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Special Olympics Indiana - Health & Fitness Intern


The Health & Fitness Intern will assist with the planning and implementation of Special Olympics Healthy Athletes events and Unified Fitness Club Events, and will work with local fitness programs (i.e. Unified Fitness Clubs) to promote health and wellness.


Event Management:

-Participate in development, planning, and execution of events. Coordinate communication with Area and County Programs.
-Recruit, train, and supervise volunteers needed for implementation. Collect and process entry data.
-Complete event evaluation with staff, volunteers, and participants. Events that interns coordinate will vary based on time of year, internís interest, and the needs of Special Olympics Indiana.

Project Assistance:

-Assist as needed with other Special Olympics Indiana projects. This could include learning and using computer software, office/administrative tasks, loading and unloading, physical set-up of venues, and customer service.


Participate in staff meetings (generally Wednesday mornings), Special Olympics Indiana training, and other activities associated with the general operation of Special Olympics Indiana.

Communications & Marketing:

In collaboration with Special Olympics Indiana staff, use social media and other means to increase visibility for Healthy Athletes programs and initiatives and to promote improved health and wellness for all Special Olympics athletes.


-Major Focus: Public Health, Health Care Management, Nursing, Nutrition Science, Kinesiology, Health Promotion, Fitness Development, etc.
-Knowledge: Basic computer knowledge (Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint. Knowledge of Publisher and Adobe software not required but helpful)
-Skills: Written communication, detail-oriented, interpersonal skills, flexible


-Some weekend and evening work
-Occasional travel in-state
-Must complete Online Trainings in Volunteer Management System (Application, Background Check, Coach/Volunteer Orientation(CVO), Online Protective Behaviors(OPB), and Concussion Awareness)
-Flexible hours, based on studentís requirements and schedule
-Assignments can be tailored to meet the studentís personal interests or specific educational requirements

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