Physiotherapy Internship Program (volunteer)

Program Description:

GRSM is offering Internship positions for highly motivated students who are interested in pursuing a career in the rehabilitation sciences.  This volunteer program allows students to gain direct, hands-on clinical experience in a leading sports rehabilitation clinic.  Volunteers will interact and assist with physiotherapy assistants, physiotherapists and clients in a multi-disciplinary setting, as well as observe treatment sessions covering a wide range of treatments.  Multiple shifts are available at all three clinic sites (Downtown Kitchener, Kitchener-South and Cambridge).

 

Responsibilities include the following:

  • Orientation and training for tasks and duties related to assisting the physiotherapists
  • Observing assessment and treatment sessions with the physiotherapists
  • Assisting physiotherapists with various aspects of treatment (exercise supervision, applying modalities such as IFC, TENS and ultrasound, setting up hot/cold packs)
  • Self-directed learning by setting learning goals and asking questions
  • General cleaning and maintenance of the treatment area

 

Candidates who excel in our Internships may be offered subsequent opportunities within GRSM.

 

Applicant Requirement:

  • The Internship is offered to students who have successfully completed their first year of their program (or a minimum age of 18 years old)
  • A minimum commitment of approximately 4 months (1 semester) or 50 hours of volunteer time
  • Proficiency in self-directed learning
  • A desire to help others and to be part of a great team

Please email your resume and cover letter to:

Kitchener – South
700 Strasburg Rd

PTInternSouth@grsm.ca 

 

Kitchener – Downtown

16 Andrew Stree

PTInternDT@grsm.ca

 

Cambridge

40 George Street North

PTInternCamb@grsm.ca