Share your skills, make an impact.

Thank you for your interest in learning more about volunteering at EA! We are a non-profit 501c3 organization with a vision to serve all who come to our door.  One way we do this is with a robust volunteer program. Together, our staff and volunteers provide high-quality rehabilitation and adaptive health and wellness to all regardless of their ability to pay.

Volunteer Opportunities

Our volunteer opportunities are available for all interests and professional skill levels. We are committed to providing a successful experience with thorough orientation and ongoing training and support. If you do not see the opportunity you had hoped for or heard about, contact Jill Harkness at Jill@chooseea.org or 507-259-7570.

Explorer - Class 1

Who: Students (high school or undergraduate college) or anyone without a medical certification or license.

What: Learn about the healthcare industry while helping with office projects, special events, or observation learning.

Program Support - Class 2

Who: Individuals interested in assisting with or supporting business duties or program operations.

What: Be a part of the team by assisting with a variety of tasks including business operations, group fitness, health programs, therapy sessions, or adaptive sports.

Professional - Class 3*

Who: Active licensed healthcare providers, certified fitness and wellness professionals, or licensed therapy providers.

What: Be a part of the therapeutic health team by providing health and wellness services with EA.

Special Events & Committees

Who: Individuals interested in assisting with planning and operating special events, fundraising, committees, or the EA Board of Directors.

What: Support the EA mission for operations on a short- or long-term basis. These positions do not involve direct support of EA customers.

*Professional – Class 3 volunteers often inquire about volunteering as licensed health care professionals. If you’re interested in learning more about the impact of pro-bono services as a volunteer, take a moment to read this great article from the Private Practice Section of the American Physical Therapy Association.