Behavioral Interventionist
Be a part of a team that impacts the lives of our next generation
Farmington, NM 
Posted 7 days ago
Job Description
Do you want to work for an organization that Makes a Lasting Impact on Kids?
AMIkids has served over 136,000 kids and their families since 1969. Being part of the AMIkids team means that you are helping youth to realize their full potential and become a valuable part of their community.

Position Summary:
The role of the Behavioral Interventionist has responsibility for directing and safely supervising the youth in our care.  Primary responsibility is to provide guidance in behavior choices by teaching social, self-help, academic and living skills. 
Essential Job Duties
  • Ensure the safety and supervision of all youth in accordance with all operational and contractual requirements,
  • Supervise youth in accordance with operational policies and procedures to ensure the safety and security of youth and staff; performs all duties in compliance with all terms and conditions of contractual agreements
  • Serve as advisor and positive role model for youth in the program,
  • Prevent and intervene in youth altercations and incidents, using the authorized state mandated training methods,
  • Effective use of the Behavior Modification System by providing redirection and coaching to youth,
  • Coach and advise youth helping them to grow and develop in the areas of personal responsibility, social skills, community living skills, interpersonal communications and behavior,
  • May provide one-on-one tutoring and computer lab assistance as needed,
  • Notify management immediately of problems and/or incidents,
  • Communicate necessary information to appropriate team members and supervisors,
  • Complete incident, accident and behavioral reports according to standard operating procedures,
  • Document and review required notes in applicable Logs,
  • Ensure facility, equipment and supplies are in compliance with all laws, regulations and policies,
  • Teach youth how to maintain all equipment within compliance standards,
  • Maintain the repair and maintenance log and inventory of related equipment,
  • Administer first aid and CPR during emergencies in accordance with the national standards,
  • May be required to supervise in day and/or overnight trips, special activities that involve recreational sports, and may require extended 16-hour workdays/24 hour on-call status,
  • Drive program’s vehicles as required in accordance with AMIkids transportation guidelines,
  • Transport youth and may drive for other work related tasks,
  • Attend all required training/professional development events and maintain all appropriate certifications and licenses,
  • Assist with special projects and other duties as assigned,
Minimum Education, Training and Experience
  • Minimum High school diploma/GED;  Degree preferred,
  • Prefer a minimum one year related experience within an educational or youth service program, working with troubled youth desirable,
  • Obtain and maintain appropriate crisis intervention and physical restraint training and certification as defined by state requirements,
  • Current or ability to obtain and maintain CPR and First Aid certification by a nationally recognized organization,
  • Must possess and maintain valid driver’s license in the state of employment and have a driving record that meets the standards of the AMIkids Transportation Policy,
  • May be required to acquire and maintain CDL license.
What's in it for you?
  • Growth opportunities – we pride ourselves on developing our leaders from within
  • Health Benefits – Medical, Dental, Vision, & Prescription Drug plan options; Health Spending Account, Company paid Life Insurance and AD&D
  • PTO & Paid Holidays 
  • Wellness Benefits – EAP, Health Coaching, Stress Management Programs, etc.
  • Employer Funded Pension Plan, Voluntary 403(B) Retirement Plan, Student Loan Forgiveness Program
  • Pet Insurance, World Travel Assistance, Car Rental discounts, Gym Membership discounts, and more.

AMIkids Inc., Equal Employment Opportunity Employer * Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled * Drug-Free Workplace


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Salary and Benefits
AMIKids offers a comprehensive benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and STD Insurance, Retirement Opportunities, Holidays & PTO, Education Assistance, EAP, Disability Programs and Credit Union Membership. 
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
2 to 5 years
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