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Entry Level ABA Behavior Therapist
Part Time (Starting at $15 - Hourly)
Springfield, Massachusetts, United States - 01109

Behavior Therapist / ABA Behavior Technician

Springfield, MA

Butterfly Effects is hiring Behavior Technicians to join our growing team! Behavior Technicians assist Behavior Analysts to implement behavior reduction and skill acquisition treatment plans for children and families affected by autism spectrum disorder. Behavior Technicians assist clients with day to day activities, monitor their behavior, record and collect data on patients' progress, and communicate with clients. We service clients between the ages of 18 months and 18 years of age, and therapy is typically delivered in 2-3 hour sessions 2-5 times per week.

The ideal candidate is someone very outgoing, bubbly, friendly and motivated by making a difference for children and families adjusting to life on the Autism spectrum. If you are passionate about working with children and making a lasting impact in the lives of others, this is a fit for you!


All Behavior Therapists are required to have:

  • High School diploma
  • Driver's license & personal vehicle
  • CPR certification Must be obtained through American Heart Association or Red Cross, and completed in a fully in-person or hybrid online/classroom setting.
  • Background check
  • Personal laptop or tablet w/ webcam


  • $12.75 / hour during mentor training
  • $15-16 per hour no RBT certification
  • $18-21 per hour RBT certification


Typical work week for our Behavior Therapists consists of:

  • Part time, Monday - Friday
  • Potential transition to fulltime employment
  • Flexible hours, morning or afternoon
  • Up to 30 hours per week
  • Number of hours per week depend on the needs of the child.
  • Time of day depends on the family's schedule morning, daytime or after school.


Our Behavior Therapists are offered benefits in various forms:

  • Free supervision from BCBA
  • Continued education ABA Master's program
  • W-2 employment & Bi-weekly pay
  • Direct Deposit
  • Paid Training
  • Paid Time Off


Behavior Therapists or Registered Behavior Technicians RBT are 'helping professionals' that teach children affected by Autism important life skills. The Behavior Therapist RBT is part of a collaborative team that includes the child's family and the supervising clinician. The Behavior Therapist RBT works on such goals as functional communication, socializing with peers, and sharing with others. Butterfly Effects' Behavior Therapists RBTs receive training to make a meaningful change in the life of a child and their family.


Butterfly Effects is a nationwide provider of applied behavior analysis ABA for thousands of families across 12 different states. We focus our service on individuals diagnosed with autism while implementing a home and community-based services treatment model. The treatment model is grounded in the implementation science of Applied Behavior Analysis ABA, Family-Centered Planning, Routines-Based Intervention, and family participation. BE's treatment philosophy is guided by the belief that services should be provided in the natural environment as early as possible, be individualized for each child/family, and support the unique culture of each family. The BE treatment team is led by a Board Certified Behavior Analyst BCBA who will meet the child & family for the first time and create a treatment plan catered to them. The BCBA will also supervise the Behavior Therapist RBT implementing the treatment plan and develop a positive collaborative relationship with any other professionals working with the child and family. For more information about Butterfly Effects, please visit

Butterfly Effects is an Equal Opportunity Employer and it is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all people without regard to age, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, disability, gender, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by statute, and to promote the full realization of an inclusive employment and service policy.