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Music Therapist 

Position: Music Therapist 

Reporting To: Director of Community Outreach

Hours: 2-10 hours weekly with opportunity to grow 

Compensation: Commensurate with Experience 

How to apply: Please email cover letter and resume to tiffany@swallowhillmusic.org with the subject line “Music Therapist Application”. 

Deadline to apply: March 31, 2020, 5 p.m.

Swallow Hill’s Music Therapy programming is facilitated by Board Certified Music Therapists, who use evidence-based music programming and interventions to support specific physical, emotional, cognitive or social needs. Swallow Hill’s music therapists use music as the tool to help improve people’s lives. We take pride in meeting the needs of a wide variety of individuals who want to learn and experience music including (but not limited to): 

 

  • Individuals with Sensory Processing Disorders or Autism Spectrum Disorders 
  • Individuals with Developmental disabilities 
  • Adults living with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease 
  • Individuals dealing with Trauma or mental health issues 
  • Individuals who are immunocompromised and their families 
  • Veterans living with mental health needs 

 

The Therapist position will be helping to cover current programming for Swallow Hill therapists on leave in the summer months, but depending on your interest, there might be additional opportunities available for immediate work in addition to long-term opportunities. Swallow Hill’s outreach programming is growing rapidly and we are looking for interested instructors to teach a variety of programming. 

 

Swallow Hill offers much flexibility. You choose your days/times for individual sessions at Swallow Hill and can work this alongside other schedules or clinical work. 

 

Job Requirements: 

  • MT-BC certification 
  • Bachelor’s Degree (or higher) in Music Therapy 
  • Experience working with ASD, kids and adults with mild to moderate intellectual and developmental disabilities, geriatrics and dementia, early childhood development with special needs 

 

Job Duties: 

  • Provide individual sessions at Swallow Hill for families interested in adaptive lessons, and typical (overall) music therapy sessions 
  • Provide group sessions offered at remote locations throughout Denver metro area with assisted living and geriatric populations 
  • Potential for group sessions in part with Little Swallows outreach programming with preschool and elementary aged children (music therapist to address higher needs schools/classes and classes with special needs) 

 

If you are looking for a chance to broaden your overall clinical skills and scope of practice, and want to work alongside a diverse musical team, consider joining the team at Swallow Hill. 

 

Materials must be received 5pm March 31, 2020 to be considered for this position.

Summer Brand Ambassador

Position: Summer Brand Ambassador

Term: Part-time; Seasonal: June – August; $15/hour

Reports to: Marketing Director

How to apply: email Meg Yon, Marketing Director, at meg@swallowhillmusic.org, with the subject line Summer Brand Ambassador. No phone calls, please.

Deadline to apply: March 31, 2020

 

Spend your summer at outdoor concerts across Denver! Swallow Hill is hiring a seasonal Brand Ambassador to serve as a Marketing Department representative at our Denver Botanic Gardens Summer Concert Series, Shady Grove Picnic Series at Four Mile Historic Park, Clyfford Still Museum outdoor concerts, and more!

Ideal candidate would have an energetic personality, strong people skills and be a team player. All events take place outdoors so must be able to withstand summer weather conditions. See below for dates of required events.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Act as brand ambassador at all concerts at Denver Botanic Gardens Summer Concert Series, the Shady Grove Picnic Series at Four Mile Historic Park, and others.
  • Manage marketing materials at all off-site events, such as banners, brochures, flyers and posters.
  • Coordinate with our social media team manager to create engaging and relevant content at events.
  • Communicate with patrons at events about Swallow Hill Music and its programming.

 

Special requirements:

  • Must be able transport marketing materials from Swallow Hill to events.
  • Must be able to lift 20 pounds.
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time in summer elements.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to meet people and an interest to engage them in conversation.
  • An appreciation of music, especially the folk, rock and acoustic genres.
  • Must be able to work dates of events with asterisks. Other dates are more negotiable.

 

Available on following dates from 3-10pm.

6/3

6/10

6/11*

6/16*

6/17

6/24

7/1

7/7*

7/8

7/9*

7/10*

7/15*

7/22

7/23*

7/24

7/29*

8/4*

8/5*

8/10*

8/12

8/17*

8/19*

8/28*

8/30*

 

About Swallow Hill Music

Founded in 1979, Swallow Hill Music is a nonprofit community for musicians and music lovers who appreciate the ability of music to bring people together. As a home for individuals and families who want to learn about, listen to and perform music, Swallow Hill Music serves more than 172,000 people annually through its 3 music school locations, K-12 outreach programming, and concerts. Swallow Hill Music presents concerts at a wide range of venues across Denver, most notably at its 3 in-house performance spaces and at the Denver Botanic Gardens for its esteemed summer concert series.