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Art Therapist - Part Time Position



Job Title

Art Therapist


Brief Description

The Hochstein School’s Expressive Arts Department encompasses music therapy, art therapy, and dance movement therapy and serves clients of all ages and abilities. Clients are seen individually and/or in groups. Most individual clients are seen onsite at Hochstein for weekly 30- to 60-minute sessions whereas group sessions are typically run offsite (at group homes, residences, long-term care facilities, and day habilitation programs) and are usually about 60 minutes in length.  Art therapy groups typically meet weekly or bi-monthly.



All applicants should have:

  • Interest in working with individuals/groups of all ages/abilities, especially children/adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities
  • Desire to work collaboratively as part of a team (with faculty, caregivers, and service providers)
  • Dedication to maintaining and expanding Hochstein’s art therapy client base
  • Passion for the field of art therapy
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Reliable transportation and a valid driver’s license
  • ATR credential (within 12mo of hire date)


Starting Date

Pending applicant availability, this job is open now.



Part-time hours to start (5-8 hrs/week with room to grow)
Afternoon/evening availability required
Hourly compensation commensurate with experience


Please send your resume, cover letter, and three references to Expressive Arts chair Jennifer Phillips at jennifer.phillips@hochstein.org.


August 2022


Hochstein is a diverse community of teachers and learners and BIPOC candidates are encouraged to apply.


The Hochstein School is a vibrant organization in Rochester, NY, offering high-quality instruction in music, dance, and expressive arts (music, art, and dance therapy). Established in 1920 to commemorate the artistry, life, and service of David Hochstein – a prodigious violinist who died serving in World War I – the School welcomes students of all ages, abilities, proficiency levels, ethnicities, and socio-economic backgrounds in an inclusive and accessible environment that provides artistic opportunities for all. More than 100 years after its founding, Hochstein annually serves more than 3,000 students from a 12-county region surrounding Rochester. The School is active throughout the community and provides tuition assistance to more than 50% of its students. The acclaimed Hochstein Performance Hall, located within the school's historic downtown building, hosts concerts and events throughout the year.