Employment

Berkshire Children and Families is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination, equal opportunity, and cultural diversity.  People of color, LGBTQ individuals, and multi-/bi-lingual candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

FULL TIME OPPORTUNITIES

Preschool Teacher (Pittsfield, MA)

Full time.  Family centered Early Education and Care, NAEYC accredited center. Team teaching. College level degree (in progress acceptable) and EEC Qualified. Competitive pay rate and benefits, includes ongoing training.  Knowledge of Teaching Strategies Gold preferred.   Send resume to Paula McDermott, Berkshire Children and Families, 480 West Street, Pittsfield, MA 01201 or email pmcdermott@berkshirechildren.org.   AA/EOE

Family Support Worker for Family Resource Center 

Full time.  The Family Support Worker (FSW) is responsible for organizing and facilitating educational and support groups for youth and parents, providing community outreach, and assisting people to access community resources.  Must be able to work with diverse populations, network and build relationships, and work effectively as a team member.  Knowledge of parenting skills and child development, strong organizational and communication skills a must.  Experience working with individuals and families and familiarity for community resources required.  Some Saturdays and evenings required.  Bi-cultural, bi-lingual a plus. Spanish speaking preferred. Competitive pay rate and benefits. Please send cover letter and resume to Paula McDermott, Berkshire Children and Families, 480 West Street, Pittsfield, MA  01201 or email pmcdermott@berkshirechildren.org.  AA/EOE

 

PART TIME OPPORTUNITIES

String Teaching Artist – Pittsfield & North Adams (12 hrs/week)

The Teaching Artist will lead beginning and intermediate school-aged string ensembles, and string lessons.  Lessons will focus on age appropriate skill development for young musicians and building community through ensemble playing.  This teacher will work to inspire and motivate children and youth to participate to their fullest potential.  He or she will be open and flexible for co-teaching experiences and will work with other teachers to develop the Kids 4 Harmony curriculum.  Experience in violin, teaching music, and a belief in music as a vehicle for social change is a must.  Send cover letter and resume to Paula McDermott, Berkshire Children and Families, 480 West Street, Pittsfield, MA  01201 or email pmcdermott@berkshirechildren.org.  AA/EOE

Child Care Substitute Teachers

Substitute teachers for infant through school age groups. Child-oriented, enthusiastic, responsible, able to work as part of a team.  CORI check required. Competitive pay rate. Send resume and cover letter to Paula McDermott, Berkshire Children and Families, 480 West Street, Pittsfield, MA  01201 or email pmcdermott@berkshirechildren.org.  AA/EOE  Click here for BCF annual report.

Part-time Hourly Workers Needed to Complete Assessments & Adoption Home Studies

Strong clinical and writing skills and experience with children and families required.  Must work well within a team.  Ongoing supervision provided.  MSW, LCSW and bilingual/bi-cultural preferred.  Social Work license or equivalent licensure required.  Send cover letter and resume to Paula McDermott, Berkshire Children and Families, 480 West Street, Pittsfield, MA  01201 or email pmcdermott@berkshirechildren.org.   AA/EOE  Click here for BCF annual report.

Volunteers/Mentors/Interns

Interested in volunteer, mentoring, and/or intern opportunities? Please email pmcdermott@berkshirechildren.org. Even if there is not an immediate opening/need, we want to hear from you so that we can reach out when needs arise.  Click here for BCF annual report.