Two Special Olympics Minnesota volunteers wearing purple shirts smile at the camera

2019 Summer Games volunteer shifts

We’re building a powerful team of 1,600 volunteers to celebrate athletes with intellectual disabilities, transform lives through world-class competition, and deliver an inspirational volunteer experience of inclusion.

From sports competition and special event assistance, to health and wellness professionals, volunteers of every skill and experience level will contribute to the success of the Special Olympics Minnesota’s Summer Games.

CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY – ST. PAUL
GYMNASTICS

Friday, June 14 & Saturday, June 15

UNIVERSITY OF ST. THOMAS – ST. PAUL
BASKETBALL, SWIMMING, TRACK & FIELD, ATHLETE CHECK IN, DELEGATION CHECK IN, CELEBRATION CEREMONIES, FANS IN THE STANDS (FOR ALL AGES), FANSTOP MERCHANDISE STORE AND LUNCH & DINNER

Thursday, June 20 (Event Setup)
Friday, June 21
Saturday, June 22
Sunday, June 23

Are you a health care professional?

Healthy Athletes is a Special Olympics program that provides free health screenings in a fun, welcoming environment that removes the anxiety that people with intellectual disabilities often experience when faced with a visit to a doctor or dentist.
Our next Healthy Athletes screening will take place at Summer Games, June 21-23 at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul.

Health Promotion – Healthy behaviors screenings
Healthy Hearing – Hearing screenings
Opening Eyes – Vision screenings
Fit Feet – Podiatric screenings
FUNfitness – Physical therapy
Special Smiles – Dental screening
Athlete check in/out

For Summer Games volunteer opportunities, please contact 612.333.0999 or [email protected].

Interested in signing up a group? Contact 763.270.7181 or [email protected].