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2022 Special Olympics New Jersey Summer Games

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ORGANIZATION: Special Olympics New Jersey

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Special Olympics New Jersey

Special Olympics New Jersey's mission is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.

We are looking for volunteers to support our marquee event of the year. Summer Games. Summer Games is a annual event that takes place at The College of New Jersey and will see over 1,500 athletes competing in three days of competition in swimming, track & field, bocce, tennis, gymnastics, powerlifting, and softball.

We are looking for volunteers to assist with the following opportunities.

- Set Up/Break down
- Young Athletes program demonstration
- Track & field, timers, stagers, and awards presenters
- Swimming timers, stagers, and awards presenters
- Bocce timers, scorekeepers, and awards presenters
- Softball scorekeepers and awards presenters
- Gymnastics event volunteers and awards presenters
- Tennis scorekeepers and awards presenters
- Opening Ceremony assistants

If you are interested in volunteering for Summer Games, you can register at https://2022sonjsummergames.my-trs.com/. For questions, please email volunteer@sonj.org.

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About Special Olympics New Jersey

Location:

1 Eunice Kennedy Shriver Way, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648, US

Mission Statement

Special Olympics New Jersey provides year-round training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities or other related developmental disabilities.

Description

Special Olympics New Jersey provides sports training to athletes through local school, agency and community programs that compete on the Area (county), Sectional and Chapter levels in 24 sports throughout all four sports seasons.

CAUSE AREAS

People with Disabilities
Sports & Recreation
People with Disabilities, Sports & Recreation

WHEN

Fri Jun 10, 2022 - Sun Jun 12, 2022
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

WHERE

The College of New Jersey2000 Pennington Rd.Ewing Township, NJ 08618

(40.2394,-74.7814)
 

SKILLS

  • Swimming

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 14
  • Orientation or Training
  • 4-8 hour shift (depending on sign up)

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