Volunteer with the Academy
CAPP Course Lab Assistant Volunteer (Unpaid)
This position has been created as an avenue for volunteerism within the Academy of Pelvic Health Physical Therapy CAPP education coursework. The position may also provide an entry point for the volunteer if they are interested in serving on an Education Committee or as a Professional Lab Assistant in the future.
The Lab Assistant Volunteer is appointed by the Lab Assistant Coordinator, with recommendation from the CAPP Committee Chairs and Members, Course Instructors, and Lab Assistants. They must apply Appointees must be licensed physical therapists and be Academy of Pelvic Health Physical Therapy (APTA Pelvic Health) members in good standing for 1 year and 1 year of clinical experience prior to the appointment. Appointees must have completed the course for which they are volunteering or be a CAPP Committee member that oversees that course.
There is no honorarium or reimbursement payment associated with the Lab Assistant Volunteer role, nor is the travel and per diem covered for Lab Assistant Volunteers. Volunteers must be section members and must have completed the course for which they are volunteering or be in training as a committee member of the CAPP Committees.
EVALUATION OF PERFORMANCE
The Lab Assistant Volunteer will be evaluated by the Course Instructors and Professional Lab Assistants for feedback on their performance. This process enables the volunteer to develop their skills in a supportive environment. All feedback will be given verbally during the course and on the Lab Assistant Volunteer Evaluation form.
Lab Assistant Volunteers are expected to complete the responsibilities of the position which they have accepted with integrity, good judgment, and confidentiality. Failure to fulfill the duties and responsibilities outlined in this job description will result in dismissal by the Lab Assistant Coordinator.