Volunteering Internationally in Occupational Therapy

The OT Flourish Podcast

12-08-2019 • 1 hr 6 mins

Have you ever had wanted to volunteer internationally using your occupational therapy skills? Ever dream of exploring cultures, helping others, meeting like minded professionals or promote occupational therapy in foreign countries?

In this episode, Sarah Putt MA, OTR/L and I talk about how she uses volunteering internationally to sharpen her critical thinking skills, creativity, and giving back to the occupational therapy profession.


World Federation of Occupational Therapists | WFOT

Connect with Sarah on Instagram or download the OT4Lyfe Podcast at her website

→ 3 Key Takeaways

  1. If you have an itch to use your occupational therapy skills by volunteering internationally - DO IT!
  2. Do your research to find a reputable company to volunteer with that aligns with your ethics and standards
  3. You get as much out of it personally as you do professionally

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