Volunteer Opportunities

Pre-physical therapy/occupational therapy or speech therapy observations: We enjoy having students shadow at any time. Please contact us for more information on setting up a volunteer observation experience. Contact Jill Harkness at jill@exercisabilities.org for more information.

Pediatric Facility Volunteers – Beginning October, 2021: Exercisabilities is seeking volunteers to assist with cleaning toys and maintaining facility cleanliness in our new Pediatric PT/OT facility located next door to Exercisabilities.  This is a great opportunity to learn more Exercisabilities mission, assist the Pediatric team of PT’s and OT’s with projects and accomplish service hours during this after-school time frame.
On-going:    Monday-Thursday  4:00-6:00 pm
Volunteer Commitment:  16 hour minimum
Minimum age:  15
Contact Jill Harkness at jill@exercisabilities.org for more information.


Global PT Day of Service – Saturday, October 9
October is Physical Therapy Month!  Join PTs, PTAs and Physical Therapy staff from across the world on Saturday, October 9th for the Global PT Day of Service: Join us to volunteer to polish up the Exercisabilities facility interior with a fresh, new coat of paint!  All supplies are included.  Wear painting appropriate clothing.    Lunch will be provided.
Saturday, October 9th – 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Contact Jill Harkness at jill@exercisabilities.org by Monday, October 4th if you are interested in volunteering.
Registration deadline:  Monday, October 4th

Family Fun Day and Pediatric Facility Grand Opening Celebration
Saturday, Saturday, October 16, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm 

Exercisabilities is looking for volunteers to assist with the planning, preparation, and hosting of the Family Fun Day special event and Pediatric Facility Grand Opening Celebration.  We may need some volunteer assistance prior to the event (TBA) and are looking for 5 volunteers to help us out on event day from approximately 8:45 am – 12: 15 pm.
Minimum age:  15
Please reach out to Jill Harkness at jill@exercisabilities.org for more information.

If you are interested in one of the above volunteer positions or other volunteer opportunities at ExercisAbilities, please reach out to Jill Harkness, Volunteer Coordinator, at jill@exercisabilities.org or 507-259-7570

Fundraising Committee

Do you want to help our nonprofit mission for fundraising to support our many great events and programs?  We need your help.  Contact Melanie Brennan at melanie@exercisabilities.org or 507-259-7570 for more information!

Below is a link to a great article from the Private Practice Section of the American Physical Therapy Association-Impact

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