Contact Us

Special Olympics Ulster
106a University Street
T: 028 9023 9023




 Special Olympics Ulster have 75 clubs across the region who require volunteers in a variety of roles.  Please see below of a list of current Volunteer Opportunities available in the region.

For more information on any of these roles, please contact Keith Thompson on or 028 9089 2994.

Athlete Leadership

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

The Athlete Leadership Programme enables athletes aged 16 and above to participate in 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 currently seeking volunteers to mentor athletes.  For further information please contact Scott Witherick on or 028 9026 2775


 From September 2017 to June 2018, Special Olympics Ulster will host a series of development days, non-advancement events and leagues across the region. We require volunteers to assist in a range of roles including event management teams, sports roles, volunteer 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, please contact Keith Thompson on or 028 9089 2994.

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 Scott Witherick on or 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 Scott Witherick on or 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 Scott Witherick on or 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 028 9089 2997.