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

Infant / Toddler / Preschool Teachers 

Teacher positions available in  Family Centered Early Education and Care, NAEYC accredited center. EEC qualified/certified required. BA preferred. Team teaching. 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

Director of Grants and Outcomes (Project Manager)

This full time project manager role will advance our mission and strategic priorities by driving the quality and timely completion of deliverables for all grants and program contracts.  The role will write proposals and manage agency-wide data collection/reporting for tracking progress towards goals; continuous improvement of programs and operations; and demonstration of program impact.  The right candidate will be an extremely detail-oriented, organized, and systematic project manager able to keep multiple projects moving on schedule.  Candidate must have reliable transportation/be willing to travel weekly/as needed between Pittsfield and Hadley, MA offices. Qualifications and requirements:  Bachelor’s degree in project management, technical writing, fund development, communications, or other related field.  Substantial experience with a track record of success as a project manager may be substituted. Must be highly proficient with Microsoft Office, including Excel, PowerPoint, Word,  and Outlook; and experienced with entering data and building/extracting reports from systems/programs. Must possess demonstrated, excellent writing skills (cover letter required with application and writing sample will be requirement of the interview process).  Competitive pay rate and benefits.   Send cover letter and resume to Paula McDermott, BCF, 480 West Street, Pittsfield, MA 01201 or pmcdermott@berkshirechildren.org.  AA/EOE.

 

PART TIME OPPORTUNITIES

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

Contract Workers Needed to Complete Assessments & Adoption Home Studies

Strong clinical and writing skills and experience with children and families required.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct adoption assessments and home studies.
  • Complete adoption home-studies of families interested in adopting through foster care.
  • Ability to work within complex systems with a high degree of professionalism
  • Collaborate with multiple provider agencies to obtain necessary information

Must work well within a team. Ongoing supervision provided. MSW, LCSW and bilingual/bi-cultural preferred. MA 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

Volunteers/Mentors/Interns

Interested in volunteer, mentoring, and/or intern opportunities? Please email Paula Buxbaum, Volunteer Coordinator at pbuxbaum@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.