American Therapeutic Recreation Association

Job & Internship Opportunities

Therapeutic Recreation Internship

Goodwin House Bailey's Crossroads

Location: Falls Church, VA
Semesters: Fall, Spring, Summer, Winter

Posted On: 07/30/2015

Population Age: Older Adults
Population Characteristics: Geriatrics
Primary Setting: Long-Term Care Facility
Housing Available: No
Number of CTRs Employed at Facility/Agency: 2

Stipends or Other Benefits: Yes
Listing of Stipends or Other Benefits:
Potential stipend available for Senior Internships, free parking, free lunch during work days, membership to onsite pool and gym.

Therapeutic Recreation Intern Goodwin House Bailey's Crossroads Location: Falls Church, VA Semesters: Fall, Spring, Summer, Winter Posted On: 11/03/2014 Thank you so much for your interest in Goodwin House Bailey’s Crossroads as a potential TR Internship site. At Goodwin House, the TR staff are primarily responsible for providing therapeutic recreation services to a Healthcare Center with a capacity of 70 beds. We also provide support to an Assisted Living Floor of 40 residents and a memory care unit called “The Terrace” with a capacity of 17. Positions for CTRS staff is on the rise working with the geriatric population and internships at Goodwin House provide you with experience working in long-term care, assisted living, memory care, and independent living. Goodwin House strives to provide meaningful opportunities for residents to be active in recreation. We offer a wide variety of groups/programs, such as, Exercise & active games, mental aerobics(trivia), baking/cooking, trips(cherry blossoms, museums, luncheons, holiday lights, etc), aromatherapy, parties, service opportunities(care packages to troops, adopt a family during holiday season, making sandwiches for the homeless, etc), as well as working with other members of our department to put together facility-wide parties. We have a variety of resources, to include, our own transportation department and two wheelchair accessible vehicles, fitness center & pool, art center, in-house restaurant & bar, library, game/billiards room, and much more. Please feel free to explore more on our website. We are currently accepting applications for Internships. If you are interested, please send a resume and cover letter by email. In person interviews are preferred, but we are happy to offer phone interviews as well if that works best.

Contact Information

Jessica Peters, CTRS


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