Get Involved

Through the power of sports, the Special Olympics movement has a major impact on the lives of people with and without intellectual disabilities, uniting Massachusetts communities by fostering a sense of goodwill and inclusion. There’s a way for everyone to get involved. Select what you’re interested in below to find out more.

As an Athlete

Check out our Athlete page to learn more on how to get involved. All athletes can begin training at age 6, and can then compete in state level competition at age 8.

As a Coach

Coaches provide the instruction and guidance to support athletes and partners train and compete. To become either an aassistant or head coach, visit our COACHES PAGE

As a Corporate Partner

Please visit our Corporate Partnerships page to learn more

As a Donor

Visit our Donor page to learn more

As a Medical / First Aid Volunteer

Medical Volunteer

  • First Aid / Medical

    First Aid / Medical volunteers attend SOMA events and assist in any type of injury or medical issue. Hit the submit button below and we will get back to you on the next steps to get involved.
As a One Day Event Volunteer

Without our day of event volunteers, no SOMA sports or fundraising event would be possible! To register online, check out our REGISTRATION PORTAL

As a Public Safety Personnel

Public Safety Personnel

As a Unified Partner

Special Olympics Unified Sports® brings together athletes with intellectual disabilities and athletes without intellectual disabilities Unified Partners to train and compete on the same team. To get started, go to the UNIFIED PARTNER PAGE

Other Options

Other Options

  • Other Options

    Want to get involved as a photographer? Admin volunteer at SOMA's office? Or any other way you think you can contribute? Feel free to list anything below, and hit the submit button!