.
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To apply for this position, please email lbjobs@sosc.org.

Administrator, Unified Champion Schools - Long Beach

Location: Long Beach
The Administrator, Unified Champion Schools is responsible for providing a wide variety of administrative support to the development, planning and implementation of SOSC’s Schools Program, Unified Schools initiatives, Unified Sports, family initiatives, and Young Athletes throughout all of SOSC. The Administrator also works in cooperative manner with other administrative support personnel to ensure even flow of administrative work at headquarters.
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To apply for this position, please email lbjobs@sosc.org.

Coordinator, Development - San Luis Obispo, Santa Maria, Lompoc

Location: San Luis Obispo
The Coordinator, Development is responsible for the coordination of local fundraising that includes the Law Enforcement Torch Run, corporate sponsorships, service group giving, and special events as assigned by the Director, Development. May assist Director, Development in stewarding major gifts donors. The Coordinator is also responsible for working with fundraising committees and assisting with local office operations.
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To apply for this position, please email slojobs@sosc.org.

Coordinator, Volunteer Engagement - San Luis Obispo, Santa Maria, Lompoc

Location: San Luis Obispo
The Coordinator, Volunteer Engagement is responsible for identifying volunteer needs, coordinating and managing volunteer recruitment, assisting with training and placement of volunteers for all San Luis Obispo County, Santa Maria, and Lompoc tournaments, special events, and other activities. THIS IS A PART TIME POSITION.
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To apply for this position, please email slojobs@sosc.org.

Volunteer / Internships

Become a Volunteer

Volunteering is another way to get involved. Whatever your interests, talents, background and availability, there are volunteer opportunities for you.

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Become an Intern

We offer internships to students throughout the year. Internships are available across many departments in the regional offices as well as our headquarters in Long Beach.

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