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Employment and Volunteer Opportunities

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A progressive and dedicated human services organization, provides Berkshire elders, caregivers, and individuals with disabilities the opportunity to live with dignity, independence, and self-determination, and to achieve the highest possible quality of life. To fulfill our mission, we seek energetic, focused, qualified professionals for the positions described below.


Send resume and cover letter Attn. Human Resources, Elder Services, 877 South Street, Suite 4E, Pittsfield, MA 01201 or email.  AA/EOE

Executive Director

Registered Nurse, Client Services

Quality Assurance Program Supervisor

Behavioral Health Clinician

Case Manager, Social Work 

Senior Community Services Employment Program (SCSEP)

Adult Family Care Program needs compassionate caregivers

Volunteer Opportunities


AVAILABLE POSITIONS:


Executive Director

We are looking for a highly motivated individual to join our dynamic organization. The Executive Director is the Chief Executive Officer and is responsible for the organization's consistent achievement of its mission and financial objectives. This position requires a demonstrated commitment to the values of Elder Services of Berkshire County, Inc. and understanding of the human service non-profit sector. The Executive Director sets the professional tone for the Agency establishing a culture of outstanding consumer service and collaborative problem solving and development.  The ideal candidate will have senior leadership experience in health and human services or a like sector with a commitment to services to vulnerable populations, people with disabilities and caregivers and the ability to manage grants/contracts from various public and third party sources.  Must have proven success in all aspects of organizational oversight, strong community involvement and excellent public relations skills.  A Master's Degree in public administration, management, business, social work, planning or a related area plus five years senior management, marketing, and supervisory responsibility in a private, public, or non-profit social service agency is required.  Experience with an agency funded by State and Federal sources preferred.


Registered Nurse, Client Services

Are you looking for a better work/life balance? No evenings, weekends, holidays or on-call. Excellent Benefits include Health Insurance, Free Dental Insurance, Pension Plan, Life Insurance, Twelve Paid Holidays, Vacation, Sick and Personal Days, Employee Assistance Program, 403B.  Responsibilities include determining clinical eligibility for MassHealth-funded services for nursing facility stays and completing in-home assessment of service needs for individuals. Excellent written, communication, and computer skills required. Geriatric/Long Term Care and community-based nursing experience preferred. Registered nurse with a valid Massachusetts license.  Bachelor or Associates of Science in nursing and at least three years of clinical experience in a community or long-term care setting. (BSN preferred)  And/or a Diploma RN and (2) two additional years of community-based nursing or long term care direct service experience. 


Quality Assurance Program Supervisor (Full-time)
The Quality Assurance Program Supervisor is responsible for implementing and overseeing the comprehensive quality improvement plan for all Elder Services’ programs, services, and initiatives. The ideal candidate will have skills in the area of analysis, foresight, problem-solving and critical judgment; excellent interpersonal skills, and strong oral/written communication skills.  Must be an assertive leader who is able to serve as part of a larger team of professionals. 
This position requires proficiency in Excel, Word, database reporting and PowerPoint.  Candidates should have a BA in Social Work, Psychology, Sociology, or other related field, with a minimum of three years’ in human services.  Accreditation or training in Quality Improvement or Assurance a plus.


Behavioral Health Clinician - Full-Time
(Extremely Competitive Salary for the right experience)

Seeking a dynamic, highly organized, and experienced clinician.  Responsibilities will include clinical supervision of staff members, conducting clinical record reviews, facilitating interdisciplinary team meetings, case consultation, and providing supervision & training as required.  Must have excellent clinical and communication skills.  Master’s degree from an accredited school of Social Work, LICSW and at least two years’ experience in counseling or casework post licensure required.


Case Manager, Social Work 

Full-time - 37.5 hours per week; Monday - Friday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.  The Case Manager is responsible for supporting the dignity and independence of older persons or those with disabilities in need of assistance by assessing their situations, identifying unmet needs, arranging for, coordinating and monitoring services to meet those needs, and advocating with other agencies on behalf of their client.  Bachelor Degree in social work, human services, psychology, sociology or related field preferred.  Candidates with a Bachelor Degree in another discipline shall demonstrate experience and/or strong interest in the field of human services via previous employment, internship, volunteer activity and/or additional studies. Valid driver’s license, travel and reliable transportation are required.

Core Competencies:

  1. Must be able to read and write English
  2. Excellent interpersonal skills; strong oral and written communication skills.
  3. Excellent telephone skills
  4. Commitment to working with the elderly; strong sensitivity to aging issues.
  5. Knowledge of community resources helpful
  6. Leadership ability; independent thinker; self-starter.
  7. Ability to work with persons with diverse backgrounds, skills, and abilities
  8. Excellent Clinical, Social Work, and Problem solving skills.
  9. Accurate record keeping skills
  10. Good time management and organizational skills
  11. Ability to work under pressure, with multiple interruptions and meet deadlines
  12. Proficiency in Microsoft office professional and experience using databases.

Bilingual Spanish/English a Plus.  


Excellent Fringe Benefits:

  • Health Insurance
  • Twelve Paid Holidays
  • Dental Plan
  • Three weeks’ vacation
  • Vision Plan
  • Paid Sick Time
  • Pension Plan
  • Personal Days
  • Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Disability Insurance
  • MSW Supervision Available (if applicable)
  • Employees may be eligible for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program

EEO/AAP Statement:

Elder Services of Berkshire County, Inc. provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. Further, the company takes affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed and employees are treated during employment without regard to any of these characteristics. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated.


Senior Community Services Employment Program (SCSEP)

Elder Services of Berkshire County (ESBC) is a sponsor of the federally funded, state administered, Massachusetts’ Senior Community Services Employment Program (MA-SCSEP). SCSEP’s mission is to provide job training and placement for individuals age 55 or old

er with limited financial resources and to provide employers with trained, motivated workers. More about SCSEP.


Adult Family Care Program Needs Compassionate Caregivers

Elder Services of Berkshire County is in need of an individual or family willing to open their hearts and homes to care for elders and individuals with disabilities. If you have a spare bedroom and a bathroom, preferably on the first floor of your home, please consider this important opportunity. You will receive a tax-free stipend, along with support and monitoring by a Social Worker and RN. For more information, call the Adult Family Care Program at Elder Services (413) 499-0524.


Volunteer Opportunities

Elder Services provides volunteers with a variety of ways to serve elders from companionship to transportation. More about Volunteer Opportunities.


 

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Elder Services
of Berkshire County, Inc.

877 South Street, Suite 4E
Pittsfield, MA 01201

(413) 499-0524 Main
(800) 544-5242
(413) 442-6443 Fax
(413) 499-9764 TTY

Email

Office Hours
Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm EST