Title RLC Advocate based in Berkshire County
Location Pittsfield, MA
Job Information


Advocate, multiple positions including Per diem (as needed, no permanent schedule) and part-time 17 hours per week. Based in Berkshire County (primarily Pittsfield) Offer peer-to-peer support, group facilitation, assistance with finding resources, and more based primarily in the Western Mass Recovery Learning Community’s Pittsfield Center. $13.75 to $15.50 (depending on completion of trainings, and bilingual abilities)

Required: First-hand experience with psychiatric diagnosis (you yourself being given a diagnosis), hospitalization (you yourself being hospitalized), homelessness (you yourself living without a home), problems with substances (you yourself struggling with addiction or problems with substances), and/or other life-interrupting challenges. Commitment to challenging racism, sexism, and other types of systemic oppression, and developing multicultural environments that can create a sense of belonging.

Preferred/A Plus: Knowledge of local resources; Knowledge of peer support and related movements. Bilingual/bicultural (bilingual in Spanish/English or ASL/English) a big plus; Intentional Peer Support, Alternatives to Suicide, Hearing Voices, and/or other peer support trainings.

Please submit a resume and cover letter that explains how you are a fit for this position to info@westernmassrlc.org by Monday, March 9th. Applications without cover letters will be discarded.