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Volunteer, Internship
& Practicum Opportunities

Volunteer Program

Volunteers are an integral part of the program as they assist the child life specialists with art and recreational activities in the child life centers and at the patient’s bedside.

For more information, please call volunteer services at (732) 937-8507.

Child Life Internship Program

The Child Life Internship Program at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital is designed to teach students to recognize and respond to the psychosocial needs of hospitalized children and their families.

Child Life Practicum Program

The Child Life Practicum Program is intended to provide an educational opportunity for individuals who have a desire to pursue a career as a child life specialist. The practicum is designed to expose the student to the child life profession through observation and participation in child life services.

Patient Stories

  • "We cannot say enough about the staff – doctors, nurses, techs, the housekeeping staff, transport personnel. They all make the kids in the hospital feel special."

    Rishi
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  • “Sickle cell disease may seem like it’s a heavy burden, but with the right medical attention and a positive attitude, it doesn’t hold me back from achieving things in my life."

    Pauline
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  • “The first night I put it on, it was the best night’s sleep I had in my life."

    Jennifer & Carolyn
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