Volunteer Opportunities

Special Olympics Maryland is made possible by the time and energy of dedicated volunteers.


Volunteers come from across the state and from all walks of life to support our 7,782 athletes in many ways.  Everyone from high school and college students, to professionals and retired individuals have found their place in our many programs.  Whether you are looking for a one-time opportunity, or a more consistent experience, Special Olympics Maryland will provide a fulfilling experience for all involved.


Schedule of Upcoming Events:

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Polar Bear Plunge Opportunities:

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State Committees & Local Program Leadership Opportunities:

State Committee and Local Program Leadership Volunteers are dedicated individuals who support our program through the administration and direction of our programs throughout the year.  These opportunities usually require at least a 1-year commitment to our program. 

Medical Team

For the safety of our athletes, Medical Professionals from around the state provide medical coverage for our events and competitions. If you are a medical professional and are willing to provide medical coverage at any of our events below, please use the calendar to sign up.

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Matching Gifts for Volunteer Hours

Did you know that some companies offer matching gift donations in exchange for volunteer employee hours? Click here to see if your company participates.