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

Community Centered Family Support Worker (Pittsfield)

Full time home visiting position with families in Central/Southern Berkshire County that have been referred by the Department of Children and Families.  Experience working with families/parents and children, knowledge of parenting, child development and a strengths based perspective important; home visiting experience helpful. Ability to work as a team with families/community providers and navigate local resources. Must also be independent, organized and self motivated. Bachelor’s degree preferred. Reliable car, license and insurance required. Competitive pay rate and benefits.  Send resume and cover letter to Paula McDermott at Berkshire Children and Families, 480 West Street, Pittsfield, MA  01201 or email pmcdermott@berkshirechildren.org.  AA/EOE

Infant / Toddler / Preschool Teachers 

$200 SIGN-ON BONUS FOR FULL TIME HIRES! 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

Community Centered Family Support Worker (Hadley/Pioneer Valley)

Full time position as a home visitor for families that have been referred by the Department of Children and Families. The successful candidate must have dependable transportation, excellent organizational skills, good writing/computer skills, at least a Bachelor Degree, and two years of relevant experience. This position also requires knowledge of strengths-based engagement with at-risk children and families, good skills in collaboration and communication, and a good understanding of community-based resources. Competitive pay rate and benefits. 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

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.