Re-certification of Class A and B Volunteers

Class A and B Volunteers' certification expires three (3) years from the date of his/her background check.

Class A and B Volunteer Re-certification

*Class A Volunteers-Coaches, Practice Volunteers, and Unified Partners

*Class B Volunteers-Event Planning Committee Members and Event Volunteers that handle money


Volunteers and Unified Partners ages 16 and older

1. Class A and Class B volunteers ages 16 and older must log in to the website and submit a new online volunteer application. (If you have never registered as a member on, you will have to register as a new member first) Please Note: New online applications are available 30 days prior to your Class A Expiration Date. 

2. Class A Volunteers ages 18 and older must also re-take the Protective Behaviors online training.

3. The Special Olympics office will complete a background check for volunteers ages 18 and older. 


Volunteers and Unified Partners ages 16 and 17: Volunteer applicants ages 16 and 17  MUST complete these two (2) Reference Letters. The reference letters can NOT be completed by a parent or relative. Please fax the reference letters to 302-831-3483 or scan and email to


Volunteers and Unified Partners ages 15 and younger

1. Please complete the Youth Volunteer Application. If you are unable to complete online, please print, fill out and fax (302-831-3483) or scan and email to Forms can also be mailed to Special Olympics Delaware, 619 S. College Ave., Newark, DE 19716.


For more information contact Carly Thompson at 302-831-3479 or