Site Director Early Education
Community based family agency is seeking a Site Director responsible for the daily operation of a four classroom (toddler & pre-school) child care center in Pittsfield. The Site Director coordinates, plans, directs and supervises the interaction of teachers, children and their families. EEC Director I certification with significant teaching, supervisory and leadership experience is required. Successful applicants should also demonstrate an ability to work as a team member. A masters degree in Early Childhood Education or related field is preferred. Competitive salary and benefits. Send cover letter and resume to Paula McDermott, BCF, 480 West Street, Pittsfield, MA 01201 or email@example.com. Applications accepted until position is filled. EOE
Awake Relief Staff / On Call
Awake Relief Staff / On Call to provide supervision for young parents in supportive living program. 8 hour weekend shifts and evening and night fill-ins. Provide support to residents, crisis intervention and building security. Experience preferred. Please respond to Paula McDermott, BCF, 480 West Street, Pittsfield, MA 01201 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. EOE
Berkshire Children and Families, Kids 4 Harmony, an El Sistema inspired program, is hiring a part-time (15hrs/week) music Teaching Artist. The Teaching Artist will lead beginning and advanced school-aged string ensembles and sectionals. 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. Experience in conducting, teaching music, and a belief in music as a vehicle for social change is a must. Please send cover letter and resume to Paula McDermott, BCF, 480 West Street, Pittsfield, MA 01201 or email@example.com.
Redfield Floor Supervisor
Unique Job/Living Opportunity: Redfield House, a supportive living environment for young parents and their children, has an opening for a floor supervisor. Be an adult presence. Occasional relief hours required. One bedroom apartment; heat & hot water/reduced rent. Please respond in writing to Paula McDermott, Berkshire Children and Families, 480 West Street, Pittsfield, MA 01201 or firstname.lastname@example.org. EOE
Volunteer Parent Aides
Volunteer Parent Aides reach out to Hampshire County parents looking for support. 3-5 hrs./wk. makes a difference in the life of a family. If you are caring, non-judgmental and a good listener, then you can be a Parent Aide. Contact Gail Fries - email@example.com at 584-5690 ext. 114, or Mary Benedetti - firstname.lastname@example.org ext. 115 for information on the next training. EOE
Berkshire Children and Families, with locations in Pittsfield and Hadley, seeks a family partner to provide one-on-one support to parents or caregivers of youth who have mental health needs. The Family Partner will work collaboratively with the family, community, school and other providers as part of a team. The Family Partner will engage parents and other team members in activities designed to meet goals on the youth's treatment plan. The objective is to partner with families for the best adjustment of the child in the home and community.
Experience required: Experience as a caregiver of a youth with special needs. Strong preference for those who are or have been caregivers of youth with mental health needs. (Experience as a foster parent or adoptive parent desirable.)
Experience in navigating any of the child and family-serving systems and teaching family members who are involved with the child and family serving systems.
Possess a current/valid driver's license and an automobile with proof of auto insurance.
Education required: Minimum of GED or high school diploma, Bachelor's degree preferred.
Flexible schedule; competitive salary and benefits. An Equal Opportunity Employer. Send resume to Paula McDermott, Berkshire Children and Families, 480 West Street, Pittsfield, MA 01201
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Childcare for Parenting Groups
Berkshire Children and Families in Hadley is seeking experienced childcare workers to provide childcare during parent support groups September - May. Most of the groups meet weekly at 220 Russell Street. in Hadley. A background check, references and interview are required. An Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information please call 413-584-5690 ext. 115 or click here to send an email.
Child Care Substitutes & Part-time Teachers
Substitute teachers for infant through school age groups. Enthusiastic, child-oriented, and responsible teachers. We require a CORI, an interview with site directors and recommendations. An Equal Opportunity Employer. Send resume and recommendation letters to Paula McDermott, Berkshire Children and Families, 480 West Street, Pittsfield, MA 01201
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This is your opportunity to become an intensive foster, respite and/or adoptive parent. If you have care, concern, and a willingness to learn, you may be qualified to become a Healing Homes parent, earning a minimum of $350 weekly tax-free stipend. Other qualifications are:
Reside in Western Massachusetts and all household members meet CORI and background record requirements. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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413-584-5690 ext. 129
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