Professional Opportunities

Special Olympics is a sports organization, but it's also much more. We are a global movement helping to transform the lives of children and adults with intellectual disabilities and build communities of unity and inclusion all over the world.

A Rewarding Experience

Working at Special Olympics is an energizing, healthful and joyful experience.

Special Olympics offers an excellent benefits program that includes health insurance, life insurance and a company-funded pension plan.

Our Opportunities

Positions posted below are only for opportunities available with Special Olympics International, which is based in Washington, D.C, and has offices in seven countries.

In addition, there are over 200 separate accredited Special Olympics offices around the world. For opportunities at those other U.S. or international offices of Special Olympics, get in touch with a Special Olympics office near you.

Special Olympics is an equal opportunity employer.

Current Openings with Special Olympics International

Business Services
Community Impact
    Finance And Accounting
    Global Development and Government Relations

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