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No Experience Required - Teaching Assistant - Help Kids with Autism!

Company: Acorn Health of Michigan
Location: Alpena
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Why You'll Love This JobDo you have a passion for helping others? Would you enjoy influencing a child in a way that will resonate through their family and your community? Join the Acorn Health team in this Behavior Technician job in our Alpena, MI, location!In this position you will engage in truly meaningful work every day. "Fulfilled" is the most common word Behavior Technicians use to describe their job, and for good reason!Acorn Health works alongside individuals with special needs, typically between 3 and 13 years of age, in 1 to 1 therapy to help our clients lead more independent and meaningful lives. In this position, you will be part of a treatment team that is critical in achieving this impact.At Acorn you will find competitive compensation and flexible work schedules along with these other perks:Paid RBT trainingRBT exam fee reimbursement upon passing gradeCPR training course coordinated for your convenienceDevelopment Series Sessions for all Employees conducted by our executive teamiPads for BTs and RBTs that work 20+ hoursPTO for Full Time employeesBenefits (Health, vision, dental) for Full-Time and Part-Time Eligible employeesPaid Holidays for Full Time and Part Time Eligible employeesAccounts with Dario by WayForward, an employee assistance programUse your compassionate nature to build a career you are excited about and apply for this top-shelf Behavior Technician job today!ResponsibilitiesBehavior Technician ResponsibilitiesBe fun! This is not old Mr. Watson's boring history class. We run around. We get loud. We laugh, a lot. Your job from day 1 is making our client see you as the best choice to interact with.Get creative! We take a different perspective on how to get things done. From one day to the next, this job is not the same. You get to find new ways to interest your client in programming and teach them new skills through play.Have an open mind! Your clients and our methods will have you thinking about things in new ways. Allow for that space. The training you receive and the experience you gain will stay with you forever and you will be better for it.Mind your p's and q's! While it is true that we have an absolute blast and our days are filled with silliness, we do real work. That involves taking detailed, accurate and objective data on our clients' behavior. You will be trained on behavioral interventions that are proven and research-based, and we need those plans to be implemented with integrity. We also need your help maintaining our client's privacy in accordance with HIPAA regulations.Required SkillsBehavior Technician QualificationsYou must have reliable transportationYou must be at least 18 years of ageYou must be able to submit HS Diploma or GED upon requestYou must be authorized to work in the United StatesYou must meet the physical requirements of the position, to include lifting of clients, packages, or equipment up to 50lbs, accessing non-barrier free premises, and using physical management techniques when requiredPreferred / Learned SkillsAbility to act with integrity, respectability, and confidentialityExcellent verbal and written communication skillsAble to work unassisted and with a teamAbility to learn and adapt with and for our clients

Keywords: Acorn Health of Michigan, Flint , No Experience Required - Teaching Assistant - Help Kids with Autism!, Other , Alpena, Michigan

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