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In-Home Support Staff


Location(s):                     Menlo Park, Hayward, Newark,

                                        Santa Clara, Milpitas,  Cupertino, San José, Saratoga

Reports To:                      Executive Director, Associate Director

Consults With:                 Staff Coach

Pay:                                 $20-$35 per hour, depending on experience

Work Status:                    Part-time/Full-time

Position Summary

The position of In-Home Support Staff is a unique opportunity for professionals interested in a
career in education, mental health, behavioral health, childcare or other related service to gain
meaningful hands-on experience. Most home programs are 3pm-7pm with weekend flexibility.
Some home programs might be during the typical school hours. All materials, curriculum, and
training will be provided by Open Mind Center for Brain & Behavior.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • ​Follow an individual treatment plan based on individual assessments.

  • Keep the child(ren) motivated and engaged.

  • Provide support for social skills group, and individual programming.

  • Under the direction of the BCBA you might be responsible for planning, preparing, and implementing lesson plans.

  • Help students follow safe and appropriate independent living, hygiene, and toileting routines.

  • Be on time at the beginning of your shift and when returning from breaks.

  • Attend team meetings.

  • Assist with providing regular, ongoing, positive communication with parents, including but not
    limited to, daily or weekly written and verbal reports.

  • Direct questions from parents as needed to the clinical director.

  • Administrative tasks as assigned.

  • Maintain confidentiality.

  • Attire is Smart Casual and no perfume please

  • Have fun and be creative!


  • Excellent interpersonal and time management skills

  • Proficiency with writing and communication

  • Good problem-solving skills

  • Work well in teams

  • Completion of undergraduate degree preferred

  • Completion or openness to completing a 40-hour RBT training course

About Open Mind Center for Brain & Behavior

Open Minds, Silicon Valley is a leader in inclusion and accessibility working with public, private,
nonpublic schools and businesses around the SF Bay Area and beyond. Open Minds, Silicon Valley operates Open Mind Center, a community outreach division providing educational and therapeutic support services for families, schools, and organizations. We're dedicated to creating and providing a child-centered, personalized experience that leverages local experiential learning opportunities. Open Mind Center’s mission is for all students to access high quality education, enrichment opportunities, and social experiences in an inclusive and supportive environment.

OMS is an equal opportunity employer.


OMS hires employees regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, and other protected statuses as required by applicable law.

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