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Time to ENGAGE! | Call for volunteers!

Tuesday, July 30, 2019   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Matthew Nicholas
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NEW opportunities for you to ENGAGE!

APTA Engage

Maybe you've been thinking about getting more involved with IPTA, but worry about the time commitment.  Or – maybe you’ve been just waiting for the right moment to dip you toe in the involvement pool before swan-diving in later.

Whatever may have been holding you back – NOW is the time to get ENGAGED!

The IPTA is calling upon our members to bring their experience, expertise and energy to the newly created task forces, workgroups, and committees that are being created to help us in achieving our 2019-2020 strategic plan.

Open volunteer opportunities within the IPTA have been posted on APTA’s new comprehensive volunteer portal, Engage.

Explore to find and apply for a wide range of volunteer opportunities—including some “light lift” options.


It's a win- win!

Becoming involved and active will allow you to make valuable connections with your peers, share knowledge and discover new opportunities within the physical therapy profession.

Your engagement in the conversation and the work of the IPTA is how we continue to move physical therapy forward in Illinois.

Ready to Engage?

  • Log-in to with your APTA ID and password.
  • Opt-in to APTA Engage to receive notifications on opportunities that match interests.
  • Update volunteer profile to identify interests.
  • Search and apply for opportunities not only just in Illinois - but even for the APTA, the specialty sections, and Student Assembly (SA).

Click on the button below to explore open volunteer positions.


Or Find Your Fit

Read below to see find the committee/task force/workgroup that suits your interest!

Careers in Physical Therapy Committee:

Are you interested in helping to promote careers in physical therapy?  Would you enjoy engaging high school students in learning more about careers in physical therapy and encouraging them to join the physical therapy profession?  Do you get excited about the opportunity to promote the benefits of our profession?  Is diversity in our profession important to you? Click here to learn more...

Telehealth & Technology in Practice Committee:

Are you interested in driving health care forward by leveraging current and future technology with respect to care delivery?  Would you like to engage and enhance the care you provide through the use current and future technology?   Do you offer a service, skill, or expert area of practice of which demands exposure beyond the confines of your office? Click here to learn more...

Membership & Engagement Committee:

Our organization is only as strong as the strength of our membership.  Are you interested in helping to progress our organization by increasing membership?  Have you ever invited new professionals or colleagues to a meeting, course or conference?  Are you quick to share your IPTA experiences with non-members?  Have you ever wondered what we, as an organization, could do to reach more professionals? Click here to learn more...

Animal Rehabilitation Workgroup:

Are you interested in animal rehabilitation? Do you want to help shape animal rehab practice in Illinois? At this year’s Assembly of Representatives, the IPTA solidified its support that PTs and PTAs can contribute to the welfare of our non human animals, providing they meet appropriate educational standards and training specific to veterinary care. Click here to learn more...

Volunteers & Election Task Force:

Do you have ideas for how we can enhance member participation? Do you have ideas for how the IPTA can recruit future leaders? Click here to learn more...




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