Rehabilitation Therapist, Oregon State Hospital - Salem

Job opportunity: Rehabilitation Therapist at the Oregon State Hospital in Salem


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Closes 12/27 at 11:59 pm


Internship - City of Lakewood, Colorado

Therapeutic Recreation Internship City of Lakewood, Colorado

The City of Lakewood’s Therapeutic Recreation Department offers an internship experience focused on community-based Therapeutic Recreation services. The intern will assist in providing goal-oriented leisure programs for individuals with disabilities ranging in age from 6 through adult, including but not limited to athletic opportunities, specialty classes, social engagements, community outings, and a summer day-camp. This internship experience will address all NCTRC Job Task Analysis areas through various areas of programming and prepare interns for both the NCTRC Certification Exam as well as entry-level Therapeutic Recreation positions.

Internship Structure

Term: Spring (Jan/Feb-May) Summer (May-August) Application Window: September 1-15th January 1-15th

Length of Internship: 15 weeks, 40 hours per week (total 600 hours) Internship Supervisor: Full-time CTRS (Meets all NCTRC site supervisor standards)

Note: Interns are hired with the City of Lakewood for minimum wage. Interns are covered by workman’s compensation for on the job injury or illness. Interns are strongly encouraged to carry their own medical and liability insurance. Interns are eligible for mileage reimbursement when using their own vehicles to transport themselves in between sites.

Applicants must: • Current be a senior in the process of obtaining a degree from an accredited college or university in Therapeutic Recreation, Special Education, Adaptive Physical Education, or a related field and working to complete NCTRC requirements. • Have a minimum G.P.A. of 3.0 or higher in Therapeutic Recreation coursework.

How to Apply for a Lakewood Therapeutic Recreation Internship

To apply for a TR Internship, please visit and search for “Therapeutic Recreation Intern” and then click ‘Apply.’

The application process consists of a general application and supplemental questions and will also require the attachment of a cover letter, resume, college transcripts, and two letters of recommendation. Applications will be screened and reviewed for eligibility. Successful candidates will be contacted for an interview. Unsuccessful candidates will be notified by email.

Please note that applicants must pass a background check prior to being offered a position with the City of Lakewood Therapeutic Recreation program. Summer Interns will be required to complete and pass additional paperwork as mandated by the State of Colorado for Child Care Licensing.

Please contact the Therapeutic Recreation Department at or 303-987-4867 for more information.


Sports & Recreation Programming Manager - Adaptive Sports NW

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Sports & Recreation Programming Manager (SRPM) will have overall strategic and operational responsibility for leading ASNW’s fitness, recreational and competitive sport programs. Develop, support and grow adult and youth adaptive sports & recreational opportunities in line with the established strategic plan and initiatives of the nonprofit organization. Promote the mission, vision, and organization in the community. SRPM will expand networking with individuals, organizations and other entities in Oregon and SW Washington to increase opportunities for collaboration and to achieve our mission. Work with community partners to grow adaptive sports in Oregon/SW Washington.

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Interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter & three references to:
Adaptive Sports Northwest
4840 SW Western Avenue; Suite 500
Beaverton, OR 97005

Shriner's Hospital for Children, Portland OR

Title: Recreational Therapist

Department: Rehab

Location: Portland, OR

Hours: Part-Time (0.6 FTE)

Schedule: 24 hours per week

Job Summary:

Shriners Hospitals for Children - Portland is seeking a part-time (0.6 FTE) Recreational Therapist. This position provides recreational therapy services to patients with orthopedic and/or neuromuscular disabilities in an interdisciplinary team setting and assists in Recreational Therapy & Movement Arts Program development, providing adaptive recreation and leisure programming through community partnerships.


  • Develops and maintains and/or implements Recreational Therapy policy and procedures. Assists in the selection, training, and supervision of volunteers.
  • Collects and compiles accurate statistics per applicable department policies.
  • Utilizes electronic medical record to document relevant patient information, as needed.
  • Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: *
  • Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist
  • American Heart Association BLS for Healthcare Providers CPR
  • Minimum 2 years pediatric Recreational Therapy experience preferred; outdoor recreation experience preferred
  • Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to perform safe and effective Recreational therapy treatment of patients.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to coordinate Recreational therapy programs. Planning includes, but is not limited to: group activities, special events, adapted recreational activities, and population-specific group activities and events.
  • Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to develop and plan Recreational Therapy programs. Maintains appropriate recreational technical skill level for managing all recreational programs. Planning includes, but is not limited to: coordination of facilities, equipment supplies and transportation. Coordinates with outside agencies, as applicable.

Company Overview:

Shriners Hospitals for Children is committed to providing the highest quality care to children with neuromusculoskeletal conditions, burn injuries and other special healthcare needs within a compassionate, family-centered and collaborative care environment.

Our work environment is mission driven, high quality and provides great satisfaction to all professionals through the unique health care setting. We are an equal employment opportunity employer committed to providing challenging and rewarding careers. Shriners Hospitals for Children is a drug-free and smoke-free workplace.

All of our positions, including on-call positions, are benefits eligible. We offer a robust benefits package including medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account, and a 403(b) retirement plan. Employees who are 0.5 FTE or greater are also eligible for 100% company paid group life insurance, supplemental life insurance, 100% company paid short term disability, long term disability, and a generous PTO accrual. We also offer annual Tri-Met passes to employees at no cost. These passes are good for the bus, max, light rail, and tram.

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Adaptive Recreation Programmer - Eugene, OR

Adaptive Recreation Programmer - 

 The Adaptive Recreation Programmer develops, plans, organizes, supervises, leads and evaluates comprehensive Adaptive Recreation programs and services to specifically meet the needs of community members with disabilities; including the inclusion of people with disabilities into general recreation programs. The Programmer also supports the daily operation of Hilyard Community Center and Washington Park Center. Receives direction and supervision from the Adaptive Recreation Program Manager and the Adaptive and Senior Services Section Manager.
The successful candidate will have a firm understanding of the principles, concepts, trends and best practices of community therapeutic/adaptive and inclusive recreation programming to provide recreation, social, and cultural services for children, youth, adults and seniors with disabilities. The Adaptive Recreation Programmer works alongside a supportive and creative team that values feedback and operates with a visionary mindset, in a dynamic and fluid community center environment.
Schedule: This position is full-time with potential scheduling flexibility to work
32 - 40 hours per week, Monday-Friday. Schedule may include weekends and evenings as dictated by program needs. Assigned schedule and desired hours per week will be mutually decided upon hire.
Minimum Education & Experience
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in therapeutic recreation, human services, and/or a closely related field.
  • Two years of experience with the planning and implementation of recreational programs and services related to therapeutic, adaptive, or inclusive recreation.
  • Requires current Child & Adult First Aid and CPR certifications upon hire, and Food Handler's Permit or ability to obtain within 30 days of hire.
  • (other combinations of experience and education that meet the minimum requirements may be substituted)
Preferred Experience
  • Possession of, or ability to obtain CTRS certification within 6 months of hire
  • Two years of experience working as a team with other recreational professionals and/or as lead worker or supervisor of program staff, volunteers, or interns

Application Deadline: November 19, 2018, 5:00 p.m. PDT
Online applications and attached Resume required 

Must Pass Police Background Check 
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