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Special Olympics World Games Berlin 2023 selects Rosterfy as volunteer management solution for the World Games Berlin 2023 and National Games 2022

After an extensive global tender process, the Organizing Committee (LOC) of the Special Olympics World Games Berlin 2023 is thrilled to announce that it has selected Rosterfy as the volunteer management system for the Special Olympics World Games Berlin 2023 and National Summer Games Berlin 2022.

Recognized as the third largest mass participation event worldwide and the most inclusive event for people with intellectual disabilities, the Special Olympics World Games strive to create a better world by fostering the acceptance and inclusion of all people through the power of sport.

With Berlin set to host Special Olympics National Games 2022 and, for the first time in event’s history, the SO World Games 2023 up to 20,000 volunteers will be required to support the program, which has similar resource requirements to the Paralympics.

Rosterfy will be implemented to support the end to end user experience for volunteers including recruitment, screening and training through to scheduling, communications and onsite management.

Saurabh Mishra, Senior Manager, Volunteers & Workforce, Special Olympics World Games Berlin 2023 said, “I feel that Rosterfy is the best solution for volunteer management. Not only does their platform provide an end to end solution to volunteer journey but what really set them apart was their keenness to make it a meaningful experience for everyone (both administrators and users).” Saurabh said.

Volunteer administrators will use Rosterfy in tandem to support the recruitment, management and engagement of volunteers across the two consecutive Special Olympics Games in Berlin.

Saurabh said, “Special Olympics World Games and National Games are such incredible events and, as we are committed to welcoming athletes and volunteers with diverse intellectual disabilities, I love that by utilizing Rosterfy we are making things simpler for our volunteers.”

Shannan Gove, Co-Founder of Rosterfy said, “Our mission is to connect communities to events and causes individuals are passionate about and they don’t get much more special than the Special Olympics.

We feel extremely grateful to have the chance to work alongside the Special Olympics team to be able to provide a platform that promotes inclusivity by simplifying the volunteering experience.”

The LOC is excited to start the cooperation with Rosterfy. With experience working alongside some of the biggest mass participation programs worldwide including World Expo, The Birmingham Commonwealth Games, Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi and The Super Bowl, Rosterfy is acknowledged as the appropriate supporter for Special Olympics and the thousands of volunteers.

Volunteers can apply for the Special Olympics National Games Berlin 2022 until March 25. The application window for the Special Olympics World Games Berlin 2023 closes later. All those who want to become a volunteer, please click here.


About Special Olympics Games

Going back to the year 1968 as a heritage of the Kennedy Family, today there is only one event that includes them all – the Special Olympics World Games are known to be world’s largest multi-sports games for athletes with intellectual disabilities as well as Unified Partners. More that 7000 Athletes will join in the SO World Games Berlin 2023, more than 20.000 volunteers are expected.

Already, in June 2022 there are the Special Olympics National Summer Games Berlin where about 3.000 Volunteers are to ensure successful games.


About Rosterfy

Rosterfy exists to connect communities to events and causes they are passionate about through volunteer and paid workforce management technology. Our proven end to end technology allows charities, events and organizations to recruit, register, screen, train, manage and report with ease, replacing manual processes with automations to better engage and retain your volunteers and paid staff.