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Why hire a CTRS?


NJ/EPA TRA uses this page to promote job openings in the Therapeutic Recreation field. Job listings are posted and promoted to help fill the opening with the most qualified professional in order to best serve and protect consumers. As a professional association we encourage recruiters and agencies to develop job descriptions for Recreational Therapists that require the CTRS credential through NCTRC.
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Last updated:

April 17, 2017


April 17, 2017

Moss Rehab's Camp Independence 

Summer Camp Counselors

Summer Employment Saturday, June 17, 2017 to Saturday, June 24, 2017


MossRehab’s Camp Independence is a week-long overnight camp for individuals 18 and older with physical disabilities. Our facility is fully accessible, and campers participate in sports, arts and crafts, swimming, fishing, archery, and much more. Qualified staff members provide personal care and support throughout daily and evening activities.


If you are 18 years or older, you are invited to apply to join the MossRehab’s team as a camp counselor. We are currently accepting positions for both male and female staff with a greater need for male counselors.


Camp Independence offers 100 volunteer hours, paid stipend, meals, room and board, and an amazing hands-on learning experience for students/individuals interested in the fields of Education, Health, Nursing and Physical/Occupational/Speech/and or Recreational Therapy. Camp Independence is a unique and rewarding opportunity to make a difference in the life of adults with physical disabilities.


To request an application please email:

Jack Miller, Camp Director at millerJ1@einstein.edu


Anne Wieland, CTRS, MHA at wielanda@einstein.edu  


April 11, 2017

Temple University 







For more information about this position, please click here

Interested applicants should send their curriculum vitae, cover letter, statement of teaching and research interests, and the names, telephone numbers and email addresses of 3-5 professional references to Gena Bell Vargas, PhD, CTRS at gena.vargas@temple.edu.




March 20, 2017

Genesis HCC

Power Back-Rehabilitaton-Piscataway,NJ

Assistant Director of Recreation

This position is responsible for assisting with the planning, implementation, scope, and emphasis of nursing center recreation programs to encourage and stimulate customers to have fuller and richer lives. He/she works in conjunction with the Recreation Director and recreation staff to provide quality recreation services to elders in the nursing center. Special projects/duties may be assigned by the Recreation Director to facilitate enhancement of services and delivery of services.

Educational/Vocational Requirements: 1. High school degree. 2. Completion of the NAAP/NCCAP Basic Education Course for Activity Professionals. 3. Certification in accordance with regulatory agencies governing the center, by the National Certification Council of Activity Professionals (ADC) or the National Council of Therapeutic Recreation Certification (CTRS).

For more information about position or to apply, please email Director of Recreation, Kathleen Lillieholm, CTRS or click here to apply online.


March 18, 2017

Children's Specialized Hospital 

Community Recreational Therapist (Per Diem-2-10 hours/week available)-Assist in coordinating and leading recreation and social programs for children & youth with disabilities & special healthcare needs-primarily in Mountainside, NJ but hours available in New Brunswick and Toms River as well. A strong interested in adaptive aquatics preferred. CTRS through NCTRC required. WSI through American Red Cross preferred. Apply online here (Job 16-0531) EOE

For questions, please email Kaylee McGuire.

March 18, 2017

Children's Specialized Hospital Summer Camp Counselors 

Please view flyer for more information about the paid summer camp counselor positions! Applicants must be 18 years or older, have experience working with children with special needs, and obtain First Aid and CPR certifications

To apply please send a resume & letter to:
Jordan Graham at jgraham@childrens-specialized.org

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