Scarborough & GTA: Full Time and Part Time Music Therapist Employee Positions

Job type: Full-Time

Job availability: 30

Job location: Canada Ontario

Compensation range (CAD): $42,000 to $52,000

Job qualifications:

Job description:

Locations: Scarborough & Greater Toronto Area
Types: Full Time and Part Time Employee Positions
Start Dates: July 2022 and August 2022 ​​– applications will stay open until positions are filled
Salary Range: $42,000 to $52,000

New Song Music Therapy is seeking music therapists to join our passionate team. If you are passionate, reliable, self-motivated, interested in working within a music psychotherapy framework and would love to work with seniors who are striving for personal development then New Song is looking for you! We work closely with residents who have had a stroke, Parkinson’s, anxiety, depression, life transitions and other related diagnoses found in long term care.

General Requirements:

  • Ability to work within the New Song model which includes a music psychotherapy 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

Musical Skills:

  • Ability to play basic chord progressions (I, IV, V) in various keys on the guitar
  • Ability to accompany yourself on the guitar while singing and engaging clients in the music
  • Ability to use percussion instruments, voice and/or guitar
  • Ability to quickly learn music and apply it in different interventions

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

  • Understanding of a music therapy model that includes counseling
  • Access to a vehicle
  • Meets or working towards requirements for registration with the College of Registered Psychotherapist of Ontario

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
  • Team Meetings and Socials (which often includes Ice Cream Cake)
  • Instruments Provided
  • Ongoing training, support and development
  • A growing company with various opportunities
  • Additional resources

To apply, please follow the link below to apply on our website:

Applications will stay open until positions are filled

Additional info:


Thyra Andrews