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Paralysis Recovery Center Internship

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ORGANIZATION: NextStep Orlando

  • 91 people are interested

Job Description

  • Review and understand recovery programs for clients.
  • Teach proper exercise technique to lead trainer for practice and assist in spotting when necessary.
  • Assist in general maintenance and cleaning of the facility and its equipment.
  • Anticipate potential risks of injury, take measures to remove them, and, in the event of an injury, have the ability to implement emergency medical procedures.
  • Effectively and properly motivate clients to achieve maximum potential in all areas of performance.
  • Work and communicate with all specialists in the recovery department.
  • Keep updated on current SCI research and report any findings to all other specialists.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned by the floor manager.
  • Wear proper uniform when working in the facility
  • Make sure all weights/equipment are in the proper place when opening, throughout the day, and before closing.
  • Support NSO’s Fundraisers and client events when you are able.
  • Assist with FES set up if needed.
  • Set up/Break down floor and other workout setups.
  • Continuously strive to carry out our mission at NSO every day!
  • Arrive 30 min. before first client arrives.
  • Report directly to the floor manager.
  • Have fun and learn!!

Must be enrolled in a BS/BA degree program approved by NSO. Maintain a strenuous workload for sustained periods of time/lift a minimum of 70lbs

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About NextStep Orlando


277 Douglas Avenue, Suite 1006, Altamonte Springs, FL 32714, US

Mission Statement

NextStep - Orlando exists to provide those living with a spinal cord injury the opportunity to achieve their greatest recovery potential and an overall increased quality of life. We will achieve this with an innovative, specialized exercise-based recovery program, dedicated staff, in an environment filled with support, hope and motivation.


Aggressive exercise based recovery program for those paralyzed from a spinal cord injury or other neurological disorder.


Health & Medicine
Sports & Recreation
Community, Health & Medicine, Sports & Recreation


We'll work with your schedule.


277 Douglas Ave #1006Altamonte Springs, FL 32714



  • Fitness Instruction
  • Physical Therapy
  • Healthcare
  • Occupational Therapy




  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • We are looking for help from 10-20 hours a week
  • Immediate start

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