Volunteer Resources

Welcome to Special Olympics Virginia's volunteer team!

Class A Process Overview

A snapshot of the Class A certification process. Visit here to complete the process.

Become a Class A Volunteer

Whether you are a new volunteer needing to register, or one of our amazing current volunteers needing to renew, we have you covered.

Volunteer Orientation

Our General Orientation training is designed to educate our volunteers about the history, framework, and mission of Special Olympics Virginia.

SO Learning Portal

Visit the SO Learning Portal to complete various trainings such as Protective Behaviors, Concussion Awareness, and more.
Need help logging in or creating an account? Check out our helpful guide.

Additional Volunteer Resources

Volunteer Code of Conduct

Special Olympics is committed to the highest ideals of sport and expects all volunteers to act in a manner that both contributes to the overall mission of Special Olympics and follows Special Olympics Virginia policies.
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Protective Behaviors - Paper Version

Download and print for those who prefer a hard copy of the training and quiz.

Concussion Awareness Training - Paper Version

Download and print for those who prefer a hard copy of the training and test.

Volunteer 2 Cheer

Make some noise for Virginia's most inspiring athletes. Volunteer to Cheer at an event near you!
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Mandated Reporter Information

If you have regular contact with vulnerable people, you are legally required to report observed or suspected abuse. Learn more.
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Volunteer Eligibility Policy

Here are the eligibility requirements to volunteer with Special Olympics.

Volunteer Privacy Statement

Protecting your privacy and safeguarding your personal information is one of Special Olympics Virginia’s highest priorities.
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Coach Training & Certification

Looking to become a coach? Learn about the additional training required for coaches.

Terminology/Language Guidelines

Learn how to speak respectfully about people with intellectual disabilities and spread the word about our programs using the proper terminology.

Keep in Touch!

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