Behavior Assistant (ABA) - Entry Level

Medical/Healthcare Hayward, California


Do you dream of being a teacher, speech pathologist, occupational therapist, counselor, marriage and family therapist, special education teacher, or just love working with kids?

If so, the Behavior Assistant position is just for you!

We provide you with intensive ongoing training and support to teach you how to work effectively and confidently with children with Autism Spectrum Disorders; empowering them with communication skills, social and play skills, and appropriate behaviors.

Discover Hope is a small, tight-knit team dedicated to providing high quality behavioral services and Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) in the San Francisco Bay Area. Our mission is to make a lasting impact on families touched with disabilities or behavior disorders. Discover Hope emphasizes communication, collaboration, and inspiration in all services that we provide.

Discover Hope is a "San Francisco Bay Area's Best and Brightest Companies to Work for" WINNER for in 2016 AND 2017!  Ready to love where you work, feel cared for, and really make a difference in your community? Apply today!


  • Flexible Scheduling (Part-Time 12-25 hours/week)
  • Competitive Pay (depending on education and experience)
    • Opportunity for a 12% raise after only 4 months
    • Eligible for up to $1,000 in bonuses during your first year of employment
  • Medical and dental benefits for full time employees (20+ hours/week)
  • Paid drive time and mileage
  • Pay Incentives for completion of Board Certified Autism Technician (BCAT) Certification within 90 days of start date
  • Opportunities for career advancement and professional development to become a Board Certified Autism Technician (BCAT), Case Manager, Board Certified Behavior Assistant Behavior Analyst (BCaBA), Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA), Clinical Director

Employment Requirements:

  • Ability to give a 1 year commitment
  • HS Diploma/GED
  • Reliable transportation
  • Available for at least 3 days a week between the hours of 3pm and 7:30pm
  • Ability to Stand, Sit, Squat, Bend, Twist and lift 50lbs
  • DOJ/FBI Live Scan Background Clearance
  • TB Clearance and Immunization records