BI Postings 

SFU PSYC students have the opportunity to gain work experience in the field of Behavior Intervention. The list below is regularly updated with job postings we receive from BI teams and families of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, and may be of particular interest to students pursuing coursework in developmental psychology. 

Families & Employers:

If you would like to submit a request for a position to be posted here, please reach out to us at psyccomm@sfu.ca with the position details. 

Postings List

Dated posted

June 17, 2024

Location:
Vancouver (near Killarney Community Centre)

Training/Wage: 
$23 to $25 per hour. 

Hours:
Tuesdays afterschool hours 1-2 hours (starting 4pm), one per week. 

Description

Looking for a male BI to work with a teenage boy (age 14), it would be great if gaming is an interest. Session would be based on social skills, some outings to places such as parks, Starbucks, shopping malls, and emotional regulation.

How to apply:
If interested, please send your resume to vli@abacentre.ca

Date posted:
June 4

Location: 
North Burnaby

Training/Wage: 
$23 - $40/hr, based on experience and specializations. Most training will be provided by a parent, with support from OT and BCaBA.

Description

Looking for a reliable BI for an intelligent, curious, and active Autistic 4.5 year old boy. Starting with 4 – 6 hours/week in 2 hour afternoon sessions over the summer in a daycare setting, then moving to helping with the after school transition to an after school program (or potentially in home) in September.

We are looking for someone who is calm, gentle yet confident and active in collaborating with us and our boy, and can meet our boy where he is at. We are looking for someone who is ND-affirming, familiar with the social model of disability, and PDA. 

A vehicle would be beneficial, but not necessary.

How to Apply:
If interested, please send resume and availability to denisehyyuen@gmail.com

Date posted:

May 31, 2024

Location: 

Location 1: Port Moody (Rocky Point) - you will be providing support at the student’s home.

Hours: Sessions will be 1.5-2 hours in length and held after school twice per week (between 3-6pm, days are flexible). Family is also looking for a 3rd session on the weekend (ideally in the morning). Please note that additional sessions will be available during the summertime (4-5 per week).

Location 2: Coquitlam (Town Center) - you will be providing support at the student’s home.

Sessions will be 1-2 hours in length and held twice per week on Mondays and Fridays. Timing is flexible and could be either in the afternoon from 3:00-5:00pm or in the morning from 9:00-10:00am.

Wage and training:

Compensation: Starts at $20-$25/hour depending on education and experience. Experience: No experience is necessary however prior experience, especially experience with kids, is definitely helpful. All training will be provided.

Description:

I’m looking for a couple of friendly, outgoing, and reliable individuals to work with 2 young students with autism. Program goals include academics, increasing flexibility, communication, social skills, emotional regulation, fine/gross motor skills, and self-help skills. This position is perfect for students looking for experience in teaching, psychology, Occupational Therapy (OT), counselling, and/or Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA).

Note: All applicants must be able to attend a monthly team meeting, provide a one year commitment, and a clean criminal record check.

How to apply:

If you are interested, please email your resume and cover letter to Rebecca Dinning at rebeccaadinning@gmail.com. Program is supervised by Rebecca Dinning (BCBA) and Colby Anderson (BCBA, RCC)