Become a Sport Volunteer

SOY athletes with SOY coach at the 2019 Development Games

“Our coaches are really dedicated to helping me and my teammates become more confident in our sport skills.”

Special Olympics Yukon athlete - Mallory Pigage


Volunteer Roles

We are always looking for volunteers to coach our superstar athletes!

For anyone (18 years old and up) interested in volunteering their time towards helping Yukon athletes with an intellectual disability in achieving their sport goals, we offer the following opportunities:

Youth Program Leader

  • Active Start (2-7 years old)
  • FUNdamentals (8-12 years old)

Sport Volunteer

(Registered athletes in the below mentioned programs must be at least 13 years old):

  • Athletics (October to April, May to August)
  • 5 Pin Bowling (October to April)
  • Bocce (May to August)
  • Cross-Country Skiing (November to March)
  • Curling (October to March)
  • Figure Skating (October to April)
  • Floor Hockey (October to April)
  • Golf (May to August)
  • Rhythmic Gymnastics (October to April)
  • Soccer (October to April, May to August)
  • Swimming (October to April)
To register as a Sport Volunteer, please contact our Program Coordinator at