American Therapeutic Recreation Association

Job & Internship Opportunities

Therapeutic Recreation Intern

Challenge Alaska

Location: Anchorage, AK
Semesters: Spring, Summer, Winter

Posted On: 11/08/2016

Population Age: Adults
Population Characteristics: Developmental Disabilities, Physical Disabilities
Primary Setting: Community
Housing Available: No
Number of CTRs Employed at Facility/Agency: 2

Stipends or Other Benefits: Yes
Listing of Stipends or Other Benefits:
$2,000 paid over the course of internship, occasional use of agency vehicle for personal travel to/from site.

Challenge Alaska is a non-profit organization that provides adaptive sports, therapeutic recreation and education for people with disabilities. Each student will have the opportunity to experience everything Challenge Alaska has to offer with emphasis in certain areas/populations, and depending on the season and agency resources. Since 1980 we have provided recreation based programming as well as leisure education in our community. We are looking for students who are dynamic, enjoy being challenged, enjoy working as part of a team yet function independently, are willing to take on leadership roles and who have the vision and desire to put the client's needs first in everything they do. We accept interns in the winter (Jan-Apr) and summer (Jun-Sep). To apply or for more information about our internship program visit our website at and click on the page entitled Interns.

Contact Information

Jeff Dick

How to Apply