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

Service & Data Coordinator – Greenfield, MA

Full time position in DCF Family Networks Program in Greenfield (37.5 hours/week). The successful candidate will possess a genuine strength-based perspective in working with youth and families.  Strong case management, organizational, and communication skills and ability to be flexible in a fast-paced, solution-focused, collaborative work environment required.  Working knowledge of MS Office especially Excel, experience with data entry and building reports, also required.  A Bachelor’s degree and at least two years case management experience required.  Minimum 3 year’s computer and/or database experience strongly preferred.  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

Grant and Data Control Coordinator – Pittsfield, MA

Responsible for facilitating the capture of data and outcomes for programs, and contract compliance.  Will  serve as point person and central communication channel for grants completion.  Assist other staff with IT questions and issues.  Required skills include:  Excellent proficiency with Microsoft Office systems and experience with other data systems; (fundraising system a plus).  Must be able to prioritize tasks, meet deadlines,  and work independently and on a team.  Excellent verbal and communication skills required.  Bachelor’s degree preferred; experience with grants management preferred with sufficient knowledge and understanding of IT systems and software.   Competitive pay rate and benefits.  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

Teacher 

Family centered Early Education and Care, NAEYC accredited center. BA preferred and EEC Teacher certification required.  Candidates enrolled in college program considered.  Team teaching. Competitive pay rate and benefits, includes ongoing training. 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

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. 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.