Career Opportunities at SOSC

We’re adding more activities to our Sports and Programs! Please join us to help with this great and important work. Discover a fulfilling career that makes an impact. Amplify the results throughout southern California 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, their families and friends 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.

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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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Testimonials

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, & Anti-Racism Vision Statement

SOSC prides itself as a diverse, inclusive and anti-racist organization that practices equity, promotes unity and respects all voices to ensure everyone within our communities achieves their full potential.

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Available Positions

Administrator, Schools Programs

Location: Long Beach
The Administrator, Schools Program will assist and serve as a resource for the work of other members of the team to identify, recruit, train and support partners of Unified Champion Schools (UCS), Young Athletes, and SO Colleges. The Administrator, Schools Program will serve as a clearinghouse for all compliance and grant reporting for UCS and maintain all Schools Program inventory and assets. This is a position based out of the Long Beach office.
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To apply for this position, please email lbjobs@sosc.org.

Administrator, Sports & Programs

Location: Ventura & Santa Barbara Counties
The Administrator, Sports & Programs is responsible for providing a wide variety of program administrative support to the sports & programs staff. The Administrator, Sports & Programs works with employees and volunteers to ensure an even flow of administrative work in the office and in the field supporting volunteers.
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To apply for this position, please email sbjobs@sosc.org.

Manager II, Schools Program

Location: San Diego
The Manager II, Schools Program is responsible for the recruitment and development of partnerships with entities that serve youth and young adults (from birth to college graduation) to implement strategies that promote social inclusion, including Unified Sports and Unified Leadership. Entities include, but are not limited to educational institutions, organizations that serve youth with intellectual and other developmental disabilities, and community centers. This position will spend the majority of their time directing attention, resources and capacity to communities, schools and school districts within San Diego County and Imperial County, with a primary focus on San Diego Unified School District and its member schools. It will be based out of San Diego County, though regular travel between counties is an essential function of this position.
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To apply for this position, please email sdjobs@sosc.org.

Manager, Volunteer Services

Location: Long Beach
The Manager, Volunteer Services will ensure meaningful athlete experiences by engaging and leading volunteers in sport, programming, and fundraising initiatives specifically for their designated counties of responsibility. As a member of the Volunteer Services team, the Manager prepares SOSC departments to include community volunteers in the planning and delivery of programs and events. This involves many aspects within the volunteer engagement lifecycle and most notably in the “3 R’s: Retention, Recognition, and Recruitment”.
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To apply for this position, please email lbjobs@sosc.org.

Sr. Manager, Athlete Leadership

Location: Long Beach
The Senior Manager, Athlete Leadership is responsible for the overall development and management of the Athlete Leadership program for Special Olympics Southern California. The Senior Manager, Athlete Leadership oversees Athlete Leadership trainings, maintenance of Athlete Leadership records, and the planning and hosting of events focused on Athlete Leadership at the chapter-level. This position is responsible for achieving annual growth and retention goals of the number of Athlete Leaders and volunteer mentors. The Senior Manager, Athlete Leadership supports or manages the staff and volunteers within the organization responsible for delivering Athlete Leadership programs and initiatives at both the county and chapter level. This position provides support to the counties to ensure high quality, well-coordinated and consistent program implementation.
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To apply for this position, please email lbjobs@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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