NHS Human Services, Inc. Part Time - Autism Program Specialist in Lyndora, Pennsylvania

NHS Education and Autism division is currently seeking Autism Program Specialists to join our Stepping Stones program in Butler County - Lyndora, PA.


The Stepping Stones Program provides quality, specialized services for children and adolescents diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) between the ages of 3-7 and 8-14. This 52-week alternative program is designed to be a step-down from traditional 1:1 in-home BHRS services and can be offered in preparation for transition to school/group programs, as a complement to half-day school programs, or as an after-school or summer program.


  • The stability that comes with working for a national leader providing education and human services to individuals with special needs

  • Highly competitive compensation plans

  • Career advancement opportunities in a rapidly growing company

  • Flexible scheduling

  • Benefits for all employees including marketplace savings program (discounts on cell phone plans, shopping, travel and more); Wellness programs (including discounted gym memberships, mail order prescription plans); legal and financial services; 24-hour nurse hotline; life/disability coverage; and Employee Assistance Program

  • Benefits for qualifying employees including medical, dental & vision coverage; flexible spending account; 403B retirement plan with company contribution

  • Generous PTO plans including vacation, sick, and holiday pay for qualifying employees


The position of Program Specialist is a critical and integral part of the Stepping Stones team. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Assisting in the implementation the child's treatment plan and assisting with the 2:1 support necessary for participation in presented group activities.

  • Daily documentation of each child's progress and problem areas, which will be shared with the families after each day of their child's attendance at the program.

NHS is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer!


  • a Bachelor's Degree in psychology, social work, counseling, sociology, education, criminal justice, or a similar human service field, with no previous work experience, or

  • a Bachelor's Degree in any other field with the equivalent of at least one year of work experience in a job that involved direct contact with individuals with autism, or

  • an Associate's Degree or 60 credits towards a Bachelor's Degree, with the equivalent of at least 3 years of work experience in a job that involved direct contact with Individuals with autism

EOE Protected Veterans/Disability