Want to work at the home of Genuine Jersey Pride? We are growing and so are the opportunities for careers with Special Olympics New Jersey! Check this page to find a list of available full or part-time positions and internships.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.

Open Positions


Healthy Communities Position

Special Olympics New Jersey is looking for an enthusiastic, dedicated individual who is willing to work with volunteers and staff to support the Special Olympics Healthy Communities initiative throughout NJ. The Healthy Communities Position is responsible for recruiting healthcare professionals, agencies, and providers to enhance medical screenings and healthy lifestyles for Special Olympics athletes. Please view the Healthy Communities Position Description for more information.

Please send your cover letter and resume to Trish White, HR Manager – taw@sonj.org. No phone calls please.

Young Athletes Coordinator

Special Olympics New Jersey is looking for an enthusiastic, dedicated individual who is willing to work with volunteers and staff to support the Special Olympics Young Athletes Home and Communities initiative throughout NJ. Young Athletes is a sports play program for children ages two to seven with and without intellectual disabilities.  The Young Athletes Coordinator is responsible for the home and community model of Young Athletes at Special Olympics New Jersey, and will oversee tasks relating to registration, enrollment, and execution of Young Athletes events.  Please view the Young Athletes Coordinator Description for more information.

Please send your cover letter and resume to Trish White, HR Manager – taw@sonj.org. No phone calls please.

Competition/Event Internship

Special Olympics New Jersey is looking for an enthusiastic, dedicated individual to provide support for the Competition programs.  Please view the Sports Internship Description for more information. *Note that this is an unpaid internship.

Please send your cover letter and resume to Trish White, HR Manager – taw@sonj.org. No phone calls please.

Development Internship

Special Olympics New Jersey is looking for an enthusiastic, dedicated individual to provide support to the Development (fundraising and event planning/execution) department. Please view the Development Internship Description for more information. *Note that this is an unpaid internship.

Please send your cover letter and resume to Trish White, HR Manager – taw@sonj.org. No phone calls please.

Graphic Design Internship

Special Olympics New Jersey is seeking a creative and imaginative graphic design student who possesses a passion for making an impact.  The intern will be responsible for providing support for the organization by designing and developing collateral. Please view the Graphic Design Internship Description for more information. *Note that this is an unpaid internship.

Please send your resume to Trish White, HR Manager – taw@sonj.org. No phone calls please.

Healthy Communities Internship

Special Olympics New Jersey is looking for an enthusiastic, dedicated individual who is willing to provide support to the Healthy Communities/Healthy Athletes department.  The intern would work closely in working with SONJ staff as well as professionals who screen athletes with intellectual disabilities for concussions, visual impairments, dental issues, hearing impairments, issues pertaining to their feet, health and fitness. Please view the Healthy Communities Internship Description for more information. *Note that this is an unpaid internship.

Please send your resume to Trish White, HR Manager – taw@sonj.org. No phone calls please.

Marketing & Communications Internship

Special Olympics New Jersey is seeking a energetic and creative student to learn and grow with our organization.  The intern will be responsible for providing support to the Marketing and Communications department by finding fun and new ways to make an impact.  Please view the Marketing & Communications Internship Description for more information. *Note that this is an unpaid internship.

Please send your resume to Trish White, HR Manager – taw@sonj.org. No phone calls please.

School Outreach Internship

Special Olympics New Jersey is seeking an enthusiastic, energetic and dedicated individual to provide program support for the Play Unified School Partnership and School Outreach programs. Please view the School Outreach Internship Description for more information. *Note that this is an unpaid internship.

Please send your resume to Trish White, HR Manager – taw@sonj.org. No phone calls please.

Part-time Fitness Trainer

Special Olympics New Jersey is looking for an enthusiastic, dedicated individual who will work in the Fitness Center located within the Sports Complex at Special Olympics New Jersey (SONJ) in Lawrenceville, NJ. SONJ athletes utilize the Fitness Center to train for sports and enhance their physical well-being. Please view the Personal Trainer Description for more information.

Please send your resume with salary requirements to Trish White, HR Manager – taw@sonj.org. No phone calls please.

Volunteer Roles

Special Olympics New Jersey is looking for passionate individuals who want to make a difference in the lives of thousands of athletes by providing support for competition, fundraising, and other opportunities.  To see current opportunities and register to volunteer visit www.sonj.org/volunteer.

To apply as a volunteer committee member, please email your interest to volunteer@sonj.org. No phone calls please.