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Volunteer with Special Olympics USA

The 2014 Special Olympics USA Games are being held in New Jersey, from June 14 - 21.

Urgent Need of Volunteers

We are in urgent need of volunteers to support the following areas:

  • Bowling (Lane Assistants)
  • Bocce (Competition Assistants)
  • Awards (various positions)
  • Media Relations
  • Announcers

These positions are listed, as well as many other opportunities.

Feel free to forward this information to family and friends that may wish to volunteer. If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Volunteer Services at


Department of Volunteers

2014 Special Olympics USA Games

PA3 members are invited to join the Princeton University group of volunteers at the event.  

Note from Rick Ober '65:  "I have been appointed as the volunteer Family Services Lounge Manager at Princeton University for the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games being held in Mercer County June 16-20, including Aquatics (DeNunzio Pool) and Athletics (Weaver Track Stadium).  We will host the families of the participating athletes.  From past experiences, I found working with these Special Olympics athletes with intellectual disabilities and their families to be incredibly rewarding. I would love to have you as a volunteer for a day or more to help me out. 
Volunteering requires being available for at least one day full shift from 7:30 AM to 5:00 PM. I will be working a full shift every day.   If you are interested in helping out, please go soon to, click on the Get Involved > Volunteer tabs and read the info.  Then click on Register to Volunteer on the right.  After entering your contact information [you will have to upload a head shot photo for your credentials] select Family Services and then go to Aquatics>Family Services Attendant or Athletics>Family Services Attendant.  This will sign you up for the Princeton University venue."

If you are interested in volunteering for the event in a different capacity, please visit to sign up.  Select "general volunteer." Then, on the page where you enter your contact information, you’ll see a group drop-down menu - select Princeton University.  Choose the event and position that interests you and the orientation session you can attend (last item).  

Please email Kristin ( with the position, event, and day that you signed up for so we can give thanks!

According to the 2014 Special Olympics website, the following venues will host these events:

Princeton University: Aquatics (DeNunzio Pool), Athletics (Weaver Stadium)
Mercer County Park: Baseball, Cycling, Softball, Soccer, Tennis & Triathlon
The Hun School: Basketball
The College of NJ: Bocce, Powerlifting, Basketball
Rider University: Basketball
The Lawrenceville School: Flag Football
Peddie School: Gymnastics
Prudential Center: Opening Ceremony (June 15)
Sun National Bank Center: Closing Ceremony (June 20)
Brunswick Zone - Carolier Lanes: Bowling


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Special Olympics USA-URGENTLY NEED VOLUNTEERS-updated June 6 ( Saturday, June 14, 2014 - 6:00 AM to Saturday, June 21, 2014 - 9:00 PM )
Location: New Jersey
Organized by: PA3 / Princeton University

Posted by Princeton AAA about 6 years ago.