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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

Marketing and Communications Manager

The Marketing and Communications manager plays an integral role on the Special Olympics Michigan (SOMI) team, helping to manage all areas of marketing, public relations, media relations, social and electronic media, and external and internal communications with the goal of raising awareness for the Special Olympics movement across the state.

See below for a complete job description and link to apply.

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Coordinator of Sports & Training/SE Programs

The Coordinator is responsible for implementing year-round quality sports training and competition programs in the Southeast Region. Additional responsibility will include the implementation of the Health and Wellness Programs and Unified Sport opportunities within the region. 

See below for a complete job description and link to apply.

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Special Olympics Michigan has over a dozen opportunities across the state for half-time (approx. 24 hours/week) and three-quarter-time (approx. 32 hours/week) members. Service sites include Grand RapidsMt. PleasantLansingDetroit, and Flint. This opportunity is a ten-month service opportunity with a living allowance. Members will work directly with Special Olympics athletes and Young Athletes to offer evidence-based programming to impact lives. Members will also get to recruit volunteers and help SOMI expand its reach!

For a complete job description, click the link below and search for "Special Olympics Michigan".

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