Behavioral Support Staff

Easterseals UCP, is a non-profit service provider in North Carolina & Virginia. We are seeking a compassionate, caring, and dedicated Behavioral Support Staff to join our collaborative, multidisciplinary team designed to provide crisis interventions and support to children and adults.

What You’ll Do:

NC START Behavioral Support Staff provides support to persons with co-occurring developmental disabilities and mental or behavioral health needs who are temporarily accessing the START Center for crisis or planned crisis stabilization. This staff participates in the daily routine of the home and provides support for habilitative activities, personal care, health care and other activities. START Support Staff also help ensure a therapeutic environment at the START Center. START Center Counselors participate as part of comprehensive START model services that collaborate with individual’s primary provider and clinical home, community crisis services, family and others.

 How You’ll Benefit:

This is a part-time position, every Friday and Saturday 10pm-8am. You’ll earn a competitive salary of $20/hr. 

This role offers paid training and professional development.

What We’re Looking For:

To join our team, you must be willing to provide care in a supportive environment for individuals who may experience behavioral or mental health crisis, have a passion for helping others, have experience with MS Office suite and data entry, plus strong verbal and written communication skills. We also require the following:

  • Bachelors Degree in Social Work, Psychology or related Human Services Field
  • 2 years experience with supporting individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities and co-occurring mental health conditions required
  • Valid driver’s license, current auto insurance, and a clean driving record
  • Recent College Graduates interested in pursuing Graduate Level Programs in Social Work/Psychology/OT/PT or Nursing encouraged to apply


If you’re seeking a rewarding opportunity to make a massive difference in the lives of the community through the START model, please apply now at 


About Easterseals UCP NC & VA

Easterseals UCP is one of the largest non-profit service providers in North Carolina and Virginia dedicated to helping children, adults and families living with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities and mental health challenges live their best possible life. Each year, we support 20,000 families by delivering 9 million hours of direct services and a wide variety of life-changing programs in 140 different locations.

We believe in a diverse and inclusive culture that leverages unique strengths, perspectives and viewpoints of its workforce can and will advance our just cause, while building a healthy, sustainable organization. That’s why we listen, seek to understand and act to make our organization a safe place for individuals to be their authentic selves.

Applicants of all abilities are encouraged to apply!