Behavior Specialist 1:1 / After-School Program

Behavior Specialist in After-School recreation environment.  Part-Time M-F 1:30p-5:30p

What You’ll Do:

Provide 1:1 support for child having special needs to assist at learning and increasing skills in all areas of independence, including: self-care, toileting and independent living skills.

  • Appropriately manage participant behavior and guide participant toward more acceptable social interactions.
  • Observe and listen to participants (in good and bad moments) to learn how they behave, what sounds they make means for them, and determine what their want or need is.
  • Implement positive behavior support plans and model appropriate behavioral interventions
  • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with participants, staff and family, and/or guardians. 

How You’ll Benefit

Being part of our team means we value and encourage your personal growth and development. We offer a competitive hourly rate, flexible schedules, and paid training for completing the required courses below to provide you with key skills to help serve our clients:

  • CPR / First Aid
  • Crisis Intervention Techniques
  • Medication Administration
  • OSHA/Bloodborne Pathogen (BBP)
  • Seizure Management
  • Other training courses relevant to this position and your growth.

What We’re Looking For:

  • Minimum of 18 years of age, high school diploma or GED required. College degree preferred.
  • Level of professionalism with a behavioral background including Recreational Therapy, Registered Behavior Technician, Special Education, Psychology, etc.
  • Must have 2 years of hands-on experience working one-on-one (1:1) supporting children with special needs.
  • Must have a valid, unrestricted, state-appropriate driver’s license and maintain current vehicle insurance.

If you’re looking for a rewarding career opportunity where you can make a huge difference in the daily lives of the people you’ll support, then please apply now on our website:

About Easterseals UCP NC & VA

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to helping children, adults and families living with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities and mental health challenges live their best possible lives. Each year, we support over 22,000 children, adults, and families with more than 9 million hours of meaningful direct services and life-changing programs in 140 different locations.

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