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Bilingual Autism Behavior Technician

Company: Lighthouse Autism Center
Location: Elkhart
Posted on: January 19, 2023

Job Description:

Are you committed to making a difference in the lives of others? Do you pride yourself on being positive, caring, and optimistic? Do you have a learner mentality? If this describes you, we would love to add you to our growing team of superstars. Join one of the fastest-growing fields in healthcare in an entry-level job that lets you work with kids and spend your day doing meaningful work. Who we are: Lighthouse Autism Center provides year-round therapeutic intervention for children with autism based on the science of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA). Our Founders, Gregg and Sandy Maggioli are parents of a child with autism. Together they opened the first Lighthouse Autism Center in 2012 to achieve their mission of ensuring each child reaches their full potential. At our 25 centers today (and growing), we offer hope for every child, every family. What we offer: Health, dental, life and vision insurance - benefits start on day one Health Savings Account (HSA) for those enrolling in a high deductible medical plan $20,000 life insurance coverage, no cost to employee 3 Weeks earned Paid Time Off (PTO) Holiday Pay --- 8 days per year Wellness Days --- 5 non-paid Wellness Days which can be used as an alternative to PTO for more flex time 401K employer match of up to 2%. Eligible after one year of employment. Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Life Insurance: Voluntary Employee, Spouse, and Child Life coverage Health Savings Account (HSA) for those enrolling in a high deductible medical plan Guaranteed hours: Monday through Friday, Full-Time-40 hours Paid training: Lighthouse will train new team members to help a new employee earn their RBT Certification and pay for their exam fees Thriving company with career growth opportunities What you will doing as a team member: Actively work with kids (18 months to school age) with autism in a center-based approach Implement principles of ABA therapy to help children one-on-one, in a team setting, to reach their goals Implement custom therapy programs to meet the unique treatment needs of each child Provide early intervention therapy to help children develop mentally, physically, emotionally, and vocationally through the provision of appropriate individualized programming and education Help children to progress in educational settings, social settings, and look to prepare children to eventually transition back to school Collaborate with a team of like-minded individuals dedicated to every child---s success Requirements: High School Diploma/GED but a college degree in any field and/or relevant work experience is preferred Physical Requirements: Lifting/Carrying more than 50 lbs. Able to sustain impact to body (i.e., being hit, etc.) in any area. Running, crouching, squatting, and ability to kneel for sustained periods of time. Bending at the waist to touch knees and/or toes. Full range of motion of hands and arms. Sitting on floor and chair for long periods of time. Ability to move quickly from standing to seated, or kneeling position, without support. Reliable transportation/Valid Driver's License Important Note: Safety is a priority at Lighthouse. You will undergo a background and drug test at the time of hire Fluent in Spanish Job Type: Full-time Salary: $17.00 - $21.00 per hour Benefits: 401(k) matching Dental insurance Employee assistance program Health insurance Health savings account Life insurance Paid time off Referral program Retirement plan Vision insurance Schedule: 8 hour shift Day shift Monday to Friday No weekends Ability to commute/relocate: Elkhart, IN: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required) Application Question(s): Why are you interested in this role? Education: High school or equivalent (Required) Willingness to travel: 25% (Preferred) Work Location: One location

Keywords: Lighthouse Autism Center, Elkhart , Bilingual Autism Behavior Technician, Other , Elkhart, Indiana

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