Senior Interventionist- Autism Spectrum Program - $2,000 SIGN ON BONUS

We value the many contributions of our staff, and we recognize that every person, every job, contributes to the well-being of the children, adults, and families we serve. I hope you will consider joining one of our many teams to make a difference in the lives of so many of our neighbors and community members."

-Bob Bick, Chief Executive Officer

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Senior Interventionist- Autism Spectrum Program:

Employees in this position may be eligible for up to $5,000 in grant-funded tuition or loan assistance

Provide intensive, specialized instructional and behavioral treatment to children with autism spectrum disorder. Services are delivered in school and community settings and target the teaching/shaping of essential communication, social, adaptive, daily living and functional learning skills. This is a leadership position that provides guidance to new and less experienced staff as well as assisting in training interventionists in formal program trainings and on the job.


  • Provide 1:1 and/or group support according to the individual treatment goals
  • Utilizing the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis or other best practices, effectively implement treatment techniques, adjusting interventions based on the situation
  • Record data to produce graphic visual analysis for progress monitoring.
  • Provide ongoing guided practice, modeling, prompting and reinforcement of pro-social skills
  • Primary back-up for Interventionists (where applicable)
  • Establish positive, therapeutic relationships and provide supportive counseling as needed
  • Independently use approved de-escalation training (such as Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (TCI), Ukeru or LSCI) to maintain a safe environment and safely manage behavior
  • Complete clinical documentation/data reporting in a timely and accurate manner
  • Establish productive working relationships with team members/families/co-workers and maintain professional boundaries
  • Provides training and shadowing experiences for new staff
  • Assists with on-boarding requirements directed by the supervisor


  • Valid driver's license, an acceptable driving record, and use of a personal vehicle
  • 2 years of a combination of skills, experience and/or education supporting youth and/or with an emphasis on youth special needs population


  • Full Time
  • Salary starting at $43,882.91
  • Exempt
  • We offer a competitive salary commensurate to experience


  • Generous time off starting at 36 days of combined time off per year for full-time employees (and increasing with years of service); pro-rated for positions 16 hours or more
  • Comprehensive BCBS Medical with 80% agency-paid premium support for individuals, couples, and families (pro-rated for part time). This Point of Service Plan features no deductible.
  • Two Dental options through Delta Dental
  • Vision Insurance
  • Employer 401(k) contributions 
  • Employer Paid Life, AD&D, Short Term and Long Term insurance
  • Medical & Childcare Flexible Spending Account
  • Childcare Stipend
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee referral program with financial payment
  • Discounted online undergraduate/graduate courses through Champlain College truED
  • Award-winning workplace wellness program including physical fitness groups for staff, financial wellness incentives, and ongoing workplace wellness advocacy and education
  • Voluntary benefits from local/international businesses: discounted gym memberships, mobile phone service, ski/snowboard passes, auto/home insurance, and more!
  • Employee referral and sign on bonus is subject to Howard Center policy.

Our Values: Clients are at the heart of our decision making. We are committed to individual and collective well-being and success. We are responsible stewards of the resources entrusted to us. We are steadfast in our practice and pursuit of excellence. 

Howard Center is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  The agency's culture and service delivery is strengthened by the diversity of its workforce.  Minorities, people of color, LGBTQIA and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.  EOE/TTY. Visit "About Us" to review Howard Center's EOE policy.