Contact Us

Jennifer Bell

Special Olympics Ulster
106a University Street
Belfast
BT7 1HP
T: 028 9089 2994

jennifer.bell@specialolympics.ie

 

Volunteering opportunities at Event's

We will host 17 different sporting events for over 2,000 registered Special Olympics athletes during the 2019-2020 Season. We need volunteers to support the delivery of events to ensure they are safe, fun and offer an enjoyable experience to our athletes. For further information on the 2019-2020 Calendar or to volunteer at an event please click here.

Volunteer with a Club

with over 60 clubs throughout Ulster, training in a variety of sports, locations, days and times we have volunteering opportunities for everyone. Club volunteer roles range from general volunteer requiring no sporting experience, coaches and committee members. To find a club in your area please see our interactive map. Alternatively, see below details of specific roles we are recruiting for.

For further information on volunteering please contact the Regional Office on 028 90239023.

AreaClubSportTraining VenueTraining TimesVolunteers Required
Antrim & Newtownabbey AreaSix Mile Sharks Special Olympics ClubSwimmingSix Mile Leisure Centre, BallyclareTuesdays 6.45pm to 8.30pmVolunteers who are willing to get into the pool to assist athletes
Armagh, Banbridge, Craigavon AreaBanbridge Special Olympics ClubAthletics, Basketball, Bocce, Swimming & Table TennisBanbridge High School & Banbridge Leisure CentreWednesdays 7pm to 9pm &/or Fridays 8pm to 9pmGeneral volunteers to assist with a range of tasks
Belfast AreaBelfast Wolves Special Olympics ClubFloorballLoughshore Leisure Centre, BelfastMondays 7pm to 8pmGeneral volunteers to assist with a range of tasks
Belfast AreaSalto Gymnastics Special Olympics ClubGymnasticsBelvior Activity Centre, BelfastWednesdays 7:30-9pmGeneral volunteers to assist with a range of tasks
Lisburn & Castlereagh AreaLisburn2gether Special Olympics ClubBocceLisburn LeisurePlexThursdays 7pm to 9pmVolunteers with experience of lawn bowls who may be able to assist with coaching
Mid and East Antrim AreaCarrick Chargers Special Olympics ClubBasketballCarrickfergus Leisure CentreMondays 7:30pm to 9pmVolunteers to fill a number of general roles
Newry, Mourne & Down AreaDown Special Olympics ClubBocceBallymote Leisure Centre, DownpatrickMonday 7pm to 9pmVolunteers with experience of lawn bowls to assist with a range of tasks
Belfast AreaBelfast Cranes Special Olympics ClubBasketballCregagh Community Centre, BelfastWednesday 6pm to 7pmHead Basketball Coach & General Volunteers (no basketball experience needed)
Donegal AreaErrrigal Special Olympics ClubBocce, Equestrian & SwimmingAn Cuirt, Dunlewy Equestrian Centre & St Columba Community CentreMonday 10am to 12pm, Monday 8pm to 10pm & Wednesday 11am to 1pmBus driver (Cat D Licence) to transport athletes to and from weekly training sessions
Letterkenny AreaNorth West Special Olympics ClubBasketball & FootballCairde Le Cheile, LetterkennySaturday 11am to 1:30pm & Wednesday 5:30pm to 7:30pmGeneral volunteers (especially males)
Newry, Mourne & Down AreaShimna Stars Special Olympics ClubBasketballShimna Integrated CollegeTuesday 6:30pm to 8pmGeneral basketball volunteers
Mid & East Antrim AreaCarrick Chargers Special Olympics AreaBasketballCarrickfergus Leisure CentreMonday 7:30pm to 9pmHead Basketball Coach
Letterkenny AreaLetterkenny Strikers Special Olympics ClubTen Pin BowlingArena 7Monday 6:30pm to 8pmGeneral volunteers to assist with a range of tasks
Ards & North Down AreaWizards Special Olympics ClubBasketballBangor Academy Thursday 7pm to 8:30pmHead Basketball Coach
Newry, Mourne & Down AreaDown Special Olympics ClubN/AN/AN/AClub administrative assistant with computer skills
Donegal AreaDonegal Dynamos Special Olympics ClubFootballDonegal Town Football ClubTuesday 5:30pm to 8pmFootball coach
Derry City Foyle Special Olympics ClubBowlingBrunswick MovieBowlTuesday 7pm to 8:30pm & Thursday 7:15pm to 8:30pmGeneral volunteers to fill a number of roles across the club