Positions Available: Board-Certified Music Therapist



MusicWorx and Resounding Joy are happy to announce that we are looking to add two Board-Certified music therapists to our clinical team!


Founded in 1987, MusicWorx is a music therapy and wellness agency whose mission is to create, cultivate and celebrate experiences of unlimited growth and potential.

We are an innovative, established private practice that serves children and adults with developmental, neurological, medical, and mental health needs in clinics, schools, hospitals, and corporate and community settings throughout the greater San Diego area.  MusicWorx is both an AMTA-compliant provider of music therapy services and an AMTA-approved clinical training site for degreed music therapists working toward national board certification.  Part of this position could include some assignments with our sister nonprofit agency, Resounding Joy.


Barbara Reuer founded Resounding Joy in 2004 and has guided the organization’s growth from a group of volunteers with a closet of instruments to San Diego’s primary nonprofit provider of music therapy.  Resounding Joy serves the community through three core programs designed for underserved populations: Semper Sound, Community Connections, and Healing Notes.

  • Semper Sound is devoted to military service member rehabilitation and transition to civilian life.
  • Community Connections trains volunteers to use recreational and supportive music with members of the community in a variety of settings.
  • Healing Notes improves medical outcomes and quality of life for children struggling with severe or life-limiting diagnoses



  • Full Time Employee (benefits-eligible)
  • Part Time Employee (with potential to expand to full time)

All positions are primarily clinical but will require documentation, travel, and organization assistance as needed.  Employment will be with the company where the staff member is providing the most hours, with additional hours supplemented by the sister agency.


The company executive office is located near Del Mar in north coastal San Diego County, California.  Music therapists may provide services throughout San Diego County.  Mileage reimbursement is provided between client locations.


The start date for this position is February 3, 2020, or sooner.


  • Has a bachelor’s degree in Music Therapy or equivalent.
  • Is passionate about working in an adult hospital setting, with children and adults with special needs, as well as with older adults within a relationship-centered, patient-centered framework.
  • Is a skilled clinical musician, strong in voice, guitar, piano and drumming.
  • Enjoys a variety of clientele and clinical settings.
  • Wants to contribute to the field of music therapy.
  • Has an interest in product and program development.
  • Is a dependable, responsible team player.
  • Is committed to advocating for our profession at the regional and national level.
  • Has excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Can successfully complete a background check, TB test, and drug test.
  • Comfort and familiarity with Google products (Docs, Sheets, Gmail, and GDrive).
  • Has reliable transportation.
  • Has interpersonal skills that excel in cultural sensitivity and respect for differences.
  • Wants to be a part of a fun and dynamic team of music therapists.


  • Clinical Music Therapy:
    • Working with a variety of clients in a variety of settings, primarily:
      • Pediatric Mental health (behavioral disorders/substance abuse)
      • Pediatric Medical (pediatric in-home and hospital)
    • Facilitate both group and individual sessions
    • Document impact on a regular and timely basis
  • Intern Supervision: Provide mentorship and guidance to MusicWorx interns during services and through personal
  • Facilitate business growth through networking and customer service
  • Attend and participate in event-related activities and meetings as
  • Exercise good judgment and confidentiality in dealing with volunteers, donors, and
  • Time Commitment: Hours vary. Occasional weekend work may be required.


Supervised by CEO-designated Senior Leadership Team member


  • Salary negotiable
  • Health insurance available
  • Dental insurance available
  • CBMT dues
  • AMTA membership dues
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Provision of work cell phone
  • Provision of either a company laptop or iPad
  • Continuing education stipend
  • Sick days, holidays, PTO, 401K, life-insurance, FSA, and other mental/physical health benefits
  • Access to the company’s expansive resource library and instrument inventory
  • Potential for regional and national conference attendance


Lindsay Zehren, MT-BC, Director of Programs

10455 Sorrento Valley Road, Suite 208

San Diego, CA 92121


Equal Opportunity Employer/ Drug Free Workplace

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