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

Interim Director of Young Parent Services

Leadership position available at Berkshire Children and Families to oversee services for young parents and their children at Redfield House in Pittsfield, MA – and throughout Berkshire County.  Master’s degree and experience working with young families required.  Must be knowledgeable about family development, community services, and strengths-based planning with young parents.  Supervisory experience a plus.  Knowledge of Parents as Teachers, EMPath Approach, and Strengthening Families preferred.   The Interim Director will play a major role in assessing and shaping services for young parents as the program evolves.  Opportunity for permanent position possible.  Competitive salary and benefits; bi-lingual a plus. 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

Lead Infant Teacher 

Full time in family-centered early childhood program.  EEC certification required; BA preferred.  Candidates enrolled in college program considered.  Pay rate commensurate with experience and education.  Competitive 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

Group Leader for School-Age Program

Before and after school program in Pittsfield community school.   Full time in summer, school vacation weeks and snow closures. Hours at Early Education and Care Program to make up the full time hours during the school year.  Experience with children 5-11 preferred;   ability to work on a team. BA preferred. 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

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

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 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.