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Child Interventionist (Part Time)
Part Time ($23.00 - $25.00 per hour)
Chicopee, Massachusetts, United States - 01013

Child Interventionist

ABA Behavior Technician / RBT

Do you love spending time with children? Do you want to make a lasting impact in the lives of others? If so, we have a uniquely rewarding job opportunity waiting for you!

Butterfly Effects is hiring Child Interventionists entry-level and experienced to teach young children affected by autism. We want you to enjoy coming to work, so we dedicate ourselves to making our teams feel valued, respected, and heard. This isn't just another place to work, it's a welcoming environment with a leadership team that champions every individual to achieve their potential.

Why Work at Butterfly Effects?

  • Part-time opportunity to make a full-time impact in a child's life!
  • Build a rewarding and valued career with education and training support
  • The Opportunity to become a Board Certified Behavior Analyst with guidance and subsidies from BE
  • Bring calm, protection, and happiness to families and children affected by autism

About the Child Interventionist Role:

Our home-based treatment involves working directly with the child and the family in their natural environment most often their home, to teach them how to communicate, share, play, wait, and other essential skills. BE's Child Interventionist makes the home-session fun by teaching through play-based activities. We offer training to all staff, so they feel confident in the skills required to instruct children affected by autism. The best fit for this role is someone very outgoing, energetic, and friendly, with childcare experience.

This is a part-time role requiring 10-20 hours per week. The most common times for sessions are after-school hours between 3pm-7pm, but schedules and hours will vary based on client needs.

Requirements to Work as a Child Interventionist:

  • High School diploma
  • 1+ years of experience working with children OR 24+ credits completed in a relevant college degree
  • Driver's license & personal vehicle
  • Web Enabled Device laptop or tablet
  • 3+ weekdays w/ same availability
  • Positive attitude and strong people skills to work with children and families


We believe in fair and competitive compensation. As such, we provide benefits outside of your hourly rate to give you the support and energy you need to bring your best self to your role.

  • $23.00 - $25.00 per hour based on experience, education, and certifications
  • Paid Training


Our team members may be eligible for the following benefits:

  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Coursework and Competency Check to obtain the Registered Behavior Technician RBT certification
  • Drive-time pay between sessions
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Supervision towards BCBA credential available

Additional Information About the Role:

Our Child Interventionist will complete training to become a Registered Behavior Technician RBT. RBTs are 'helping professionals' that teach children affected by autism important life skills. RBTs work on goals such as functional communication, socializing with peers, and sharing with others. Butterfly Effects' RBTs receive training to make a meaningful change in the life of a child and their family.

Physical Demands:

Working with clients in their natural environments may require you to lift or move approximately 50 lbs. and be able to assume and maintain a variety of postures kneeling, squatting, sitting, standing for extended periods of time.

Company Overview:

Butterfly Effects is a long-standing nationwide provider of Applied Behavior Analysis ABA for families affected by autism across 12 states. Butterfly Effects had served over 10,000 families since 2005. Our 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 Butterfly Effects 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 Technicians 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.