BCTRA has developed this job description (see below) as a resource for employers who are initiating a new Recreation Therapist staff level, clinical position, updating an existing job description, or evaluating a current Therapeutic Recreation delivery system.

Please note that it is intended as a ‘generic’ representation of typical job duties and qualifications and is based upon: a composite of existing job descriptions in the Health Regions throughout BC; the Canadian Therapeutic Recreation Association’s standards of practice for the profession (see below); the National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification (NCTRC) Job Analysis and the NCTRC Certification Standards.

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BCTRA Standardized Job Description (PDF)

CTRA Standards of Practice (PDF)