Special Olympics volunteers still needed for June 14–15 in Ithaca

Herb Engman notes: “Track and field events are listed as “athletics” and are held at Ithaca High School.”

Don’t miss out on a rewarding experience! Join the volunteer team at Special Olympics New York’s 2024 State Summer Games, June 14-15 in Ithaca.

Central Region Athlete Leader Andrew B put together a video for you. Check it out to see what sport he’s competing in!

From Opening Ceremonies Friday night to competition in eight sports Saturday, Summer Games is an event you’ll want to be a part of. All volunteers must be age 13 or older; those ages 13 to 15 must be accompanied by an adult.

Areas of need:

  • Volleyball, Saturday 6/15, 7:15am-4:30pm at Ithaca College–7 more volunteers needed
  • Athletics, Saturday 6/15, Various shifts from 8am-4:45pm at Ithaca High School–45 more shifts to fill
  • Powerlifting, Saturday 6/15, 7:15am-3:30pm full day and 1:00pm-4:45pm Breakdown at Ithaca College Fitness Center, 12 more volunteers with ability to lift up to 45 pounds needed
  • Swimming, Saturday 6/15, 8am-4:15pm at Ithaca College Athletics & Events Center, 8 more volunteers needed

Volunteer as an individual or build a group for a rewarding team-building experience. If you are already registered to volunteer, thank you! Please invite your family, friends and colleagues to join.

Tshirt available for purchase: We have a volunteer shirt available for purchase. The proceeds support our Summer Games. Register to volunteer then order your shirt by Sunday, May 26th to receive in time to wear to games.

Have a nice Memorial Day weekend!

Sara Massa | Associate Director of Program, Sports
94 New Karner Road, Suite 208, Albany, NY 12203

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