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Family Support Technician

JOB TITLE: Family Support Technician

CLASSIFICATION: Full Time or Part Time – Non-Exempt

PROGRAM/DEPARTMENT:  Allegany Regional Development Corporation - Family Support Services                                                


POSITION SUMMARY:  Assists individuals with identifying and modifying challenging behaviors in their home and community. Staff will educate, assist, and support families in the development and utilization of strategies and interventions to aid the individual and family overcome these challenges.


Minimum Education, Training & Experience:
High School Diploma or equivalent
Two (2) years experience providing services to individuals with developmental disabilities and/or behavioral issues.
Valid Driver’s License with an acceptable driving record

Dependable transportation


Preferred Education, Training & Experience:
Experience with collaboration within a community System of Care.

Experience utilizing Applied Behavioral Analysis therapy.




Ability to work independently and set schedule according to the needs of individuals and their family

Ability to document completion as outlined by program guidelines

Functional knowledge of basic computer applications (i.e. word-processing, e-mail)

Ability and willingness to work flexible hours, including some weekend hours

Ability to set aside personal attitudes and address individuals and their families in a clinical, professional manner

Ability to be sensitive and respectful of cultural/values/lifestyle differences in families

Ability to maintain professional boundaries

Ability to communicate clearly and respectfully; in collaboration with individuals in the agency and community.




$16 per hour starting rate