Child & Youth Worker/Behaviour Specialist

As an Independent Contractor at wm+a you work according to your availability and in your area of interest/skill/expertise!   NOTE:  Interviews will be held virtually for this position.  


can offer you:

  • Flexible work schedules
  • Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) training
  • Crisis trainings: CPI and SMG
  • Additional trainings such as OCD, ADHD, ODD, FASD and much more!
  • Registered Behaviour Technician (RBT) training, developed by our clinical experts at AlphaBee, available to associates


  • Providing individualized and/or crisis supports to children, youth and adults diagnosed with ASD (autism),
  • Developmental Disability, Mental Health Disorder and/or Dual Diagnosis
  • Implementing client-specific goals and ISP/BSP; teaching based on principals of ABA and other evidence-based practices
  • Working in diverse settings: schools/day programs, group homes, hospitals, private homes, and the community at large
  • Collection and management of data and daily documentation relevant to the clients’ specific programs and goals

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Over 2 years of experience with individuals diagnosed with ASD (autism), Mental Health Disorders or Dual Diagnosis
  • Community college diploma or university degree in a relevant discipline is required (CYW, DSW, BA, BST)
  • Strong work history in 1:1 capacity with complex special needs population (with behavioural challenges)
  • Ability to work independently following a client BSP
  • Knowledge of the principles of Applied Behaviour Analysis/data collection is an asset
  • Vulnerable Sector Screening required; current VPC accepted within the last 6 months
  • Crisis training (CPI, UMAB, SMG) and Valid Standard First Aid and CPR Level C required