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Music Therapist

Milwaukee, WI | Full Time
5 Days Ago

Job Description

AWP is seeking an experienced Music Therapist with a passion for inclusive, culturally-appropriate, and accessible wellness services, serving adults and/or youth in mental health recovery.

Music Therapists: This is a call to action to apply for jobs that promote equity, inclusion, access to preventive and complementary care, and that are brave spaces for our community. The Ascent Wellness Program (AWP) at Summit Wellness is looking for motivated wellness providers like you to help us expand our reach within the Milwaukee community and beyond. As an equal opportunity employer and a company that serves an incredibly diverse group of clients, we are always excited to receive applications from individuals with lives and stories as unique as the people we serve. 

We are a one-of-a-kind local program dedicated to bringing yoga and mindfulness, fitness training, outdoor services, nutrition services, physical therapy, and psychotherapy to individuals recovering from mental illness and other co-occurring disabilities. Our wellness services are provided in conjunction with other healthcare and social services, partnering with a team of professionals to ensure a welcoming and supportive experience for you and the client alike. Learn more about us here: and check out our Facebook page!

Here’s what we’re looking for:

  • Experienced therapist with 2 years working as a trauma-informed Music Therapist
  • Minimum Bachelor's degree in Music Therapy,
  • Must be certified with Certification Board for Music Therapists (CBMT) or on-track for certification.
  • Full-time availability (Monday-Friday, 9 am to 5 pm).
  • Must have excellent professional communication (verbal and written), trauma-awareness, and teaching skills.
  • Ability to independently plan and execute sessions each week, complete timely documentation (including assessments, wellness plans, progress notes, keeping teams updated and monthly summaries), maintain and improve improvisational clinical skills, and communicate effectively with family members and staff.
  • Candidates must have a general knowledge of a wide variety of diagnoses to provide services to our ever-expanding clientele.  
  • Proficient with basic computer software such as G-Suite apps, spreadsheets, word processing, and databases systems.
  • Ability to speak multiple languages is a plus.

At Ascent Wellness Program, we know that the way we treat our providers ripples out into the services our clients receive, so our culture is one that values community, open communication, acceptance, and support. We want everyone to have what they need to be their best self personally and professionally, including work that is purpose-driven, opportunities for growth and career advancement, and competitive wages and benefits.

Employees who meet full-time work requirements will receive a competitive salary along with a benefits package valued at an average of $500 /month, including medical, dental, & vision insurance, 401k retirement plan, short-term disability insurance, paid time off, and an Employee Assistance Program that includes free counseling services.

View the full job description here.

Submit your resume and cover letter along with your completed application if you’re interested in joining our team!