Occupational and Physical Therapy Placement
NYM offers opportunities for anyone who is interested in pursuing a career in occupational or physical therapy. Volunteers are placed in both inpatient and outpatient settings and are encouraged to observe the therapy staff, interact with patients and ask questions. Working closely with therapists and aids, volunteers observe treatments, provide hot and cold packs to patients and set up treatment rooms.
Minimum Age: 20 years old
Minimum Time: Two 4-hour shifts weekly for a minimum of six months.
Available Times: With some restrictions, Monday-Friday eight a.m.- eight p.m.
Best Suited For:
Students currently on the educational path to obtain a PT or OT degree.
Verification of hours will be given only after the volunteer has finished the minimum six-month and 150-hour commitment.