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Sporting or not, we need helping hands!

by Special Olympics Sandwell

Special Olympics Sandwell seeks a variety of volunteers to support a range of activities both indoors and outdoors. Examples of opportunities on offer include:
Sports coaches and assistants
Timekeepers for races
Kit sorters
Admin support
Committee members - especially with Safeguarding experience
Volunteer coordinator
Marketing and IT support

Organisation description

Special Olympics Sandwell offers sporting opportunities for children and adults with an intellectual /learning disability. Founded in 1983, there are currently around 50 participants, enjoying a range of activities from swimming to athletics, some up to competitive standard. The organisation has recently been awarded the prestigious Queen's Award for Voluntary Service.


Please contact us to discuss any access requirements

Preferred skills

Different skills needed for different roles, but all volunteers will need an acceptance of people with differing abilities.

Experience gained

Be part of a team and an incredible learning environment.

Will the organisation carry out a DBS check?


Minimum age


Age focus

  • Secondary school age young people
  • Young adults
  • Adults

Time of volunteering

  • Weekdays
  • Weekends
  • Daytime
  • Evenings


  • Mainly indoors
  • Mainly outdoors
  • To learn new skills and improve my job prospects
  • To share my skills and creativity
  • To be a trustee or help on a committee

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