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Volunteer with the River Cats and the Special Olympics - Northern California

Oct 07, 2022 12:00AM ● By Sacramento River Cats News Release

Last month, Cats Care volunteered with the American River Parkway Foundation (ARPF) in a river clean up at Discovery Park. Courtesy photo

SACRAMENTO REGION, CA (MPG) - The Special Olympics - Northern California is excited to host the River Cats for our October Cats Care event! 

We were surprised, but mostly excited and thankful that all the volunteer spots were filled up in less than an hour!! We are all so thankful for you all! 

Special Olympics has opened up more volunteer spots for our Cats Crew Volunteers! 

This regional competition is the culmination of the eight week soccer season for Northern California Special Olympic athletes. 250 athletes from eight counties will be competing in games and individual skills contests. Volunteers help make sure that the games run smoothly and allow both spectators and athletes to have an unforgettable weekend of fun and celebration.

  • Volunteer date: Saturday, October 15 
  • Location: Davis Legacy Soccer Fields
    26375 County RD 105
    Davis, CA  95618                 

Please view the two shifts that are needing volunteers below:

š½ Set up Crew (AM): 6:30 A.M. - 9 A.M. (21 spots available). Set-up Crew will help with setting up the fields for the event. 

š½Scorekeepers (PM) – 12:30 P.M. - 6 P.M. (17 spots available). Volunteers will keep track of goals, players entering games, time, and penalties. They will also assist with reporting issues/scores to the Field Manager.

If interested in volunteering, visit the registration link below to register for Saturday, October 15 and sign their digital waiver.

Hurry up and register before spots are all filled up!



  • Volunteers are asked to wear clean, comfortable clothes with close-toed shoes.
  • They ask volunteers be at least 14 years old to volunteer with Young Athletes.
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