Casual Music Therapist

Job type: Part-Time

Approx. hours/w availability: 15

Job location: Canada Ontario

Compensation range (CAD): Grade 5 ($32.33/hr to $40.53/hr)

Job qualifications: MTA

Job description:

The Music Therapist is responsible to provide client and family-centred therapy services to children and adolescents and their families eligible for outpatient services.

Holland Bloorview is committed to fostering a climate of equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility. This commitment is central to, and mutually supportive of, our research excellence mandate. We welcome and respect the diversity of all members of our community and we support an inclusive culture for our clients, families, research scientists, staff, participants, trainees, volunteers, trustees, and partners. We welcome applications from Black individuals and other racialized persons, Indigenous Peoples, women, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2SA+ persons, and others who may contribute to further diversification of ideas within our community. Holland Bloorview is committed to fair assessment of a candidate’s abilities, and consideration for diversity of thought, method, and experience, including non-traditional career paths. Lived experience as a member of an equity-deserving group will be considered as asset in the recruitment of this vacancy.

Schedule: Must be available to work on Tuesday during after-school/evening hours and Saturdays. There are no minimum hours. Caseload is dependent on registration.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provides music therapy to Holland Bloorview fee-for-service clients
  • Provides music therapy assessment, intervention, evaluation, which is client and family-centred, goal directed, evidence-based and outcome focused
  • Focus approach on established best practices
  • Adherence to documentation as per Holland Bloorview documentation standards and policies
  • Attends and participates in staff meetings and special events
  • Participates in quality management activities and supports the maintenance of a safe and healthy work environment
  • Identifies learning needs and establishes goals
  • Provides student supervision
  • Volunteer supervision as required
  • Participates in research activities as applicable
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Master of Music Therapy preferred
  • Certification and member in good standing with the CAMT (Canadian Association for Music Therapy)
  • Registration and member in good standing with the College of Registered Psychotherapists of Ontario (CRPO) preferred
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience with practical music therapy preferred
  • Minimum of 2 years clinical experience in paediatrics preferred
  • Knowledge and application of music therapy theory and music education pedagogy to children and youth with disabilities and developmental differences
  • Knowledge of a wide variety of music therapy techniques
  • Experience in behaviour management preferred
  • Reliable, punctual, regular attendance
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • CAMT and CRPO-approved supervisor preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to manage a diverse workload while setting priorities and meeting deadlines
  • Ability to operate independently as well as in consultation and collaboration with other professionals within a multidisciplinary team

Additional info:

To apply, go to:  


Andrea Lamont


Phone: (416) 425-6220