Volunteers are needed for the 2015 National Junior Disability Championships, July 18-24, 2015 at various locations throughout Union County. Over 600 volunteers, over the age of 16, are needed to help the hundreds of wheelchair athletes visiting from across the country.  Athletes will compete in various events including: track n’ field, swimming, power lifting and more. Children’s Specialized Hospital is looking for individuals and groups of volunteers to help with registration; competition area set-up/break-down; scoring; markers and clerks; hydration; assisting athletes with their personal equipment; and more.  To sign up as a volunteer, please visit: http://www.njdc2015nj.com/Volunteer/Volunteer.htm to complete the volunteer interest form or email: volunteer@njdc2015nj.com. Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals at Children’s Specialized Hospital and the NJDC2015NJ organizing committee are proud to be hosting this year’s events. 

Children’s Specialized Hospital is the nation’s leading provider of inpatient and outpatient care for children from birth to 21 years of age facing special health challenges — from chronic illnesses and complex physical disabilities like brain and spinal cord injuries, to developmental and behavioral issues like autism and mental health. At thirteen different New Jersey locations, our pediatric specialists partner with families to make our many innovative therapies and medical treatments more personalized and effective...so children can achieve more of their goals.