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

PART TIME OPPORTUNITIES

Peer Coordinator (Fathers and Families Network Group – Family Resource Center)

Our Fathers and Families Network Group is looking for individuals to share lived experience while being a knowledgeable and experienced guide, a trusted ally and advocate, and a caring role model.  Requires ability to work as member of a professional team and communicate effectively.  Must be able to assist in the coordination of activities/events, provide outreach, and connect with peers.  Lived experience preferred. 1-2 hours per week.  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

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

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

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.