American Massage Therapy Association Offers Free Job Postings Online, MASSAGE Magazine The American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) is offering free job postings through October to employers looking to hire massage therapists.

The AMTA Job Bank provides a forum for employers and massage therapists to connect on massage job openings. All health care locations, spas, massage franchises and other employers can reach the membership of AMTA and recruit them to fill their massage therapy openings.

Go to the AMTA Job Bank and use promo code JOBPOST.

AMTA is also currently accepting nominations for the awards: the Dianne Polseno Lifetime Achievement Award and Jerome Perlinski Teacher of the Year Award.

The Dianne Polseno Lifetime Achievement Award honors the memory of Dianne Polseno, an industry leader who left behind a legacy of integrity, professionalism, volunteer service, massage research and an unquestionable commitment to the advancement of the massage education profession. For more information, read “Nominations Open Sept. 1 for AMTA’s Massage Lifetime Achievement Award.”

Nominations are also being accepted for AMTA’s 2014 Jerome Perlinski Teacher of the Year Award, through Nov. 30. Anyone can nominate a massage school teacher for this award. For more information, read “Nominate a Massage School Instructor for 2014 Jerome Perlinski Teacher of the Year Award.”

AMTA recently released an update on its ongoing interactions with health care, wellness and medical organizations, with several goals and objectives in mind. This includes influencing the health care community so it acknowledges the value of massage therapy and professional massage therapists. For the full update, read “2013 Update: American Massage Therapy Association’s Health Care Relationships.”

The American Massage Therapy Association is the largest nonprofit, professional association serving massage therapists, massage students and massage schools. The association is directed by volunteer leadership and fosters ongoing, direct member-involvement through its 51 chapters. AMTA works to advance the profession through ethics and standards, the promotion of fair and consistent licensing of massage therapists in all states, and public education on the benefits of massage.