Duties and Responsibilities 

Attend all Council Meetings. 

Call and preside over all Council and executive meetings. 

Ensure that communication is maintained between the Community Council Members. 

Liaise with Council Treasurer to monitor the Community’s financial position. 

Ensure that all Community Council members are fulfilling their roles in accordance with  their job descriptions. 

Ensure that there are complete and accurate descriptions of GDSO Council Roles and  Program Volunteer roles written and available to the GDSO Community. 

Act as liaison between the Provincial office and the Council. 

Ensure new policies are communicated to and followed by membership. 

Be knowledgeable of and understand the guidelines, policies and bylaws of Special  Olympics Ontario. 

Act as the point of contact, or designate a point of contact, for public inquiries regarding  local programs. 

Review and be familiar with all sections on the S.O.O. information portal. 

Work with Head Coaches and Council to complete all endorsement and games paperwork in  a timely fashion during games years. 

Provide Provincial Staff Representative/Liaison the Community Program and make updates  on a semiannual basis or as changes are made. 

Act as one of the signing authorities within the Community.  

Ensure the review of the Community Operating Guidelines on a yearly basis with  Community Council, and make updates or changes that are necessary after receiving  approval from the Provincial Staff Representative. 

Maintain the Special Olympics e-mail address that is provided to you if applicable. 

Orientate the succeeding Community Coordinator before vacating the position. 

Upon vacating the position all files etc. must be passed on to the new Community  Coordinator.