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Interested in making a difference in the lives of children and their families? Join the Joy and apply today!

Interested applicants can complete the application form below. You may also send your cover letter and resume to Crystal Oliver, [email protected], and (207) 626-3497 Ext.125.

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Current Openings at the Children’s Center:

Behavioral Health Professional (BHP)- Augusta

The Children’s Center is currently hiring BHPs for year round, academic year, and Summer 2024 substitute positions.

Are you interested in making a difference in the lives of young children and their families? The Children’s Center is an early intervention and family support organization with services for children ages birth through 21 years. We are looking for enthusiastic individuals who love working to support children in a multi-disciplinary team environment.

The BHP will work in one of a variety of specialized and inclusive programs providing one-on-one support to children ages 3-5 with a wide variety of special needs and developmental delays. Staff in this position conduct one-on-one or small group instruction, perform classroom management, and complete daily data collection and documentation. And the best part? Playing is the name of the game! Children learn best through play, so all classroom therapeutic interventions use play-based strategies. Who doesn’t want to play all day?!

The Children’s Center offers a competitive benefits package, including medical, dental, and vision insurance options, 401k options, generous paid time off accrual, continuing education support as well as a consistent work schedule. Additionally, work at the Children’s Center qualifies for Public Student Loan Forgiveness (PSLF). If you’re interested in joining a team of highly skilled professionals looking to change little lives every day, the Children’s Center is the place for you.

Applicants must provide documentation that they have received a high school diploma or the equivalent. The ideal candidate has a passion for working with young children, experience working with chidlren in a variety of settings, and a willingness to be an active, positive member of a multi-discipinary team.

Compensation: Starting at $17.00/hr

Behavioral Health Professional (BHP)/Educational Technician III – Augusta, Farmington,& Skowhegan Sites

The Children’s Center is currently hiring BHP/Ed Tech IIIs for year-round and academic year positions.

Are you interested in making a difference in the lives of young children and their families? The Children’s Center is an early intervention and family support organization that provides services to children ages birth through 21 years. We are looking for enthusiastic individuals who love working to support children in a multi-disciplinary team environment.

The BHP/Ed Tech III will work with a Master’s level Clinician and special education team in a Day Treatment program for children ages 3 to 5 years old. Staff in this position conduct one-on-one or small group instruction, perform classroom management, and complete daily data collection and documentation. And the best part? Playing is the name of the game! Children learn best through play, so all classroom therapeutic interventions use play-based strategies. Who doesn’t want to play all day?!

The Children’s Center offers a competitive benefits package, including medical, dental, and vision insurance options, 401k options, generous Paid Time Off accrual, continuing education support as well as a consistent work schedule. Additionally, the work at the Children’s Center qualifies for Public Student Loan Forgiveness (PSLF). If you’re interested in joining a team of highly skilled professionals looking to change little lives every day, the Children’s Center is the place for you.

This position requires flexibility to work at various sites of the Center. The individual will have a “home-site” assigned to them. On days that coverage is provided at a site other than the assigned home-site, the individual will receive a 5%-per-hour increase for hours worked; mileage over what you normally travel to your home-site will be reimbursed.

Applicants must provide documentation that they have at least 90 college credit hours and have or be eligible for Maine Department of Education certification as an Educational Technician III. It is essential, as part of this multi-disciplinary team, to have a positive attitude, high energy level and the ability to think creatively. Children’s Center provides BHP training, CPR/First Aid and Safety Care certification, and Master’s level clinical supervision.

Compensation: Starting at $20.00/hr

Special Purpose Private School Teacher – Augusta

The Children’s Center is currently hiring Special Purpose Private School Teachers for year-round, academic year, and Summer 2024 substitute positions.

Interested in making a difference in the lives of young elementary school age children? The Children’s Center is seeking a Special Purpose Private School Teacher to work one on one with children in grades K-3 who are not yet ready to enter public school. Daily activities are focused on their behavioral and communication needs, independence skills, and academic goals specialized for each child in accordance with their Individualized Education Plan (IEP) goals.

The Special Purpose Private School Teacher will work with a Master’s level Clinician and Special Education team in the classroom following the daily activity and academic schedule with accommodations specialized for each child’s needs. Staff in this position conduct one-on-one or small group instruction, perform classroom management, and complete daily data collection and documentation.

The Children’s Center offers a competitive benefits package, including medical, dental, and vision insurance options, 401k options, generous paid time off accrual, continuing education support as well as a consistent work schedule. Additionally, work at the Children’s Center qualifies for Public Student Loan Forgiveness. If you’re interested in joining a team of highly skilled professionals looking to change little lives every day, the Children’s Center is the place for you.

Applicants must provide documentation that they have at least 90 college credit hours and have or be eligible for Maine Department of Education certification as an Educational Technician III. It is essential, as part of this multi-disciplinary team, to have a positive attitude, high energy level and the ability to think creatively. Children’s Center provides BHP training, CPR/First Aid and Safety Care certification, and Master’s level clinical supervision.

Compensation: starting at $20.00/hr

 

Satellite Sites Clinician – Skowhegan and Farmington

Interested in making a difference in the lives of young children and their families? The Children’s Center is an early intervention and family support program for children ages birth through 21 years. We are looking for enthusiastic individuals who love working to support children in a multi-disciplinary team environment.

The Clinician at our Skowhegan and Farmington sites provides clinical consultation for specialized services for children ages 3-5 years old and their families by providing direct family support through social work services and/or family therapy and center-based treatment programs. The Skowhegan and Farmington sites of the Children’s Center provides Behavioral Health Day Treatment services for children ages 3-5 years old in a center-based setting. Additionally, the Clinician will provide intensive therapy and support to children and families using a strengths-based outcome-oriented approach to include the following:

  • Develop therapeutic relationships with at-risk children and families.
  • Provide individual and family therapy using evidenced-based outcomes-oriented approaches.
  • Collaborate with other providers
  • Complete mental health assessments and individual treatment plans
  • Provide clinical supervision to Behavioral Health Professionals
  • Participation in clinical reviews, team meetings and trainings.

A Master’s degree in human services, social work, counseling, or psychology and Maine licensure required (LCPC, LMSW-cc, LCSW preferred). The ideal candidate must be detail-oriented and have strong oral and written communication skills. Position requires excellent time management, clinical, and program management skills. Travel between sites is required for this position.

The Children’s Center offers a competitive benefits package, including medical, dental, and vision insurance options, 401k options, generous paid time off accrual, reimbursement for related travel, continuing education support as well as a flexible work schedule. If you’re interested in joining a team of highly skilled professionals looking to change little lives every day, the Children’s Center is the place for you.

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Vision insurance

 

Site Coordinator – Skowhegan