The 2015 Special Olympics World Games has job openings for individuals who are interested in helping Los Angeles welcome over 7,000 athletes from all over the world.
The event will run July 25 to August 2 in Los Angeles with 177 countries expected to participate.
Open positions range in experience levels from manager opportunities to internship opportunities.
Departments currently accepting applications include broadcast, community relations, development, digital strategy, finance, guest services & events, workforce management & human relations, media & communications, operations, sales, sports & athlete experience and technology.
Volunteers, or “Heroes”, are also needed to help with the event.
Requirements to volunteer include being over the age of 18, have availability to help at least 5 days for six to eight hours, pass a background check, complete all training, provide your own accommodation and transportation and have a photo uploaded for your credentials.
International volunteers are also welcome but must be signed up as a registered volunteer with their local Special Olympics program.
“Fans in the Stands” are also needed for the event to support athletes from the cheering section.
Santa Clarita joined with the local Special Olympics Santa Clarita Valley and is a host town for the 2015 Special Olympics.
For more information on jobs, volunteer opportunities and the Special Olympics you can go to the LA2015 website.
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