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


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. Applications are being accepted for year-round seasonal positions. Please view the Development Internship Description for more information. *Note that this is an unpaid internship.

Please send your cover letter and resume to Diane Paraskevas, Senior Director of Corporate Development – dp@sonj.org. No phone calls please.

Graphic Design Internship

Special Olympics New Jersey is looking for 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. Applications are being accepted for year-round seasonal positions. Please view the Graphic Design Internship Description for more information. *Note that this is an unpaid internship.

Please send your resume to Erica Hart, Marketing and Communications Manager elh@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. Applications are being accepted for year-round seasonal positions.  Please view the Healthy Communities Internship Description for more information. *Note that this is an unpaid internship.

Please send your resume to Amelia HamiltonHealthy Communities Manager – ARH@sonj.orgNo 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.  Applications are being accepted for year-round seasonal positions.  Please view the Marketing & Communications Internship Description for more information. *Note that this is an unpaid internship.

Please send your resume to Jeremy Davis – Director of Marketing & Communications – jld@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.