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 Feb 15, 2018

    We are looking for a Behaviour Interventionist to work with a bright and charismatic 10 year old boy with high-functioning autism. You will be working under the supervision of Behaviour Consultant Nicki Sweeney.

    The job would involve picking him up from school (Cloverdale area of Surrey) two days per week, walking home, and hanging out with him, while working on skills and incorporating ABA principles. Focus will be on social skills, perspective taking, conversation skills, spacial awareness, creative writing, copying text, reading comprehension, planning and organization skills, etc.

    Full training will be provided. Experience is preferred, but not necessary. Most importantly, we would like a BI who is playful and patient and can relate to his interests including sports (soccer, BMX, scooter), creating YouTube videos, gaming, and playing with his younger brother.

    Starting wage is $15-20/hr depending on experience and education, and would be two days per week, from 2:30-6.

    Applicants must:

    • have strong play skills, social skills and communication skills
    • have a valid driver’s license or access to reliable transportation
    • be responsible and patient
    • be at least 19 years old
    • have a clear criminal record check
    • make a 1 year commitment
    • valid First Aid certification is an asset

    If interested, please email your resume, cover letter, and availability to Nicki Sweeney at nrsweeney@outlook.com


    Posted Feb 14, 2018

    Job Post for Behaviour Interventionist

    We are currently seeking a part-time behaviour interventionist to join our team at Imago Learning and Behaviour Services. Our agency provides assessment and individualized programming to children with autism or other developmental disabilities in the Lower Mainland Area. The selected individual will work directly with clients to help them acquire skills in areas such as language, social interactions, academics, and daily living skills, and to reduce challenging behaviour.

    This is an excellent opportunity for those working towards BACB certification (RBT, BCaBA, BCBA) and looking for quality training and supervision from a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst. Interested candidates should be fluent in written and spoken English, have a valid BC driver’s licence, be 19 years of age or older, have a background in education, psychology, or other related discipline, and complete a criminal record check. Please send your resume and a cover letter to: info@imagolabs.ca


    BEHAVIOURAL INTERVENTIONIST PART-TIME POSITION AVAILABLE

    Are you interested in working with children with Autism Spectrum Disorders? We are looking for an individual to join our team, working with two young children living in North Vancouver.

    This is a great opportunity for individuals who are enthusiastic, self-motivated, patient and enjoy playing with young children. Under the supervision of a BCBA consultant, you will implement goals to support the children in their home. Sessions are 2-3 hours at a time and 2-3 times/week for each child. During your sessions you will model age-appropriate play, communication, academics, and social skills.  You will incorporate specific goals during play and table-work activities and track progress. 

    Experience with young children and/or ASD is highly preferred, but not essential.  Ongoing training will be provided

    Please email resumes or any inquires to Karen at karen@laaf.ca

    Thank you 


    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 alongside 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, Whitecaps and Canucks games, watching fireworks, swimming, hiking, etc.

    What are the hours of availability?

    • Thursday evenings from 3-9 pm, and Sunday from 1-7 pm (may be flexible on days dependent on availability)
    • Shifts are typically 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


    Posted Feb 9, 2018

    BEHAVIOUR INTERVENTIONIST

    I am looking for fun, energetic, responsible and dependable ABA behaviour interventionists for multiple positions in Port Coquitlam, New Westminster, Vancouver, and North Vancouver.

    The sessions will be 2 hours long. Compensation will be between $15-18 depending on previous experience and education. The ABA program is managed and supervised by a BCBA behaviour consultant who will provide further training.

    Applicants must be/have:

    • Fun, creative and organized
    • Fluent in English
    • 19 years or older
    • Experience working with children (experience with children with special needs is preferred)
    • Have already or be willing to complete a criminal records check
    • Commit to 1 year
    • Applicants in psychology, special education, speech and language pathology are encouraged to apply.

    Please send your resume to Sara at sshababi@abacentre.ca


    Seeking Behavior Interventionist (BI) to work with fun-loving teenage boy with Autism Spectrum Disorder.

    Sessions will be after school hours.

    Location: North Vancouver (Seymour – transit accessible).

    Contact: Claudia at 778-984-0881.


    Behaviour Interventionist Positions Available

    We are looking to hire a part-time Behaviour Interventionist to work with teenager(s) and a child diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. The position will require to you implement behavioral interventions one on one with the individual in the home setting. You will be working under the supervision of a Behaviour Consultant to implement an intervention program based on the principles of Applied Behaviour Analysis. 

    During your sessions you will be engaging the individual in fun activities while teaching a variety of skills including communication skills, social skills, play/leisure skills, self-regulation, and self-care skills. You will be expected to collect data, and attend monthly meetings. You will receive ongoing training from the Behavior Consultant. There will be opportunities to work with additional families.

    Positions available:

    Teenager in East Vancouver (Near Renfrew and 22nd)

    2 sessions per week

    After school hours or weekends

    Teenager in Vancouver (Near Cambie and Marine)

    2-3 sessions per week

    After school hours or weekends

    Child (5 years old) in Vancouver (Near Main and 49th)

    2 sessions per week

    After school hours or weekends

    Qualifications:

    • Energetic and enthusiastic
    • Background in related field is an asset (e.g. psychology, education, speech and language pathology)
    • Experience working with children or teenagers
    • Experience working with individuals diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder is an asset
    • Vehicle and valid driver’s license is an asset
    • Minimum 19 years of age
    • Clear criminal record check completed within last 12 months

    Please send your CV to: samanderson478@gmail.com


    Posted Feb 1, 2018

    Seeking a Behaviour Interventionist/Tutor

    We are seeking a Behaviour Interventionist/Tutor for our 13-year old son. He in junior high school and has a diagnosis of both high-functioning autism and ADHD. He is very bright, but needs support in executive functioning, organizing his work, staying on task, managing avoidant behavior and his reactions.

    We are working with an experienced Board Certified Behaviour Analyst, Alexandra Voroshina, who will provide mentorship and will help set up a program of therapy.

    Details:

    • 2 hour sessions to be scheduled between 5-8pm weekdays
    • 2-3 times per week
    • $30-$40 per hour, depending on experience
    • Start date: February 2018
    • Location:  Vancouver Westside / Central Vancouver
    • Sessions to take place at our home, or a location close by such as Hillcrest Community Centre, or a public library

    The ideal candidate:

    • Has good sense of humour and is easy-going
    • Is pursuing (or completed), Post-Secondary Education in a related field (Education, Psychology, Applied Behavior Analysis)
    • Has experience working with teenagers (coaching, tutoring, school/community support worker, ABA therapy) is an asset
    • Experience and course work in Applied Behaviour Analysis is an asset but is not required.

    We are seeking a one-year commitment, following a 4-week trial/review period.

    If interested, please send resume to: mina1vancouver@gmail.com 


    BEHAVIOUR INTERVENTIONIST needed for our home based ABA program.

    Experience in Psychology, Special Education, or related disciplines preferred, but not required.

    You will be working with a 4 year old with autism. He is a sweet boy (no physical aggression) and a quick learner.

    Candidate must possess:

    • Enthusiasm and positive attitude
    • Ability to work cooperatively with team members
    • Good interpersonal and communication skills
    • Patience and commitment

    Location: Richmond (near Landsdowne Mall)

    Salary dependent on experience

    Flexible hours

    If interested, please send resume to Maria:  mariacyy0920@hotmail.com


    Posted Jan 29, 2018

    We are looking for two energetic and creative BIs to work with our cute and bright 3 year-old son in West Van. Each BI will have 2 to 3 shifts per week. Sessions will likely start at 1.5-2 hours and work up to 3 hours in the future. 

    • Experience with children is preferred. 
    • ABA/VB experience is preferred but not mandatory as training will be provided by our BCBA Elyssa McKee from Happy Oak. *training includes free workshops, hands on coaching, and the possibility to earn hours towards RBT, BCaBA, and BCBA supervision.
    • Pay is negotiable depending on experience with the possibility of pay raises in the future. 
    • We would like a one-year commitment and are looking for BIs who are reliable and organized. 
    • Must be 19 years old and have a current criminal record check

    If interested please send resume and 3 references to elyssa@happyoak.ca or call Elyssa at 604-837-7907

    Thank you!


    Posted Jan 25, 2018

    Full Time Integration Support Worker (Burnaby/New Westminster)

    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 Burnaby/New Westminster 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

    Required Competencies

    • Collaborative Communication
    • Personal Effectiveness
    • Personal Leadership
    • Commitment to Excellence
    • Client-Centered Change
    • Conflict Management
    • Developing Others
    • Networking / Relationship Building 

    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

    Why Work Here?

    • Friendly Work Environment
    • Flexible Working Hours
    • Excellent benefits including pension & 3-weeks annual vacation
    • Support the Local Community
    • Rewarding Experience
    • On-going Professional Development

    To apply

    Please submit your resume and/or cover letter, with ‘ISW Full Time’ in your subject line, outlining your interest and relevant experience to:  Jai Wilson, Program Manager     Email: jwilson@fsgv.ca

    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

    Start Date: ASAP 

    Closing Date:  January 30, 2018


    We are looking for an experienced BI to work with our 13-year-old son. He is a very loveable, funny, and strong-willed guy. He does not have a diagnosis of ASD - he has Hunter Syndrome. Hunter Syndrome is a very rare disease affecting approximately 20 people in Canada. It can affect some people both cognitively and physically. Our son’s language is similar to a 4-year old’s language. He can be funny and clever and just as any 13-year-old he loves his independence which can at times lead to some challenging behaviours. We are currently working on his morning routine and would like to start some afternoon/weekend sessions to work on social and communication skills.

    Morning shifts will be twice a week to start and begin at 6:45am. Your role will be to assist/teach his morning routine under the guidance of our behaviour analyst, Elyssa McKee, from Happy Oak Behavioural Consulting. You will also need to drive our son to school. School starts at 8:30am. Travel will be compensated up to 15 minutes making this a 2-hour paid shift as well as gas reimbursement for the distance from the home to the school based on mileage.

    We are looking for one after school session and a weekend session either Saturday or Sunday mornings. Sessions will be 2 hours with a possibility for a 3-hour session on the weekend.

    Hourly rate will be based on experience and is negotiable.

    If you are interested please send your resume and a list of 3 references to Elyssa at elyssa@happyoak.ca

    Thank you. 


    We are looking for an energetic and creative BI to work with our very funny and imaginative 4 year-old son in Coquitlam. We need someone to cover three 2 hour shifts per week including one weekend shift. 

    • Experience with children is preferred. 
    • ABA/VB experience is preferred but not mandatory as training will be provided by our BCBA Elyssa McKee from Happy Oak. *training includes free workshops, hands on coaching, and the possibility to earn hours towards RBT, BCaBA, and BCBA supervision.
    • Pay is negotiable depending on experience with the possibility of pay raises in the future. 
    • We would like a one year commitment and are looking for someone who is reliable and organized.

    If interested please send resume and 3 references to elyssa@happyoak.ca or call Elyssa at 604-837-7907

    Thank you!


    Looking for Behaviour Interventionist (BI) to work with a wonderful 14 year old boy with Autism on an established ABA team.  

    Focus will be on teaching daily living, independence, leisure, and community skills. 

    Must have a reliable car and clear driving record.

    Experience with ASD/ABA preferred but on-the-job training will be provided. 

    Supervision will be provided by a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst - Doctoral (BCBA-D). 

    Location: upper Lynn Valley in North Vancouver

    Hours: flexible – to be determined

    Pay: competitive – to be determined

    Please reply to Marie at: mseminerio@icloud.com


    We are looking for a fun and creative BI to work with a verbal 5 year old girl with ASD in North Burnaby. Sessions will take place at her after school program 2 times per week from 3-5pm, preferably on a Monday and Wednesday. Prefer someone with experience. The program is focused on building language and social skills and is managed by Sylvia Hunter, BCBA. Please send resumes to shunter@abacentre.ca
    Ideal candidates should:
    - Reliable and good with children
    - Have 1 year experience.
    - Be at least 19 years old
    - Have a clear clinical record
    - Have reliable transportation 
    - Be available to attend team meetings 
    - Make a minimum 12 month commitment 
    Pay is dependent on experience.


    BEHAVIOUR INTERVENTIONIST needed for our home based ABA program. Experience in the areas of Psychology, Special Education, or related disciplines preferred, but not necessary. You will be working with a preschooler diagnosed with Autism.

    Candidate must possess:

    ~Enthusiasm and positive attitude
    ~Ability to work with team members
    ~Good interpersonal skills
    ~Patience and commitment

    Location: North Burnaby
    Salary dependent on experience
    Flexible hours
    If interested, please send resume to Nancy: nancywine@gmail.com


    Posted Jan 18, 2018

    ABA Behaviour Interventionist/Child Care Worker

    Pivot Point specializes in intensive therapeutic interventions for children, teens and adults with Autism and other special needs, enhancing their success at home, school and in the community.

    Nature and Scope of Work
    Behaviour Interventionists & Child Care Workers serve as ‘behaviour therapists’, working one-on-one with individuals with Autism and other developmental disabilities. They implement client specific Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) intervention strategies that are developed by a team of specialists.

    You will work in the client’s home, independently implementing the one-to-one behaviour programs, helping your clients achieve their stated goals. You will be accountable to your clients, multi-disciplinary team and Regional Manager.

    Work is done in client homes so a reliable vehicle is necessary.

    You will work with the same clients for an extended period of time, so we request a one-year commitment.

    Qualifications

    • We are looking for candidates with:
    • At least 3 months experience (volunteer, practicum or paid) working with special needs populations (preferably autism but work with other disorders is also strongly considered)
    • Post-secondary education in a related area of study such as: Disability and Applied Behaviour Analysis, Special Education Assistant, Child & Youth Care, Early Childhood Education, Psychology or Social Work, Community Support Worker, etc.
    • Ability to set boundaries with compassion and consistency
    • Dependability & consistency in attending sessions
    • Basic computer skills
    • Flexible schedule

    You MUST be able to provide the following:

    • Proof that you are over 19 years old
    • Willingness to complete a Criminal Record Check
    • Willingness to obtain Emergency First Aid/CPR
    • Willingness and ability to successfully complete NVCPI training directly through Pivot Point
    • Have a reliable vehicle
    • Have a valid Driver’s License
    • Have a clean driving record (Driver's Abstract will be required)

    Benefits to You
    This is a great starting opportunity for those wanting to pursue a career in Behavioural Consulting, Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) Therapy, Occupational Therapy or any related field. Benefits include:

    • ABA Behaviour Intervention training
    • Non-Violent Crisis Prevention & Intervention (NVCPI) training
    • Flexible schedule (part-time, self-scheduling position

    Rate of pay ranges from $16 – $23 / hour depending on experience and education

    To Apply: Please visit http://pivotpoint.ca/apply-now to complete your application or contact hr@pivotpoint.ca


    Looking for a Behaviour Interventionist for a family located in North Vancouver. We are looking for a smart and fun individual to work with an 11-year-old boy with autism on a mostly academic-based program. We are also working on teaching social skills, self-monitoring, and executive-functioning skills. Sessions will run twice a week, after school, for 1.5-2.0 hours/session at the family’s home.

    The program is under the supervision of Stephen Chinn, M.A., BCBA of Constructive Pathways Behaviour Consulting. Please contact Stephen with your résumé at info@constructivepathways.ca.


    Posted Jan 12, 2018

    Come and experience an ABA success story

    This is an opportunity to join an established Home ABA Team of a 19 year old individual with Autism.  This position is for you if you would love to work with Special Needs children, 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, speech & language pathology, kinesiology and psychology and/or someone seeking an enriched learning experience.

    No experience is necessary.  Training is provided.  We are looking for someone who will be available for at least 2 weekdays from 3:15pm-6:15pm. There are regular consultation meetings.  Our behaviour consultant is Rachel Russell.  You will work one-on-one with the individual teaching him academic, social, communication, life skills, work and leisure skills.  This individual has a great sense of humour, is eager to learn, and is 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.

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


    Richmond

    We are looking for an enthusiastic Behaviour Interventionists to work with a three year old boy diagnosed with autism. This position consists of one on one teaching using ABA which includes and is not limited to natural environment teaching, discrete trial training procedure, data collection and behaviour intervention implementation. This position will start immediately.

    College students who are studying related subjects such as education/ECE, psychology, linguistics or social work are encouraged to apply. The position is also suitable for those who would like to gain experiences in working with children with special needs and want to develop a career in the related fields. The training will be provided by the Behaviour Consultant leading the team.

    This position requires three 2.5-hour sessions per week:

    1. Two of the sessions are 9:30-12 and can be on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday or Friday. These two sessions will take place at the child’s daycare located near Steveston Village in Richmond.
    2. One of the sessions will be at the client’s home (Bridgeport Road and Shell Road), which will be on Sundays 10-12:30.

    Wage: Hourly wage will be depending on candidate’s experience. Can range between $15-$25.

    • Experience volunteering or working with kids between the ages of 2-6.
    • Must be reliable to attend sessions consistently and commit to at least a year
    • Must have your own way of transport travel to the client’s house and daycare

      If you are interested, please respond with your resume and cover letter.

    North Vancouver – Parkgate Village

    We are looking for an enthusiastic Behaviour Interventionists to work with a 2-year old girl suspected with autism. This position consists of teaching using ABA which includes and is not limited to natural environment teaching, discrete trial training procedure, data collection and behaviour intervention implementation. This position will start immediately. Training will be provided by the Behaviour Consultant leading the team.

    Requirements for the job will include 1:1 teaching with the child while implementing the individualized programs set up by the Behaviour Consultant, tracking data, attending training and team meetings on a monthly basis.

    This position requires three 2-hour sessions per week. Sessions can be between Thursday and Monday, before 1:30 or after 3:30. A team meeting will be held once per month at the client’s home for an hour and a half. 

    Wage: Hourly wage will be depending on the experience. Can range between $15-$25.

    Requirements: 
    • At least 19 years old 
    • 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


    Posted Dec 15, 2017

    Looking for an experienced Behaviour Interventionist (BI) to join our team!

    You will be working with a very energetic, happy, non-verbal 4 year old boy with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD).

    We are based in Langley, BC and can offer flexible shifts, although would like a commitment for Fridays from 8:30am-2:30pm. Starting wage $20 /hour but open to negotiation based on your previous experience.

    Ideally, you are physically able to lift over 55 pounds, and can provide a balance of activities, focusing on engagement, socialization and referencing using tools guided by his Consultant and various therapists such as speech and OT.

    Please forward your resume to Lora Boshoff at: lora.baker@gmail.com  or call 604-790-4500 with any questions.

    Thank you!


    Family seeking after-school tutor for high-school aged son with Autism. 

    Primarily working on academics. Experience with students with autism preferred.

    Location: North Vancouver - Seymour area (near Capilano University)

    Hours: 2 sessions per week

    Contact: Claudia 778-984-0881


    North Vancouver – Parkgate Village

    We are looking for an enthusiastic Behaviour Interventionists to work with a 2-year old girl suspected with autism. This position consists of teaching using ABA which includes and is not limited to natural environment teaching, discrete trial training procedure, data collection and behaviour intervention implementation. This position will start immediately. Training will be provided by the Behaviour Consultant leading the team.

    This position requires three 2-hour sessions per week. Sessions can be between Thursday and Monday, before 1:30 or after 3:30. A team meeting will be held once per month at the client’s home for an hour and a half. 

    Wage: Hourly wage will be depending on the experience. Can range between $15-$25.

    Requirements: 
    • At least 19 years old 
    • 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 needed for our home based ABA program. Experience in the areas of Psychology, Special Education, or related disciplines preferred, but not necessary.  You will be working with a preschooler diagnosed with Autism.

    Candidate must possess:

    ~Enthusiasm and positive attitude
    ~Ability to work with team members
    ~Good interpersonal skills
    ~Patience and commitment

    Location: North Burnaby
    Salary dependent on experience
    Flexible hours
    If interested, please send resume to Nancy: nancywine@gmail.com


    Posted Dec 7, 2017

    BI Position (North Vancouver)

    Our family is looking for enthusiastic, fun, and motivated Behaviour Interventionists to work with our 3.5 year old boy diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder.  Work will include following tasks and programs as outlined by the Behavior Analyst for academic, social skills, and functional life skills. 

    You must be able to work at least 2-3 sessions per week and attend mandatory team meetings every two weeks on Tuesday mornings.  Sessions are typically 2 hours in length.  We are looking for BIs who are able to fill shifts in these time slots.

    • Mondays 12:00-2:30, 3:30-5:30
    • Tuesdays: 9:00-2:30, 3:30-5:30
    • Wednesdays: 12-2:30, 3:30-5:30
    • Thursdays: 9:00-2:30, 3:30-5:30
    • Fridays: 12:00-2:30, 3:30-5:30

    All training will be provided under the supervision of Connie Ng, M.Ed, BCBA.

    Applicants with child experience are encouraged to apply.  This is a great experience for those wanting to work in the field of behaviour analysis, education, and psychology. Successful candidates need to be motivated, eager and quick to learn.  We want interventionists who will have a positive and enthusiastic attitude, and be able to accept and implement feedback accordingly. You must be able to make at least a 1 year commitment, be at least 19 years of age, and be extremely proficient in the English language and be willing to complete a criminal record check.

    If you are in interested, please send your anticipated rate of pay, availability, cover letter and resume to zeldasamwell@me.com.

    Thank you for your time,

    Zelda & Gerhardt Samwell


    Child Behaviour Interventionist (BI) Wanted

    Posting on behalf of a family:

    North Vancouver family looking for a fun and creative BI to work with 2 boys, aged 4 and 6 year boy with high functioning autism in a home based ABA program. The focus of the program is on higher language level and social skills. Program is managed by Sylvia Hunter, BCBA.

    Ideal candidates should:

    • Be reliable and have experience working with children.
    • Active, enthusiastic, self-motivated
    • Fluent in English
    • 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
    • Provide references

    Sessions will be Mondays from 2-5.30, as well as two other days per week – can be flexible with scheduling.  Pay is dependent on experience. Please submit your resume to shunter@abacentre.ca.


    Posted Dec 4, 2017

    Behaviour Interventionist Needed for Private Family (Langley)

    We are looking for a fun and energetic individual who would love to work with our 3 year old daughter in the role of Behavioural Interventionist (BI). This BI will help implement a home-based behaviour intervention program for our autistic child. If you have experience or currently studying in the fields of education, speech pathology, nursing, or psychology and love to work with children, this position will give you experience in working with kids with special needs and in working within a multidisciplinary team.

    We are offering a permanent part-time position of 10 hours per week to the right candidate to assistance in a delivering a customized intervention plan. Training is provided by a professional/certified behavioural consultant and potential opportunities to work with other specialists including Speech & Language Pathologist.

    Requirements:
    - must love to play, engage, move as physical play is important part of our intervention program
    - must be willing and capable of learning new skills through observation to delivery and organize learning sessions for child
    - be a team player and work with minimum supervision
    - able to accept feedback and dedicated to ongoing learning
    - able to be creative and problem solve
    - have the ability to track and record the child's progress
    - have experience working with toddlers or young kids
    - plan on working with kids and/or special needs as a future career
    - have undergraduate degree in psychology, education or related disciplines (preferences given to those working on their masters in the fields of education and/or special needs)
    - must have clear criminal check and be a minimum of 19 years of age
    - be reliable and able to commit to a minimum of 12 months

    We are looking for someone with availability for 10 hours per week, weekdays or weekends. We offer a minimum compensation of $15+ depending on past experience and education. The position starts ASAP.

    To apply, please email your resume along with your hours of availability for each day of the week. Thank you.

    My email address is: sepideh_ca@hotmail.com

    My phone number is: 604-401-3514


    BEHAVIOUR INTERVENTIONIST / COMMUNICATION ASSISTANT

    We are looking for a Behaviour Interventionist / Communication Assistant to be part of a home-based team in the Oakridge area for our social, enthusiastic and nonverbal 13-year-old son with a developmental disability secondary to a chromosomal diagnosis.

    Experience working with children with developmental disabilities and with communication apps such as Touch Chat is an asset, but not required. All training will be provided under the supervision of Justine Banigan BCaBA.

    Program Details:

    • One-on-one support in the home and in the community
    • Priority focus on functional communication using Touch Chat
    • Developing independence in life skills, academics, and social skills


    Schedule:

    • 1.5-2 hour sessions
    • 2 days / week (2 days Monday through Thursday)
    • one team meeting per month
    • more hours may be available going forward

     

    Qualifications / Requirements:

    • self-motivated, reliable, enthusiastic, and creative
    • strong communication skills
    • experience working with children
    • background in related fields is an asset (psychology, education, speech and language pathology)
    • clear criminal record check completed within the last 12 months
    • non-smoker
    • minimum 1-year commitment

    Wage: competitive wage (TBD based on qualification and experience)

    This position will appeal particularly to people with an interest in special education, speech/language pathology, and related fields, and is an excellent opportunity for those looking for experience in teaching and supporting individuals with special needs.

    Please send your resume to Farah at farahv@telus.net We look forward to hearing from you!


    Posted Nov 23, 2017

    • Behavioural Consultant – BCBA Supervised position
    • Position Type: 30 hours per week, 1 Year Term Position
    • Location: Greater Vancouver Area
    • Start Date: November 15, 2017
    • Compensation:  $30.96 hourly, or as per Community Living Collective Agreement

    posAbilities is a large, non-profit, agency that delivers services to people with developmental disabilities. Laurel Behavior Support Services (LBSS), a service offered by posAbilities, is currently looking for qualified Behaviour Consultants to work with adults and children who have been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and/or other developmental disorders living in Greater Vancouver Area. LBSS is a home-based consultation service that develops individualized programs based on the science of Applied Behaviour Analysis.

    The successful candidate will conduct assessments, collect data, write and revise behaviour intervention plans, provide clinical supervision to support team, model/teach implementation strategies, and provide the team with basic training (as needed).  LBSS will provide the successful candidate with clinical support and oversight.

    As there are trusting relationships to be formed in this position, long term commitment is requested from all applicants.

    MANDATE:

    To behaviourally assess and develop best-practice and evidence-based behaviour  interventions for children, and using a mediator model, provide training to families and caregivers in implementing the interventions. 

    SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES MUST HAVE:

    • A Master degree (or enrolled and working towards a Master degree) in Applied Behaviour Analysis, education, psychology or a related discipline.
    • Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) certification (or working towards certification) with the Behavior Analyst Certification Board (BACB) preferred.
    • A minimum 2 years’ experience providing support to children and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder and/or other developmental disabilities.
    • A thorough understanding of the science of Applied Behaviour Analysis and the ability to communicate theories and principles effectively.
    • The ability to conduct functional assessment (indirect, direct and experimental) and develop function-based interventions.
    • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills, along with the ability to work independently. Familiarity with Addictions and Mental Health an asset to this position.
    • Ability to communicate effectively with a range of support staff, health professionals and with families.
    • House flexibility required – hours set must meet operational requirements and needs of persons served
    • Second language such as Mandarin, Cantonese, Punjabi, or Hindi is an asset in this position

    KEY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Identify and assess the needs of the individual
    • Apply behavior principles and procedures based on the science of Applied Behaviour Analysis to develop the Behaviour Intervention Plan(s).
    • Provides competency-based training to families, caregivers and other such personnel in order to augment their skills when directly supporting the individual.
    • Provides monthly reports of activities detailing hours spent with each client.
    • Keeps informed on current literature and research.

    This position requires the ability to function independently and to work frequently under pressure due to managing multiple concurrent projects and deadlines. Program delivery requires a moderate level of physical fitness to effectively carry out the duties of the position. Consultants are expected to cope with the pressures of dealing with children and adults and families in crisis.

    We offer a wonderful work environment, a dedicated team of professionals to work with, and BCBA supervision.  Interested parties please apply with your resume and cover letter via our website at www.posAbilities.ca/careers or via email to careers@posAbilities.ca.  No SkyDrive Links please!   Please note, while we would like to connect with everyone interested in this position, only applicants chosen for interviews will be contacted.


    • Position Type:  Full Time (37.5 hours per week) 1 Year Term Position
    • Location:  North and South Okanagan, Vernon, Revelstoke, Salmon Arm, Kelowna, Penticton and surrounding areas
    • Starting Date:  December 1, 2017
    • Compensation:  $30.96 as per Community Living Collective Agreement, benefits included

    posAbilities is a large, non-profit, agency that delivers services to people with developmental disabilities. We are currently looking for qualified Behaviour Consultants to work with adults who have been diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and/or other developmental disorders living in the North and South Okanagan region and surrounding areas. Our organization offers outreach consultation service offered to families, programs and other support teams that provides individualized programs based on the principles of behaviour. The focus is on working collaboratively with the teams to teach new skills and to address challenging behaviours with the purpose of improving the individual's quality of life. 

    The successful candidate will demonstrate good team work and collaboration to conduct assessments, collect data, write and revise behaviour support plans, provide clinical support to staff and care providers on the team and provide the team with ongoing training (as needed). The successful candidate will be provided with clinical support and supervision.

    Mandate:

    To assess and develop function based behaviour support plans based on best practice standards for adults with disability and to provide training to the staff teams in implementing the strategies with adequate support and progress monitoring.

    Successful candidates must have:

    • A Master degree (or enrolled and working towards a Master degree) in Applied Behaviour Analysis, education, psychology or a related discipline.
    • A minimum 2 years’ experience providing support to adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder and/or other developmental disabilities
    • A thorough understanding of the science of Applied Behaviour Analysis and the ability to communicate theories and principles effectively
    • The ability to conduct functional assessment (indirect, direct and experimental) and develop function-based interventions
    • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills, along with the ability to work independently.

    Key duties & responsibilities:

    • Identify and assess the needs of the individual
    • Apply behavior principles and procedures based on the science of Applied Behaviour Analysis to develop the Behaviour Intervention Plan(s)
    • Provides competency-based training to families, caregivers and other such personnel in order to augment their skills when directly supporting the individual.
    • Provides monthly reports of activities detailing hours spent with each client.
    • Keeps informed on current literature and research.
    • Work collaboratively with stakeholders including CLBC.
    • Perform other duties as required.

    This position requires the ability to function independently and to work frequently under pressure due to managing multiple concurrent projects and deadlines. Program delivery requires a moderate level of physical fitness to effectively carry out the duties of the position. Consultants are expected to cope with the pressures of dealing with adults and staff teams in crisis. 

    We offer a wonderful work environment, a dedicated team of professionals to work with, and BCBA supervision. Interested parties please apply with your resume and cover letter via our website at www.posAbilities.ca/careers or via email to careers@posAbilities.ca. No SkyDrive Links please!  Please note, while we would like to connect with everyone interested in this position, only applicants chosen for interviews will be contacted.


    Undergrad Job Opportunity

    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 18 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 driver's license
    • be available to attend team meetings

    We have flexibility to fill part-time positions: weekends, some weekdays, as well as respite care opportunities. Training will begin immediately.

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


    ABA Behaviour Interventionist/Child Care Worker

    Pivot Point specializes in intensive therapeutic interventions for children, teens and adults with Autism and other special needs, enhancing their success at home, school and in the community.

    Nature and Scope of Work

    Behaviour Interventionists & Child Care Workers serve as ‘behaviour therapists’, working one-on-one with individuals with Autism and other developmental disabilities. They implement client specific Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) intervention strategies that are developed by a team of specialists.

    You will work in the client’s home, independently implementing the one-to-one behaviour programs, helping your clients achieve their stated goals. You will be accountable to your clients, multi-disciplinary team and Regional Manager.

    Work is done in client homes so a reliable vehicle is necessary.

    You will work with the same clients for an extended period of time, so we request a one-year commitment.

    Qualifications

    We are looking for candidates with:

    • At least 3 months experience (volunteer, practicum or paid) working with special needs populations (preferably autism but work with other disorders is also strongly considered)
    • Post-secondary education in a related area of study such as: Disability and Applied Behaviour Analysis, Special Education Assistant, Child & Youth Care, Early Childhood Education, Psychology or Social Work, Community Support Worker, etc.
    • Ability to set boundaries with compassion and consistency
    • Dependability & consistency in attending sessions
    • Basic computer skills
    • Flexible schedule

      You MUST be able to provide the following:

    • Proof that you are over 19 years old
    • Willingness to complete a Criminal Record Check
    • Willingness to obtain Emergency First Aid/CPR
    • Willingness and ability to successfully complete NVCPI training directly through Pivot Point
    • Have a reliable vehicle
    • Have a valid Driver’s License
    • Have a clean driving record (Driver's Abstract will be required)

    Benefits to You

    This is a great starting opportunity for those wanting to pursue a career in Behavioural Consulting, Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) Therapy, Occupational Therapy or any related field.

    Benefits include:

    • ABA Behaviour Intervention training
    • Non-Violent Crisis Prevention & Intervention (NVCPI) training
    • Flexible schedule (part-time, self-scheduling position)

    Rate of pay starts at $16 – $18 / hour and wage reviews occur annually

    To Apply

    Please visit http://pivotpoint.ca/apply-now to complete your application.


    Behaviour Interventionist (Burnaby - near Metrotown)

    We are looking for a behaviour interventionist to join an ABA team and work with our 4-year old son. He is semi-verbal and loves to read. We are looking for someone who is playful and reliable. Our home program is supervised by Cherry Truong, BA, BCaBA in collaboration with an SLP and OT. 

    Hours:  4 hours per week (days and start are flexible)

    Requirements: 

    • Some experience working as a BI
    • Some knowledge about autism and ABA but not required
    • Minimum of 1-year commitment

    Compensation:  dependent on experience

    Please contact Brenda at brendawilkinson2604@outlook.com if you are interested. Thanks!


    Behaviour Interventionist Position (North Burnaby)

    We are looking for an energetic and experienced Behaviour Interventionist to work with our sweet 5-year-old son with ASD. We have a home-based 1:1 ABA program that is supervised by experienced BCBA, Kathy Edmondson.

    Sessions will be twice a week -  either both after school or once after school and one at the weekend for 2-3 hours a day.

    Competitive wage will be offered and will depend on experience. There will also be the opportunity for extra hours going forward for the right person.

    Best suited candidates will meet the following:

    • Experience working with children with autism and/or children with special needs
    • Experience in ABA desirable but not required
    • Cleared criminal record check
    • Fluent in English
    • Fun and creative
    • Must be a least 21 years' old
    • At least 9 months commitment
    • Valid BC driver's license preferred

    To apply for this position please email: vicdoherty83@hotmail.com


    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.