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Recreational Therapist

Easterseals NH

In the over 80 years since its founding, Easterseals NH has provided exceptional services to change the way the world defines and views disability by making profound, positive differences in people’s lives every day. With an operating budget of over $90M, it is one of the largest independent state-wide Easterseals in the country.  As a leader in social services for individuals with disabilities and special needs, Easterseals NH employs more than 1,850 individuals who serve more than 25,000 children, adults and seniors every year.  As a multi-state organization, ESNH has 13 core programs and includes subsidiaries Easterseals Vermont, Easterseals Maine, and the Farnum Center.  In 2018, ESNH served more than 28,000 children, adults, seniors and veterans in communities throughout New Hampshire, Vermont, and Maine.

Easterseals NH, VT, ME and Farnum provides exceptional services to ensure that all people with disabilities or specials needs and their families have equal opportunities to live, learn, work and play in their communities. We continue to hire and want to assure you that we are taking every action we can to support the safety and well-being of our staff, clients and community during the COVID–19 pandemic.

We are looking for a Recreational Therapist to join our team right now! Come find your purpose while you make valuable, rewarding impacts in the lives of the individuals we serve.

In our Community Based Services program we support individuals to help them work towards achieving greater independence and community integration within all aspects of their lives.  We currently have a new opportunity for a full time Recreational Therapist. 

Responsibilities: In this position you will work with the Senior Recreational Therapist to develop and implement therapeutic community-based activity schedules for adults with developmental disabilities and acquired brain injuries, develop therapeutic small group activities that assist with skill building and communication skills, and integrate adventure based programming throughout the residential services. 

Qualifications: This position requires a Bachelor's Degree in Recreational Therapy or related field, current NH Recreational Therapist license and one (1) year experience in a setting working with individuals who have developmental disabilities or mental health needs.  A valid driver’s license, reliable transportation and proper insurance coverage are also required. 
Salary: $40,000 annually 

What’s in it for you? We offer comprehensive benefits for full-time eligible employees: medical, dental, matching retirement, life insurance, discounted child care, federal student loan forgiveness eligibility, student loan repayment for qualifying positions, and tuition reimbursement. A position with Easterseals will give you valuable insight and experience as you further your career. We are a recovery friendly workplace, and we proudly employ military members and their families.   


To learn more about this role, please click on the blue “Apply Now” button below to submit your application (Job Application Guide) and/or follow this link to schedule a brief, 15-minute phone call with Sarah:  

If you are having difficulty submitting an application or scheduling a phone call, please contact Sarah:  
603-264-7199 I  


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Job Location:

Manchester, Stratham & Concord

Date Added: February 10, 2021

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