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Part Time Music Therapy Position – The Sonatina Center

Job Title: Music Therapist

Hours: Part-time with opportunity to grow to full-time.

Salary: Hourly, based on experience

Organization: The Sonatina Center, LLC; 750 Central Ave, STE U, Dover, NH 03820


Required Education: B.A., B.S., or M.A. in music therapy with completed 1040 hours of clinical training.

Qualifications: Candidates must be eligible for board certification and will be given a time requirement to pass MT-BC exam upon hire. Previous experience with several populations including: early childhood, individuals with disabilities, and older adults; Must be able to work evenings and weekends; Must demonstrate proficiency of clinical musicianship on piano, guitar, voice and rhythmic improvisation.

Population: children and adults in a variety of settings including: psychiatric, medical, individuals with disabilities, and older adults.

Job Setting: On site at our center in Dover, NH as well as travel throughout New Hampshire off-site at preschools, hospitals, assisted living facilities, community day programs, and some in-home sessions.


Job Description: Seeking a confident, organized and enthusiastic individual to join our team, part-time with opportunity to increase hours as contracts develop. The Music Therapist will provide both home and facility based, individual and group music therapy to children and adults with a wide variety of needs, however candidates must be experienced, comfortable and eager to work with the early childhood population. The Music Therapist may also provide adaptive lessons and facilitate family music enrichment classes. The Music Therapist must be able to effectively communicate with other professionals, conduct assessments, plan, organize, lead music therapy sessions, document and evaluate treatment. Job requires travel, so applicants must have reliable transportation. Compensation for travel and supervision. Allowances for continuing education, supplies and instrument purchases, and mileage reimbursement (in addition to travel pay).  

Start Date: Late Summer/Fall 2018

Contact: Please send (email) resume and cover letter to Marissa Scott, MA, MT-BC, CLD, at: 603-978-4808

Director of Music Therapy

Summary of Position

The Director of Music Therapy (DMT) of CMCB will be a visionary leader responsible for supervising and directing all aspects of the department’s strategic vision, public visibility, and managerial operations. Reporting to the Chief Programming Officer, the DMT will be the main spokesperson for the music therapy department and will energize and execute all components of CMCB’s strategic plan that relate to music therapy. Maintaining multi-generational relationships with the board, faculty, staff, parents, students, strategic partners, and donors, the DMT will exude warmth and energy while leading a historic music therapy program focused on access for diverse populations. The DMT will also oversee best practices in hiring, training, mentoring, and supervising music therapists, interns, and practicum students while maximizing earned and contributed revenues.

Title:                                    Director of Music Therapy

Status:                                    Full-Time – 32 hours/week

(Initial schedule will be 50% direct service and 50% administrative duties)

Start Date:                        August 2018

Reports to:                        Chief Programming Officer

Oversees:                        Music Therapy Staff

Works Closely With:            Music Therapy Staff, Registrar, Chief Operations Officer, Chief Programming Officer, and CEO/Executive Director




Roles & Responsibilities

Program Development, Diversity, and Inclusion


  • Foster and leverage CMCB’s strong reputation as an extraordinary community music school to sustain current programming and to develop future opportunities for expansion and growth in the music therapy department.
  • Develop new partnership agreements with schools and community organizations to advance the music therapy footprint throughout the Greater Boston area.
  • Ensure the highest level of programs and services that meet the needs of a diverse community.
  • Identify and promote programming that challenges the status quo and pushes the organization to consider choices which may be outside its traditional comfort zone.
  • Determine program goals and develop strategies to meet them.
  • Oversee all music therapy in-house and outreach contracts and implementation of contracts
  • Maintain compliance with Code of Ethics & Standards – HIPAA and AMTA

Direct Clinical Service

  • Provide music therapy services to in-house clients and to outreach agency groups. Sessions are provided in individual and group settings.
  • Communicate with client families and other interdisciplinary team members regarding client progress
  • Coordinate with front office on intake schedules and room usage
  • Complete client intake documents, weekly progress notes, quarterly progress reports, and annual agency profiles

Stakeholder Cultivation and Community Engagement

  • Listen carefully, speak persuasively, and anticipate concerns of parents, students, faculty, staff, external partners, and the public.
  • Assist with mobilizing the talents, connections, and resources of the board to stimulate their continued active involvement.
  • Refine, monitor, and implement the 2017-2019 strategic plan with the board, enabling the music therapy department to gain market visibility and achieve greater organizational impact.
  • Work collaboratively with Advancement Department on marketing, branding, and public relations programs that highlight the music therapy department’s impacts and reputation.
  • Attend staff meetings, participate in supervision, and community events as a representative of CMCB.

Department and Budget Management

  • Spearhead innovation and creativity to allow the music therapy department to become more structured, prescriptive, and data-driven.
  • Lead efforts to increase diversity of department to reflect student diversity.
  • Provide leadership in the recruitment and retention of students and clients.
  • Lead department to ensure that faculty, staff, students, and parents have a memorable experience that leaves a legacy on their future growth and personal development.
  • Empower and build camaraderie among music therapists to recognize and leverage individual strengths that contribute to organizational success.
  • Monitor and report financial performance and design an organizational and financial accountability structure that is effective, efficient, and exceeds industry standards.
  • Work with COO and CPO to evaluate and determine program rates and fees
  • Manage all accounts and contracts with the participation of registrar, COO, and CPO including preparing and sending invoices to agencies
  • Assist Advancement department in grant application and reporting process
  • Maintain music therapy equipment and instruments

Key competencies include the following:


  • Must have a bachelor’s degree in music therapy. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Extensive knowledge in the field of music therapy.
  • Board certification in music therapy is required.
  • Must have the ability to plan and execute department initiatives. Expertise in planning, organizational development, and team building in a collegial environment of mutual respect is needed.
  • A successful track record in best practices within the music therapy field and a high level of leadership experience is expected.
  • Passion for music therapy as well as enthusiasm for CMCB’s dual mission of excellence and access.
  • A minimum of 5 years in clinical experience is preferred.


Compensation & Benefits

Salary range is $40K – 45K. Commensurate with experience. Benefits include medical insurance (group health and flexible spending account) paid time off, non-contributory 403(b) retirement plan, and discounts on music instruction at CMCB.

Application Instructions

Interested Candidates should upload a cover letter (ATTN: Marie Tai, Associate Director) and resume to:

Application Deadline is Friday, May 18, 2018.

Please no calls, walk-ins or emails.


Community Music Center of Boston ( is an accredited non-profit music school in Boston’s South End. Our mission to transform lives throughout Greater Boston, by providing equitable access to excellent music education and powerful arts experiences. The Music Center serves more than 5,000 students each week, on-site at our South End facility in the Boston Center for the Arts and in more than 40 outreach locations, including public schools, community/senior centers, and medical facilities. We are the largest external provider of arts education in the Boston Public Schools. Core Music Center programs include individual and group instruction in more than 25 instruments; outreach instruction in Boston Public Schools; an Intensive Study Project providing private instruction, theory and performances to prepare students for college-level study; early childhood programs; and music therapy for individuals with a wide range of physical, cognitive, emotional and/or social life needs.

Community Music Center of Boston is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Brookline Music School, a private, nonprofit community school for the arts, seeks a part-time music therapist to:
– provide music therapy sessions for clients with a range of needs; and
– teach piano to children with exceptionalities as part of BMS’s Piano for All Children program.
The successful applicant will have:
– current MT-BC status or pass the exam within three months of hire;
– experience with a broad range of clients, particularly children with ASD and other developmental needs;
– excellent clinical musicianship; and
– well-established piano technique and skills necessary to teach piano to children with exceptionalities.
Schedule: This position is for a music therapist who is available to work at Brookline Music School’s Kennard Road location on Sundays, and ideally other days as the position grows. The start date is September 2018.
Brookline Music School offers competitive hourly compensation, regular supervision from an MT-BC, and ongoing opportunities for professional development including trainings that are often eligible for CMTEs.
To Apply: Candidates should send a cover letter, résumé, and a list of references with email and telephone contact information to with the job title in the subject heading. Applicants should be prepared to give a short musical proficiency demonstration using voice with piano and/or guitar. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Review of applicants will begin immediately.

Hillcroft Services, Inc.


Hillcroft Services, Inc.

Muncie, Indiana


Position Available: Board Certified Music Therapist


Start Date: July 2018


Full Time; Hourly Position: Caseload with benefits (401K, medical, paid holidays, PTO), as well as mileage reimbursement and financial assistance for continuing education credits, conference, and professional affiliations. Flexible work week includes Monday through Friday, with some weekend/ evening events.


Requirements: -Bachelor’s degree in Music Therapy

-MT-BC credentials

-Excellent organizational and time management skills

-Ability to work within a professional team setting, participate in community outreach services/ events

-Reliable transportation


Are you looking to for a place to make a difference in the lives of individuals? Do you want to enjoy coming to work every day?   Are you looking for a supportive environment to work with therapists and grow professionally? Hillcroft Services, Inc. in Muncie, Indiana is looking to hire a full-time music therapist with July 2018 start dates!


Hillcroft Services, Inc. provides residential, employment, and community support services to individuals with disabilities in several counties in East Central Indiana. The mission of Hillcroft is: ‘To provide innovative services and supports for People with disabilities and their families; resulting in extraordinary differences in People’s lives.’ Hillcroft is focused on creating a culture of strong values, understanding the importance of ethical behavior, and maintaining high quality services to the people we serve.”


Hillcroft Services, Inc. is a non-profit organization offering services to individuals with developmental and intellectual disabilities through the Medicaid Waiver program. Due to an influx in referrals, we are currently seeking Board-Certified Music Therapists to work with individuals and groups of all ages, diagnosis and abilities! Therapist must have reliable transportation, albeit majority of services are facility based. Instruments and other materials are provided. Therapist is expected to complete adequate documentation in a timely fashion and work with client centered teams and other therapists/ professionals. All planning and documentation is completed electronically. Hillcroft Services, Inc. offers a multitude of opportunities to grow professionally, participate in community outreach programs, engage in direct paid supervision, trainings and self-care, as well as collaboration with other music therapists and professionals!


Please contact Anna Wamhoff, MT-BC (Music Therapy Services Coordinator and Neurologic Music Therapist) at, and visit our website at to learn more and apply online!

Hands in Harmony Seeks Full Time Music Therapist

Job Title: Full Time Music Therapist
Hours:   Full time 
Salary: Commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Facility: Hands in Harmony
City and State: Kingston, RI
Qualifications:   We are looking for a board-certified music therapist (MT-BC required) NMT (neurologic music therapy training) preferred.  Ability and interest in collaborating across disciplines a must.
Population: Varies! We service a wide range of clientele throughout RI.  We offer extensive services in schools (as an IEP based/related service) and in early intervention.  We also offer increased neurorehabilitation services and are partnering with local medical facilities (adults and children)
Starting Date: Immediate and ongoing
Description of position: Hands in Harmony is a social enterprise experiencing a period of rapid growth.  Music Therapist will be part of an expanding interdisciplinary team and will be responsible for facilitating group and individual music therapy sessions/assessments.  Music therapist will have the opportunity to become involved with the growth of music therapy in a developing state.   We are looking for an enthusiastic professional who will have the opportunity to grow and establish a position within our company.  Services are offered to a variety of clientele and their families.  
Majority of sessions are home/facility based but some work may occur in clinic.  Music Therapist is responsible for completing progress notes on a daily basis and other evaluations/progress as needed and facilitating in-services and workshops.  Music Therapist should be comfortable helping to create music therapy programs for a variety of facilities.  Light secretarial/administrative duties also required (maintaining schedule on schedule program, answering questions regarding music therapy to administrators).  Travel is essential. 
Contact information: Please submit CV/resume and cover letter to Nicole O’Malley MA, MT-BC, NMT/F LPMT,
For more information, please visit our website at
Office Manager
Hands in Harmony, INC

Eastern Connecticut

Job Title: Staff Music Therapist

Hours:  Part time growing into full time

Salary:  Hourly, based on experience

Facility:  Progressions Music Therapy Services (Eastern Connecticut)

Qualifications:  MT-BC must be obtained before start date.

Population:  Children and adolescents with autism and other developmental disabilities, dementia, mental health, substance abuse, adaptive music lessons, brain injury, others

Starting date:  Immediate

Description of position:  Growing private practice seeks a motivated, energetic, and independent music therapist to conduct group and individual sessions with a wide variety of populations. Allowances for continuing education, supervision, supplies, and instrument purchases are available.  This position includes driving to sites throughout Eastern Connecticut as well as holding sessions at our clinic in Old Mystic.  Candidates will need a dependable form of transportation and auto insurance.

Contact Information:  Please email resume to Courtney Biddle, MMT, MT-BC (860) 389-1356

Manchester Community Music School Manchester, New Hampshire Music Therapy Program

The Manchester Community Music School offers a wide array of

high-quality music programs, including private lessons, music therapy,

early childhood, Suzuki, summer programming, and NH Youth Ensembles.

We are looking for a Board Certified Music Therapist to join our MT team!

Our Music Therapists provide in-house MT services and also work in partnership with public schools, adult day programs, after school programs, assisted living facilities, and hospitals in Manchester and in surrounding communities.

This part-time (hourly) MT position will be available in early May with an initial focus on individual and group work with young children (early childhood, preschool and elementary age.) The Music Therapist in this position will have opportunities to increase clinical hours with individuals of all ages in varied settings as our MT program continues to expand and as new contracts develop.

Interested and qualified individuals should be comfortable working independently, in 1:1 and group sessions with individuals of all ages and all abilities, onsite at MCMS and/or in a variety of community settings.

Essential Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Planning, organizing, and leading goal focused music therapy sessions for groups and individuals with diverse skills, abilities, and needs in a variety of locations.
  • Documenting all music therapy sessions and client communications, and completing required periodic reports
  • Collaborating with other members of treatment teams, including family members and staff
  • Communication/meetings with MCMS MT Department staff on a regular and on-going basis

Schedule could include daytime, afterschool, and/or evening times.

Reliable transportation is required as this position involves travel in Manchester and southern New Hampshire communities.


Please send resume and cover letter to:

Barbara Scott, Director of Music Therapy

Manchester Community Music School

2291 Elm Street

Manchester, NH 03104

Changing Lives through the Power of Music


Board Certified Music Therapist – Part Time Fee for Service

Job Purpose Summary:

To provide exceptional music therapy services to groups and individuals

Essential Responsibilities:

• Planning, organizing and leading goal driven music therapy sessions for groups and individuals with diverse skills, abilities, and needs in a variety of locations

• Documenting all music therapy sessions and client communications in format provided by RMTS in BestNotes CRM

• Assessing new clients and groups and developing treatment plan within 3 sessions using the assessment format provided by RMTS in BestNotes

• Communicate client progress through periodic written reports as required by contracting agency, ie. Quarterly Reports, Annual Reviews, etc.

• Collaborate with other members of treatment teams, including family members and staff when applicable

• Communicate with Clinical Director of RMTS on a regular and on-going basis regarding client progress, issues, and questions

• Participate in scheduled supervision with Clinical Director of RMTS on an as-needed basis

• Submit required paperwork within the required time period including logs, reports, assessment and treatment plans

• Enter all billable hours on Minute 7 at the end of each day

• Provide feedback on all RMTS forms and documentation to keep the forms up-to-date with current client needs

• Direct requests for information regarding music therapy and music therapy services with the contact information for RMTS using available printed and website materials

• Demonstrate a professional attitude to all clients, prospects, and other professionals at all times

• Maintain MT-BC Credential through CMTE’s and participation in professional conferences, including, but not limited to, music therapy conferences

Required Education:

BA, BS, or MA in Music Therapy with completed 1040 hours of clinical training and Board Certification as a Music Therapist (MT-BC.)  Demonstrate proficiency of clinical musicianship on piano, guitar and voice and rhythmic improvisation.

Other Requirements:

Must have a reliable car and current driver’s license

Hours and Pay Range:

Part Time Fee For Service Employees will work an average of 1-16 hours a week depending on contract work available.  Pay will vary based on education and experience.

Job Setting:

On-site at Roman Music Therapy Services in Melrose, MA and off site visits in the surrounding Greater Boston, Metro West , South Shore and North Shore areas through contracts with schools, community programs, agencies, and individual families.

Position Reports to:

Clinical Director, Roman Music Therapy Services

The Mission of Roman Music Therapy Services is to provide exceptional music therapy services to individuals, schools, and agencies in the Greater Boston, Metro West, South Shore and North Shore Areas and to serve as a resource for the community concerning music used for healthy growth and development.

333 North Avenue Wakefield MA 01880 ~ phone 781.224.3300 fax 781.224.3306 MAKING MUSIC ~ TRANSFORMING LIVES

Per Diem Music Therapist

Per Diem Music Therapist

Are you looking for a patient-focused, not-for-profit, mission-driven organization that will support your desire for professional growth and provide the opportunity to do meaningful work? Join Good Shepherd Community Care as a per diem Music Therapist.

Job Description:

Our not-for-profit hospice and palliative care organization has an opportunity for an organized, compassionate and skilled music therapist to join our dynamic team. The music therapist works as part of an interdisciplinary team to provide compassionate care to a diverse group of patients and families on both our pediatric palliative care and hospice programs.  The music therapist carries a caseload of patients/families and makes visit to them on a regular basis (usually every other week) in whatever setting is home (private residence, nursing home, assisted living facilities, etc.).  The music therapist is responsible for completing initial assessments of new patients/families to determine their music therapy needs and then establishes an individualized care plan that includes interventions, goals and visit frequency.  Candidate must possess a degree from an accredited program and be board-certified in music therapy.  Experience in hospice/palliative care is preferred.

Job Responsibilities:

• Provide regular music therapy visits to restore and maintain mental health and improve overall wellbeing for patients and families in both our hospice and pediatric palliative care programs.

• Create patient-specific care plans including visit frequencies, interventions and goals.

• Participate as part of an interdisciplinary team member.

Education, Skills and Experience:

• Degree in Music Therapy from a recognized school.

• Board-certified in Music Therapy.

• Knowledge of existing music therapy methods, techniques, materials and equipment

• Experience with physical and emotional issues that arise in the context of serious illness and the end of life for patients/families of all ages.

• Comfort working with socioculturally diverse patients/families.

• Ability to take initiative, work independently, multi-task and manage time well.

• Outstanding verbal and written communication skills.

• Ability to represent Good Shepherd professionally with our partners and in the community with compassion and integrity.

• PC proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel.

• A professional and caring demeanor.

Good Shepherd Benefits Package offers:  

• Competitive rates

• 403(b)

• Employee Assistance Program

• Mileage reimbursement

• A collaborative work environment in a welcoming office, easily accessible to I-95, with on-site parking in Newton.

Seniority Level:

Per Diem Associate



Employment Type:

Per Diem

Job Functions:

Complementary Therapies

About Us:

Good Shepherd Community Care is one of the most trusted health care organizations in Greater Boston focusing on hospice and palliative care. Founded as Hospice of the Good Shepherd in 1978, we are the original Massachusetts hospice. After decades of caring for our community, we continue to remain an independent, not-for-profit, non-sectarian organization. Good Shepherd believes in the importance of mutual respect and acceptance and values diversity in our patients, families and caregivers, employees, volunteers, community, and partner organizations. We are committed to these values and honor the dignity of each individual through the care, support and education we provide.

Please submit a cover letter and resume to be considered for this position to:

Chair, Department of Creative Arts Therapies

Chair, Department of Creative Arts Therapies

Georgia College & State University seeks applications for the position of Chair of the Department of Creative Arts Therapies/ College of Health Sciences (COHS).

Georgia College, the state’s designated Public Liberal Arts University, combines the educational experience expected at esteemed private liberal arts colleges with the affordability of public higher education. A total of 6,652 undergraduate and graduate students in four colleges: the College of Arts and Sciences, College of Health Sciences, the J. Whitney Bunting College of Business, and the John H. Lounsbury College of Education with a faculty of more than 300, are the heart of academic and student life. In addition to the courses offered on the Milledgeville campus, Georgia College offers selected graduate online degree, post master’s certificate and doctoral programs and selected undergraduate courses online delivered through either synchronous or asynchronous or hybrid format throughout the year.

The Creative Arts Therapies Department (CAT) offers the following academic degree programs; Bachelors of Music Therapy (BMT), Masters of Music Therapy (MMT), Masters Equivalency Program in Music Therapy, and a Master of Arts in Art Therapy. Additionally the CAT Department offers a very popular Creative Arts Therapies Minor Program which includes foci in Music Therapy, Art Therapy, or Movement Therapy.  The Music Therapy Programs have long held and sustained American Music Therapy Association (AMTA) Program Approval under the umbrella National Association of Schools of Music (NASM) program accreditation. The Department has 5.5 full-time, permanent Music Therapy and Art Therapy faculty and 1 full-time staff member as well as several Music faculty on the GC main campus. Four part-time faculty currently teach some didactic courses and assist with clinical supervision of students. Current enrollment of majors in the Department are 68 full-time BMT students, 12 MMT students, and 9 MA-Art Therapy students. The MMT program is offered fully online using state of the art synchronous and asynchronous delivery methods.  The Department provides Music Therapy services to external clients and community consumers through its instructional Clinic Services.

The Chair serves as the chief academic and administrative leader of the Department of Creative Arts Therapies and oversees recruitment of a diverse and talented faculty, staff and students. The Chair works closely with Program/ Clinical Coordinators and with the Music Therapy Clinic Coordinator to ensure excellence in all aspects of the School’s didactic and clinical programs and initiatives.  The Chair is expected to maintain the Department’s current national accreditations which are supportive state practice licensures. The Chair reports directly to the Dean of the College of Health Sciences and serves as an integral member of the COHS Administrative Leadership Team. The Chair also serves on the COHS Administrative Council and the Dean’s Expanded Leadership Council. The College of Health Sciences, enrolls approximately 1,605 students (1,391 Undergraduate and 214 Graduate). The College houses the School of Nursing, the School of Health & Human Performance, the Department of Creative Arts Therapies, and the Division of Health Services.

Initial screening of applications will begin at time of posting and will continue until an appointment is made.  For best consideration, materials should be provided by March 01, 2018.  Application materials should include a letter addressing how the candidate’s experiences match the position requirements, current vitae, and contact information for at least 3 references.  Submission of materials as PDF attachments is strongly encouraged.

For more detailed position description and to submit application materials, please visit:

Georgia College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution committed to cultural, racial, and ethnic communities. We promote equal employment opportunities regardless of race, religion, color, gender, marital status, genetic information, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, and gender identity. It is expected that successful candidates share these commitments.