illinois recreation therapy association
Education & Internships


Recreational Therapist

Sycamore Services Recreational Therapy Department has opening for a Recreational Therapist to work in collaboration with other members of the Interdisciplinary Support Team (IST) to provide community based treatment plans, services and recreation activities for individuals with disabilities.

Interested individuals can download the position summary and apply online at Sycamore Services - Recreational Therapist. For questions about this position, contact Sycamore Services Human Resources at 317-664-7068 or email

CTRS Consultant (PT)

Quality Care Consulting Services, Inc. is a consulting company providing CTRS, Activity, Recreation, and Long Term Care Consultants to Nursing Homes, Assisted Living, Dementia/Memory Care and Skilled Rehab short stay facilities. To apply, the applicant must have direct experience working in one of the prior mentioned settings.

Quality Care Consulting Services, Inc.
Susan Quattrochi-Tubin, PhD, CTRS, President
Phone: 773-685-3059
Fax: 773-632-2022
4044 N. Lincoln Ave #308, Chicago, IL 60618

Activity Aide

Responsible for performing the daily activity calendar requirements set by the Activity Director. Required to support and follow the Activity Program’s mission, philosophy, policies and procedures and state and federal regulations. Will achieve and maintain the highest quality of life for each resident, with understanding of all psychosocial, medical, and activity needs/preferences.

For more information and to apply: Alden Estates of Barrington, IL
Web: Job Description: Activity Aide - Alden Estates of Barrington

Recreation Therapists

There are openings across the United States for Recreation Therapists serving as a team member utilizing therapeutic recreation strategies to promote function and maximize quality of life for Veterans served.

Interested individuals should follow instructions once the position has posted on - recreation therapy.


Share a Job or Internship?

If your organization is interested in posting a job or internship opportunity in RT on the ILRTA website, contact Sheila Swann-Guerrero, or 708-687-4396

Your job or internship opportunity must be submitted in writing and sent to

Job and internship opportunities are posted for 4-week intervals. Please inform us if you would like the job or internship opportunity to be posted longer than the allotted time. This allows ILRTA to maintain an updated list. Thank you.


Contact ILRTA

For more information, send inquiries to:
PO Box 587
Oak Forest, IL 60452

Or Call: 708-687-4396


The ILRTA offers this resource for student and professional planning:
Internship Sites [Excel file]

If your agency offers CTRS eligible internships, please take 3-5 minutes to fill out:
CTRS Internship Sites