Become a Properly Registered Class A Volunteer & Unified Partner

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.

  1. 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.
  2. Submit Special Olympics Maine Class A Volunteer & Unified Partner Registration Form & Release 
  3. Complete Protective Behaviors training (only required if 18 years old and older, unless enrolled in High School)
  4. 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 ( to receive a compliance report with their participants’ minimum requirements status.