Program Assistant Trainee (Registered Behavior Technician)

July 27, 2023

Are you seeking a rewarding career opportunity serving children and adults with autism? If yes, join our team as a Program Assistant at The Unumb Center for Neurodevelopment. The Unumb Center is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing high-quality, evidence-based diagnostic and therapeutic services to people with autism spectrum disorder across their lifespan.

A Program Assistant is a professional who practices under the supervision of a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA). The Program Assistant’s primary responsibility is the direct implementation of treatment plans and programs designed to help individuals with autism develop social skills, reduce challenging behavior, and learn new skills. They are also responsible for electronically collecting data during each therapy session, documenting clients’ progress during sessions, and communicating with clinical teams.

In this role, you receive training that prepares you to become a nationally certified Registered Behavior Technician®(RBT®) within your first 90 days of employment. You can learn more about the RBT Certification at

Why choose The Unumb Center?

· Opportunity to make a difference in the lives of children and adults with an autism diagnosis

· Energetic and fun work environment

· Supportive clinic-based setting

· CPR and Safety Care Certification

· Ongoing Professional Development

· Employee recognition platform to celebrate achievements and earn rewards

· Self-paced career pipeline to grow within the organization

· BCBA Apprenticeship opportunities for those seeking BCBA or BCaBA certification

· Group benefits after 90 days (PTO, medical, dental, vision, disability, life insurance)

· Competitive wages

Job Requirements:

· High School Diploma or GED

· Clearance of a state and federal criminal background check

· Reliable transportation

· Passion for working with children with special needs

· Frequent kneeling, stooping, bending, stair climbing, and sitting on the floor to attend to children’s needs; this position is rated as active and regularly requires the individual to lift 30-50 pounds and move quickly

· Strong organizational, time management, and communication skills

Job Type: Full-time


· $14 per hour during training

· $15-$17 per hour upon completion of RBT Certification


Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $14.00 – $17.00 per hour


Dental insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Paid time off
Vision insurance

8 hour shift
No weekends
Work Location: In person