Become a Commissioner
Commissioner Interest Form
Learn more about how to become a commissioner in Washington, D.C.
Special Olympics of the District of Columbia (SODC) is seeking individuals to join a volunteer-led Committee and serve as Unified Sports Commissioners. Commissioners undertake a league facilitator role, which help to organize and deliver sports competitions over 6-week training periods.
SODC offers year-round Unified Sports competition in basketball, volleyball, bowling, tennis, bocce and flag football. Activities include:
• Rostering Unified Partners and Special Olympic Athletes
• Working with Coaches on assessing players, forming teams, training, and player development
• Coordinating Unified Partner registration
• Week to week competition scheduling
• Managing logistics for League Championships
Presenting Unified Sports is a team effort, and by taking on this role you will join an organized Committee of individuals who will help guide and support you throughout the season. In addition, Commissioners are supported by SODC Staff, Coaches and Athletes.
Commissioners serve as the sports leaders and organize play each week. Commissioners must be dedicated and able to commit to the entire six-week training period, plus an end-of-season League Championship. Previous experience is helpful, but not required.
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