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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 almost 6 years ago.


Alumni Corps Update

announces 4 meaningful volunteer positions in the greater Princeton Area; 6 in the NYC

here for more information.

ARC Innovators

Apply Expertise.  Renew Commitment. Create Change

ARC Innovators connects experienced Princeton alumni with our nonprofit partner organizations.  Innovators apply their expertise to complete short term impactful projects that will create lasting change in the organization.  ARC Innovators bring their experience and perspective to ongoing issues and projects in nonprofit organizations. 

Posted by Princeton AAA almost 6 years ago.


Typoon Haiyun Relief

The Princeton Club of Southern California compiled a list of typhoon relief organizations.  Check it out:

PA3 does not endorse any particular organization.  This is just for your information.

Posted by Princeton AAA about 6 years ago.


Alumni Corps Update

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November 7, 2013

Dear Friends,

Princeton AlumniCorps is pleased to announce the release of our 2013 Annual Report.2013 Annual Report

The report showcases the achievements of a year of success engaging alumni of all ages in the public interest. A few of our recent accomplishments are:

  • Placing 52 young graduates in fellowships at public interest organizations around the country through our flagship Princeton Project 55 Program, whose alumni now number more than 1,500.
  • Expansion of Emerging Leaders to New York. Designed to propel aspiring nonprofit professionals forward in their careers and address the growing leadership deficit that the nonprofit sector faces, Emergingn Leaders had 31 participants from diverse organizations within the nonprofit sector.
  • Channeling the activist spirit in alumni from the ’60s, ’70s, and ’80s by finding them skills-based Community Volunteers opportunities in Chicago and the Princeton area.
  • Helping college students and alumni around the country organize initiatives inspired by the PP55 example through The Alumni Network.
  • Engaging more than 200 volunteers and more than 450 donors in supporting and driving all facets of our work.

All of this is possible because of your support and the hard work of our many volunteers, staff, and Board members, who ensure that our programs and impact continue to grow. Thank you for your belief in our work!


Click here to view the full report.

Click here to download the full report

In Community,

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Andrew Nurkin
Executive Director

Posted by Princeton AAA about 6 years ago.


Volunteer ESL Tutors Needed


The Individual English Conversation Program is one of several programs run by the Friends of Davis International Center. This program matches graduate students and visiting scholars at the University with a volunteer tutor to practice conversational English. This is a one-on-one program. The pair is expected to meet for an hour or so once a week for up to an academic year. The main purpose is to give the student the opportunity to improve his or her English skills with the guidance of a native speaker, in an informal atmosphere. Tutors often find themselves assisting in a variety of other ways to help the student adjust to life in Princeton, and new friendships develop. This is a highly rewarding activity for both the volunteer and the student.

At least 50 students are enrolled at any given time, so new tutors are always in demand. The most important qualification is that the tutor be a native English speaker. No teaching or ESL experience is required.

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer, or have any questions, please contact Program coordinator Carl Clough at (908.359.8801) or Hanna Hand at 609.258.1170 (Davis International Center). Thank you!

Posted by Princeton AAA about 6 years ago.