Join a dynamic and growing team! The Consortium creates conditions in which people with lived experience pursue their dreams and strengthen our communities through full participation. The Consortium is committed to creating a diverse workforce. AA/EOE

Title Home & Community Connections Support Staff
Location Holyoke, MA & Belchertown, MA
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Home & Community Connections – Support Staff/Direct Support Professional

Be a part of a growing team! Come join the Western Massachusetts Training Consortium and share in our mission in providing community based approaches in quality assistance, service and care. The Consortium’s Home & Community Connections division is currently seeking motivated individuals interested in providing assistance and personal care for individuals with developmental disabilities. The Consortium offers an exceptional benefits package to its full-time employees including:

  • Generous Paid Leave
  • Short Term and Long Term Disability
  • Medical/Dental benefits
  • Career Development training
  • Life Insurance
  • Retirement Savings Plan

Full time, Part-time and Relief (Per Diem) positions are available in the Greater Holyoke and Belchertown areas. Evening, overnight and weekend hours available. A high school diploma/G.E.D and three years driving experience is required. Personal/professional experience working with people with developmental disabilities preferred. We strive to help our individuals achieve their dreams through lived experience so come join us today and take the first step in making a difference in the lives of the people we serve! The Consortium embraces a multicultural work environment. AA/EOE

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to Janet Nieves at or complete the Consortium’s employment application and print/scan to submit via email or fax  to Janet’s attention at: (413) 538-6336. 

As always, you can also apply in person by visiting our main offices at:
187 High Street; Suite 202
Holyoke MA 01040
(413) 536 – 2401

Title Families RECOVER! Peer Coordinator
Location Greenfield, MA
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The RECOVER Project is seeking a candidate for a part-time Peer Involvement Coordinator with the Families RECOVER! program, 20-25 hrs/week. We are looking for a person with a minimum of three years lived experience with addictions recovery and knowledge of Franklin area resources for families in recovery. Candidate must be familiar with that local recovery community, have excellent interpersonal skills and be competent in the use of computers. Qualifications include demonstrated ability in planning events, strong organizational skills, and experience facilitating groups. Recovery coach training or equivalent experience is preferred.  Flexible scheduling necessary. Bilingual/bicultural encouraged. AA/EOE

Please send resume and cover letter by December 20, 2017 to:

Mary Doherty, Program Director

The RECOVER Project, 68 Federal St., Greenfield, MA 01301

or email to

Title Home & Community Connections Residential Coordinator
Location Holyoke, MA
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The Western Massachusetts Training Consortium’s Home and Community Connections program is currently seeking a Residential Coordinator to join our Shared Living, Autism/Individual Supports team for our Holyoke and surrounding towns – supporting people in our Individual Options/less than 24 hour supports Model.

This position involves a combination of supervision, administrative, direct care and on-call responsibilities, and is responsible for managing the day to day operations of individual supports to assigned individuals in multiple locations in a variety of settings. Excellent organizational and leadership skills, teaching/instructional ability, good communication skills, patience, ability to work under time/demand pressure, flexibility, and willingness to accept high levels of responsibility. Minimum of two years’ experience in direct care to persons with developmental disabilities or related field.  Experience with Shared Living, Autism Supports and Individual Options support models preferred. Undergraduate degree in human service field or education preferred – direct care and administrative experience may be substituted for education requirement. Supervision experience preferred. Valid Massachusetts driver’s license and reliable transportation required with 3 years positive driving history. Basic computer skills (Windows/internet) & ability to safely lift 25 pounds required. AA/EOE

Please send cover letter and resume to Randi Grubbs at by December 31st 2017.