Contact Us

Special Olympics Ulster
106a University Street
Belfast
BT7 1HP
T: 028 9023 9023

 

Clubs

 Special Olympics Ulster have 77 clubs across the Ulster Region who require volunteers in a variety of roles. 

Get involved!
See the current Volunteer Opportunities below and check out the list of all our Clubs in the Ulster Region. Click here to view the list.
For more information on any of these Clubs contact Eliza Downey eliza.downey@specialolympics.ie 028 9026 2775

Athlete Leadership

Mentor Moria Murray and Linda McIntyre with athlete Kevin Cowan at an ALPs workshop. 

Athlete Leadership facilitates athletes aged 16 years old and above to experience opportunities additional to sports training and competition. Working with a volunteer mentor athletes complete training and workshops based around public speaking, volunteering, coaching and presentation skills. 

The Region is seeking volunteers to mentor athletes.  For further information please contact Eliza Downey eliza.downey@specialolympics.ie 028 9026 2775

Events

 In 2016/17 Special Olympics Ulster host Area events across the Region and require volunteers to assist in a range of roles including event management teams, sports roles, volunteer services, event services and media.
Sign-up online to volunteer at upcoming events here

Volunteer Support Centre

 

The Ulster Volunteer support centre provides a vital outlet for administration support.  The Centre runs Wednesday and Thursday, 10:00-16:00 and Wednesday evening 18.00-20.00.  If you would be interested in joining the support centre team contact Eliza Downey eliza.downey@specialolympics.ie 028 9026 2775



Current Opportunities
 

New Club Development

Interested in getting involved in a Special Olympics Club?
We are currently recruiting volunteers to help with the set up and running of a new Badminton Special Olympics Club in Bangor!

For more information please contact Eliza Downey eliza.downey@specialolympics.ie 028 9026 2775



Banbridge Special Olympics Club is a Multi -Sports club, training Wednesday, 7;00-9:00pm Banbridge High School & Friday Banbridge Leisure Centre 8:00-9:00pm. They are looking to recruit general volunteers to assist at sessions and with set-up and teardown of equipment. For more information please contact Eliza Downey eliza.downey@specialolympics.ie 028 9026 2775



Belfast Eagles Special Olympics Club is a golf club that trains on Sunday afternoons across a variety of different golf clubs in Belfast and Lisburn. They are currently looking for some enthusiastic volunteers to help out on the Club Management Team (CMT) - training for roles within the CMT can be provided by the regional office. For more information please contact Eliza Downey eliza.downey@specialolympics.ie 028 9026 2775



Healthy Athlete Programme is designed to help Special Olympics Athletes improve their health and fitness by providing different health screenings and advice at events. We are currently recruiting health professionals and student health professionals for the Fit Feet, Special Smiles and Health Promotion elements of the programme. For more information contact Amy McCabe amy.mccabe@specialolympics.ie 028 9089 2997.