Therapy Instructor


Preference will be given to those with experience in rehabilitation, occupational or physical therapy fields.  Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential, as well as the ability to meet the physical demands of the position.


To aid persons served in achieving maximum physical potential by improving motor functioning and assist each person to work toward maximum level of independence.


  1. Develop and maintain positive personal relationship with persons served and staff.
  2. Initiate, implement, and maintain therapeutic programs (OT, PT and Snoezelen) to achieve goals.
  3. Perform therapies in a variety if settings including, therapy gym, occupational therapy room, whirlpool, snoezelen and in the community as directed by the Coordinator of Therapeutic Services or Therapy Lead..
  4. Advocate for persons served by assessing strengths and weaknesses, staff education of therapeutic interventions and attending yearly staffings.
  5. Assist persons served with personal needs and escorting.

  6  Support Mission, Vision and Values of Village Northwest Unlimited.


Lifting:        Assist with 1- and 2-person transfers daily, average weight 50 pounds

Standing:    Due to the range of activities that are required, the ability to stand for several hours at a time.

Other Requirements:    Bending, twisting, pulling, pushing, walking with persons served

Visual/Auditory requirements:        Ability to adequately interact with staff and persons served

How to apply

A completed application is required for all open positions before an individual is considered an applicant. Résumés do not substitute for a completed application.

Employment applications should be completed online. You can submit a letter of application, a résumé or curriculum vitae (CV) and any additional required files by email to or by postal mail to:

Village Northwest Unlimited
Attention: Human Resources
330 Village Circle
Sheldon, IA 51201

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