Club & Hub Behavior Technician
Description

  

Duties and Responsibilities


Preparation/Materials 

  •  Ensures that adult participants’ arrival and departure times are documented correctly when they start, end, or change services
  • Sets up materials and learning environments for adult participant(s) success
  • Assists in creating, organizing, and maintaining group activities, clubs, and other necessary materials


Teaching

  •  Ensures that each adult participant is actively engaged and making progress towards their individualized program goals and objectives
  • Runs group activities and clubs independently or in collaboration with other staff members
  • Provides supports as outlined in the individual’s Individualized Services Plan 
  • Uses evidence-based instructional techniques during program implementation
  • Takes advantage of natural teaching opportunities
  • Implements behavior support plans (BSP) accurately
  • Implements additional instructional protocols accurately (e.g., meal preparation, toileting, etc.)


Community-Based Instruction 

  • Safely transports adult participants to community settings as requested/required
  • Ensures that programs are implemented accurately and efficiently while in public
  • Takes advantage of natural teaching opportunities in public
  • Interacts appropriately and respectfully with other community members
  • Assists adult participants in managing valuables including money and personal belongings
  • Leaves and arrives on time for community-based activities


Communication

  • Documents adult learner progress with daily progress notes 
  • Participates in team meetings, case reviews, and all staff meetings as requested
  • Coordinates and collaborates with other members of each participant’s multi-disciplinary treatment team
  • Communicates with Club & Hub Program Coordinator about programs requiring troubleshooting 
  • Reports supply needs and inventory status to the Club & Hub Program Coordinator in a timely manner (e.g., reinforcer supplies, program supplies, van maintenance/gasoline, etc.)


Data Collection and Analysis 

  • Collects data accurately
  • Maintains accurate graphs in digital format 
  • Updates all program information in data sheets or via electronic data collection in a timely manner (e.g., within 1 business day)
  • Takes initiative to problem solve group or individual programming needs
  • Communicates any remarkable trends in behavior that might need programming or intervention to Club & Hub Program Coordinator


Professionalism 

  • Arrives on time for work
  • Shows flexibility to change
  • Has a positive attitude towards adult participants and staff
  • Adheres to safety protocols
  • Makes prudent use of General Leave time
  • Assists with special projects and assignments as requested
  • Takes on additional responsibilities when work is complete
  • Assists in keeping common spaces clean and organized
  • Accepts feedback and constructive criticism
  • Adheres to the mission, vision, and values of VIA


Emerging Responsibilities:

Club & Hub Behavior Technicians may assume the following responsibilities as assigned by the Club & Hub Program Coordinator as part of their professional development:

  • Analyze and summarize adult performance data
  • Assist with assessments and adult program development
  • Design and prepare future group activities, clubs, or community-based activities 
Requirements

  Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalency required
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Experience in the application of applied behavior analysis (ABA) or experience working with individuals who have autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders is preferred
  • Valid driver’s license required