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

Clinician for Family Resource Center

Dynamic, skilled clinician with a minimum of 5 years’ clinical experience needed.  Must have one of the following licenses:  LMHC, LCSW, or LICSW.  Master’s Degree required.  This position is employed by the Brien Center and housed in the Berkshire Children and Families, Family Resource Center located at 480 West St. in Pittsfield, MA.  Collaborates with the juvenile court, supervises a family partner with lived experience, and works closely with the Family Resource Center staff to clinically advise and support.  Provides CANS assessments, and brief therapy in special circumstances/for various parenting and other evidence-based groups.  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

 PART TIME OPPORTUNITIES

Cook

Part-time, 8:30-1:30 pm Monday – Friday on call  position.  Berkshire Children and Families Child Care facility in Pittsfield is seeking a cook to prepare meals, follow menus, ensure cleanliness of kitchen on an on call basis and be a team player.  Applicants must complete criminal background check.  Experience preferred.  Competitive pay. Send 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

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.