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At Special Olympics Michigan, we’re committed to building a creative, engaged, collaborative, and hard-working team that does the right thing for our athletes, our communities, and each other. Our employees are our most valuable asset, and we celebrate this through recognition and benefits enhancements that reflect our changing times and help our employees create a satisfying work-life balance for themselves and their families.

We are focused on the well-being of our employees throughout the state because we know they are the difference-makers in the lives of our Special Olympics Michigan athletes. We aim to create a positive atmosphere where employees feel valued, fulfilled, challenged, and engaged. We truly want people to love working here, and we strive to create a culture that allows for growth, opportunity, and fun.

Whatever your background, there’s a career waiting for you at Special Olympics Michigan.

Application Process

Please email your cover letter and resume as a PDF attachment to the email address specified with each job listed. Upon successful electronic submittal of your cover letter and resume, you will get an automated reply letting you know we have received your documents. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. We thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for our positions.

Application Information

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. A valid Michigan driver’s license and successful passing of background screening are required for each position.


Current Job Opportunities

Coordinator of Health and Wellness

Location: Grand Rapids

General Statement of Duties

Coordinator of Health and Wellness has overall stewardship, operational and strategic responsibilities for meeting the Healthy Community criteria as established by Special Olympics, Inc. along with Wellness and Fitness programs created by Special Olympics Michigan (SOMI). The position is associated with Special Olympics year-round Healthy Athletes program, which provides health assessments, education, services and care at events.  Follow-up care is a growing element of this program. Responsible for program development, procedures and leadership necessary for a viable program. 


Heather Burke: