Join our growing team of Youth Behavior Specialists!
We are looking for caring, compassionate individuals to join our team as it grows throughout the Fox Valley. Our team of dedicated individuals are committed to flexible, accessible and family-centered supports and services that honor the dignity, respect the rights, and maximize the potential of each individual to give them the opportunity to live life to the fullest.
We are hiring several part time positions starting at $10.75/hr. Full time positions are filled internally when they come available.
Location: Our offices are located in Kimberly, but we currently serve children in several areas: Oshkosh, Winneconne, Chilton, Brillion, Neenah, Appleton, Kimberly, Kaukauna, New London, and Waupaca. Work locations include but are not limited to community settings, school settings, and individual’s home environments.
As a Youth Behavioral Specialist you will work with children on goals such as community integration, appropriate social skills, anger management/coping skills and daily living skills. Candidates will be working directly with youth individuals with developmental disabilities and/or mental health issues in either group or one-on-one settings. We work with children who have Depression, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, ADHD/ADD, Attachment Disorders, Anxiety, Sensory Processing Disorder, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Down Syndrome, and other Developmental Disorders. The individuals served may present physical or verbal aggression towards self, staff, and/or others.
All Youth Behavior Specialist positions require a commitment of every other weekend. Education and/or experience working with developmental disabilities and/or mental health diagnosis is desired- however comprehensive paid training is provided. Hours/shifts vary, but are typically after school in the early afternoon into the evening. After 90-days of employment, staff are required to sign up for 24-hour on-call crisis coverage a minimum of once a month which includes some holidays. We are extremely flexible!!!
To be eligible for a Youth Behavior Specialist position, you must be at least 18 years old, possess a valid Wisconsin’s driver’s license with acceptable motor vehicle record and state minimum automobile insurance. Use of your personal vehicle is required so a reliable vehicle is needed. Mileage is reimbursed for travel while working with children.
Please contact our Human Resources Department directly at 920-431-0962 to request any special accommodations you may need to complete our application. We respectfully ask that you don’t contact us to check the status of your application. We will contact you once the application/screening process is complete. This may take several days after you apply. EOE.
Current Employees may request an internal transfer by contacting Megan Josephs the HR Recruiter of the Fox Valley Region at firstname.lastname@example.org or 920-830-2995 ext. 1006.
To be approved for a transfer, you must meet the following specifications:
- Be out of your 90 day introductory period.
- Be in good standing (no disciplinary action in last 6 months beyond written).
- Have been at current program for 90 days.
These transfer requests are good for 6 months and final approval lies with Program manager and District manager.