KidLinks is Hiring! Therapeutic Music Entertainer (Part-time Contractor)

Published by Leigh Trevino on: Feb 06, 2020 — General


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THERAPEUTIC MUSIC ENTERTAINER

Part-time Contractor

Job Summary:

The contract, part-time Therapeutic Music Entertainer, under the direction of the KidLinks Director of Programs, is responsible for providing 10+ hours/month of live music at bedside, in clinics, and with groups in playrooms and waiting rooms at hospitals and special care centers throughout DFW.

Goals of the Position:

  • To serve children and families who are in need of Therapeutic Music Entertainment
  • To continue to grow public awareness and support through KidLinks Therapeutic Music Entertainment program
  • To serve as a KidLinks ambassador on audio and related projects that will support and promote KidLinks (a plus)


Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Conducts Therapeutic Music Entertainment locally – 10+ hours per month
  • Faithfully represents and carries out the mission, goals and spirit of service embodied in the KidLinks philosophy
  • Protects the confidentiality of sensitive information
  • Helps set the tone and carries out the vision of the organization
  • Creates new songs/music for KidLinks use (a plus)

Qualifications:

  • Strong vocal and music performance skills
  • At least 3 years experience working or volunteering with children
  • Strong project and time management skills
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and a commitment to and passion for the KidLinks mission
  • Committed to, and proficient in, serving children with special medical and emotional needs

Working Conditions:

  • Position requires an individual to work independently of a structured office environment
  • Position requires an individual to be available for limited travel
  • Position requires an individual to travel within the DFW Metroplex on a regular basis
  • Position requires an individual to perform in many different types of environments
  • Position requires reliable personal transportation for off-site performances
  • Position requires a valid driver’s license and proof of auto insurance
  • Position requires Volunteer Department training in venues to be served, as required

To apply:

Interested applicants should EMAIL cover letter, resume, and music sample/demo/link to leigh@kidlinks.org with “Therapeutic Music Entertainer” as the subject. No phone calls please. Materials must be provided to be considered. No Subcontracting, Please.

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