Statewide

Job Title: Law Enforcement Torch Run® (LETR) Regional Coordinator

Location: Texas

Reports to: Regional Executive Director

Date Revised: January 2023

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At SOTX, diversity and inclusion are the rules of the game. Together, we continue to build an inclusive culture that encourages, supports, and celebrates the diverse voices of our athletes, volunteers, and employees. It fuels our innovation and connects us closer as teammates, on and off the field.

SUMMARY

Special Olympics Texas relies on the generous support of our supporters, including individuals, corporations, foundations, civic groups, grantors, etc. This position will support the Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) activities in the region to generate resources to improve the Special Olympics experience for the athletes of Texas.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

You are the community connection point for LETR volunteers to your fellow staff, Special Olympics Texas athletes, and partners within your region!  

  • Recruit for, coordinate and steward new and existing LETR relationships in the region. This includes regular council meetings with LETR while working in a bigger picture of a statewide structure
 
  • Provide support to area and regional development staff in all resource generating activities specific to Law Enforcement Torch Run
 
  • Coordinate with regional LETR volunteers to implement a cohesive vision
     

  • Coordinate, recruit and work with LETR committees 
     

  • Work with the Finance team to ensure proper recording of donations
     

  • Assist Volunteer Service Managers, program staff, and development staff to recruit LETR volunteers for competitions and events
     

  • Ensure LETR fundraisers (defined as Polar Plunge, Tip A Cop, Breakfast with Champions, and more) have activation and meaningful LETR engagement in every Area in your Region.
     

  • Support Unified Champion Schools® Specialists with program sustainability in regards to School Resource Officers (SRO’s) 
     

  • Communication of organizational goals to regional teams which must include, but are not limited to, best practices, innovation, retention and recruitment. Report expectation includes, but is not limited to, biweekly reporting to all staff on LETR engagement and progress in your region.

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIRED SKILLS:

Passion for Special Olympics Texas 

Screening: Must pass Criminal and National Sex Offender Registry background screening (Required for all staff)

Education: College degree or equitable experience in non-profit program implementation; emphasis on fundraising and community relations a plus

Experience: Non-profit experience; working with law enforcement, government agencies and fundraising experience

Knowledge: Database programs, social media, event planning; fundraising

Skills: Strong organizational skill with the ability to manage multiple projects; effective time management, verbal and written skills, public speaking and customer service

Work Schedule: Full time 40+ hours per week; This position’s work schedule will be    determined by the demands of the position and will include evenings and weekends. Flexible time is available with prior approval of the supervisor.

Physical Demands: While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to sit or stand for extended periods of time; required to lift and/or move up to 20lbs, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; frequently required to stand, reach with hands and arms through full range of motion.

Transportation: Must have own reliable transportation with good driving history, valid Texas driver’s license and current insurance.

Note: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employees may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

Please email your resume and let us know which Area of Special Olympics Texas you are in (see our map at this link) to jobs@sotx.org and shaines@sotx.org.