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Recreational Therapist

Easterseals NH

Nonprofit and mission-driven, Easterseals New Hampshire is the 12th largest employer in the state and one of its largest social services providers. For over 84 years, we have been helping people of all ages and abilities through our 11 programs across the Granite State. We are known for our clinical expertise and person-centered care. Our work empowers individuals to improve their health and well-being, achieve greater independence, recover from substance use, develop life skills, access education, secure housing, find family, and connect with their communities.

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 CTRS Certification, as well as 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 
Schedule:  Work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the individuals including: daytime hours, and occasional evening and weekends.

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. 

Easterseals NH, VT & Farnum is seizing the future with intent. We are mission driven: We help people age in place, find paid employment, achieve sobriety, improve mobility, transition to independent living, develop life skills, access education, secure housing, find family, and connect with their communities.

To learn more about this role, please 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: or 603.264.7199
Candidates must have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by date of hire to be considered for employment. EOE

How to Apply:
Salary Range:

$40k annually

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Date Added: May 13, 2022

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