Calling all allied health professionals! Do you want to be part of a community that is passionate about sharing rehabilitation knowledge to improve global health?
Physiopedia is the world’s largest rehabilitation website, with over 7 million visitors each month. Our mission is to improve global health through universal access to rehabilitation knowledge. As a charity this is a huge task, one which we are able to achieve thanks to our dedicated team of Physiopedia Volunteers.
Whether you’re a physiotherapist, occupational therapist, speech therapist, or any other rehabilitation professional, we welcome you to join us. This is an exciting opportunity to learn, grow, and make a difference in the world.
Our volunteers come from different backgrounds and live in countries all around the world with one common goal – they are passionate about rehabilitation and the difference it can make in somebody’s life. So if you are a rehabilitation professional who wants to make an impact on people’s lives for the better – why not join our awesome team?
What’s in it for me?
By volunteering your time and expertise, you can help build a remarkable resource for the entire profession, while also furthering your own personal and professional growth.
By joining the Physiopedia team you will gain new skills in knowledge translation, enhance your written communication, further your digital skills and take your ability to evaluate and critique evidence to the next level. Volunteering will contribute to your continued education, professional development and lifelong learning, and you can know and feel good about the fact that you have contributed to our global profession by playing an important role in building this professional resource.
Kim Jackson, Physiopedia Manager, started her journey with Physiopedia via the volunteer orientation course – have a listen to her story.
No previous editing skills required
By taking part in our Physiopedia volunteer orientation course, which starts in April, you will have the opportunity to meet the team who will guide you through the process of how to create and edit online content – previous experience not required.
Learn more about how Physiopedia can impact your life
As a volunteer you will contribute to the development and upkeep of the Physiopedia content. This involves creating and reviewing articles as well as assisting in the development of unique project collaborations with international organisations.
But it is not just about giving your time, Physiopedia can help expand your knowledge and lead you in new directions.
“My career path grew a milestone thanks to Physiopedia. Due to the knowledge I had acquired, I was able to impact more in my community by volunteering and also, educating students on how to improve their learning with the resources Physiopedia offered.”– Aminat Abolade, Physiotherapy Student, Nigeria
You can read more about how Physiopedia has inspired and supported Aminat here.
How do I become a volunteer?
All our volunteers complete the 3-week online volunteer orientation course, and the next course starts on Monday 3 April! During the course you will learn digital skills to edit online content and gain valuable skills and knowledge that will help you to make a positive impact on the lives of others. You will also be able to connect with a community who are passionate about improving global health! Following successful completion of this course, you will be invited to join our volunteer content team.
If you are looking for an exciting challenge whilst meeting new colleagues and making new friends, then this may be the perfect opportunity for you – come and join a global network of therapists – click the button below!