Local Program Hosts

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One Weekend, a World of Transformations

Since its inception in 2002, the Local Program Host (LPH) program has become one of the best ways freshman can become heavily involved in the Villanova community and have an immediate impact.

Through the program, the approximately 80 freshmen selected to participate will undergo a rewarding and fulfilling experience that will acclimate participants with the basic ideals and philosophy of the Special Olympics movement and create bonds with those who share similar passions for volunteerism. Inspired by the Villanova program, Special Olympics North America (SONA) has begun implementing its own adaptations of the LPH program throughout its various programs across North America.

For Fall Festival 2014, we are pleased to have Connor Milanik (chair) with Annie Sedgewick and Vallena Lipske!

APPLICATION:


Click the link below to fill out the application to be a Volunteer Coordinator at this year's Special Olympics Fall Festival at Villanova. Download the PDF, print and fill it out, and deliver to Dougherty 215 (or email to LPH@villanovaspo.com)

Click "Save As Image" and print!

About the LPH Committee

The LPH Committee is advised by the Director of Human Resources, Luke Allen. This year's LPH Committee is yet to be named. Check back in February to learn more about our LPH Committee.

General questions regarding the LPH program can be addressed to lph@villanovaspo.com .

Contact Us

Special Olympics Office
215 Dougherty Hall
800 Lancaster Ave
Villanova, PA 19085
Phone: (610) 519-7244
Email: For non-Villanova volunteer related questions, please email offcampusvols@villanovaspo.com

For all other inquiries contact info@villanovaspo.com

Support the Fall Festival!

Would you like to support Special Olympics Fall Festival at Villanova to make 2014 the best competition yet? Check out our volunteer page, or Donate Here.

"Let me win.  But if I cannot win, let me be brave in the attempt."
— Athlete Oath

Did You Know...?

Did You Know...?

Fact:  Eunice Kennedy Shriver organized the first International Special Olympics Games in 1968. Held at Chicago's Soldier Field, the event consisted of 1,000 athletes from 26 states and Canada competing in track and field, swimming, and floor hockey.