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.



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.

Coordinator, Sports & Programs - Inland Empire

Location: Murietta
The Coordinator, Sports & Programs is responsible for providing a wide variety of administrative support to the regional office. The Coordinator works with regional employees and volunteers to ensure even flow of administrative work within the office.

To apply for this position, please email

Coordinator, Development - Long Beach

Location: Long Beach
The Coordinator, Development plays an integral role in the success of raising funds and awareness to support our athletes and mission. This person will provide administrative and special event support to the Development team. He/she will interact with donors and supporters, manage donor information and communications, and be a super user for SOSC’s donor database, Raisers Edge and NXT.

To apply for this position, please email

Director, Northern Division Sports & Programs

The Director, Northern Division Sports & Programs is responsible for the organization and management of the Special Olympics sports development program in San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Ventura, Kern, and Inyo Counties to support athlete growth and retention. The director oversees and manages sports & program development, including Unified Champion Schools and other athlete programming, coaches training, and the Games Management Teams for the Northern Division. Regular travel between the above counties is an essential function of this position.

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.