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Employment and Volunteer Opportunities

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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.

Excellent Fringe Benefits: Health Insurance, Dental Plan, Pension Plan, Life Insurance, Twelve Paid Holidays, Vacation, Sick and Personal Days, Employee Assistance Program, MSW Supervision Available.

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.

Send resume and cover letter Attn. Human Resources, Elder Services, 877 South Street, Suite 4E, Pittsfield, MA 01201 or email.  AA/EOE

Nutritionist/Dietician (Part-time)

Kitchen Prep Person (Part-time)

Case Manager

Senior Community Services Employment Program (SCSEP)

Adult Family Care Program needs compassionate caregivers

Volunteer Opportunities


Nutritionist/Dietician (Part-time)

Dynamic part-time position offers the opportunity to assume a variety of roles.  We are looking for someone who is passionate about good nutrition and enjoys sharing their knowledge through writing, public presentations and one-on-one counseling.  Duties include being an integral member of our menu design team by ensuring we meet our high standards for nutrition and quality and strict government regulations.  Other responsibilities include: timely reporting; nutrient analysis; site inspections; and leading on-going trainings for staff and volunteers to ensure compliance with health and fire regulations, proper sanitation and food handling practices, food portion control, and quality control.  The chosen candidate will also be a contributor to the Berkshire Senior newspaper and with be the agency's go-to person for all matters surrounding nutrition.

Bachelor Degree - Registered Dietician with MA Licensure.  Two or more years’ related experience preferred, with demonstrated ability; to create and conduct nutrition education programs, utilize computerized nutrient analysis tolls, translate knowledge of menu requirements into appropriate senior nutrition menus.  This position is part time Monday - Friday. ServSafe certification will be required.

Elder Services requires that a cover letter and resume be sent to Elder Services of Berkshire County, 877 South Street Suite 4E, Pittsfield, MA 01201or email to hrdept@esbci.org.  AA/EOE.


Kitchen Prep Person (Part-time) Monday – Friday 6:00am – 12:00pm:

Assists the Head Chef and Second Cook with various kitchen duties including food prep, meal packaging, supply receiving and sanitation procedures.

High School Education or GED preferred.  One to two years’ experience in food preparation, preferably in a commercial kitchen.  Certification or willingness to obtain certification in sanitation procedures or other areas deemed necessary

Work Environment:
The position requires frequent physical movements such as standing and walking for extended time periods, including bending, squatting, and twisting to perform work functions.  Manual dexterity is required in reaching and grasping of objects with both hands, twisting of hand and wrist, and the pushing and pulling of objects.  Objects must be lifted up to 50 pounds on a frequent basis without assistance, and 70 pounds on occasion with assistance if requested.  Kitchen cleaning and power tools must be operated in the position as required to fulfill the job responsibilities of the position. The work is primarily performed indoors. 

Send resume and cover letter to Elder Services of Berkshire County, 877 South Street Suite 4E, Pittsfield, MA  01201 or hrdept@esbci.org. AA/EOE.


Case Manager

Are you looking to develop a career in social work/human services?  Do you have a Bachelor’s Degree and some experience working with people?    Are you looking to contribute to an enhanced quality of life for elders in our community?  If yes, put your critical-thinking skills, empathy, and common sense to work in an environment that encourages outstanding service and performance.

Duties include: home visits; client assessments; service plan development; home care, nutrition and housing coordination. We offer opportunities for professional growth and development AND, for Social Workers who are not licensed, we offer a path to obtain your license.  Elder Services offers full-time employment, on-the-job training, and payment for you to obtain your license!  Strong computer skills required.

Elder Services requires that a cover letter and resume be sent to Elder Services of Berkshire County, 877 South Street Suite 4E, Pittsfield, MA 01201or email to hrdept@esbci.org.  AA/EOE.


Senior Community Services Employment Program (SCSEP)

Elder Services of Berkshire County (ESBC) is a sponsor of the federally funded, state administered, Massachusetts’ Senior Community Services Employment Program (MA-SCSEP). SCSEP’s mission is to provide job training and placement for individuals age 55 or older with limited financial resources and to provide employers with trained, motivated workers. More about SCSEP.


Adult Family Care Program Needs Compassionate Caregivers

Elder Services of Berkshire County is in need of an individual or family willing to open their hearts and homes to care for elders and individuals with disabilities. If you have a spare bedroom and a bathroom, preferably on the first floor of your home, please consider this important opportunity. You will receive a tax-free stipend, along with support and monitoring by a Social Worker and RN. For more information, call the Adult Family Care Program at Elder Services (413) 499-0524.


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