OSOT Volunteer Opportunities
The Society could not achieve what it does without the good will and expertise of its members' contributions. The Society is committed to enabling a mutually beneficial volunteer experience and our goal is to ensure that a volunteer role gives back to you too!
Updated September 2023
OSOT Home and Community Care Sector Team
Contribute to OSOT's monitoring and identification of issues affecting occupational therapy practice in Ontario’s home and community care system. Interested? We request that members submit a CV and a brief statement of interest. Contact us
OSOT Long-Term Care Homes Team
OSOT's Long-Term Care Homes Team works to support our advocacy to increase access to OT services in long-term care homes. With new funding policies in homes, we want to promote the important roles OTs play in supporting resident's quality of life and ability to participate in occupations that are meaningful to them and to assist homes to meet the performance indicators on which they are measured. Additional members are welcomed, your insights and experience can help! Team meets by teleconference/Zoom approximately monthly. Interested? We request that member submit a CV and a brief statement of interest. Contact us
OSOT Hospital Team
The Hospital Sector Team works to monitor, identify and address issues affecting occupational therapy practice in hospitals across Ontario to ensure that an occupational therapy voice is heard. The team is looking to add another member, preferably outside of the GTA. Interested? We request members submit a CV and brief statement of interest. Contact us
OSOT Primary Health Care Team
The Primary Health Care Team is recruiting new members! The Primary Health Care Team monitor, identify and address issues affecting occupational therapy practice in the primary care sector across Ontario. Interested? We request members submit a CV and brief statement of interest. Contact us
Support a Prospective OT Student to learn more about our profession - offer to meet with or have a student shadow you
Can you share what you've loved about your career, what your day to day work looks like and help someone better understand OT?
We get frequent requests from individuals considering a career in occupational therapy to meet with OTs, to be able to interview someone over the phone or to shadow their practice for a few hours. We're keen to help students ensure this is the right profession for them and to attract those that are interested. Can you help out the odd time? If so, update your online member profile
to indicate that you're willing. Once you login, click on the "My Profile
" link at the top of the page and then go to the "Practice Information
" section and "Release of Information
" sub-section to update your preferences.