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  1. Resident Services Coordinator

    June 27, 2016 by careers

    Company Name: Community Builders
    Location: Westfield, MA

    At The Community Builders, you won’t just find a job—you’ll find a calling. Browse below for opportunities within the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic and Midwest.

    Part-Time Resident Services Coordinator, 16 hrs/wk  

    About The Community Builders:

    Join a growing organization that is strengthening neighborhoods across the nation. The Community Builders, Inc. (TCB) is one of the nation’s leading non-profit real estate developers and property managers. Our mission is to build and sustain strong communities where people of all incomes can achieve their full potential.

    About East Mountain View:

    East Mountain View is a mixed income community of 46 units that is home to senior residents. This community is located in Westfield, MA.

    About Community Life:

    Community Life is TCB’s place-based model that provides stable housing as a platform for residents and neighborhoods to achieve success. TCB communities are places of innovation that address some of the most significant challenges facing low-income populations. We engage residents in creating programs and building strategic partnerships with local stakeholders to support seniors and/or non-elderly disabled residents in three areas: housing and financial stability, health and wellness, and community engagement.

    Position Description:

    The Resident Services Coordinator is responsible for the day-to-day resident services of the assigned property (not necessarily limited to one location). This position entails assessing the needs of residents and then developing and managing strategic partnerships with service providers, supervising the day-to-day operation of programs, collaborating with the Community Manager to ensure housing stabilization, and recruiting and leading volunteers to assist on the site. This position is located in Westfield, MA and is part time, 16 hours/week.

    Essential Functions:

    • Build relationships with residents to support their needs and goals.
    • Develop strategic partnerships and provide linkages to local service providers that promote financial stability and health and wellness.  
    • Engage residents in community building activities that nurture care and respect for the property and apartments.
    • Support residents at risk of losing their housing.
    • Provide support for Property Management through unit inspections and re-certifications.
    • Collect data to document services provided to residents and outcomes achieved.
    • Manage budgets and administrative tasks required for securing and executing contracts and grants.

     

    Requirements:

    • Experience working with the senior and non-elderly disabled population to create and support the implementation of plans that enable the residents to maintain their housing.
    • Knowledge of mental health issues and cognitive and physical disabilities required.
    • Capable of building and maintaining partnerships with community based organizations based on the needs of the residents.
    • Ability to understand and respect values, attitudes, and beliefs that differ across cultures and to respond appropriately to these differences with residents and in planning, implementing, and evaluating programs and services.
    • Ability to collect, track and understand data In order to assess programs and partnerships.
    • Knowledge of Federal, State and Local Policies affecting housing and/or experience in property management preferred.
    • Proficiency with MS Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook. Knowledge of Yardi and Efforts to Outcomes preferred.

     

    Education & Experience:

    BA/BS in human services or related field and 2+ years’ experience working in community service related field.

    The Community Builders is committed to diversity in its workplace, and applicants from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply, if interested, at this website.

     


  2. Young Parent Support Worker

    June 27, 2016 by careers

    Company Name: Berkshire Children and Families
    Location: Pittsfield, MA

    Full-time position working in partnership with young parents to strengthen their parenting capacity through skill development, coordination of services, and advocacy.  Must have knowledge of child and family development, community services, and working from a strengths-based perspective.  Ability to work with diverse population of young parents to develop skills across a number of life domains including parenting, financial literacy, job readiness, academic support, and independent living skills.  Must be able to conduct outreach, facilitate groups, complete assessments, and work collaboratively with other service organizations.  The position is part of the Corridor of Care at Redfield House.  Services are provided at Redfield House and in the community.  Flexible schedule, some evening hours required.  Bi-lingual helpful. Competitive pay rate and benefits.

    To apply, if interested, please send resume to Paula McDermott, Berkshire Children and Families, 480 West Street, Pittsfield, MA 01201 or email pmcdermott@berkshirechildren.org.


  3. Family Resource Coordinator

    June 27, 2016 by careers

    Company Name: Berkshire Children and Families
    Location: Pittsfield, MA

    Family Resource Coordinator (full time) for the Therapeutic Foster Care Program at our Pittsfield office.

    Train, and supervise foster parents; meet, match and place children in care with foster families. Incumbent must have the ability to reconcile family history to write Home Study; manage licensing requirements for foster families and maintain files, ongoing monthly documentation of contacts with family. Applicant must have effective communication skills and ability to build rapport with foster families. Experience working with foster families preferred.   Bachelor’s degree and minimum LSWA required. Competitive salary and benefits are provided.

    To apply, if interested, send resume to Paula McDermott, Berkshire Children and Families, 480 West Street, Pittsfield, MA 01201, or email pmcdermott@berkshirechildren.org.


  4. Outreach Coordinator

    June 13, 2016 by careers

    Company Name: Berkshire Community Action
    Location: Pittsfield, MA / North Adams, MA / Great Barrington, MA

    TITLE: RECONNECT Outreach Coordinator
    PROGRAM: Project RECONNECT
    SUPERVISOR: RECONNECT Program Director
    HOURS: 35 hrs, Monday-Friday
    CLASSIFICATION: Year-round, full-time

    MISSION:

    Project RECONNECT (PR) aspires to empower disadvantaged individuals and strengthen the Berkshire County community through workforce development, advancing educational progress, and encouraging community engagement.

    POSITION OVERVIEW:

    The Outreach Coordinator will work directly with RECONNECT Program Director to develop, coordinate and implement a variety of creative programming designed to place vulnerable persons on a pathway to self sufficiency and success through workforce development, therapeutic mentoring, and case management. In addition, the Outreach Coordinator will provide technical and administrative services to the Project RECONNECT team and their clients including, but not limited to: database management, grant writing assistance and creation of marketing materials.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Program Operations:

    • Develop and implement innovative RECONNECT outreach and recruitment strategies
    • Create and facilitate workforce development trainings and workshops to vulnerable populations
    • Coordinate a vocational and job skills development youth program
    • Form partnerships with community agencies and employers: coordinate volunteer placements, internships, job shadows, and tours of educational and professional organizations
    • Assist with grant writing efforts and developing new sources of funding
    • Utilize a database to track and report on client and program progress
    • Communicate progress of clients and programs to program manager on a weekly basis
    • Research and develop career opportunities and pathways for RECONNECT clients
    • Attend community events, trainings and service programs on behalf of Project RECONNECT
    • Mentor PR clients one on one and connect them to outside support agencies and organizations
    • Maintain BCAC provided email account and internal online communications
    • Maintain confidential paper and e-files of clients involved in RECONNECT programs

     

    Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent years of successful social service, program coordination or community outreach and development experience
    • Ability to successfully connect with vulnerable populations
    • Solid computer skills: Microsoft Office, database management, professional writing
    • Commitment to BCAC’s mission and the ability to articulate that mission as it relates to PR
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills
    • Ability to work independently and in a team setting
    • Knowledge of youth job market and employment trends
    • Valid Massachusetts driver’s license

     

    To apply, if interested, please send resume and cover letter to: imineau@bcacinc.org

    or mail to: BCAC, 1531 East Street, Pittsfield, MA. 01201

    Attn: HR Director


  5. Special Programs Coordinator – Math Lab (part-time)

    June 13, 2016 by careers

    Company Name: Berkshire Community College
    Location: Pittsfield, MA

    Responsible for ongoing administration, coordination, record keeping and related activities related to the implementation of the BCC math lab’s “MAT 800” model of self-paced, modular mathematics instruction. $26.40/hour (per MCCC Contract); non-benefited. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

    • Working with department faculty and college staff to insure organizational, administrative, technical and facilities supports for self-paced, mastery-based mathematics curriculum and instruction;
    • Creating, updating, duplicating and distributing necessary instructional and administrative materials to instructors for all day, evening, weekend, and off-campus sections;
    • Working with the Division Dean and Department Chair, scheduling math instructors and test desk support in accordance with schedule needs and enrollment trends;
    • Maintaining, on an ongoing basis, the math lab database of student records;
    • Other related activities as assigned.

     

    Qualifications: The success candidate will possess the following:

    • Bachelor’s degree in mathematics or education, with at least 3 years of experience teaching mathematics, preferably in a self-paced or lab-based setting.
    • Understanding of undergraduate and developmental mathematics curricula and instruction modes, strategies and supports.
    • Strong organizational skills.
    • Strong technical skills related to office communications, productivity, and record keeping.
    • Excellent oral and written communications skills.

    Additional information:

    Source of Funding: 03
    Area of Assignment: Academic Affairs
    Supervisor: Dean of Academic Affairs – Business, Science, Math & Technology Division
    Shift: Flexible schedule of approximately 10 hours/week while classes are in session and immediately prior the start of each semester

    Application Procedures: For consideration, submit cover letter, resume, and names and telephone numbers of three current professional reference to Heidi Bailey, Berkshire Community College, 1350 West Street, Pittsfield, MA 01201. hbailey@berkshirecc.edu

    Application closing date: June 24, 2016. BCC is committed to providing an inclusive learning and working environment that values the diverse backgrounds of all people and encourages applications from individuals whose experiences and perspectives model the opportunities and success derived from a college education.


  6. BCARC Jobs

    June 13, 2016 by careers

    Company Name: BCArc
    Location: Pittsfield, MA

    Berkshire County Arc has announced several new positions.

    June Listings

    A complete listing is also on the BCC Career Services Board, SBA


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