3 reasons you’ll love working at Glenwood + job openings (no experience required)

Are you seeking a job you are truly passionate about? Look no further than Glenwood, a thriving nonprofit dedicated to education and treating children and adults with autism and other behavioral health needs. Read on to learn three reasons Glenwood is a great place to work and why employees love it. Plus, discover current job openings—no experience required.

About Glenwood

Before you apply for a job, it’s important to know about the company behind the position. Here are a few things to know about Glenwood:

  • It offers a continuum of care to children and adults in need of autism and mental health services.
  • It offers an array of 30+ comprehensive services for children as young as 18 months old up to adults in their senior years, along with their families and caregivers. 
  • It provides treatments and services that are creatively tailored to enhance each person’s opportunities for success.
  • It provides services for the families of each individual.

3 reasons you’ll love working at Glenwood

Ervin Stone (Residential Home Manager), Blake Helms (Applied Behavioral Analyst Assistant) and Jeff Dillard (Behavior Teacher Assistant). (Bham Now)

1. You’ll make a positive impact every day

When speaking with some of Glenwood’s employees about their jobs and experience, one thing that boldly stood out was the positive impact they have on children, adults and families each and every day.

“When you work with people with behavior challenges, you become a more compassionate person. What really stands out to me about Glenwood and what means so much to me is the relationships you build with the staff and parents. Having parents come to you and be sincere about how you’re helping them is worth more than anything in the world.”

Ervin Stone, Residential Home Manager, Glenwood

2. You’ll be part of an exceptional staff

Jeff Dillard (L) and his family at Glenwood. (Glenwood)

It may sound cliche, but after visiting Glenwood many times, I can honestly say the staff is both friendly and helpful, from front-desk employees to teachers and their assistants. By applying to one of Glenwood’s job openings, you could end up being part of this phenomenal team.

The staff is a main reason Behavioral Teacher Assistant Jeff Dillard was drawn to working at Glenwood.

“My daughter went to Glenwood several years ago and the staff that worked with her was fabulous. They were very good to my family, so I always considered working here in some way. If it’s in your heart to help someone, this job goes beyond what you’d typically look for in a job. It’s tough, but it’s very fulfilling.”

Jeff Dillard, Behavior Teacher Assistant, Glenwood

3. You’ll receive on-the-job training no matter your experience level

As an organization that caters to individuals with autism and mental health issues, you may assume you’d need a specific degree or certain type of experience to work at Glenwood. Instead, the opposite is true. Anyone can apply for a job at Glenwood—no experience required. If you have a servant’s heart and a desire to make a positive and nurturing difference in the life of another, you are welcome to apply.

The best part is that training and teaching programs are available to all employees, so you’ll be provided all the tools you need to be successful.

“We have really great training here, including extensive on-the-job training as well as lots of staff support.”

Blake Helm, Applied Behavioral Analyst Assistant, Glenwood

Open jobs at Glenwood

Now that you’ve learned some of the reasons Glenwood is a great place to work, it’s time to apply. Check out some of their open job positions below:

  • Behavior Teacher Assistant
  • Direct Support Professional
  • Outpatient Therapist
  • Psychologist
  • Registered Behavior Technician
  • Teacher

Interested in joining Glenwood’s staff? We’re hiring! Check out open job opportunities.

Written by Patience Itson, Bham Now