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YES Waiver Animal Assisted Therapist

Contract Position

YES Waiver Animal Assisted Therapist

Description of Service

Animals are utilized in goal-directed treatment sessions as a modality to facilitate optimal physical, cognitive, social and emotional outcomes of a participant, such as increasing self-esteem, increasing motivation and reducing stress.

Rate of Payment


Areas to be Served

Bastrop County, Burnet County, Caldwell County, Fayette County, Gonzales County, Guadalupe County, Lee County, Williamson County


*At least 21 years of age
*Valid Texas Driver’s License or TX ID
*Pass all criminal, fraud and employability screenings
*Licensed professional with documented training and experience relative to Animal Assisted Therapy: includes a clinical social worker, professional counselor, marriage and family therapist, registered nurse, vocational nurse, physical therapist or occupational therapist
And utilize a YES Waiver endorsed certification program: Pet Partners, Life Manship, Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Association (EAGALA) or Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship (PATH) International
*Must utilize animals that meet guidelines established by the American Veterinary Medical Association.
*Must successfully complete all BBT and State required trainings prior to providing services to individuals

To Apply: If you are interested in applying for a contract with Bluebonnet Trails Community Services, please email and include position you are applying for.

1009 North Georgetown Street
Round Rock, Texas 78664

For Appointments or Information:

24-Hour Crisis Hotline:

Bluebonnet Trails Community Services as a recipient of Federal Transit Administration (FTA) grant dollars either directly from FTA or through the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), will comply with the Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. 2000d), the U.S. Department of Transportation implementing regulations, FTA Circular 4702.lB, and TxDOT PTN requirements as specified in Master Grant Agreement, and State Management Plan. Our Title VI Plan can be viewed here: Title VI Plan 2023-2026

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