Job Description

Do you love working with children and in collaborative teams? Do you have a drive to learn new things and continually improve your skill set? Are you looking for a job where you can be creative in many ways, and make a difference in people’s lives?

If you answered yes to these questions, then please consider applying to be Music Therapist at Lauren’s Institute For Education.

As our Music Therapist, you will primarily provide 1:1 pediatric music therapy sessions and group music therapy sessions in our Day Treatment-Adult program.

As a Music Therapist, you can expect a typical week to include:

  • Providing one to one treatment sessions (approximately 60 minutes).
  • Providing group music for the Adult Day Program one day of the week     
  • Documenting consumer progress.
  • Billing for sessions.
  • Attending collaborative meetings. 
  • Providing support to treatment teams.

At L.I.F.E. we take pride in our team approach. By combining the educational backgrounds and expertise of ALL our staff, we are able to provide the best possible treatments and education for our consumers. All members of our incredible team are valued for who they are and the impact they have on those they serve.

L.I.F.E. provides a robust benefits package, including:

  • 12 Paid Holidays(Paid after 90 days)
  • 2 Weeks of PTO (3 Weeks after 2 years)
  • Spring | Fall | Winter breaks (paid after 3 years)
  • Health | Vision | Dental
  • Wellness Program
  • 401K/Roth Retirement Plans
  • Performance and longevity bonuses
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee appreciation activities
  • Commitment Bonus:  $1000 - 25% after three months, 25% after six months, and 50% after one year
  • This equates to an added 25-30% in total compensation through potential benefits.

This position pays $20-$25/hour commensurate with experience.

Lauren’s Institute For Education (L.I.F.E.) is a non-profit organization serving people with disabilities in Gilbert, AZ in an all-inclusive transdisciplinary treatment center.

Skills / Requirements


  • CPR/First Aid/Article 9/Level One Fingerprint Clearance
  • Bachelor’s degree in Music Therapy
  • MT-BC credential required

Physical Expectations:

  • Music Therapist must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, often needs to model physical activities and move equipment throughout the day.


  • Preferred: work history with pediatrics
  • Preferred: experience with providing group music sessions.
  • Passionate about working with people with disabilities.
  • Growth mindset and drive to learn and improve skills and programs.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to work in multiple collaborative teams.
  • Strong ability to communicate about and promote programs (e.g., newsletter, social media).
  • Strong organizational skills.

Important Notes

After first interviews top selected candidates will be asked to participate in a demonstrative/experiential interview.

Please include a cover letter with your resume.

Commitment Bonus:  $1000 - 25% after three months, 25% after six months, and 50% after one year.