Vacancy – Part time Sports Co-ordinator and Administrator

The Sydney Upper North Shore Club of Special Olympics is looking for a committed, energetic person to co-ordinate the sports programs and perform administration duties. Previous experience in and a passion for working with children and adults with an intellectual disability is desirable but not essential. Details in the attached Position Description below. SOSUNS SportsContinue reading “Vacancy – Part time Sports Co-ordinator and Administrator”

AGM, BBQ and Disco – You’re Invited!

SO Upper North Shore’s AGM will be held on 25th November 2017 at St Ives Community Hall. The AGM will be followed by a BBQ run by the Epping Eastwood Lions Club and a disco. There will also be an opportunity to register for 2018. For more information: Special Olympics AGM, BBQ & Disco Invitation ToContinue reading “AGM, BBQ and Disco – You’re Invited!”

2017 Leon Burwell Inter-Club Basketball Competition Report

Vincent Yu wrote an excellent report about his son Bowman’s experience at the recent Leon Burwell Inter-Club Basketball competition. At the start of the competition, Bowman was having troubles concentrating but support from team coaches Georgia and Elias helped his team win first place! 2017 Leon Burwell Inter-Club Basketball Competition Report

National Games 2018 – Sponsor our Athletes!

10 of our SOSUNS athletes have been selected to represent Team NSW at the Special Olympics National Games in Adelaide on 16-20 April 2018. Held every 4 years, the National Games bring together 1000 athletes across the country to compete across 11 different sports. If you’d like to sponsor any of our amazing SOSUNS athletes, pleaseContinue reading “National Games 2018 – Sponsor our Athletes!”

Stephanie on Why She Loves Playing Tennis

SOSUNS athlete Stephanie Walker shares why she loves playing tennis at SOSUNS Ten years ago the first sport I played with Special Olympics was tennis. I decided on tennis as it is a very strong social game and can be played by all ages.  The girls that I play with have become my friends. WeContinue reading “Stephanie on Why She Loves Playing Tennis”

IGA Community Chest Fundraiser – Volunteers Needed

This August, IGA Australia will be running its Community Chest fundraising campaign to support Special Olympics Australia. As part of this initiative, SOSUNS athletes and volunteers will be collecting donations and handing out flyers at local IGA stores over the next three Saturdays. If you’re interested in helping out, please check the available spots belowContinue reading “IGA Community Chest Fundraiser – Volunteers Needed”

30 June 2017 Tax Appeal

Special Olympics Sydney Upper North Shore (SOSUNS) provide yearly sports programs which support the social inclusion and physical wellbeing of over 230 children and adults with intellectual disability. Your donation makes it possible to keep our athletes playing sport in supportive environments, develop lasting friendships and engage with their local communities. Whilst SO does receiveContinue reading “30 June 2017 Tax Appeal”