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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
  • 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.

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

Geriatric Support Services Coordinator(GSSC)

Behavioral Health Clinician

Case Manager, Social Work 

Kitchen Utility Worker 

Senior Community Services Employment Program (SCSEP)

Adult Family Care Program needs compassionate caregivers

Volunteer Opportunities


Geriatric Support Services Coordinator (GSSC)     

Responsible for functioning as a member of the Primary Care Team (PCT) in an entity contracted with MassHealth as a Senior Care Option (SCO).  To assess the need and eligibility of applicants and clients for enrollment in the SCO programs.  To make recommendations, coordinate, implement, and monitor contracted and community services for the purpose of promoting the client's overall health, independence and to prevent premature institutionalization.

Education/Experience Requirements:  
Required: A social worker employed by an ASAP and licensed by the Commonwealth of MA, with annual continuing education units in geriatric practice; or have at least a baccalaureate degree and two years professional experience in the care of persons over the age of 65, with at least one year involving work in a setting where persons over 65 receive health-care services (such as a hospital, nursing facility, a community health agency, or interdisciplinary program within an ASAP); and have the knowledge and skills necessary to work successfully in the interdisciplinary team and to provide or arrange for community long term care services and supports.

Core Competencies:


Behavioral Health Clinician - Full-Time
(Extremely Competitive Salary for the right experience)

Seeking a dynamic, highly organized, and experienced clinician.  Responsibilities will include clinical supervision of staff members, conducting clinical record reviews, facilitating interdisciplinary team meetings, case consultation, and providing supervision & training as required.  Must have excellent clinical and communication skills.  Master’s degree from an accredited school of Social Work, LICSW and at least two years’ experience in counseling or casework post licensure required.

Case Manager, Social Work 

Full-time - 37.5 hours per week; Monday - Friday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.  The Case Manager is responsible for supporting the dignity and independence of older persons or those with disabilities in need of assistance by assessing their situations, identifying unmet needs, arranging for, coordinating and monitoring services to meet those needs, and advocating with other agencies on behalf of their client.  Bachelor Degree in social work, human services, psychology, sociology or related field preferred.  Candidates with a Bachelor Degree in another discipline shall demonstrate experience and/or strong interest in the field of human services via previous employment, internship, volunteer activity and/or additional studies. Valid driver’s license, travel and reliable transportation are required.

Core Competencies:

  1. Must be able to read and write English
  2. Excellent interpersonal skills; strong oral and written communication skills.
  3. Excellent telephone skills
  4. Commitment to working with the elderly; strong sensitivity to aging issues.
  5. Knowledge of community resources helpful
  6. Leadership ability; independent thinker; self-starter.
  7. Ability to work with persons with diverse backgrounds, skills, and abilities
  8. Excellent Clinical, Social Work, and Problem solving skills.
  9. Accurate record keeping skills
  10. Good time management and organizational skills
  11. Ability to work under pressure, with multiple interruptions and meet deadlines
  12. Proficiency in Microsoft office professional and experience using databases.

Bilingual Spanish/English a Plus.  

Kitchen Utility Worker     

Part-Time (Monday – Friday; 7:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.)

Responsible for cleaning and sanitizing in the kitchen.  Also receives and stores deliveries.

Basic knowledge of kitchen duties, sanitation procedures and safety codes.  Current certification or willingness to obtain certification in sanitation procedures.

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 objects with both hands, twisting of hand and wrist, and pushing and pulling of objects.  Objects up to 50 pounds must be lifted on a frequent basis without assistance, and 70 pounds on occasion with assistance if required.  Kitchen cleaning and power tools must be operated in the position as required. The work is primarily performed indoors.


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 old

er 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


Office Hours
Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm EST