Physical and occupational therapy volunteer opportunities

Volunteer opportunities are available for undergraduate kinesiology, exercise science and human performance students who are preparing for a career in Physical or Occupational therapy.

Volunteering with physical and occupational therapy helping patient walk

Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute has several locations through the twin cities area. Volunteers provide assistance to therapists and clients as appropriate under the guidance of a physical therapists and rehabilitation therapy aides. This is a great opportunity to learn about the profession of physical and occupational therapy and earn the observation hours for application for your advanced degree programs.

Volunteers commit to one 3-hour shift per week for a minimum of three months or semester. Shifts are available Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – Noon and 1 – 4 p.m.

Physical therapy and occupational therapy

Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute - Golden Valley
3915 Golden Valley Rd, Golden Valley, MN 55422

The Transitional Rehabilitation Program (TRP) is high intensity post-acute inpatient rehabilitation center. It is a nationally known center of excellence for brain injury, stroke and spinal cord injury rehabilitation. It also serves people with multiple traumatic injuries and neurological conditions. Volunteer positions are also available in our Outpatient Therapy Department.


Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute - Abbott Northwestern Hospital
800 E 28 St, Minneapolis, MN 55407 

An Acute Inpatient Rehabilitation Program for patients who require close medical monitoring and management of conditions that can impact the rehabilitation process.


Courage Kenny Kids
3111 124 Ave NW, Coon Rapids, MN 55433

An outpatient pediatric program; in-therapy children have the opportunity to engage in play activities with other children at the craft table, or work with their therapist in private treatment booths. Children can dress up, play games, make crafts and play with developmentally appropriate toys targeted to their individual needs.

Physical therapy

Courage Kenny Sports and Physical Therapy Clinics

Physical therapists evaluate and treat a wide range of diseases and conditions like ACL injuries, broken bones, concussion, torn ligaments, shoulder separation, sprained ankles and repetitive motion injuries. They also do rehabilitation after joint replacement surgery and offer the CycleSMART and RunSMART programs.

Locations include:

Maple Grove   
7840 Vinewood Ln N, Suite A 
Maple Grove, MN 55369    
    
Stillwater  
Physical and Occupational Therapy
1460 Curve Crest Blvd
Stillwater, MN 55369

Coon Rapids
9055 Springbrook Dr 
Coon Rapids, MN 55433

Minneapolis
2800 Chicago Ave S, Ste 102
Minneapolis, MN 55407

Woodbury Clinic 
1625 Radio Dr
Woodbury, MN 55125

For further information on volunteering in physical or occupational therapy at the above locations contact/email Kurt Wiger or complete the volunteer application.