"SONJ means everyone is included no matter what their abilities, skill levels or hindrances. SONJ means growth, sometimes in small measures, sometimes in huge leaps. SONJ is sportsmanship, friendship, laughter and acceptance."
Lenny Yanchar, SONJ Volunteer
When you volunteer with Special Olympics New Jersey, you have the opportunity to make a genuine impact. Whether you volunteer your time year-round, seasonally or for a single-day event, it is an experience you'll be destined to remember always. However you choose to participate, we're so proud of the thousands of volunteers who get involved in our programs. Volunteer positions range from coaching athletes, managing registration for a program or a local or state event, contributing professional services or assisting in fundraising activities. There's bound to be something you'll enjoy.
First things first:
All volunteers are required to complete pre-event training and agree to the Volunteer Code of Conduct.
Volunteer Code of Conduct
As a volunteer, I agree that while serving at competitions or any other Special Olympics event, I will:
Volunteer Registration - Events
Whether you volunteer your time year-round, seasonally or simply for a single-day event, it is an experience you'll never forget!