[Mt-pro] Job-West Haven, CT

Maclean, Barbara Barbara.Maclean at va.gov
Tue Jun 16 11:19:53 CDT 2009

The VA has closed its internal posting for a job in Recreation/Creative
Arts Therapies and it should soon come open to the public on
www.USAJOBS.gov <http://www.usajobs.gov/> .  The 40 hour a week (full
time) job is on the Eastern Regional Blind Center at the VA in West
Haven, CT, which is a 30 bed rehab unit for the visually impaired
serving veterans ages 20-80. The job is not specific to MT. They are
looking for someone to provide a broad range of services including
leisure assessment and community re-integration. MT/Creative Arts could
be part of the programming but the candidate must be willing to provide
a broad range of services including sports and fitness, or services as
that apply to the veterans needs (which could include music).


This is a full time job open to someone with a degree in Recreation
Therapy, Music Therapy, Art Therapy, or Drama Therapy. It may include an
evening and weekend. The salary range is $57,700-$75,000 with good
benefits. Experience with veterans and/or the visually impaired is a


West Haven is geographically between Boston and New York City. New
Haven, home of Yale University, is the city next door to West Haven, and
is diverse, and has a wonderful arts community and opportunities. Right
now the International Festival of Arts and Ideas is taking place in New
Haven. Check the website for info.


Check the website DAILY on USA JOBS. If the job asks for a doctorate
please disregard as this is incorrect. Please feel free to forward this
to anyone that might be interested. 


Questions?  Contact:

Bobbi Blake, M.Ed, MT-BC

VA CT Healthcare System

203-932-5711 ext 5439



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