Woodfords Family Services
  • 30-Mar-2021 to 29-Apr-2021 (EST)
  • Portland, ME, USA
  • $16.00 to $18.00
  • Hourly
  • Full-time & Part-time

Vacation, Sick Time, Holidays, Short & Long-Term Disability Insurance, Group Term Life Insurance, EAP, 403 (b) Retirement Savings w/ Agency Match, Professional Training & Development

Want more than a job? We've got opportunities to change lives, including yours!

  • $500 Hiring Bonus (new employees eligible, bonus paid within first full pay period)
  • $500 Stay Bonus offered to eligible employees in good standing after 120 days successful employment within School Based Services program

Join us at Woodfords Family Services as a Behavioral Health Professional (BHP) and be part of our team that is committed to the support and inclusion of people with special needs and their families.

  • Part-time to full-time flexible, year-round School Based BHP employment with flexible summer and school vacation schedules
  • Schedule follows current public school schedules

Pay: $16.00 to $18.00 hourly


  • Part-time (20 to 29 hours weekly)
  • Full-time (30 to 40 hours weekly)
  • Monday through Friday work week
  • Daytime, school day hours throughout the school year
  • Flexible summer and school vacation schedules available

Woodfords has implemented robust safety protocols in accordance with current CDC guidelines.


  • Health Insurance (w/ multiple plan options to meet your needs & gym membership reimbursement) - Full-time employees
  • Dental & Vision Insurance - Full-time employees
  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Sick Time
  • Paid Holidays
  • Employer-Paid Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Employer-Paid Group Term Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Plan (EAP Benefits)
  • 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan w/ Agency Match
  • Voluntary Supplemental Benefits
  • Exclusive Verizon Discount to Woodfords Family Service Employees
  • Advancement within Woodfords Family Services
  • Training and Professional Development

School Based Behavioral Health Professional (BHP) Role:

  • Work within Portland schools and utilize the principles and practices of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) to address challenging behaviors and learning deficits that interfere with a child's or teen's success at school
  • Work one-on-one with a child or adolescent with special needs within Portland public school setting working on behaviors, social skills, personal and daily routines, as well as community inclusion
  • Work independently with the child and cooperatively with a supportive, engaged, and dynamic treatment team, that includes a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA).

Qualifications of a School Based Behavioral Health Professional (BHP):

  • 60 to 90 college credits required
  • Students working toward an associate's or bachelor's degree in psychology, social services, education, or related field encouraged to apply
  • Willingness to attain certification as a Behavioral Health Professional (BHP) (Course completed as part of employment and paid for by Woodfords)
  • Valid driver's license with current auto insurance and use of reliable vehicle
  • For those in pursuit of a graduate degree in behavior analysis, BCBA independent fieldwork supervision available
  • Experience working with children with mental health diagnoses and/or intellectual/developmental disabilities preferred
  • Experience using teaching strategies derived from the principles and practices of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) desired
  • Flexibility to attend mandatory team meetings and training
  • A positive attitude, high energy level and creativity

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