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Special Olympics NJ - Summer Games Volunteers Needed!

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ORGANIZATION: Special Olympics New Jersey

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Special Olympics New Jersey is looking for volunteers for Summer Games! Summer Games will be held at The College of New Jersey on June 7-9, 2024. We are excited to host 2,500 athletes competing in bocce, gymnastics, powerlifting, softball, swimming, tennis, and track & field. Orientation will be provided on-site so that volunteers are comfortable in their assigned roles.

Volunteers are needed in the following venues:

  • Bocce - scorekeepers, timers, staging, awards, and court assistants.
  • Gymnastics - venue set up.
  • Softball - announcer, awards, general assistants, bench assistants, and scorekeepers.
  • Swimming - awards, announcers, escorts, recorders/results runners, venue security, staging, and timing.
  • Tennis - ball retrievers, general assistants, scorekeepers
  • Track & Field - awards, escorts, field event volunteers, staging, and venue security.
  • Support roles - opening ceremony assistants (Friday only), information station, souvenir sales, and venue support.
  • Healthy Athletes - Healthy Athletes volunteers must be students or professionals in a related health field. Non-clinical roles are also available.

Please note: Additional positions may open up. Check back to view updated positions.

Register now!- To register as an individual or a group of less than 10, you can visit the Summer Games Event page today.

https://www.sonj.org/events/2024-summer-games/

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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 07, 2024 - Sun Jun 09, 2024

WHERE

The College of New Jersey2000 Pennington RdEwing, NJ 08618

(40.2394,-74.7814)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 14
  • Orientation or Training
  • Some roles require that volunteers be at least 16 or 18.

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