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Behavior Therapist 

About the Organization Founded in 1996 by parents who sought the very best treatment available to deliver opportunities to children and adolescents living with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), Minnesota Autism Center (MAC) provides therapeutic services for children ages 18 months to 21 years who have ASD.

MAC's services are center-based and in-home, and include speech and occupational therapy, assessment and diagnosis services, and individual and family therapy. At any given time, MAC serves approximately 370-400 clients throughout Minnesota at 17 centers located in Eagan, Eden Prairie, Maple Grove, Fridley, Vadnais Heights, Minnetonka, Woodbury, Duluth, Virginia, Mankato, Rochester, Red Wing, New Ulm, Medford, Hutchinson and Cambridge.


Job Summary

Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of children and young adults?

The Minnesota Autism Center (MAC), a non-profit organization, is currently seeking qualified Behavioral Therapist/Mental Health Practitioners to provide direct 1:1 therapy to children and adults affected by Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD).

Behavioral Therapist/ Mental Health Practitioner/DSP will be trained on the job. Opportunities for professional growth are available.

We offer competitive starting wages for Behavioral Therapist/ Mental Health Practitioner starting from $19.00/hour or Higher(depending on experience). We are flexible in pay for Applied Behavior Analysis experience.Developmental training can lead to multiple promotion tracks.

*Full time opportunities available. 8:30 am to 4:30 pm Monday through Friday. No nights or weekends required!

*Part time opportunities available:Monday-Friday 8:30AM-12:00PM or 1:00PM-4:30PM

PCA (Personal Care Assistant)- DSP (Direct Support Professional)- Paraprofessional- CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant)- Home Health Aide- Welcome to apply!!

Position also known as: Behavioral Technician, Behavioral Therapist, Behavior Therapist, ABA Therapist, Applied Behavior Analysis therapist.


  • MAC offers competitive benefits for all full-time Behavioral Therapists including,
  • Excellent PTO benefits
  • Paid Holidays
  • Affordable medical, dental, and vision with employer contribution
  • 401 (k) with generous employer match
  • Employer paid life and disability insurance
  • Student loan repayment program 


RETENTION BONUS: We are currently offering a Retention Bonus! (received twice annually)

Career path/Promotion opportunities available - want to find out more? Apply with us.

Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time and/or Part-Time  
Location Skills Development Center Fridley  
Position Requirements


  • Desire & passion for providing mental health services
  • Ability to work in a group setting or 1:1 with client(s)
  • Ability to maintain a level of professionalism with clients and their families
  • Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Previous experience with ASD and ABA Therapy (not required but strongly recommended)



  • Holds a bachelor's degree in one of the behavioral sciences or related fields from an accredited college or university and has at least 2,000 hours of supervised experience in the delivery of mental health services to clients with mental illness. (Example: Bachelor's in Behavioral Science + 1 year of full time experience)
  • Has at least 4,000 hours of supervised experience in the delivery of mental health services to clients with mental illness. (Example: 2 years of full time experience)
  • Is a graduate student in one of the mental health professional disciplines and is formally assigned by an accredited college or university to an agency or facility for clinical training.
  • Holds a masters or other graduate degree in one of the mental health professional disciplines from an accredited college or university.
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

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