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

  • The hospital got me back on my feet... and enjoying life again.

    Phyllis
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  • "I was ready to fight hard. Being a mom with a four year old daughter just made me push harder. I didn't stop living. I didn't stop being a mom."

    Kriss
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  • "I went to bed and woke up at about 2am with the most severe and indescribable pain in my chest"

    Tom
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