Employment Opportunities-Behaviour Interventionist

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    Describe the position in a 1-page (max) plain Microsoft Word document (no PDFs or company logos). List the hours, location, and name the BCBA supervisor(s). Email the document and request to Dr. Miriam Elfert at miriamelfert@capilanou.caOnce received, postings may take one to two working days to appear on the webpage. 


    Posted Nov 9, 2017

    Behaviour Interventionist(s) needed in Richmond (near Ironwood Plaza)

    Our family is looking for BIs to join our start up team. Our child is 3 years old and has a diagnosis of ASD. We live close to Ironwood Plaza and bus transit.

    We are looking for the following shifts:

    Wed., Thurs or Friday from 8:30 am - 10:30 am or

    any weekdays from 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm or 

    Sunday from 9 am - 11 am or 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

    Training will be provided by our Behavior Consultant, Elaine Gee, BCBA and our team lead. We require the BI to commit to at least 2 shifts of 2 hour per week, at least 1 year of commitment with a 2 month probation and attend monthly team meeting. Being able to converse in Cantonese is an asset. Salary will be based on experience in ABA.

    Please send your resume and cover letter to spectrumaba@gmail.com


    Looking for an ABA-SW!

    We are looking for a part time ABA-SW for a fun, happy, highly motivated and talkative 13-year-old boy! Position is at Eaton Arrowsmith School at UBC. Currently days are Monday, Tuesday and Thursdays, however this may be flexible, and the hours would be 8:30 am-3:00 pm and it would be a January 2018 start. We are looking for a person who is interested in extending their ABA experience to Social Thinking, self-monitoring, conversation skills and more. Team is supervised by Julide Saltuklaroglu Peace, BCBA and Site Director of Autism Partnership. If it turns out to be a good fit for both of us, you would be guaranteed the same position next year and there will also be hours available over the summer.

    If you’re interested send us an e-mail at: lindsaydaviesaba@gmail.com


    Posted Nov 3, 2017

    BEHAVIOUR SUPPORT WORKER (Richmond - Full Time) 

    Providing Resources and Independence for Youth Development (PRIYD)

    The PRIYD program is a community access program at Family Services of Greater Vancouver, focusing on functional life skills and community integration for special needs children and youth living in Burnaby, New Westminster, Richmond, and Vancouver. A support for children and youth with developmental disabilities and behavioural challenges, the goals of the program are to increase each person’s independence and to support the family. Service is provided both one-to-one and in small groups.

    Position Profile/Key Responsibilities

    Under the supervision of the Regional Service Coordinator, as a community-based Integration Support Worker you will provide service to families in Richmond in the following ways:

    • Provide one to one and group support to children and youth with developmental disabilities, such as Autism Spectrum Disorder
    • Formulate goals, action plans and strategies together with your clients and their caregivers
    • Through community based recreational activities, support your clients, using coaching, modeling and emotional support, to develop life skills, age and ability-appropriate independence and integration in the community
    • As a resource, advocate, role-model and community liaison, connect with social workers, behaviour consultants, educational staff and families as part of an integrated team 
    • Your commitment to meaningful documentation and progress reports will ensure continuity of care for your vulnerable clients

    Job Specific Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

    • Ability to teach functional life skills in a community setting
    • Demonstrated ability to work with children and youth with special needs, and their families
    • Ability to maintain a client’s safety in the community

    Education / Experience

    • Two years of post secondary education or training in child & youth care or a related field 
    • Demonstrated experience working with children and youth with developmental disabilities, such as Autism Spectrum Disorder 

    Other Requirements

    • Criminal record check is a condition of employment
    • Standard First Aid certificate, or concurrent training
    • Driver’s License and vehicle with business insurance

    Work Hours:  Tuesday to Saturday position: Tues-Fri 11:30am-7:30pm, and Sat 9am-5pm. Full-time, based on 35 hours per week.

    Salary/Pay Grade:  $1,498.22 bi-weekly ($21.40 per hour) GS 7, Step 1. Excellent benefits including pension & 3 weeks annual vacation.

    Start Date: ASAP              

    Closing Date:  November 11, 2017

    To apply: Please submit your resume and/or cover letter, with ‘Richmond’ in your subject line, outlining your interest and relevant experience to Jai Wilson, Program Manager, at jwilson@fsgv.ca


    Vancouver (False Creek): Looking for enthusiastic, highly experienced and resourceful ABA Behavioral Interventionists to work with a pretty special guy in grade 7. Our boy has a good sense of humor, but can be quite distracted by his environment.  

    Qualifications:

    • ABA experience
    • Must agree to a criminal record check
    • Love working with middle school children
    • Ability to take and apply constructive feedback
    • Ability to multi-task fluently
    • Ability to accompany child on community outings
    • Background in psychology or similar field an asset

    Specifics:

    • Shifts are Tuesday – Friday 3pm pick up from school.
    • At least 2 shifts
    • At least 1 team meeting per month
    • Hourly wage $18 starting wage or commensurate with experience.
    • Minimum 1 year commitment

    Responsibilities:

    • Working one on one with the child in multiple environments in the public.
    • Taking data on multiple program targets
    • Making data-based decisions
    • Developing resources and implementing individual curriculum
    • Attending team meetings
    • Communicating directly with school and home team members
    • Working under the supervision of a Board Certified Behavior Analyst, Heidi St Pierre, M. Ed. BCBA

    If this position suits you then send your resume, including references, your interest in this field, a brief history of yourself to this email address:  alisonraine@gmail.com

    We look forward to having you join our team.


    Posted Oct 31, 2017

    Outgoing Athletic Students Needed!

    Are you an outgoing and athletic student? Are you a quick learner, a brilliant mutli-tasker, and keen to further your career?

    If so, I welcome you to inquire about an interview as a Behaviour Interventionist!

    I am hiring bright, outgoing, and athletic students to work with a young adult with Autism Spectrum Disorder; providing support at home and in the community on the North Shore. 

    No experience is necessary – all training will be provided. Pay is dependent on experience. Applicants must be proficient in English and must have a vehicle.

    These positions are ideal for students in ABA, Kinesiology, Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Recreational Therapy, Psychology, Personal training, or aspiring to become Speech and Language Pathologists. This is excellent work experience for prospective grad students.

    What will you be doing in this position?

    • Job coaching / supporting client in work experience
    • Physical activity programs – daily intensive gym program in place
    • Independent living tasks – teaching the client (with direction) to complete various independent living tasks, such as doing personal laundry, ordering meals in the community, grocery shopping, cooking, etc.
    • Community outings – taking our client into the community to enjoy a good quality life, which he and his family have worked hard for him to access! This includes movies, pub nights, White Caps and Canucks games, watching fireworks, swimming, hiking, etc.

    What are the hours of availability?

    • Length of shift is approximately 6-7 hours
    • Minimum 2 shifts per week

    Contact Mei-Ling Ramsay at meilingramsay@gmail.com if you are interested!

    Supervised by BCBA Courtney Phillips


    Looking for an ABA-SW (Vancouver)

    We are looking for a part time ABA-SW for a fun, happy, highly motivated and talkative 13-year-old boy! Position is at Eaton Arrowsmith School at UBC. Currently days are Monday, Tuesday and Thursdays, however this may be flexible, and the hours would be 8:30 am-3:00 pm and it would be a January 2018 start. We are looking for a person who is interested in extending their ABA experience to Social Thinking, self-monitoring, conversation skills and more. Team is supervised by Julide Saltuklaroglu Peace, BCBA and Site Director of Autism Partnership. If it turns out to be a good fit for both of us, you would be guaranteed the same position next year and there will also be hours available over the summer.

    If you’re interested send us an e-mail at: lindsaydaviesaba@gmail.com


    Behaviour Interventionist/Tutor Needed (West Vancouver)

    Behaviour Interventionist needed in West Vancouver, Caulfeild area to work with a good-natured 21-year old male with ASD. No experience necessary. Pay is commensurate with experience. Training will be provided under the supervision of Julee Bassetto, M.Ed, BCBA.

    These skills will particularly benefit those entering the fields of Education, Kinesiology, Psychology, SLP, OT, and Health Care.

    Applicant must:

    • be responsible, enthusiastic, and reliable
    • work well independently and as a team member
    • be at least 19 years old
    • be fluent in English
    • be willing to commit for at least 1-year with potential to remain permanently
    • be willing to consent to a criminal record check for vulnerable adults
    • have their own vehicle and a valid class 5 driver's license
    • be available to attend team meetings

    We have flexibility to fill part-time and/or full-time positions as well as respite care opportunities. Training can begin immediately to fill open positions in December/January onwards.

    Please e-mail your resume, along with cover letter and availability to carlaromaniuk@shaw.ca.


    Posted Oct 19, 2017

    Behavioural Interventionist (Family Centred Practices Group)

    Family Centred Practices Group is looking for Behavioural Interventionists to work with our organization supporting families of children with autism spectrum disorders in the Greater Vancouver area. This work is highly rewarding and could lead to more senior level positions, as well as an opportunity for BCBA/BCABA supervision by Board Certified Behavior Analysts with the Family Centred Practices Group.

    Description of Duties

    As a behavioural interventionist you will be working with young children diagnosed with ASD as part of a Behavioural Intervention team, under the direct mentorship and supervision of a Behavioural Consultant. Your responsibilities will include:

    • Using teaching methods to target specific program goals as directed by a Behavioural Consultant and implementing teaching programs and other interventions as outlined on the child’s behavioural plan of intervention
    • Collecting data, monitoring, recording and reviewing client progress with team members
    • Maintaining an organized environment for intervention; including room organization and proper storage of materials and documents
    • Attending and participating in regularly scheduled team meetings
    • Participating in regular videotaping of behavioural intervention sessions with the child, as well as shadow and training sessions with Behavioural Consultant
    • Responding appropriately to oral and written feedback from the Behavioural Consultant by making necessary changes in order to follow through with suggestions made
    • Completing training modules and attending workshops on various topics for ongoing professional development (note: participation in training modules and workshops is not compensated, but mandatory, the fees for this training are included)

    Minimum Educational and Experience Requirements

    • Fluent in English (knowledge of other language(s) is an asset)
    • Experience working with young children
    • Applicants in Psychology, Special Education, Early Childhood Education, and Speech & Language Pathology are encouraged to apply
    • Candidates are required to be self-motivated, extremely reliable, enthusiastic, and possess excellent communication skills
    • A car and a valid driver’s license are a great asset
    • Willing to travel across the lower mainland
    • Minimum age for applicants is 19
    • Commitment of a minimum of 10 hours per week for at least a year
    • Clear criminal record check completed within the last 12 months

    Benefits

    • You will be provided with high quality training and support from qualified Behaviour Consultants
    • Potential for BCBA or BCABA supervision
    • Includes training workshops in behavioural intervention strategies
    • Paid as an employee twice a month (with source deductions)
    • Potential to move up into a more senior level position with FCPG
    • Salary range $12-$18/hourly

    If you are interested in this position, please apply here: http://fcpg.ca/join-our-group/behavioural-interventionist/


    Behavioural Interventionists (Vancouver - 41st and Oak Street)

    We are looking for an enthusiastic Behaviour Interventionists with at least experience working with 1-3 individuals with Autism to work with a three-year old boy who is currently in the process of receiving his diagnosis with Autism. This position consists of teaching using ABA which includes and is not limited to natural environment teaching, data collection and behaviour intervention implementation. This position will take place at the child’s preschool and will start immediately. Training will be provided by the Behaviour Consultant (BCBA) leading the team.

    This position requires three 2.5-hour sessions per week. Sessions can be Monday to Friday, from 9-11:30. A team meeting will be held for an hour once per month at home the client’s home (Main and 33rd, Vancouver)

    Wage: Range between $20-$25 depending on experience.

    • With at least experience working with 1-3 individuals on the Autism Spectrum
    • Clear criminal record check and references 
    • Fluent in English 
    • Minimum one year commitment 
    • Must be reliable to attend sessions consistently 

    If you are interested, please email your resume along with two references to eunice.c.i.yen@gmail.com


    Behaviour Interventionist (Burnaby between New Westminster and Edmonds)

    Job Description:

    We are looking for an energetic BI to join our team and work with our 4 year old son with Autism. He is a very energetic and easy-going kid who likes physical play (running, jumping, etc). He is somewhat verbal but his receptive language skills are stronger. He is currently using ESDM play-based therapy (a form of ABA) but no experience is necessary (although always welcome) as long as you enjoy working with children. Our Behavioural Consultant (Gabrielle Stigant) or Program Supervisor (Melanie Keleman) will be involved in your first few sessions to train you.

    Requirements:

    • No experience required, will be trained by our team
    • Minimum one year commitment, hours are flexible
    • Good with kids
    • Criminal record check required

    Salary:  $18/hr or TBD

    Contact:  If you think you might be a good fit for this position, please reach out to use at honeymacd@yahoo.com.


    Behaviour Interventionist/Tutor Needed

    Behaviour Interventionist needed in West Vancouver, Caulfeild area to work with a good-natured 21-year old male with ASD. No experience necessary. Pay is commensurate with experience. Training will be provided under the supervision of Julee Bassetto, M.Ed, BCBA.

    These skills will particularly benefit those entering the fields of Education, Kinesiology, Psychology, SLP, OT, and Health Care.

    Applicant must:

    • be responsible, enthusiastic, and reliable
    • work well independently and as a team member
    • be at least 19 years old
    • be fluent in English
    • be willing to commit for at least 1-year with potential to remain permanently
    • be willing to consent to a criminal record check for vulnerable adults
    • have their own vehicle and a valid class 5 driver's license
    • be available to attend team meetings

    We have flexibility to fill part-time and/or full-time positions as well as respite care opportunities. Training can begin immediately to fill open positions in December/January onwards. 

    Please e-mail your resume, along with cover letter and availability to carlaromaniuk@shaw.ca.


    Posted Oct 12, 2017

    Behaviour Interventionist Required 

    We are the parents of a loving, energetic high functioning 6 year old autistic girl. Her primary diagnosis however is Prader-Willi Synrome. She is fully verbal, lots of fun and in need of a new member added to her “dream team”. She is enrolled in an ABA program with a direct focus on family focus under the Nelly Kuttle. You will get direct training from our Behavioural Consultant with respect to training for this position.
    We are looking for 1 or 2 BI for 2-4 days per week (weekends included). 2 hrs each session. Wage will be dependent upon experience and education. 

    Minimum Requirements:

    • at least 19 yrs old 
    • college/university, student/graduate (PREFERRED but not required) major in (psychology, behavioural science, ECE-special need, ABA, Speech & Language Pathology or medical field)
    • clear Criminal Record Check completed within last 12 months
    • must have experience working with children or with special need children
    • good judgment, reliable, and problem solving skills
    • must be energetic, patient, fun, fast learner, committed, and loves to work with children
    • can commit to a once-a-month team meeting
    • prepared to document all progress/lacking of progress each session

    If this sounds like something you are interested in, please email me at siebenmandy@hotmail.com

    Contact: Mandy Young siebenmandy@hotmail.com


    Posted Oct 3, 2017

    Home-Based ABA Position

    We are looking to add new and experienced (senior) BIs to our well-established ABA home team in South Surrey, overseen by Program Supervisor Melanie Keleman and BCBA Michele Shilvock.  Our 9 year old boy is verbal, funny and smart with a personality that will keep you on your toes.  This is a fantastic learning opportunity, with a high level of training and supervision provided on a monthly basis across a wide variety of programming that includes desensitization goals, facilitated peer/sibling play, academic support, social/emotional learning and language goals. Our BCBA is also willing to provide additional supervision for candidates that require this for their educational hours. 

    This home-based position also offers an opportunity for transitioning into a full-time school-based ABA –SW position in September 2018. 

    Position requirements: you must be a minimum of 19 years old, have a valid criminal records check, have reliable transportation, be willing to make a minimum 12 month commitment to our team,  be dedicated to making a difference in the life of a child, and, last but not least,  be able to be silly and have fun.  Experience in ABA is preferred, but we are willing to train the right candidates!  Applicants should send resume and cover letter to rebeccakiesewetter@gmail.com


    We are looking for a dedicated, reliable and mature ABA Behaviour Interventionist with strong social skills in the East Vancouver area.  Our son is 21 years old and we are looking for someone to run one 2 hour session a week with him.  Session days are flexible and are scheduled around his work shifts each month so flexibility is required, including evenings when possible.  Programming focuses on social, behavioral and vocational skills.  A valid driver’s license or reliable form of transportation is required, however, ABA experience is not.  BCBA consultant support is provided by Lindsay Parrott and Dr. Sara White.  Training will ideally begin as soon as possible.

    Applicants must:

    • be responsible and mature
    • have strong social and communication skills
    • be at least 19 years old
    • have a clear criminal record check
    • make a minimum 12 month commitment

    Please send your cover letter and resume with references to lindsayparrott@hotmail.com.  You will be contacted for an interview upon review of your qualifications.  We look forward to hearing from you.


    Posted Sept 28, 2017

    I’m looking for an ambitious BI to join our team supervised by BCBA Joanna Chinn in Richmond. Applicant will take at least two 2-hour afternoon one on one ABA sessions weekly. The session will be taken place in preschool center (separate room from the center).

    Some details about my son and the session:

    • 4 years old boy, very gentle and mild
    • 2 afternoon sessions from 1pm-3pm is preferred
    • In a public preschool in Richmond, preschool staffs are so nice and corporative
    • Overlap, meeting and training will be provided by a super nice BCBA
    • Hourly wage matches experience

    Requirements of applicants:

    • Be patient, reliable, really love kids.
    • Clear criminal record
    • At least 19 years old
    • Have reliable transportation
    • Make minimum 12 months commitment

    Please send resume and cover letter to: peipeili1018@gmail.com.

    I’m looking forward to hearing from you. Thank you.


    Child Behaviour Interventionist (BI) Wanted

    North Vancouver family looking for a fun and creative BI to work with a 5 year boy with high functioning autism in a home based ABA program. The focus of the program is on higher language and social skills. Program is manager by Sylvia Hunter, BCBA.

    Ideal candidates should:

    • Be reliable and good with children
    • Ideal position for someone pursuing a career childhood special education, child development, communication disorders, occupational therapy, speech therapy, psychology or related field
    • Experience working with young children
    • Collect data and write weekly progress notes
    • Prepare materials/lessons based on the intervention plan
    • Excellent written and spoken communication skills
    • Be at least 21 years old
    • Have a clear criminal record check
    • Have reliable transportation
    • Be available to attend team meetings
    • Make a minimum 12 month commitment
    • Provide references

    There will be two sessions per week.

    Pay is dependent on experience.

    Please contact shunter@abacentre.ca if interested. 


    Come and experience an ABA success story

    This is an opportunity to join an established Home ABA Team of a 19-year-old male with Autism.  This position is for you if you would love to work with Special Needs individuals, are comfortable with working in a structured environment, want to work in a team setting as well as independently and are excellent at multi-tasking.  You will gain experience in behaviour management and you will learn to master the discrete trial method including data collection. These skills will particularly benefit those entering the fields of education, kinesiology, speech & language pathology and psychology and/or someone seeking an enriched learning experience.

    No experience is necessary.  Training is provided.  We are looking for someone who is available 2 days per week, after school from for 3:15-6:15pm. There are bi-monthly consultation meetings, which take place one weekday evening.  You will work one-on-one with the student teaching him academic, social, communication, life and leisure skills.  He has a great sense of humour, is eager to learn, and socially motivated. 

    A car is an asset, but not mandatory; our home is located in the Lynn Valley area of North Vancouver.   ABA training can commence immediately.  A one-year commitment is required. Supervising BCABA is Rachel Russell.

    For additional information and/or to apply, please reply with resume to: nvaba1078@gmail.com


    Child Behaviour Interventionist (BI) Wanted

    North Vancouver family looking for a fun and creative BI to work with two boys, 6 and 4 years old, both with high functioning autism, in a home based 1:1 ABA program.

    The focus of the program is on higher language and social skills. Sylvia Hunter, BCBA, manages program.

    Ideal candidates should:

    • Previous experience working with children with autism spectrum disorders (preferred)
    • Degree or currently enrolled in college with preference to programs related to childhood special education, child development, communication disorders, occupational therapy, speech therapy, psychology or related field
    • Familiar with implement the approaches to intervention based on the science of Applied Behaviour Analysis.
    • Collect data and write weekly progress notes
    • Prepare materials/lessons based on the intervention plan
    • Collaborate with teachers and allied health professionals (speech therapists, occupational therapists)
    • Excellent written and spoken communication skills
    • Have a clear criminal record check
    • Have reliable transportation
    • Make a minimum 12 month commitment
    • Provide references

    Our sons are playful and affectionate. This position is only suitable for someone able to effectively engage and motivate a playful, easily distracted young child. At the same time, the candidate should be intelligent and serious enough to balance 'rapport' with effectively 'running the program' as designed and carefully collecting accurate data (detailed training provided) while engaging with structured activities that the child will generally interpret as 'playing games'. Compared to some families, we run a fairly organized, goal-oriented, reflexive data-centered program. In short, this is not a babysitting position, but will be excellent practical experience for someone seeking to be a BCBA designing and implementing organized ABA-based programs in the future.

    Sessions will be 2 times per week: 2:30 to 4pm and 4 to 5:30pm.

    Wage will be $20 to $30 depending on experience.

    To apply for this position, please email: cristiane.hemming@gmail.com


    BEHAVIORAL INTERVENTIONIST (BI) WANTED

    Coquitlam family looking for a Behavior Interventionist for a home-based 1:1 ABA program. Supervision provided by Cherry Truong, BCaBA and Kathryn Theroux, BCBA

    Our family is seeking a new or experienced BI for our 7-year old son with high functioning autism. He is a playful and imaginative boy with excellent communication skills.

    Shifts will be Tuesdays and Thursdays after 3:30 PM and/or possibly weekends.

    Location: Coquitlam (near Mundy Park)            

    Requirements: 

    • ABA and ASD experience preferred, but not required
    • Clear criminal record check
    • Provide references
    • Works well independently and as part of a team
    • Takes direction from team leader
    • Excellent spoken English language skills
    • Able to make 1 year commitment

    Wage: Dependent on ABA education/experience; $20 to start

    To apply for this position, please email: ccorrado@telus.net


    Harbourside Family Counselling Centre is committed to supporting its staff and the community towards its highest well being. Develop a deeply satisfying career with us where you can expand your skills and work alongside highly respected, team focused practitioners.

    Behavioural Interventionist (Vancouver)

    Job type:  Part-time (10-30 hours per week)

    We are looking for an enthusiastic Behaviour Interventionist to provide behavioural support at home and in the community to school aged children and young adults.

    The Behaviour Interventionist will work with a clinical team to implement a treatment plan based on the science of Applied Behaviour Analysis. Areas of support include cognitive, social, life skills, communication, play and emotional and behavioural regulation. The Behavioural Interventionist will participate in coordinated services, conflict resolution, outdoor activities, social emotional learning, crisis intervention, and building life skills.

    Training will be provided by Laura Burke, MA, RCC.

    Description of Duties:

    As part of your work, responsibilities will include:

    • Supporting the achievement of goals as directed by a Behavioural Consultant, and implementing support programs and other interventions as outlined on the child’s behavioural plan based on his functional assessment.
    • Collecting data, monitoring, recording and reviewing client progress with team members.
    • Attending and participating in regularly scheduled team meetings.
    • Participating in shadowing and training sessions with Behavioural Consultant and Clinician
    • Responding appropriately to oral and written feedback from the Behavioural Consultant and Clinician by making necessary changes in order to follow through with suggestions made.
    • Creating a fun and supportive environment for the client and their family.

    Minimum Educational and Experience Requirements:

    • Fluent in English
    • Experience working with children and/or young adults
    • Applicants in Psychology, Special Education, Early Childhood Education, and Speech & Language Pathology are encouraged to apply
    • Candidates are required to be self-motivated, extremely reliable, enthusiastic, active, and possess excellent communication skills
    • A car and a valid driver’s license are a great asset
    • Willing to travel within Vancouver
    • Minimum age for applicants is 19
    • Flexible hours – afternoon, evening and weekend availability an asset
    • Clear criminal record check completed within the last 12 months
    • A desire to connect with the client and share your own interests  

    Child Behaviour Interventionist (BI) Wanted

    North Vancouver family looking for a fun and creative BI to work with a 5 year boy with high functioning autism in a home based ABA program. The focus of the program is on higher language and social skills. Program is managed by Sylvia Hunter, BCBA.

    Ideal candidates should:

    • Be reliable and good with children
    • Ideal position for someone pursuing a career childhood special education, child development, communication disorders, occupational therapy, speech therapy, psychology or related field
    • Experience working with young children
    • Collect data and write weekly progress notes
    • Prepare materials/lessons based on the intervention plan
    • Excellent written and spoken communication skills
    • Be at least 21 years old
    • Have a clear criminal record check
    • Have reliable transportation
    • Be available to attend team meetings
    • Make a minimum 12 month commitment
    • Provide references

    Sessions will be 2 times per week,

    Pay is dependent on experience

    Please contact shunter@abacentre.ca if interested. 


    Posted Sept 26, 2017

    Behaviour Interventionist Needed (Richmond & East Vancouver)

    Seeking ambitious individual interested in working with children with Autism Spectrum Disorders to join our teams. We are looking to fill 2-3 home based 1:1 ABA teaching sessions per week in Richmond (Steveston), and East Vancouver under the supervision of BCBA Alexia Stack and BCaBA Andrea Schneider. All initial training and supervision will be provided on site, with ongoing training in person, via email, and at team meetings. Driving is not required, but encouraged as opportunities to work on more teams across Greater Vancouver District may be provided to applicants who are a strong fit with our teams.  

    Richmond/Steveston Position Details:

    • 2-3 sessions per week (3 hours each)
    • 1:1 sessions with 5 year old boy
    • Sessions to be held after school hours (M/T/TH/F) or Saturday mornings
    • Must attend 1 team meeting held monthly
    • Starting wage between $18.00 - $20.00 (dependent on experience)

    East Vancouver Position Details:

    • 2-3 sessions per week (3 hours each)
    • 1:1 sessions with 2 brothers; 4 and 7 years old
    • Sessions to be held after school hours & mornings, dependent on availability
    • Must attend 1 team meeting held monthly
    • Starting wage between $18.00 - $20.00 (dependent on experience)

    These positions are ideal for applicants who are:

    • Detail oriented and open to learning new skills
    • Skilled at communicating with team members, including parents and professionals
    • Comfortable working both 1:1 with children and in a team setting
    • Open to receiving ongoing feedback to enhance their skills and performance
    • Willing to work in fast paced, high energy environment
    • Interested in pursuing a career in: ABA, special education, teaching, early childhood education, disability studies, or rehabilitation/health care

    Please send a copy of your resume and a cover letter detailing why you are an ideal candidate for this position to andrea@ablockabove.com


    Posted Sept 20, 2017

    Looking for an outgoing male BI to work with an 11 year boy in the North Vancouver/Burnaby area.  Sessions will be focused on community outings and building self-regulation/social skills.  Sessions will be 2 times per week.  The Program is managed by Sylvia Hunter, BCBA.

    Ideal candidates should:
    • be reliable and good with children.
    • be at least 19 years old
    • have a clear criminal record check
    • have reliable transportation
    • be available to attend team meetings
    • make a minimum 12 month commitment

    Pay is dependent on experience.

    Contact: madanishirin@aol.com


    Posted Sept 14, 2017

    Behaviour Interventionist / Tutor Needed (West Vancouver)

    Behaviour Interventionist needed in West Vancouver, Caulfeild area to work with a 21-year old male with ASD. No experience necessary. Pay is commensurate with experience. Training will be provided under the supervision of Julee Bassetto, M.Ed, BCBA. 

    These skills will particularly benefit those entering the fields of Education, Kinesiology, Psychology, SLP, OT, and Health Care.

    Applicant must:

    • be responsible, enthusiastic, and reliable
    • work well independently and as a team member
    • be at least 19 years old
    • be fluent in English
    • be willing to commit for at least 1-year with potential to remain permanently
    • be willing to consent to a criminal record check for vulnerable adults
    • have their own vehicle and a valid class 5 driver's license
    • be available to attend team meetings

    We have flexibility to fill part-time and/or full-time positions as well as respite care opportunities. Training can begin as early as October to fill open positions in December/ January onwards.

    Please e-mail your resume, along with cover letter and availability to carlaromaniuk@shaw.ca.


    Posted Sept 11, 2017

    BEHAVIORAL INTERVENTIONIST WANTED

    North Vancouver Family looking for a Behavioral Interventionist for a home-based 1:1 ABA program.

    Supervision provided by experienced BCBA, Michele Shilvock utilizing more naturalistic developmental principals within an ABA program.  Programming will offer the right candidate the chance to learn across a variety of domains from language and communication development to play and social skills and more.

    Our family is looking for a new or experienced BI for our 2-year-old daughter. She is a sweet and loving girl, who loves the outdoors.

    We are hoping to create a team that can provide up to 40-hours/week!  Therefore there are multiple shifts available weekly.

    Best Suited Candidates will meet the following:    

    • Experience working with children with autism and/or children with special
    • Experience in ABA desirable but not required
    • Cleared criminal record check
    • References
    • Work well independently and as part of a team
    • Fluent in English
    • Fun and creative
    • Able to multi-task and work well independently
    • Able to implement evidence-based strategies

    Valid BC driver’s license preferred 

    To apply for this position please email: hello@caralynnemclean.com


    Behaviour Interventionist/Home school tutor (North Burnaby – The Heights)

    We are looking for a Behavior Interventionist (BI) to join our home school team for our 16-year-old son with autism.  This position is a great opportunity for advancement in this field.  The right candidate would be working under the highly qualified Board Certified Consultant.

    Interviews will start asap and hiring/training will begin in early September.

    Job description:

    • Teaching communication, behavior, academic, social, and life skills to our son using principles and strategies of Applied Behavior Analysis
    • Following the direction of our Behavior Consultant in the methods of Verbal Behavior Analysis and the implementation of a Positive Behavior Support plan
    • Transferring these skills into the natural environment through play and creativity
    • Collaborating with the home-school team via monthly team meetings, consultant visits, and daily reports
    • Keeping program targets, materials, and data collection up-to-date under the supervision of the Behavior Consultant

    Our home-school program is run daily; BIs have the option of working either morning or afternoon sessions.  We would prefer candidates that are willing to work at least two to three 2.5 hour sessions per week.

    Shift times are 9:30am-12pm or 1pm-3:30pm Monday – Friday.

    Qualifications:

    • Minimum age for applicants is 19-years-old
    • Fluent in English
    • A clean criminal record check (this check will be performed at our expense)
    • Reliable transportation; a car and valid driver’s license are assets
    • At least 1 full year of working with children with autism
    • Schooling in Psychology, Education/Special Education/Early Childhood Education, and/or Speech and Language Pathology are assets
    • Knowledge and experience in Verbal Behavior and the ABLLS-R
    • Excellent skills in  Natural Environment Teaching situations
    • Play skills and creativity are great assets, as this is a very fun and high-energy home-school program.
    • Initiative, enthusiasm, motivation, collaboration, reliability, willingness to learn, openness to feedback, and communication skills are extremely important.
    • Must be able to commit to a minimum 1 year with the team.

    Rate of pay $15 - $17 per hour will depend on knowledge and experience.

    Please respond to this ad with a resume, availability, and references with the title, “Behavior Interventionist/Home school tutor,” in the subject line to magnolias@telus.net


    Lead Behaviour Interventionist/Home School Tutor (North Burnaby – The Heights)

    We are looking for an experienced Lead Behavior Interventionist (BI) to help supervise our home school team for our 16-year-old son with autism.  This position is a great opportunity for candidates who are working on their practicum and would like to further their education in this field.  The right candidate would be working under the highly qualified Board Certified Consultant.

    Interviews will start asap and hiring/training will begin in September.

    Job description:

    • Teaching communication, behavior, academic, social, and life skills to our son using principles and strategies of Applied Behavior Analysis
    • Following the direction of our Behavior Consultant in the methods of Verbal Behavior Analysis and the implementation of a Positive Behavior Support plan
    • Transferring these skills into the natural environment through play and creativity
    • Collaborating with the home-school team via monthly team meetings, consultant visits, and daily reports
    • Keeping program targets, materials, and data collection up-to-date under the supervision of the Behavior Consultant

    Our home-school program is run daily; BIs have the option of working either morning or afternoon sessions. We would prefer candidates that are willing to work at least two to three 2.5 hour sessions per week.

    Shift times are 9:30am-12pm or 1pm-3:30pm Monday – Friday.

    Qualifications:

    • Minimum age for applicants is 19-years-old
    • Fluent in English
    • A clean criminal record check (this check will be performed at our expense)
    • Reliable transportation; a car and valid driver’s license are assets
    • At least 1 full year of working with children with autism
    • Schooling in Psychology, Education/Special Education/Early Childhood Education, and/or Speech and Language Pathology are assets
    • Knowledge and experience in Verbal Behavior and the ABLLS-R
    • Excellent skills in  Natural Environment Teaching situations
    • Play skills and creativity are great assets, as this is a very fun and high-energy home-school program.
    • Initiative, enthusiasm, motivation, collaboration, reliability, willingness to learn, openness to feedback, and communication skills are extremely important.
    • Must be able to commit to a minimum 1 year with the team.

    Rate of pay is $18-$25 and will depend on knowledge and experience.

    Please respond to this ad with a resume, availability, and references with the title, “Lead Behavior Interventionist/Home school tutor,” in the subject line to magnolias@telus.net

    Thank you.


    Behaviour Interventionist Needed - North Vancouver (Deep Cove)

    If you are looking to build practical experience in the field of behaviour intervention, this is an ideal client and situation for you. For the first few months, you will be closely supported by a Behaviour Analyst as well as the preschool staff.

    • Start date:  Sept 12, 2017
    • End date:  Late June 2018
    • Requirements:  child minding experience, RCMP criminal record check
    • Setting:  Preschool
    • Client:  4-year old with ASD
    • Work Schedule:  Mondays 9am-12pm; Tuesdays/Wednesdays/Thursdays 12pm-2:45pm
    • Position Responsibilities:  facilitate social situations, assist with classroom transitions, reinforcing good manners

    Contact Ceilidh (pronounced Kaylee) Beck @ 778-239-7867


    BEHAVIOURAL INTERVENTIONIST POSITION – BURNABY

    We are looking for a BI to work with our 3.5-year-old child with ASD. Sessions will be in preschool and in our home in Burnaby. Hours will be Monday-Friday, 2-3 hours a day.  Competitive wage will be offered and will depend on experience. 

    Qualifications:

    • Experience working with children with autism and/or children with special needs
    • Must be able to be creative in applying strategies taught
    • Fun and playful with children
    • Fluent in English
    • Valid BC driver's license and vehicle required
    • Satisfactory criminal record check
    • Must be at least 21 years’ old
    • Current first aid certificate an asset, can be completed after hiring

    For more information or to apply for this position please email: jcloset99@gmail.com