Help me find a (non-sexual) spa in Toronto that will hire a not-yet-registered massage therapy graduate.
July 5, 2012 8:05 AM Subscribe
Help me find a (non-sexual) spa in Toronto that will hire a not-yet-registered massage therapy graduate!
posted by windykites to Work & Money (5 answers total)
I recently graduated from massage therapy school, but because of a variety of factors, I won't be able to complete all of my licencing exams and requirements until sometime in the fall.
In the meantime, I am $33570 in debt- $10570 of which is consumer debt that I accumulated while in school- and I'm having trouble finding work, even fast-food.
I want to start paying down my debt and I really want to move out of my crummy, earwiggy basement room in the suburbs into something a little bit nicer- or at least closer to downtown. But the creditors are calling, and I don't really have an income to speak of; I've been scraping by doing clinical drug trials for cash. Plus, I need to make enough money that I can work less than full time hours; I need time to study so I don't get rusty before my exams.
Ideally, I'd like to find work in a spa or clinic, doing massage. But most of the ads that I find require you to already be registered- or they're the craigslist "spa" ads requesting hot ladies 18+... and I suspect, somehow, that that's not what I'm looking for.
I know that there are legitimate (no offense to anyone in the sex industry) spas that will hire unregistered people to do massage, at about $15/hour, but I have no idea where or how to find them. So, aside from fruitlessly combing ads, emailing resumes and filling out online job applications for hours every day, what can I do?