As a Certified Therapeutic Recreational Specialist at Special Kids, you will have the opportunity to work alongside individuals who are passionate about serving others. You will need to demonstrate creativity and an ability to prioritize and manage your time. You will work on building relationships with the children, show a willingness to be hands on and play with the children, and demonstrate a self-motivated approach to patient treatment.


What you Need
Employer-paid Life Insurance
Employer-paid Short & Long-term Disability

Work hard, Play hard
Paid Holidays
Paid Time Off

For your Future
401K Plan
Continuing Education Account

Beautiful Murfreesboro



  • Full-time


  • Servant's heart
  • Passion to serve the children and families
  • Willingness to go the extra mile
  • Ability to access the needs of a patient and develop, write, and implement a treatment plan
  • Ability to continually evaluate the patient's progress and to revise the treatment plan as needed and complete in a timely manner
  • Assists in the administration of therapeutic programs for Special Kids
  • Ability to utilize various types of therapy equipment for therapeutic recreation
  • Possess a bachelor's degree and current Certified Therapeutic Recreational Specialist certification


  • Bachelor's degree
  • Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS) certification required
  • Pediatric experience a plus

Equal Employment Opportunity

Special Kids proudly provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetics, veteran status, or military or uniformed services, in accordance with all applicable governmental laws and regulations.  In addition, Special Kids complies with applicable federal, state, and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.  This applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.