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Child and Youth Care Worker / Behaviour Specialist (Independent Contractor)
Job summary

Are you a skilled and dedicated Child & Youth Care Worker / Behaviour Support Specialist? Are you looking to join an organization that is dedicated to making a positive impact in the lives of individuals with complex and unique needs? Then look no further! Here at wm+a, you would have the opportunity to join a team of like-minded professionals, who, as Independent Contractors are committed to providing evidence-based services; allowing you the opportunity to coordinate your schedule based on your availability and area of work as it meets your professional objectives and as it aligns with the needs of those we support. We invite you to visit our website at: for additional information.

Required Qualifications and Skills

-A minimum of 2 years of full-time strong experience supporting individuals who have a developmental disability with complex needs. -Must have a Community College diploma or University degree in a relevant discipline (CYW, DSW, BA, BST etc) -Previous knowledge and experience implementing principles of ABA -Competent with collecting and analyzing data -Vulnerable Sector Check required; VSC accepted if within the last 6 months -Valid Standard First Aid and CPR Level C (must be from a WSIB approved provider) -Crisis training (CPI, SMG, UMAB); it is mandatory the you take CPI crisis training through wm+a.

Required Experience

A minimum of 2 years of full-time strong experience supporting individuals who have a developmental disability with complex needs.


- Providing individualized direct client support to clients who have been diagnosed with a Developmental Disability often with a dual diagnosis and are experiencing behaviour crisis and / or present with complex needs. - Work with client in varying Milieus; school; live-in treatment; hospital; family home; the community based supports etc. - Collect and manage data/daily documentation relevant to the clients’ specific needs, programs and goals - Implementing client specific goals, IEP / BSP; teaching based on principles of ABA and other evidence based practices.

Compensation and Benefits Offered

- Competitive hourly wage: $25.00 - $32. 00/hr - Flexibility of work: work options based on your availability and skill sets. - Team Support: 24-hour access to Associate support when needed. - Technical infrastructure: online scheduling, data and CRM system. - Professional development: clinical training opportunities: ABA, OCD, ADHD, ODD, FASD and more! - RBT (Registered Behaviour Technician) 40-hour online training content available to active associates via alphabeePRO: Home - alphabeePRO - In-house trainings: CPI, SMG, UMAB, ABA and RBT Introduction.

Organization Overview

Associate Testimonial "Working here will give you many tools to make you more effective in this field"- Behavioural consultant (current) I have been an associate with WM+A for approx 3 years and have never looked back in regret on my decision to work as part of this amazing team. Nothing is perfect, but WM+A has always looked out for me and my interests - even in situations of disagreement, WM+A always sought resolution. The teams I worked on in the field varied, but I have built so many connections and learnt so much from my experiences working alongside them. The training you receive stepping on board is bar none and the experience is what you make it. Some of the most passionate people I have found in this field are were through WM+A and the flexibility they offer is phenomenal.

The International Child and Youth Care Network

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