Volunteer FAQs

Whether you're a first time volunteer or a frequent volunteer, we want you to have an enjoyable experience regardless of role or opportunity.  Use the FAQs below to learn more about volunteering with Special Olympics Maryland, and if you need more information, please contact our volunteer team!

Special Olympics Maryland can accept volunteers as young as 8 years old with a responsible adult and will work to place volunteers in age-appropriate roles.

Generally, we use the following:

  • 8-13 years old: Volunteer with a responsible adult
  • 14+: Volunteer Independently