Special Olympics was created to involve people with intellectual disabilities in everyday society through sports training and competition.  For more than 40 years, Special Olympics has been helping athletes become leaders and heroes in their communities and within the organization by turning opportunities into achievements.

We are constantly striving to improve the quality of life for the athletes we serve. Join us and be part of the exciting work that lies ahead and make a difference in the lives of people with intellectual disabilities! 


Please send your resume, salary requirements and position applying for to:

Special Olympics Texas
1804 Rutherford Lane
Austin, TX 78754

Fax: 512.835.7756
Email: jobs@sotx.org

Resumes should be emailed as an attachment in .doc, .pdf or .txt format when possible.

Open Positions

Please click on the job title for details.

Area Program Director - Lufkin - Area 7 - East Texas

Area Program Director - Dallas - Area 10 - Greater Dallas

Area Program Director - Laredo - Area 21 - Laredo

Development Director - Austin - Area 13 - Central Texas

Development Director - Dallas - Area 10 - Greater Dallas

Development Director - West Texas - Area 17 - South Plains

Regional Administrative Assistant - West Texas - Area 17 - South Plains

Internships Available

If you are interested in applying for an SOTX internship, please email interns@sotx.org with your resume and request an application.

We are currently looking for interns at our Chapter Headquarters and at our Area offices throughout the state of Texas. We normally cater our internships to the student's needs/requirements in conjunction with the needs of the office/department where the student is interested in working. Opportunities can range anywhere from helping to organize sporting events, fundraising events, research projects, public relations to working with our President/CEO. Possibilities will depend on what interests you have, as well as the needs of our departments.

Find out more about our internships.

Volunteer Opportunities

If a project-oriented internship is not what you're looking for, our office has open volunteer opportunities such as data entry, inventory and completing office projects, etc. Our Chapter office is home to statewide positions in Communications, Shared Services, Finance, Sports Management, Fundraising and Executive Administration.