Are you committed to providing the highest quality of care to your music therapy clients?

Are you excited to bring your clinical and musical skills to individuals and groups in West Sacramento, California?

Are you ready to collaborate with interdisciplinary teams and build strong therapeutic relationships with clients and their families?



About Music To Grow On
Music To Grow On (MTGO) was established in 2000 to provide Music Therapy for individuals with special needs throughout Sacramento, Yolo, and Placer Counties. MTGO has remained committed to using music to assist individuals with special needs reach their fullest potential. MTGO continues to expand their vision and is establishing work with individuals and groups of all ages and abilities. MTGO contracts with 25+ school districts, two mental health facilities, two retirement communities, a handful of long-term care facilities and homes for adults with intellectual disabilities, and also serves private pay clients. MTGO is a mobile business based in West Sacramento, California serving facilities, schools, and individuals throughout Placer, Solano, Sacramento, El Dorado, and Yolo Counties. MTGO primarily provides services in person, however, about 10% of our clients are still seen virtually.

Job Description
Board Certified Music Therapist working with individuals and groups of all ages and abilities. This position is responsible for providing high quality group and individual services for children, adolescents, adults, and seniors in either the school, home, or a facility setting.


Entry Rate:
$30.00 / hour for direct services & documentation and preparation
$16.00 / hour plus $0.67/mile for travel
$17.00 / hour for training time

Additional Benefits:

  • Health and Dental Insurance Benefits (50% paid by MTGO for health and 100% of dental for basic plan)
  • Retirement Plan with up to a 3% match
  • Relocation Stipend
  • Professional Liability & Malpractice Insurance
  • VIP Membership with MusicTherapyEd for continuing education, as well as company provided training opportunities
  • Vacation Time, Sick Time, and 10 days of Holiday Pay
  • Company provided laptop computer and RingCentral phone number
  • Each employee is provided with a starter kit of instruments and also has access to MTGO’s extensive “Lending Library” for instruments and resources
  • Team-building social / off-site events


  • Develop therapeutic goals through assessment and evaluation.
  • Develop and provide appropriate music therapy interventions to support a variety of diagnoses and challenges ranging from physical, cognitive, emotional, And intellectual disabilities.
  • Provide weekly specialized individual and group music therapy sessions for individuals on the Autism spectrum and who are otherwise neurodivergent.
  • Employ musical skills in non-therapeutic setting by teaching music lessons.
  • Navigate telehealth services where needed.
  • Attend Individual Education Plan meetings and Collaborate within an interdisciplinary team to provide the highest quality of care to our patients/clients.
  • Maintain documentation that accurately reflects client outcomes through completed professional reports.
  • Drive between facilities, schools, and private homes.
  • Participate in team and staff meetings, professional development opportunities, and MTGO events.
  • Maintain patient confidentiality as mandated by HIPAA.
  • Attend professional development opportunities to maintain credential and advance clinical skills.


  • Board Certified Music Therapist (Must hold MT-BC credential)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent documentation and goal writing skills
  • Ability to be flexible and operate in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience in basic counseling/verbal processing skills
  • Promote a positive and energetic group environment
  • Experience building strong therapeutic relationships with clients
  • Experience working in a group therapeutic setting preferred
  • Experience working with neurodivergent individuals preferred
  • Knowledge of Individual Education Plan processes, developmental milestones, and of the assessment process and progress notes
  • Work well independently but also a good team player
  • Strong communication skills
  • Self-motivated, possessing grit and integrity
  • Strong clinical musicianship skills – excellent rhythmic skills, comfortable with improvisation and songwriting, and using a variety of repertoire
  • Valid driver’s license, reliable transportation, and automobile insurance and the ability to travel to multiple locations
  • Authorized to work in the U.S. without sponsorship
  • TB/PPD screening required upon hire
  • Technical skills: Google Drive / Workspace applications
  • Physical Requirements: carrying equipment, sight, mobility, sitting/standing


  • Large staff: Employees at Music To Grow On have the benefit of working with other Board-Certified Staff Music Therapists. Click here to meet our Team.
  • Learn from different philosophies: Within our staff, we have a Music Therapist trained in Neurologic Music Therapy, a Music Therapist with a Special Education Teaching Credential, and individuals with highly varied skills in different instruments, philosophies, and methodologies.
  • Support and encouragement: Employees can lean on each other for support, are always willing to answer questions, or offer ideas when one is in need.


“I love the continued support and opportunity for supervision that is offered. It is exciting to supervise future music therapists!” – Casie Esposito, MT-BC

“It’s a wonderful experience working with different kinds of populations and being greatly supported by the colleagues.” – Gigi Siu, MT-BC

“No matter what my question is, someone at MTGO is always willing to answer it. I feel so supported as a new Music Therapist here, and I love the opportunity for growth and expansion.” – Majesca Wong, MT-BC