Montana Veteran Jobs

facebook youtube linkedin
Mobile Montana Labor & Industry Mobile Logo

Job Information

Yellowstone Boys and Girls Ranch Behavior Specialist - 2021  in Dillon, Montana

Behavior Specialist - 2021

CategorySchool Based Services


Desired applicantshave a heart and passion for working with children/youth who often come from hard places and have experienced complex trauma. The applicant must be mission and values-driven and possess a strong work ethic, reliability, and desire to be a positive role model in our youth and family's lives.

Description of Position:The Behavior Specialist is primarily responsible for social, emotional, and behavioral interventions for the youth they serve. They provide interventions in and out of the classroom, before and after school, within the youth’s home, school, and community-based on the needs of the youth and families.

What you will receive if selected for this position:

  • You will have the opportunity to be a part of something special. It is incredible to see the youth transform, knowing that you are helping them on that journey.

  • Experience and training in some of the most current & exciting modalities, including Trauma-Informed Care; ARC; and Sensory Motor Regulation Treatment.

  • Challenging and exciting work - no two days are ever the same.

  • It will provide you with plenty of professional development and continuing education opportunities.

  • Networking opportunities within schools and communities

  • We provide a Great Benefits Package with a generous PTO plan.

  • This position can provide practicum and internship opportunities for students enrolled in a Master's degree program in social work, counseling, or related fields.

Position Requirements


  • Education

  • Must possess a High School Diploma & Two (2) years of professional experience providing direct services to emotionally disturbed youth.

  • Or have a Bachelor's Degree in Human Services, Social Work, or a related field.

  • At least 21 years of age

  • Pass criminal background and child abuse registry check as required by the state of Montana

  • Have the ability to relate and build rapport with youth therapeutically while serving as a positive role model

  • Have the ability to work in cooperation and collaboration with the treatment team

  • Have the ability to maintain professional therapeutic boundaries and confidentiality with youth and families

  • Have the ability to display regular, predictable, and reliable attendance at work.


Hiring Range Salary$11.90 - $13.32 per hour DOE

CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED VIA EMAILYou will be notified of your application status by e-mail. If you have not been contacted within 1 business day, please email or call Sally at 406-655-2122

PositionBehavior Specialist - 2021




About the OrganizationYellowstone Boys and Girls Ranch was founded in 1956 and welcomed the first boy to the ranch in 1957. Today Yellowstone Boys and Girls Ranch, a nonprofit organization, is trusted locally and nationally as a leader in the field of mental health care for children and their families.

Our Residential Treatment is located on a 410 acre, working farm and ranch located in Billings, MT. We offer a continuum of mental health services that include case management, youth mentoring, home/school-based programs and foster care in addition to residential treatment. We specialize in treating troubled youth who struggle with social, emotional, and behavioral disorders. We also have four Community Based Services locations in Livingston, Lewistown, Dillon, and Billings. With all of our locations we impact about 650 kids each day. And throughout our history, YBGR has impacted close to 10,000 youth and their families.

If you are looking for a rewarding and challenging career where you will be an important member of a diverse and committed team of individuals that are working hard to prepare our youth for life, we hope you will consider a career with Yellowstone Boys and Girls Ranch.

EOE StatementWe are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This position is currently accepting applications.