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.



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.

Available Positions

Administrator, Development - LA County

Location: Offices in Long Beach & Santa Clarita
The Administrator, Development will drive revenue through managing relationships with SOSC constituents. The Administrator will manage portfolios, with an emphasis on gifts of $500 or more, following appropriate revenue vertical relationship management processes for the purpose of deepening relationships that lead to increased financial support of SOSC.

To apply for this position, please email

Manager, Social Media & Public Relations - Long Beach

Location: Long Beach
The Manager, Social Media & Public Relations is responsible for implementing the public relations, media relations, and social media strategies for Special Olympics Southern California. The incumbent will implement the annual social media strategy, write content, manage the content calendar, develop graphics, and create videos. The incumbent will build relationships with media to promote Special Olympics, write press releases, pitch media, lead media relations during events and campaigns, and assist with developing the publicity strategy. The incumbent must maintain the highest level of integrity and confidentiality in all aspects of the position. NOTE: This position is temporarily remote, but will transition to an in-office position in Long Beach, CA once health and safety guidelines allow.

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.