Wellness & Therapeutic Recreation Intern

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Description

The student will participate in developing and implementing programs and documenting outcomes for therapeutic exercise, wellness/educational programs for people with multiple sclerosis and their families.

**We do provide our interns with a stipend. This is awarded at the end of their internship commitment and is paid directly to their university/college account to help with education expenses. We accept applications from all over, but please keep in mind that we are unable to provide relocation or living expenses.**

Responsibilities

•Plan, implement and evaluate current therapeutic exercise and wellness/educational programs.
•Research and develop new programming opportunities
•Attend therapeutic exercise classes and programs
•Assist in marketing therapeutic exercise and wellness/educational programs
•Provide in-services to local organizations about MS and recreation
•Seek out and form relationships with therapeutic exercise providers in the chapter’s service market area
•Assist in managing therapeutic exercise volunteers

Requirements

Must be at least 18
Must be a student currently enrolled with a university/college at the time of their internship
Must be available 14-16 hours a week between Monday-Friday 8:30am-5pm

SKILLS DESIRED
Good Phone Etiquette
Computer Skills (Microsoft Office)
Interest in working with people w/ disabilities
Program management
Desire to Make a Difference

How To Apply

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