Career Opportunities at SOSC

Discover a fulfilling career that makes an impact! Amplify the results across our footprint by building a team of committed volunteers! 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. SOSC is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, neurodiversity, age, parental status, socio-economic background, military service, or any other characteristic or status protected by applicable law.

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.



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.



Available Positions

Manager, Sports & Programs - San Luis Obispo County

Location: San Luis Obispo
The Manager, Sports & Programs is responsible for the organization and management of the Special Olympics sports program in the identified county or geography to support athlete growth and retention. The Manager, Sports oversees and manages sports programming, training, and competitions for the given county or geography under the direction of a supervisor. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary by county or geography.

To apply for this position, please email

Senior Manager, Volunteer Services - Headquarters

Location: Long Beach
The Senior Manager, Volunteer Services will ensure meaningful athlete experiences by engaging volunteers in sport, programming, and development initiatives. As the leader of the Volunteer Services team, the position prepares SOSC departments and team members to include community volunteers in the planning and delivery of sports, programs, and development. This involves many aspects within the volunteer engagement lifecycle and most notably in the “3 R’s: Retention, Recognition, and Recruitment”.

To apply for this position, please email

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.


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.