Position: Youth Behavior Specialist
Location: Wausau, WI

Innovative Services, Inc. is a non-profit organization with the mission to provide the best quality of life to individuals with developmental disabilities while creating opportunities for maximum independence. We serve a wide range of clients from youth to elderly, lower to higher functioning, as well as physical and mental disabilities. We believe that independent living should not be limited by one’s disability. We tailor our services for each consumer to meet their specific needs.

We are now accepting applications for Youth Behavioral Specialists in our YFS Marathon Program in Wausau, Wisconsin. We are looking for caring, compassionate individuals to join our team. 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.

As a Youth Behavioral Specialist, you will work with children one on one and/or in a group, setting progressive life goals such as community integration, appropriate social skills, anger management/coping skills and daily living skills. Candidates will be working directly with children with developmental disabilities and/or mental health issues. 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.

Education and/or experience working with developmental disabilities and/or mental health diagnosis is desired- however comprehensive paid training is provided. Hours/shifts vary.

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.

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Click here to apply.
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 click here to request an internal transfer.
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.