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Part-time Community Based Behavior Technician

Department: Home Based Services
Location: Lakewood, CO

Part-time Behavior Technician (work with kids!)

Firefly Autism began its non-profit mission 18 years ago to change the lives of children on the autism spectrum, and we are now proud to aid in the dreams of a smart, diverse, driven and compassionate team of therapists. We balance our full-time teams hard work with:

  • Salaried positions (no need to clock in or out every day!)
  •  Up to 10 days of paid time off to rejuvenate
  • 12 paid federal holidays
  • 7 days of personal/sick leave
  • Mileage Reimbursement from your home, client-to-client, and back to your home
  • $1,000 Sign On Bonus (For Evergreen location only - see below schedule requirements)

We value and invest in our employees skills and development, thus, we provide ongoing free training in areas such as: CPR/First Aid, PCM & RBT certification, coupled with an individual client case support system, including a BCBA, Senior Therapist, School Nurse, Speech Language Pathologist, Occupational Therapist, and a School Psychologist.

What does a behavior technician do?

Home and Community Based Behavior Technicians work in homes - supported by a Board Certified Behavior Analyst - with families to improve a child's life through skill acquisition and increasing appropriate behaviors. Technicians support the child, family, and team members delivering interventions designed specifically for each unique individual.

Required Availability:

For Denver:

Behavior Technicians must be available between the hours of 3:30pm-7pm and be willing to work a minimum of 10 hours/week.

For Evergreen:

Monday - Friday from 4 pm - 8 pm. 

Essential Skills and Qualifications:

  • High school diploma and/or college degree
  •  1 plus years’ experience working with behavioral clients, preferably children
  • Must be 21 years of age or older
  • Must have a valid driver license and reliable transportation


  • Assist in client supervision and implementation of instructional and treatment programming.
  • Build rapport with each student, creating and maintaining motivation
  • Assist in making materials for instructional and treatment programs
  • Maintain confidentiality of clients and their families
  • Participates in initial and follow-up training in applied behavior analysis methodology and physical management
  • Keeps CPR and First Aid certification current
  • Completes necessary training to demonstrate the knowledge of behavioral principles and instructional strategies. This includes implementation of complex curriculum and behavior plans, data collection and analysis
  • Attend and participate in clinical meetings for home-based staff
  • Assists supervisor in additional tasks, such as assessments, probing new skills, completing ABC behavior data, etc.

Physical Requirements of the Job:

  • Able to sit and stand frequently and shift positions quickly
  • Able to do the following for extended periods of time:
  • Sit/kneel on floor
  • Sit in a chair
  • Stand
  • Walk
  • Able to physically manage teenagers/young adults, including providing physical guidance, physical prompts, bending 
  • Able to move quickly and keep up with running teenagers/young adults
  • Pass crisis management training and safely apply physical management procedures on children when necessary

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