American Therapeutic Recreation Association

Job & Internship Opportunities

Recreation Therapy Intern

The Virginia Home

Location: Richmond, VA
Semesters: Fall, Spring, Summer

Posted On: 10/13/2015

Population Age: Adults
Population Characteristics: Physical Disabilities
Primary Setting: Long-Term Care Facility
Housing Available: No
Number of CTRs Employed at Facility/Agency: 7

Stipends or Other Benefits: No

The Recreation Therapy Department serves 130 residents who range in age from 20 to over 80. Most residents have resided at The Home for many years, creating a unique family environment. The department boasts 5 full-time Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialists, 1 full-time Board Certified Music Therapist, and 1 part-time Recreation Specialist. The diversity of the staff gives the student the opportunity to observe and work with a variety of personal styles in Therapeutic Recreation service delivery. The scope of services includes both group and individualized programming within the facility, as well as in the community. Program content focuses on daily use of the therapeutic swimming pool, gymnasium, and our state of the art recreation therapy department that includes an accessible kitchen and dining area, craft shop, music therapy room, and large multi-purpose room. For more information on our program and how to apply please visit our website.

Contact Information

Krista Killelea, C.T.R.S.

(804)359-4093 ext. 271

How to Apply