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Volunteer at Children’s Specialized Hospital

Whether you are searching for a rewarding and special way to spend your time or looking for ways to renew your commitment to children, we need you. Our patients, families and staff rely heavily on volunteer support to ensure the best possible patient care and experience.

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Volunteer Opportunities

All of our volunteer positions are non-clinical and most openings are located at our Mountainside, New Brunswick and Toms River facilities. A small number of positions are available at our outpatient centers including Bayonne, Clifton, Egg Harbor, Hamilton, Newark, New Brunswick, Toms River, and Union and West Orange. We accept volunteer applications on an ongoing basis throughout the year. All volunteer applicants must be at least 15-years-old. We also require a commitment of a minimum of 30 hours of volunteer service per year. Please contact the Volunteer Department with all questions.

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Corporate Volunteer Opportunities

Being a part of a community means doing more than what is expected…and there is no better feeling than knowing you are helping children. We need and appreciate our corporate volunteers and the energy and enthusiasm they lend to our cause. If your organization is interested in partnering with Children’s Specialized please contact Keely Davenport for more information.

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Interested in donating new items to Children's Specialized Hospital? Contact us for our current Wish List.

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Join the Friends of Children’s Specialized Hospital

The Friends of Children’s Specialized Hospital is an annual membership group committed to service and fundraising for the benefit of Children’s Specialized Hospital. To learn more about membership, please contact 908-389-5642 or

Patient Stories

  • When Aiden Shanklin was 9 months old, his mother, Nicole, noticed that he wasn't developing like other children his age. He had very little head support, no trunk control, and when she would go to lift him it felt as if she were picking up a rag doll.

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  • “Joey has changed our lives forever,” said Robin. “I can’t imagine life without him.”

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