The Behavior Specialist is responsible for providing support interventions to associates and Y Club families of our Before and After School Programs, with the goal of positive behavioral change in youth.
This position assesses and provides professional expertise, consultation and training for Youth Development Services associates in the area of behavior management, special needs and other related areas.
The Behavior Specialist provides technical assistance to associates as they develop the knowledge and skills to implement behavior management systems.
Additionally, the Behavior Specialist acts as the liaison with community agencies specializing in behavior management.
This is a Grant-Funded position.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this position, the associate is regularly required to stand, walk, operate a computer and communicate with members, program participants, guests, vendors and associates. Reaching above shoulder heights, below the waist or lifting as required to file documents or store materials throughout the workday. The associate may occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Proper lifting techniques required. The associate may be required to assist in case of emergency situations with members and program participants related to CPR/First Aid procedures.