Special Olympics Maine requires Class A Volunteers & Unified Partners to meet a set of minimum requirements prior to their involvement in any Special Olympics Maine activities. Refer to the list below of Special Olympics Maine Class A Volunteer & Unified Partner minimum requirements.
Before serving in any of these roles each individual must first complete the 3 minimum requirements below (Head Coach must complete 4 minimum requirements). Each of the minimum requirements must be completed every three (3) years.
- Complete a Background Check – complete a background check online through Sterling Volunteers (free through August 31, 2020! Special Olympics Maine is requesting all previous and new Class A Volunteer & Unified Partners to complete a background check prior to August 31, 2020.
- Submit Special Olympics Maine Class A Volunteer & Unified Partner Registration Form & Release
- Complete Protective Behaviors training (only required if 18 years old and older, unless enrolled in High School)
- Complete Concussion Awareness & Safety Training (Head Coaches only & only required if 18 years old & older)
Special Olympics Maine documents & tracks all registered participants requirements. At any time, an individual or a Local Program can contact Special Olympics Maine (email@example.com) to receive a compliance report with their participants’ minimum requirements status.