Current Openings

Spaulding Youth Center is always interested in adding highly-qualified, compassionate team players to our campus. Check out our latest openings to see if your skill set would be a good fit!



Thank you for your interest in Spaulding Youth Center. Below are our most recent and available career openings. If you find a position for which you would like to apply, click here to open and then download our application which can be completed as an editable PDF or printed and completed by hand. Then, submit completed application, a letter of interest, resume, and three references to Spaulding Youth Center, Human Resources, 72 Spaulding Road, Northfield, NH 03276-4608, or e-mail us at jobs@spauldingyouthcenter.org.


Seeking creative, organized individual with strong leadership skills to be responsible for the day to day operations for one of the campus’s residential houses, the Residential House Manager will provide training and direct supervision to staff, and will participate in student management, programming; and crisis management. Will be responsible for all of the household needs from staffing to supplies. The Residential House Manager will ensure appropriate staff/student ratio coverage for all residential shifts to include overnight and on-calls. This position will involve working three on-line/direct care shifts per week. AS/AA in Psychology, Education, Leadership, Human Services or related field preferred.  Will consider combination of course work and five years prior management experience and/or experience working with children and adolescents with disabilities. This candidate should be detail-oriented and have exceptional interpersonal skills in order to manage a diverse group of staff and students.  To be considered for this position, please submit letter of interest, resume and three references.  Posted 06/23/2017


The Food Services Associate is responsible for maintaining cleanliness and sanitation standards for china, glassware, tableware, cooking utensils, etc., using machine and manual cleaning methods. This position also ensures the dishwashing area is maintained – clean, safe and sanitary.
Duties are specific to dishwashing and maintaining equipment to be clean and organized after each meal, cross trains for Frontline Server position, restocks dishes, glasses, pots and pans. Stocks orders away in proper areas and restocks supplies in the kitchen and maintains walk-in cooler clean and properly stocked. The Food Services Associate works at all times in an efficient, safe manner following safety procedures while performing all kitchen duties.  High School Diploma. Knowledge of basic sanitary guidelines and basic dish machine operations.  Posted 06/23/2017


The Director of Development reporting directly to and working closely with the President of Spaulding Youth Center and its Board, and serving as a key leader on the Spaulding Youth Center Executive Management Team, the Director of Development is the chief fund raising coordinator responsible for providing strategic leadership for planning, implementation and administration of fund raising activities for Spaulding Youth Center.  The Director of Development is responsible for developing and setting priorities for a comprehensive development program with activities to include coordinating special events, grant writing , annual giving, major gifts, donor cultivation and stewardship, planned giving and capital campaigns.  The Director of Development will advance the mission and programs of Spaulding Youth Center with key audiences and the public while achieving fund raising, donor cultivation and stewardship goals of Spaulding Youth Center Foundation Endowment.  Qualified candidates should have a minimum of five years of demonstrated work experience with progressive fund raising and Bachelor Degree.   Re-Posted 06/23/2017


BEHAVIOR ANALYST (BCBA) or LICENSED BEHAVIORAL PSYCHOLOGIST to join our team in the beautiful Lakes Region of New Hampshire. This exciting opportunity involves working with an interdisciplinary team across both residential and day school settings. Students and residents present with a variety of emotional and behavioral needs. Responsibilities include full clinical oversight of a client caseload as well as playing an integral role in outlining Spaulding Youth Center’s behavioral services structure and provision, now and into the future. This position has a wide sphere of influence on campus, interacting with each of the programs and most staff within those departments.

BCBA or Doctoral Level Psychologist with demonstrated advanced training in Applied Behavior Analysis with at least 3 years of experience working with a diverse client caseload, including individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder and/or Emotional and Behavioral Disorders. Experience in a variety of settings preferred: school, residential, hospital, outpatient clinic, in-home.

Ideal candidate will have: Excellent people skills and have the ability to successfully train and lead team members with various areas of expertise; Solid knowledge of the principles and practice of Applied Behavior Analysis, including, but not limited to general behavioral assessment and Ethical Standards in Behavior Analysis; Ability to work independently and prioritize tasks/goals for self and others; Effective written and verbal communication skills and is an effective and creative negotiator and problem solver.

To apply for this position, please go to our website at www.spauldingyouthcenter.org to print out and complete our employment application form.    Re-Posted 06/23/2017


To join our growing team in the beautiful Lakes Region of New Hampshire at Spaulding Youth Center, a leading provider of educational, residential, therapeutic and foster care programs and services for children and youth with autism, neurological, and/or behavioral challenges ages 6 to 21.  The Speech Language Pathologist will provide direct services, consultation, supervision, and support to a diverse group of students.  This individual will implement and document the services as outlined in the IEP of each student, addressing the needs of students, their families and any impact the students speech and language disability has on his/her ability to derive educational benefit; maintain records to comply with specified standards; and participate in intra- and interdisciplinary training and meetings.  This expert will be working closely with our Speech and Language Assistant.  Services provided would range from assessment to treatment and include an exciting variety of individual and group modalities. Master’s degree and must have or be eligible for New Hampshire State Licensure in Speech Language Pathology.   The Speech Language Pathology Assistant will work under the direction of a licensed Speech-Language Pathologist assisting with generation of low tech materials and programming of assistive communication devices and high tech visual supports for students with diverse communication needs.  Efficient time management skills to work in conjunction with an interdisciplinary team, and effectively document services provided.  Experience with Board Maker software and high tech communication software is preferred however, training will be provided by a licensed Speech-Language Pathologist.  Associate’s or higher degree in speech-language pathology, communication sciences and disorders or communication disorders, and be certified or eligible to be certified as a Speech-Language Assistant.    Re-Posted 06/23/2017


Spaulding Youth Center is seeking a an Overnight Residential Assistant, the ideal individual will provide supervision of students during overnight hours with 45 minute room checks. Responsible for overnight toileting schedules, morning routine completion of activities of daily living. Responsibility to bring students to breakfast as well as the assigned classroom.

Essential functions will include:

  • Observation and documentation of students every 45 minutes throughout evening hours and morning routine
  • Data entry into Kaleidacare software (Daily logs, Student expectation point’s sheet, BM data, etc.)
  • General house cleaning (laundry, kitchen, soiled linen, etc.)
  • Participates in the dispensing of medication to students when warranted
  • Supervision of building and students during overnight hours
  • Participates in bi-weekly residential cottage meeting

Residential experience with emotionally handicapped, learning disabled, neuro-behaviorally impaired, autistic, mentally challenged or delinquent boys and girls or adolescents is preferred, but not required; 21 years of age with a high school diploma or GED, college degree preferred.  Re-posted 06/23/2017


The person in this position is responsible for creating a program and learning environment that provides specialized instruction for students with disabilities, such that the students benefit from the general education curriculum to the greatest extent possible. Provides instruction to assigned students implementing IEPs. Prepares academic materials for students following approved curricula. Special education case management including preparation of IEPs, reports, assessment, and leading team meetings. Full time week-day year round position working in a small classroom environment with educationally and behaviorally challenged students. NH Special Education Certification K-12 required. Candidates should be familiar with research base teaching methods and be team-oriented, flexible and creative. Experience with Elementary-Middle School aged students with emotional disabilities preferred.  Re-posted 06/23/2017


Assist autistic and/or behaviorally challenged students in a classroom environment. 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Duties include assisting teacher with activities aimed at encouraging students to practice proper study and social skills. Will provide individual and small group instruction and reinforcement of skills in academic subjects. Paraprofessional experience working with behaviorally involved special needs students preferred. Paraprofessional certified or ability to obtain certification.  Re-posted 06/23/2017


To provide care for children and youth 5 to 21 years of age with neurological, emotional, behavioral, learning or developmental challenges in a residential  and educational setting.  Day and evening varied hours current NH license required. Re-posted 06/23/2017


To teach daily living skills, community integration, and socialization to students ranging from 6 to 21 years old participating in a residential/education program servicing neurobehavioral children and emotionally handicapped boys. Will participate in student treatment teams and have case management programs. Bachelor’s degree, preferably in psychology, social work, education or other related field. Will consider combination of course work and experience working with children and adolescents with disabilities. Afternoon, evening and weekend (non-school) hours. Re-posted 06/23/2017


To work with behaviorally challenged youth ages 6-21 years old with neurological impairments including autism, and EH/ID. Full-time position working non-school hours 2pm-10pm shifts including one weekend day/evening (shift differential pay). Applicants must be able to learn and follow through with treatment strategies and implement residential component of Individual Treatment Plan for student. Residential experience with emotionally handicapped, learning disabled, or neuro-behaviorally impaired individuals is preferred, but not required; 21 years of age with a high school diploma or GED – college degree preferred. Re-posted 06/23/2017