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


Advocate based in Pittsfield area, 15 to 17 hours. Peer support, group facilitation, outreach, and more. We are looking for an Advocate who is interested in partnering with our Berkshire-based Coordinator in helping to get our Pittsfield Center up and running, and willing to learn and grow with the community!

Required: First-hand experience with psychiatric diagnosis, trauma, extreme states, and/or other life-interrupting challenges (this means YOU yourself have been diagnosed, been hospitalized on a psychiatric unit, been homeless, and/or struggled with problems with alcohol/substances, etc.); Commitment to undoing racism, sexism, and other systemic oppression; Willingness and ability to be available for more hours on occasion to complete required core trainings (travel to the Holyoke area for trainings may also be required)

A Plus: Knowledge of local resources; Knowledge of peer support and related movements.; Intentional Peer Support, Hearing Voices, Alternatives to Suicide training, and other related trainings; Bilingual (Spanish/English, ASL/English)/Bicultural

$14 to 15.50 per hour depending on training and bilingual abilities. Please submit a cover letter and resume to info@westernmassrlc.org by Friday, May 10. Cover letter should include how why you are interested in this position, and how you see yourself meeting the job’s responsibilities and requirements. Applications that do not include a cover letter will not be reviewed. AA/EOE