Career Opportunities

Speech-Language Pathologist - Beresford

We are currently seeking a Speech-Language Pathologist to join our team in our Beresford, New Brunswick, office.

Autism Intervention Services (AIS) was founded by Danielle Pelletier in 2005, to provide preschool aged children with autism spectrum disorder and their families with high quality, evidence-based services. At AIS, our programs provide quality intervention and making every teaching moment count.  As a result of our programs’ success, we have gained our government’s confidence in our contracted services and currently serve over 500 families across the province of New Brunswick.

Our Speech-Language Pathologists are highly valued team members who provide quality comprehensive and consultative services to preschool children with ASD and their families.  Our Speech-Language Pathologists provide assessment, treatment, consultation and training to our clients, families and teams with the goal of ensuring that each child reaches their full potential and has enhanced quality of life.  Our teams are trained to make a positive and meaningful difference with the children they interact with and their families.

Our Team:

At AIS we value teamwork, integrity, quality, dignity, diversity and joy! To be more specific, we love what we do! We focus on solutions and celebrate each child’s learning. We work together as a close team; we care about each other and support one another to reach our personal and professional goals.  We do the right thing for the well-being of our clients… being honest, accountable, and showing up every day!  We seek open feedback, stay current with the research, and continuously strive to offer excellence in our programs.  We respect individuality in all children and understand they have unique needs.  We aim to learn more about each other, and to act with compassion and kindness.

Current Clinical Initiatives:

In alignment with our value of quality, AIS frequently consults with leaders in the field of ABA. We are currently working on two major initiatives. One of our priorities is to invest in our leaders and in our teams. AIS leaders access training from Dr. Linda Leblanc on skills such as coaching, bi-directional feedback, and time management. AIS is also working with Dr. Leblanc on developing quality assurance systems.

AIS recognizes that the field of ABA is evolving and undergoing a shift in understanding how we can best support and honour our clients. Over the past year and a half, AIS has been investing in training on “Today’s ABA” approaches with Dr. Greg Hanley’s company FTF Behavioral Consulting. We prioritize happy, relaxed, and engaged learners, and teaching from a place of joy. We believe that we can be empathetic, compassionate scientists.

We Offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Group medical and dental insurance
  • Life and long-term disability insurance
  • Travel expenses
  • Vacation and personal leave
  • Cellphone allowance
  • Continuing education

Sound like you?

If you want to make a positive impact on preschool children with autism spectrum disorder, and the value statements above resonate with you, we would love to have you join our team.

Position Summary:

A Speech-Language Pathologist is responsible for assessing, treating, developing, and supervising communication plans for preschool-aged children with ASD.

 The role of the Speech and Language Pathologist will include, but is not limited to:

  • Conducting assessments at intake or during treatment
  • Supporting families and clinical teams in selecting and implementing goals in the area of speech, language and communication that are functional for the child in their environment
  • Consulting to clinical teams and families on special key area: Augmentative and Alternative Communication, Motor Speech Disorders, Joint Attention and Social communication.
  • Brainstorming with teams when clients are not learning as anticipated
  • Offering training and workshops to families and colleagues
  • Communicating with families and other stakeholders/community partners
  • Participating in successful transitions into schools by preparing and documenting relevant materials and plans
  • Supporting intervention within the home and community
  • Implementing and adhering to clinical service delivery policies
  • Conducting administrative duties relating to scheduling, supervision and monthly reports

Qualifications and Educational Requirements:

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Master’s Degree in Speech-Language Pathology
  • Member in good standing of the New Brunswick Association of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, or ability to become a member
  • A minimum of five-years experience working in the field of autism spectrum disorder
  • Excellent clinical skills in the areas of responsibility described above
  • Experience and love for working with young children and their families
  • Passion and determination to help children and their family develop functional social communication skills
  • Experience and knowledge of evidence-based intervention, including Applied Behavioral Analysis
  • Advanced knowledge in the area of social communication and autism spectrum disorders Experience assessment, treatment, and implementation of and high and low tech AAC systems
  • Exceptional abilities to work in a team setting and a high level of professionalism and integrity, adopting and respecting AIS’s mission and values
  • A completed clear criminal record check, vulnerable sector check, and Social Development prior contact check within the past five years
  • High level of French and English proficiency is a requirement for this position. Please state your oral and written language capabilities
  • Valid Driver’s license and access to a vehicle as travel is required
  • Willing to travel (paid mileage) to provide services to clients in the Campbellton, Caraquet, Miramichi and Edmundston regions.

 

Interested applicants are invited to send a cover letter and resume to: hr@ais-cia.ca

Application deadline:  June 24, 2022

We thank all applicants for their interest; only candidates selected for the interview process will be contacted.

Behaviour Analyst - Fredericton

We are currently seeking a Behaviour Analyst (BCBA) to join our team in the role of Clinical Supervisor in our Fredericton Office.

Autism Intervention Services (AIS) was founded by Danielle Pelletier in 2005, to provide preschool aged children with autism spectrum disorder and their families with high quality, evidence based services. At AIS, our programs are dedicated to providing quality intervention and making every teaching moment count.  As a result of our programs’ success, we have gained our government’s confidence in our contracted services and currently serve over 500 families across the province of New Brunswick.

Our Clinical Supervisors (CS) are highly-valued team members who provide quality intervention to preschool children with ASD and their families.  Our Clinical Supervisions provide leadership, supervision and support to our clients, families and teams with the goal of ensuring that each child reaches their full potential and has enhanced quality of life.  Our teams are trained to make a positive and meaningful difference with the children they interact with and their families.

Our Team:

At AIS we value team work, integrity, quality, dignity, diversity and joy! To be more specific, we love what we do! We focus on solutions and celebrate each child’s learning. We work together as a close team; we care about each other and support one another to reach our personal and professional goals.  We do the right thing for the well-being of our clients… being honest, accountable, and showing up every day!  We seek open feedback, stay current with the research, and continuously strive to offer excellence in our programs.  We respect individuality in all children and understand they have unique needs.  We aim to learn more about each other, and to act with compassion and kindness.

Current Clinical Initiatives:

In alignment with our value of quality, AIS frequently consults with leaders in the field of ABA. We are currently working on two major initiatives. One of our priorities is to invest in our leaders and in our teams. AIS leaders access training from Dr. Linda Leblanc on skills such as coaching, bi-directional feedback, and time management. AIS is also working with Dr. Leblanc on developing quality assurance systems.

AIS recognizes that the field of ABA is evolving and undergoing a shift in understanding how we can best support and honour our clients. Over the past year and a half, AIS has been investing in training on “Today’s ABA” approaches with Dr. Greg Hanley’s company FTF Behavioral Consulting. We prioritize happy, relaxed, and engaged learners, and teaching from a place of joy. We believe that we can be empathetic, compassionate scientists.

We Offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Group medical and dental insurance
  • Life and long term disability insurance
  • Travel expenses
  • Vacation and sick time
  • Cellphone allowance
  • ACE (approved continuing education) provider

Sound like you?

If you want to make a positive impact on preschool children with autism spectrum disorder, and the value statements above resonate with you, we would love to have you join our team.

Position Summary:

A Clinical Supervisor is responsible for assessing, designing, monitoring and supervising behavioural interventions for preschool-aged children with ASD.

Accountabilities include but not limited to:

Assessment and Program Development

  • At intake, building rapport with the client and family. Identifying the best context for happy, relaxed, and engaged learning.
  • Conducting various assessments at intake, during and post interventions, including provincially mandated curriculum-based assessment
  • Creating a Personalized Learning Plan in accordance with the current provincial process in collaboration with families and community partners
  • Writing individualized programs as well as implementing and monitoring programs to ensure adequate and timely progress of clients
  • Conducting functional behaviour assessments and designing behaviour support plans that are in alignment with “Today’s ABA” approaches.
  • Offering parent training according to the needs of the client and priorities of the family

Supervision and Professional Development

  • Overseeing the programming of all clients on their clinical team, including monitoring, analyzing, and documenting progress
  • Supervising and evaluating the work of Behaviour Consultants, Lead Therapists, and Behaviour Interventionists on their clinical team.
  • Supporting the ongoing professional development of the clinical team, and evaluating competency development.
  • Meeting up-to-date annual provincial training requirements of the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development

Collaboration

  • Communicating with families and other stakeholders/community partners
  • Overseeing successful transitions into schools by preparing and documenting the transition plan
  • Supporting interventions within the home and community context

Administration

  • Implementing and adhering to clinical service delivery policies
  • Conducting administrative duties relating to scheduling, supervision and monthly reports

 

Qualifications and Requirements:

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have a Master’s Degree and excellent clinical skills in the areas of responsibility described above
  • Demonstrate exceptional abilities to work in a team setting and a high level of professionalism and integrity, adopting and respecting AIS’ mission and values.
  • Have experience working with preschool-aged children with a diagnosis of ASD
  • Experience with “Today’s ABA” approaches including PFA&SBT, Balance, and Universal Protocols is considered an asset.
  • Maintain certification with the Behaviour Analyst Certification Board or with their licensing body (if applicable)
  • Be willing to complete a criminal record check, vulnerable sector check and Social Development prior contact check.
  • Bilingualism (French and English) is preferable. Please state your oral and written language capabilities.
  • Valid Driver’s license and access to a vehicle as travel is required.

Our company has a COVID-19 Operational Plan that is designed to ensure safety for our employees and clients.  The AIS Operational Plan follows all recommendations from New Brunswick Department of Public Health and the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development. Our employees are expected to follow the directives of Public Health concerning COVID-19 restrictions and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

PLEASE NOTE:  As of November 19, 2021, all AIS employees are required to be fully vaccinated.

The only employees whom this does not apply to are those with a valid medical exemption.

Interested applicants are invited to send a cover letter and resume to: april.rivest@ais-cia.ca

Application deadline: February 25, 2022

We thank all applicants for your interest.

Behaviour Interventionist - Edmundston

We are currently seeking Behaviour Interventionists to join our team in Edmundston, N.B.

Our Behaviour Interventionists (BI’s) are highly-valued team members who provide quality intervention, typically one-to-one, to preschool children with autism spectrum disorder. Our BI’s support the children and provide individualized, evidence-based programs so that each child reaches their full potential and has enhanced quality of life.  Our team members are trained to make a positive and meaningful difference with the children they interact with and their families.

Our Team:

At AIS we value team work, integrity, quality, dignity, diversity and joy! To be more specific, we love what we do! We focus on solutions and celebrate each child’s learning. We work together as a close team; we care about each other and support one another to reach our personal and professional goals.  We do the right thing for the well-being of our clients… being honest, accountable, and showing up every day!  We seek open feedback, stay current with the research, and continuously strive to offer excellence in our programs.  We respect individuality in all children and understand they have unique needs.  We aim to learn more about each other, and to act with compassion and kindness.

What does the region of Edmundston have to offer to you?

Edmundston is a francophone city surrounded by nature. If you love to spend time outdoor, summer like winter, this is your place! You will enjoy the many beautiful hiking and bike trails and during winter, you can enjoy skiing. There are many festivals across the years and many opportunities for kids to engage in community activities. Please visit the city at https://edmundston.ca/fr/website for more information.

We Offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Group medical and dental insurance
  • Life and long term disability insurance
  • Travel expenses
  • Vacation and sick time

 

Sound like you?

If you want to make a positive impact on preschool children with autism spectrum disorder, and the value statements above resonate with you, we would love to have you join our team.

Position Summary:

A Behaviour Interventionist works directly with our clients and interacts with their families every day (Monday-Friday).  Each direct session is typically 4 hours in length (8:00am-12:00pm and 1:00pm-5:00pm). Behaviour Interventionists implement learning programs that are designed to address personalized learning plan goals (PLP) and training is provided.

Accountabilities include but not limited to:

  • Playing and interacting with children in a fun manner to enable a positive learning relationship
  • Working one-to-one with preschool children with autism implementing individualized evidence based strategies and programs
  • Working in family homes, early learning centres and agency based locations
  • Collecting data, summarizing data, and communicating as needed with your supervisor to ensure continued client learning
  • Following the company’s policies and procedures; living our core values
  • Communicating respectfully with parents/guardians, community partners and colleagues
  • Being receptive to feedback and implementing suggestions
  • Demonstrating good work ethic (punctual and good attendance)
  • Demonstrating professionalism and adhering to confidentiality

Qualifications and Requirements:

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Have completed a high school education, preferably with some post- secondary education
  • Demonstrates a strong desire to work with children with ASD
  • Be willing to complete a criminal record check, vulnerable sector check and Social Development prior contact check within the past five years
  • Be willing to complete a Workplace First Aid Course
  • Valid Driver’s license and access to a vehicle as travel is required
  • Bilingualism (French and English) is an asset. High level of French proficiency is required for this position. Please state your oral and written language capabilities.
  • Physically able to play on the floor for extended periods and be able to lift 4-5kg

 

Our company has a COVID-19 Operational Plan that is designed to ensure safety for our employees and clients.  The AIS Operational Plan follows all recommendations from New Brunswick Department of Public Health and the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development. Our employees are expected to follow the directives of Public Health concerning COVID-19 restrictions and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

 PLEASE NOTE:  As of November 19, 2021, all AIS employees are required to be fully vaccinated.

The only employees whom this does not apply to are those with a valid medical exemption.

Interested applicants are invited to send a cover letter and resume to: isabelle.comeau@ais-cia.ca

Behaviour Consultant

We are currently seeking Behaviour Consultants to join our team in Fredericton, Saint John, Moncton and Northern N.B.

Our Behaviour Consultants (BC) are highly-valued team members who develop and manage client programming under the supervision of a Clinical Supervisor.  Our BC’s conduct assessments, create personalized learning plans (PLPs), develop programs, monitor, document and communicate client progress, so that each child reaches their full potential and has enhanced quality of life. Behaviour Consultants train and supervise Lead Therapists and Behaviour Interventionists.  Our team members are trained to make a positive and meaningful difference with the children they interact with and their families.

Our Team:

At AIS we value team work, integrity, quality, dignity, diversity and joy! To be more specific, we love what we do! We focus on solutions and celebrate each child’s learning. We work together as a close team; we care about each other and support one another to reach our personal and professional goals.  We do the right thing for the well-being of our clients… being honest, accountable, and showing up every day!  We seek open feedback, stay current with the research, and continuously strive to offer excellence in our programs.  We respect individuality in all children and understand they have unique needs.  We aim to learn more about each other, and to act with compassion and kindness.

We Offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Group medical and dental insurance
  • Life and long term disability insurance
  • Travel expenses
  • Vacation and sick time

Sound like you?

If you want to make a positive impact on preschool children with autism spectrum disorder, and the value statements above resonate with you, we would love to have you join our team.

 

Position Summary:

A Behaviour Consultant provides support and supervision to the Behaviour Interventionists who are working with their clients. Hours of work are Monday- Friday, 8 hours/day between the hours of 8:00 am-5:00 pm.

Accountabilities include but not limited to:

Assessment and Program Development

  • Conducting various assessments at intake, during and post interventions, including provincially mandated curriculum-based assessment
  • Creating a Personalized Learning Plan in accordance with the current provincial process in collaboration with families and community partners
  • Writing individualized programs as well as implementing and monitoring programs to ensure adequate and timely progress of clients
  • Conducting functional behaviour assessments and designing positive behaviour support plans
  • Offering parent training according to the needs of the client and priorities of the family

Supervision and Professional Development

  • Overseeing the programming of all clients on their clinical team, including monitoring, analyzing, and documenting progress
  • Supervising and evaluating the work of Lead Therapists, and Behaviour Interventionists on their clinical team.
  • Supporting the ongoing professional development of the clinical team, and evaluating competency development.
  • Meeting up-to-date annual provincial training requirements of the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development

Collaboration

  • Communicating with families and other stakeholders/community partners
  • Overseeing successful transitions into schools by preparing and documenting the transition plan
  • Supporting interventions within the home and community context

Administration

  • Implementing and adhering to clinical service delivery policies
  • Conducting administrative duties relating to scheduling, supervision and monthly reports

 

Qualifications and Requirements:

The ideal candidate will

  • Have completed a bachelor’s degree in social sciences, health sciences or education;
  • Demonstrate exceptional abilities to work in a team setting and a high level of professionalism and integrity, adopting and respecting AIS’ mission and values;
  • Have experience working with preschool-aged children with autism spectrum disorder
  • Be willing to complete a criminal record check, vulnerable sector check and Social Development prior contact check;
  • Bilingualism (French and English) is preferable. Please state your oral and written language capabilities;
  • Valid Driver’s license and access to a vehicle as travel is required.

 

Our company has a COVID-19 Operational Plan that is designed to ensure safety for our employees and clients.  The AIS Operational Plan follows all recommendations from New Brunswick Department of Public Health and the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development. Our employees are expected to follow the directives of Public Health concerning COVID-19 restrictions and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

PLEASE NOTE:  As of November 19, 2021, all AIS employees are required to be fully vaccinated.

The only employees whom this does not apply to are those with a valid medical exemption.

Interested applicants are invited to send a cover letter and resume to: hr@ais-cia.ca

Behaviour Analyst - Clinical supervisor

We are currently seeking Behaviour Analysts to join our team in the role of Clinical Supervisor in multiple regions in New Brunswick: Fredericton, Moncton, Saint John and Northern New Brunswick.

Our Clinical Supervisors (CS) are highly-valued team members who provide quality intervention to preschool children with ASD and their families.  Our Clinical Supervisions provide leadership, supervision and support to our clients, families and teams with the goal of ensuring that each child reaches their full potential and has enhanced quality of life.  Our teams are trained to make a positive and meaningful difference with the children they interact with and their families.

Our Team:

At AIS we value team work, integrity, quality, dignity, diversity and joy! To be more specific, we love what we do! We focus on solutions and celebrate each child’s learning. We work together as a close team; we care about each other and support one another to reach our personal and professional goals.  We do the right thing for the well-being of our clients… being honest, accountable, and showing up every day!  We seek open feedback, stay current with the research, and continuously strive to offer excellence in our programs.  We respect individuality in all children and understand they have unique needs.  We aim to learn more about each other, and to act with compassion and kindness.

We Offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Group medical and dental insurance
  • Life and long term disability insurance
  • Travel expenses
  • Vacation and sick time

Sound like you?

If you want to make a positive impact on preschool children with autism spectrum disorder, and the value statements above resonate with you, we would love to have you join our team.

Position Summary:

A Clinical Supervisor is responsible for assessing, designing, monitoring and supervising behavioural interventions for preschool-aged children with ASD.

Accountabilities include but not limited to:

Assessment and Program Development

  • Conducting various assessments at intake, during and post interventions, including provincially mandated curriculum-based assessment
  • Creating a Personalized Learning Plan in accordance with the current provincial process in collaboration with families and community partners
  • Writing individualized programs as well as implementing and monitoring programs to ensure adequate and timely progress of clients
  • Conducting functional behaviour assessments and designing positive behaviour support plans
  • Offering parent training according to the needs of the client and priorities of the family

Supervision and Professional Development

  • Overseeing the programming of all clients on their clinical team, including monitoring, analyzing, and documenting progress
  • Supervising and evaluating the work of Behaviour Consultants, Lead Therapists, and Behaviour Interventionists on their clinical team.
  • Supporting the ongoing professional development of the clinical team, and evaluating competency development.
  • Meeting up-to-date annual provincial training requirements of the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development

Collaboration

  • Communicating with families and other stakeholders/community partners
  • Overseeing successful transitions into schools by preparing and documenting the transition plan
  • Supporting interventions within the home and community context

Administration

  • Implementing and adhering to clinical service delivery policies
  • Conducting administrative duties relating to scheduling, supervision and monthly reports

Qualifications and Requirements:

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have a Master’s Degree and excellent clinical skills in the areas of responsibility described above
  • Demonstrate exceptional abilities to work in a team setting and a high level of professionalism and integrity, adopting and respecting AIS’ mission and values.
  • Have experience working with preschool-aged children with a diagnosis of ASD
  • Maintain certification with the Behaviour Analyst Certification Board or with their licensing body (if applicable)
  • Be willing to complete a criminal record check, vulnerable sector check and Social Development prior contact check.
  • Bilingualism (French and English) is preferable. Please state your oral and written language capabilities.
  • Valid Driver’s license and access to a vehicle as travel is required.

Our company has a COVID-19 Operational Plan that is designed to ensure safety for our employees and clients.  The AIS Operational Plan follows all recommendations from New Brunswick Department of Public Health and the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development. Our employees are expected to follow the directives of Public Health concerning COVID-19 restrictions and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

PLEASE NOTE:  As of November 19, 2021, all AIS employees are required to be fully vaccinated.

The only employees whom this does not apply to are those with a valid medical exemption.

Interested applicants are invited to send a cover letter and resume to: hr@ais-cia.ca

 

Behaviour Interventionist

We are currently seeking Behaviour Interventionists to join our team in Fredericton, Moncton, Saint John and Northern N.B.

Our Behaviour Interventionists (BI’s) are highly-valued team members who provide quality intervention, typically one-to-one, to preschool children with autism spectrum disorder. Our BI’s support the children and provide individualized, evidence-based programs so that each child reaches their full potential and has enhanced quality of life.  Our team members are trained to make a positive and meaningful difference with the children they interact with and their families.

Our Team:

At AIS we value team work, integrity, quality, dignity, diversity and joy! To be more specific, we love what we do! We focus on solutions and celebrate each child’s learning. We work together as a close team; we care about each other and support one another to reach our personal and professional goals.  We do the right thing for the well-being of our clients… being honest, accountable, and showing up every day!  We seek open feedback, stay current with the research, and continuously strive to offer excellence in our programs.  We respect individuality in all children and understand they have unique needs.  We aim to learn more about each other, and to act with compassion and kindness.

We Offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Group medical and dental insurance
  • Life and long term disability insurance
  • Travel expenses
  • Vacation and sick time

Sound like you?

If you want to make a positive impact on preschool children with autism spectrum disorder, and the value statements above resonate with you, we would love to have you join our team.

 Position Summary:

A Behaviour Interventionist works directly with our clients and interacts with their families every day (Monday-Friday).  Each direct session is typically 4 hours in length (8:00am-12:00pm and 1:00pm-5:00pm). Behaviour Interventionists implement learning programs that are designed to address personalized learning plan goals (PLP) and training is provided.

Accountabilities include but not limited to:

  • Playing and interacting with children in a fun manner to enable a positive learning relationship
  • Working one-to-one with preschool children with autism implementing individualized evidence based strategies and programs
  • Working in family homes, early learning centres and agency based locations
  • Collecting data, summarizing data, and communicating as needed with your supervisor to ensure continued client learning
  • Following the company’s policies and procedures; living our core values
  • Communicating respectfully with parents/guardians, community partners and colleagues
  • Being receptive to feedback and implementing suggestions
  • Demonstrating good work ethic (punctual and good attendance)
  • Demonstrating professionalism and adhering to confidentiality

Qualifications and Requirements:

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Have completed a high school education, preferably with some post- secondary education
  • Demonstrates a strong desire to work with children with ASD
  • Be willing to complete a criminal record check, vulnerable sector check and Social Development prior contact check within the past five years
  • Be willing to complete a Workplace First Aid Course
  • Valid Driver’s license and access to a vehicle as travel is required
  • Bilingualism (French and English) is an asset
  • Physically able to play on the floor for extended periods and be able to lift 4-5kg

 Our company has a COVID-19 Operational Plan that is designed to ensure safety for our employees and clients.  The AIS Operational Plan follows all recommendations from New Brunswick Department of Public Health and the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development. Our employees are expected to follow the directives of Public Health concerning COVID-19 restrictions and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

PLEASE NOTE:  As of November 19, 2021, all AIS employees are required to be fully vaccinated.

The only employees whom this does not apply to are those with a valid medical exemption.

Interested applicants are invited to send a cover letter and resume to: hr@ais-cia.ca