Employment Opportunities

Lead Toddler Teacher

Full-time in family-centered early childhood program. BA required. EEC Lead Teacher qualification required. Salary 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@bcfcma.org. EOE/AA

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 - at 584-5690 ext. 114, or Mary Benedetti - ext. 115 for information on the next training. EOE

Family Partner

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


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 .

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


Foster/Adoptive Parent

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.

For more information contact:

Alison Mengel
413-584-5690 ext. 129