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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

Administrative Support Professional

Lead SHINE Counselor (Part-time) - Limited Benefits

Planning and Development Supervisor

Volunteer Opportunities


AVAILABLE POSITIONS:

 


Administrative Support Professional (Full-Time): 

The Administrative Support Professional position is responsible for scheduling and coordinating the timely delivery of services to ESBC consumers and providing administrative support to the agency as a whole.

Qualifications and Skills
High School Diploma required with 2 years office administrative experience. Associate Degree preferred. Strong Computer Skills including Microsoft Office required - especially Excel and Word.
• Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills
• Ability to work in a team environment
• Self-directed
• Demonstrated organizational skills
• Ability to multi-task
• Ability to understand and carry out verbal and written instructions
• Integrity in dealing with confidential information

Requirements:

Qualifications and Skills
High School Diploma required with 2 years office administrative experience. Associate Degree preferred. Strong Computer Skills including Microsoft Office required - especially Excel and Word.


 

Lead SHINE Counselor (Part-time)-Limited Benefits:

Description:

The SHINE program provides free, unbiased and up-to-date health insurance information, counseling and assistance to Medicare beneficiaries of all ages and their caregivers. The SHINE counselors help older persons (and younger disabled Medicare beneficiaries) understand their Medicare benefits and other health insurance options.

Core Competencies:
• Excellent interpersonal skills; strong oral and written communication skills
• Commitment to working with the elderly; strong awareness of and sensitivity to aging issues, ability to maintain the confidentiality of sensitive information.
• Leadership ability; independent thinker; self-starter
• Demonstrated team building skills.
• Ability to work in a fast, dynamic environment.
• Knowledge of quality improvement programs and processes.
• Proficiency in Microsoft office professional and experience using databases
• Excellent organizational skills.


Planning and Development Supervisor - (Full-time)

Elder Services seeks a dynamic and experienced professional to assist the Agency in maximizing its community presence and outreach through traditional, online and social media. This includes responsibility for the Agency’s Berkshire Senior Newspaper and television show. The candidate is also responsible for identifying, cultivating and securing new funders/donors while enhancing the contributions of current supporters. He or she will develop and annually update the Agency’s Area Plan, oversee the grant process and monitor the Title III sub-grants the Agency awards to local organizations. In addition, the candidate will represent the Agency in the community and facilitate the Agency’s Advisory Council activity. Experience and familiarity with the county’s aging network and resources a plus.
Masters’ degree preferred, bachelors required. Demonstrated experience in the marketing and advancement of community-based nonprofits. Successful planning and proposal or grant writing experience, excellent written, verbal and computer skills required. Demonstrated project management and leadership skills a must.
Excellent benefits: Health Insurance, Free Dental Insurance for Full-time positions, Vision Plan, Pension Plan, Life Insurance, Twelve Paid Holidays, Paid Sick and Personal Days, Employee Assistance Program, and three weeks paid vacation first year. Public Services Loan Forgiveness Program may apply.


 

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.


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