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UCP of Western Massachusetts
535 Curran Highway
North Adams, MA 01247

Website: ucpwma.org/about-ucp/careers-at-ucp/

Company Description:
UCP of Western Massachusetts is a nonprofit organization that provides services to people with all types of disabilities, including Cerebral Palsy (CP). Our mission is to advance the independence, productivity, and full community inclusion for everyone we support.
We are dedicated to providing innovative programs and services that meet the needs of our members and their families.
We are committed to providing high-quality services that are tailored to the individual needs of our members. We are also committed to providing a family-centered approach to service delivery.
If you are new to human services and you are looking for a rewarding career, UCP of Western Massachusetts is a great place to start. We offer a variety of opportunities including volunteer opportunities, internships, and full-time positions. We are always looking for talented and enthusiastic individuals to join our team. UCP has offices in Pittsfield, North Adams and West Springfield, MA.

To Commensurate With Experience
Part Time
Human Services
Bachelor's Degree
Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) - Preference: Preferred

Job Location:  caseload in South and Central Berkshire County

Job Type: Part time/20 hours  - with opportunity to grow full time
RBT/Behavior Technician for the Early Intervention Program (ABA)

Hiring range $20.00-$23.00 per hour, W-2 employee 

Position Highlights:
In this role you will provide applied behavior analysis (ABA) therapy and individualized supports to children ages 0-3 with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and challenging behaviors for the purpose of increasing language, self-help, play, social skills, ADL skills, and decreasing challenging behaviors in various settings.  You will work under the supervision and support of a BCBA to provide services on a regular schedule in homes or in a community setting. You will work collaboratively with other EI specialists and families in support of the goals, objectives and strategies identified in the child's behavioral treatment plans. 

  • 2 years' experience working with children and/or adolescents in ABA field or closely related with home-based experience preferred
  • Bachelor's Degree in a related field with early childhood, special education, and/or ABA experience preferred
  • Ability to be provisionally certified by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH) as a paraprofessional or Behavior Technician which requires a bachelor’s degree any major, or
    • Associate’s degree or 60+ Credit Hours in related field, or
    • Associate’s degree or 60+ Credit Hours in unrelated field and one of the following:
      Experience working with children and/or adolescents in ABA field or early childhood or special education with home-based experience preferred
      Registered Behavior Technician (RBT), Board Certified Autism Technician (BCAT), Applied Behavior Analysis Technician (ABAT), or Senior Behavior Therapist 
  • If not already obtained, ability to obtain Registered Behavior Technician (RBT) and complete Safety Care training within 6 months of hire date
  • Schedule flexibility to meet the needs of families.
  • Knowledge of community-based health systems and resources
  • Infant and Pediatric/Child CPR and First Aid certification.
  • Excellent time management, attention to detail, organizational skills, and ability to problem solve.
  • Ability to effectively communicate based on the needs of the audience
  • Cultural competency
  • Strong ability to positively represent UCP and provide a conscientious and caring attitude
  • Ability to perform essential job functions through in-person, face to face contact as required, in accordance with health and safety guidelines.
  • Valid driver’s license, availability of private vehicle, up-to-date car insurance
  • Basic Microsoft Office Word, Excel and Outlook skills.
  • Experience with electronic documentation or ability to learn.
  • A negative Mantoux TB test or a clear chest x-ray
  • Evidence of immunity for measles, mumps and rubella (MMR)
  • Acceptable CORI, SORI and DPPC background checks and National Fingerprint Check. 
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