Full and Part Time Music Therapist Positions
A Place To Be (APTB), a nationally recognized and award-winning therapeutic arts organization, helps people face, navigate, and overcome life’s challenges using clinically-based practices of music therapy. We work with a diverse population spanning multiple ages, with a large focus on youth and young adults, and including physical, medical, intellectual and developmental challenges. In addition to our therapeutic services, products, and workshops, our touring ensembles serve as tools for outreach, education, and inspiration.
We are leaders in the field of “Performance Based Music Therapy” and in inclusionary programming whereby all participants are seen as equal and valuable with their unique gifts and challenges. Our performances have appeared before 85,000 students in the Loudoun County schools and theaters throughout the region including the Kennedy Center and the National Institute of Health.
Beyond our clinical work based in Middleburg, VA, APTB programs continue to expand each year with Inova Hospital, Loudoun County Public Schools, Loudoun Department of Family Services and many other wonderful partners. This is a special opportunity to be part of an exciting, fast-growing organization creating a community based on the values of acceptance, inclusion, respect, innovation, hope and love.
APTB currently seeks Board-Certified Music Therapists on a part-time and full-time basis to support aspects of our therapeutic programs including working individually with clients, groups, and supporting our community programs dedicated to excellence in a continuity of care approach. Our compensation package includes the option of joining our health insurance program, 401(k), life insurance and maternity/paternity leave.
General work hours are Monday-Friday 10 am – 6 pm, with additional evening and weekend work, as required. Please submit a resume and cover letter to [email protected].
• B.A. degree, or higher including equivalencies, in music therapy from an accredited degree program;
• Current Board Certification (MT-BC) in good standing;
• Two years or more clinical experience as a music therapist;
• Experience working with youth, aged between 2 to 25, with intellectual, development, functional disabilities
• Willingness to work in northern Virginia and drive to partner locations in the vicinity of our Center;
• Ability to effectively communicate with individuals from diverse backgrounds;
• Ability to pass a criminal background check;
• Skilled in the operation of relevant computer systems, including hardware and software, and office machines; and
• High level of professionalism, ethical judgment, responsibility and autonomous action.