After careful consideration, Special Olympics Florida has cancelled all Special Olympics Florida practices and competitions at the local and state levels through the month of May 2020. This includes the 2020 State Summer Games that was scheduled for May 15-16, 2020, at ESPN Wide World of Sports. Please refer to specialolympicsflorida.org/coronavirus-update/ for more information about the status of this event.
BECOME A VOLUNTEER AMBASSADOR AT THE 2020 SPECIAL OLYMPICS FLORIDA STATE SUMMER GAMES
Volunteer Ambassadors are needed to support Special Olympics Florida during the 2020 Special Olympics Florida State Summer Games at Walt Disney World Resort.
Volunteer Ambassador registration is now closed.
VOLUNTEER AMBASSADOR OPPORTUNITIES
Volunteer Ambassadors are needed to support Special Olympics Florida during the 2020 Special Olympics Florida State Summer Games at Walt Disney World® Resort.
The Volunteer Ambassador Program has specific requirements:
- Volunteers for all events must be at least 14 years of age.
- Volunteers under 18 years of age must have parental/legal guardian consent and must present a waiver signed by a parent or legal guardian.
- Volunteers under 16 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.
- Children under the minimum age are not allowed to volunteer or accompany you. You will be told on the event day that your services cannot be utilized if you have children with you. This is for the safety of your child and everyone else involved.
VOLUNTEER AMBASSADOR RESOURCES
All Volunteer Ambassadors supporting Special Olympics Florida during the 2020 Special Olympics Florida State Summer Games at Walt Disney World Resort must fulfill the following requirements:
Volunteer Ambassadors age 18 and over:
Print the waiver for ADULTS and Class B Volunteer Individual Form, and complete them.
Volunteer Ambassadors under age 18:
Print the waiver for MINORS and Class B Volunteer Individual Form, and complete them.
Comply with Dress Code
Volunteer Ambassadors are expected to wear family-friendly clothing that doesn’t feature any offensive graphics and appropriately covers the body.
In an effort to provide Volunteer Ambassadors, athletes, spectators and staff with the safest environment, please follow these security guidelines:
All Volunteer Ambassadors will be required to present photo identification upon checking in for their shifts.
Volunteer Ambassadors must wear the proper credentials and have their photo identification available at all times.
All bags, parcels and carry packs are subject to search.
Please keep personal items to a minimum and leave valuables at home. Facilities are not available to store personal items.
All necessary personal items must be carried in a clear bag. You may not place a non-clear bag, parcel or carry pack inside a clear bag.
Volunteer Ambassadors are not allowed to bring folding chairs with them.
VOLUNTEER AMBASSADOR SCHEDULES
Volunteer Ambassador opportunities for the 2020 Special Olympics Florida State Summer Games will be scheduled on a first-come, first-served basis. Schedules are always subject to change due to event needs.
Although every effort will be made to accommodate your selection, the Volunteer Ambassador office reserves the right to schedule volunteers based on event needs, which includes placing volunteers on a waiting list. You will receive a confirmed volunteer schedule closer to the event.
Volunteer Ambassadors will receive confirmation of their scheduled opportunities via mail approximately 30 days prior to the event or email after that time. Confirmation will include information on parking, directions and other useful matters.
All Volunteer Ambassadors must sign a waiver to participate.