1. 1 Registrant Type
  2. 2 Activity Selector
  3. 3 Profile
  4. 4 Review
  5. 5 Confirmation


Volunteers are the backbone of the Special Olympics movement. The most valuable traits you can offer are your time and willingness to provide the greatest athletes around the best experience possible.

We provide volunteer opportunities ranging from event management and coaching, to fundraising and volunteering on the day of an event. In most cases, experience is not needed and training will be provided no matter what position you select.

Click on "Register Now" in the purple box on the right hand side of the page and you will be directed to a page where you will select your registraton type. Your registration type options are:

  • Adult Volunteer- If you are over 18 and interested in volunteering for events or receiving more information about other opportunities.
  • Youth Volunteer- Select if you are under 18 to see the volunteer opportunities available to you. You must have a parent or gaurdian sign off on the Terms and Conditions page. If the volunteer is 14 and under, they must be accompanied by a chaperone during their volunteer shift.
  • Current  Volunteer- For current general volunteers, coaches, chaperones, Area Leadership Team members and program coordinators. Please use your access code provided by SOWA staff to create your account. 

All volunteers will be contacted within one work week from the submission of their applicaiton. For more information on Special Olympics Washington you can also visit our website at www.sowa.org.

If you have already been to this site and have created a profile  for Special Olympics Washington and would like to make changes to your existing selections click on the "Login" button and enter your email address and password.

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SOWA Volunteer Application Site

Sep 1st, 2016 - Jan 1st, 2018