Music Therapist – Part Time – Employment Position

Job type: Part-Time

Approx. hours/w availability: 15

Job location: Canada Ontario

Compensation range (CAD): $28-$35

Job qualifications: MTA or Recent graduates who are working on their internship hours

Job description:

Job Details 

New Song Music Therapy is seeking a music therapist to join our passionate team. The part time position is 2 full days (15 hours per week) at 2 long term care homes in North York. Opportunity to grow to a full time position if desired.  If you are passionate, reliable, self-motivated, interested in working within a music psychotherapy framework and love to work with seniors who are striving for personal development then New Song is looking for you!

What We Offer to Our Therapists

  • Full Time and Part Time Employee Positions (not contract) with room to grow.
  • Paid Vacation and Stat Holidays
  • Clinical and Peer Supervision
  • Extensive training and support
  • Team Meetings and Socials (which often includes Ice Cream Cake)
  • Instruments Provided 
  • Continued Education Opportunities
  • A growing company with various opportunities 
  • Monday to Friday work days

General Requirements:

  • Ability to work within the new song model which includes some counseling framework (training and supervision provided)
  • Music Therapy Degree 
  • Certified Music Therapist (MTA) status or seeking Certification 
  • A Member in Good standing of the CAMT
  • Proof of Covid-19 Vaccination and Booster by start date (required by Ministry to work in facilities)
  • The ability to work as part of an inter-professional team and independently
  • Passionate about music therapy
  • Willing to engage in ongoing training
  • Strong music skills

Clinical skills:

  • Ability to assess, observe and document a patient’s mood, affect, behavior and responses to music interventions
  • Desire to develop Psychotherapeutic techniques
  • Experience in Geriatrics is an asset. 
  • Maintaining Professional Behaviour


Preference is given to the Individuals who can demonstrate the following:

  • Meets or working towards requirements for registration with the College of Registered Psychotherapist of Ontario
  • Access to a vehicle

Additional info:

To apply, please follow the link below to apply on our website:  *Positions will remain open until they are filled


Thyra Andrews


Phone: (416) 799-0771