Volunteer

APTA and APTA Maryland want to Help you Get Engaged

We are building a community that advances the profession of physical therapy to improve the health of society. Your efforts impact the lives of patients, students, and colleagues on a daily basis. Your engagement in the conversation and the work of this association is how we move this profession forward. Build your community by volunteering. You are APTA.
Legs4Africa | Charity – Getting Africa walking again Through recycling prosthetic leg parts and facilitating amputee-led support groups they are getting thousands of people a year back on their feet.

APTAMD Supports

Legs4Africa

Legs4Africa is the Bristol based charity that gets people walking again in Africa.

In honor of PT Day of Service, we have developed a collaboration with Legs4Africa as they work to help amputees live independently, through the provision of prosthetic legs along with physical and emotional rehabilitation.

If interested or have contacts of interest for donations, contact our DEI Chair

Opt in to Volunteer

Make a difference. Opt into APTA's volunteer pool and complete your personal volunteer profile. Going forward, you will receive email alerts when we think you'll be a good fit for a new volunteer opportunity.

Health, Equity, Accessibility, & Literacy

HEAL is how APTA Maryland engages the community through service opportunities to create positive change in the communities we serve.

Mentor the Next Generation of PTs & PTAs

APTAMD's is raising awareness about the physical therapy profession to inspire and empower minority students to pursue the physical therapy profession.

How to Volunteer

Our DEI Committee is involved in several opportunities to help make an impact

  • Educating students on the physical therapy profession to improve diversity within the workforce. K-High School and Community Colleges.
  • Mentoring New Grads, Students and Rehab Technicians from Diverse Backgrounds and Develop a Program to Train Mentors.
  • Inspiring members from diverse backgrounds to become leaders within the profession.
  • Engaging the community through service opportunities to create positive change in the communities we serve.
  • Contact the chapter to share information and ideas.

Health, Equity, Accessibility, and Literacy (HEAL) is how we engage the community through service opportunities to create positive change in the communities we serve. 

Check out ways you can make an impact below:

  • Online office hours, consultation
  • Virtual education for assisted living/older adult communities
  • Mental health awareness & Self-care for PTs/PTAs
  • Food Pantry and Donation Stations
  • Marine Corp Marathon Volunteers