Justin Siegel of Vernon is expected to take part in the 2019 Special Olympics Winter Games next year (Beach Radio file photo)
Online registration for volunteers has started for the 2019 Special Olympics BC Winter Games in Greater Vernon.
More than one thousand volunteers will be needed for the event next Feb. 21 to 23rd featuring over 800 athletes with intellectual disabilities, coaches and mission staff.
“We know Greater Vernon has an incredible community of volunteers, many of whom helped make the 2017 55+ BC Games a huge success. We are excited to bring the largest SOBC Winter Games ever to Greater Vernon, and will be very grateful to any volunteers who give their time to our Provincial Games this winter,” says Lois McNary, SOBC Vice President, Sport. “We will need everything from trained sport officials and first-aid volunteers to general volunteers who will provide critical support to sport events, meals, accommodations, transportation, security, special events, media, and more. All backgrounds are welcome and everyone’s help will be appreciated by our excited and grateful athletes.”
Volunteer registration will also be available at the 2019 SOBC Winter Games office, which will open on Monday, November 5.
It’s located at VantageOne Credit Union, 3108 33 Avenue (Entrance to the office will be located using the VantageOne Leasing entrance, located on 31st Street).
For more information on volunteering contact firstname.lastname@example.org