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Special Olympics Michigan Seeks New Volunteer Area Director


March 17, 2015



Belinda Laughlin

Field Service Manager

Northern and Upper Peninsula

Special Olympics Michigan





Special Olympics Michigan seeking new volunteer Area Director for Marquette, Alger, Baraga, Houghton, and Keweenaw Counties


(MARQUETTE, Mich.) – Special Olympics Michigan is seeking a new volunteer Area Director for Marquette, Alger, Baraga, Houghton and Keweenaw Counties (Area 36). We are looking for an energetic, organized person with adequate time to do the job that works well with volunteers and has good communication skills.  You need to have enthusiasm for working with persons with intellectual disabilities.  You need to build a working Area Management Team to assist with the fundraising, competition, training parent family, financial, medical as well as outreach for the program.  The Area Director’s primary responsibility is to provide year-round sports training and competition at the area level.  They need organizational, administrative abilities and have the ability to exercise good judgment.


If you love our program and our athletes and are interested in being the next Area Director send a resume to Special Olympics Michigan, Attn:  Belinda Laughlin, CMU, East Campus Drive, Mt. Pleasant, MI 48859 or email to belind.laughlin@somi.org.


For more information, contact Belinda Laughlin at 800-644-6404 or Belinda.laughlin@somi.org.




About Special Olympics Michigan

Special Olympics Michigan Inc. (SOMI) provides year-round sports training and athletic competition for 20,752 children and adults with intellectual disabilities. Athletes build physical fitness, develop self-confidence and prepare for participation in society.


SOMI is a non-profit organization supported almost entirely by corporate and individual gifts, and events.  The generosity of Michigan organizations, individuals and statewide businesses enable the program to continue.




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