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Special Olympics Tennessee Inc.

Office Support Volunteer (Ongoing – Remote)

Special Olympics Tennessee Inc.


Job Summary

Special Olympics Tennessee (SOTN) provides year-round sports training and competition opportunities, health and education programming to 17,000 children and adults with intellectual disabilities across Tennessee. Special Olympics is a grassroots, volunteer-driven organization and operates in all 96 counties across Tennessee. SOTN seeks a volunteer to provide office support to assist with the onboarding of new volunteers and other administrative tasks. Training is provided.

 Location: Remote, with the potential to move to in-office volunteer work in the future if desired. The SOTN office is located in Nashville, TN.

 Time Commitment: Varies and is flexible based on volunteer’s availability. Work can be done at the volunteer’s convenience and will average 5-10 hours every 2-3 weeks.

Job Responsibilities

  • Connect via phone with newly recruited volunteers to help determine their best placement within the organization.
  • Communicate with SOTN staff and area leadership teams regarding new volunteers and their desired placements.
  • Educate new volunteers on SOTN’s mission, goals and volunteer opportunities.
  • Other administrative duties as available or interested.


  • Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.
  • High energy, outgoing, team player, and a passion for Special Olympics’ mission is essential.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel, and familiarity with social platforms a plus.

Additional Information


This is a volunteer position.

How to Apply

Email interest to Victoria Mehren: vmehren@specialolympicstn.org

Special Olympics Tennessee is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


  • Date Posted: March 4, 2021
  • Type: Part-Time
  • Job Function: Administrative
  • Service Area: Children / Youth
  • Start Date: 03/31/2021
  • Working Hours: 5 hrs/wk M-F