Special Olympics West Virginia (SOWV) announces the 2018 Summer Games scheduled for JUNE 1-3, to be held in Charleston. Approximately 600 volunteers are needed to continue to make this event the largest and most successful Special Olympics event in West Virginia. Athletes from around the state will be competing in a variety of sporting events such as Track & Field, Baggo (Cornhole), Bocce, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, and Golf. Volunteers will be needed to help run sporting events, registration tables, and more. We hope your schedule will allow you to join us and serve as a volunteer. Please indicate your desire to volunteer by completing a Volunteer Schedule and Application. 

A policy is mandated by Special Olympics International (SOI) and SOWV that requires all volunteers to complete an application with an attached copy of a photo ID. You will also be asked to show a form of identification at the event registration table. If you are a minor, you must have your parent or guardian sign the second page of the application and fill out the Event Volunteer Release Form. I assure you all application information is kept confidential. Information on your application may be used in case you are involved in an emergency while at a Special Olympics West Virginia event. 

On behalf of the Special Olympics West Virginia staff and the 2018 Summer Games Management Team, THANK YOU for your support. If you have any questions, feel free to contact me at 304-345-9310 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. You are welcomed to copy this invitation and the Volunteer Application/ Schedule for dissemination. We look forward to working with you to provide a memorable experience for you and the Special Olympics West Virginia Athletes.

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