Aquatic Therapy Volunteers Needed in Burr Ridge


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Lifetime Fitness601 Burr Ridge PkwyBurr Ridge, IL 60527


Volunteers are needed to help therapists in the pool. Exercise in water can be used to strengthen weak muscles, relax tight muscles and improve body awareness, coordination and control of movement for daily tasks. Using the physical properties of water, our physical and occupational therapists work to improve the body’s function.

Volunteer task include:

  • Assist therapist in the pool
  • A positive and encouraging personality
  • Walk forward/backward/sidestep independently in water
  • Ability to lift up to 35 lbs using good body mechanics
  • Can tolerate being in the water for up to 3 hours
  • Assist putting on/taking off flotation devices/ankle weights
  • Follow simple 1-2 step directions
  • Demonstrate good safety awareness in and out of the pool
  • Patience and responsibility

Days: Tuesday afternoons


  • Child Development
  • People Skills
  • Water Recreation
  • Physical Therapy

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 3-4 hours per week

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