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 Chrystal Dore at cdore@wmtcinfo.org or complete the Consortium’s fillable employment application and print/scan or download as PDF to submit via email or fax to Chrystal’s attention at: (413) 536-4166. 

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 RECOVER Project- Peer and Community Engagement Coordinator
Location Greenfield, MA
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The Western MA Training Consortium has a 30-hour position available serving as a Peer and Community Engagement Coordinator at The RECOVER Project in Greenfield, MA.

The RECOVER Project, a well-established peer-to-peer recovery support program with a strong community presence. Be part of a dynamic team in realizing a vision of an inclusive recovery community designed to increase access to appropriate recovery supports for all people within our communities. The RP is looking for an individual who loves to interact with community and has the drive and curiosity to engage and inspire members in their process of self-discovery.

The Peer and Community Engagement Coordinator will be responsible for establishing positive and sustainable relationships with community organizations and resources, seeking to remove the walls of our recovery center and build bridges into communities that may have been isolated in order to increase access to appropriate recovery supports for all who seek them. The Coordinator will provide community education about the RECOVER Project, its peer-to-peer participatory process, core values, and mission, develop a team of community based peer recovery advocates, and maintain a social media and web presence. Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to: maintaining safe space for all RECOVER Project members, supporting peer-to-peer relationships, working with the Recover Project team to support all aspects of membership, including program planning and data management, enhancing membership opportunities and recovery supports. Qualifications include: close familiarity with the local recovery community, lived experience with recovery from substance use disorder and experience in outreach and community building. Bachelor’s degree suggested, but relevant field experience may be substituted for some education. Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation needed.

The Consortium offers competitive wages and an exceptional benefits package to its full-time employees. The Consortium embraces a multicultural work environment.  AA/EOE

Please send letter of interest and resume to RECOVER Project Director, Peggy Vezina at pvezina@wmtcinfo.org  Applications will be accepted through September 20, 2019



Title Salasin Project Individual and Family Support Advocate
Location Greenfield, MA
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The Western Massachusetts Training Consortium has a part-time position available serving as an Individual and Family Support Advocate at the Salasin Project in Greenfield, MA.

Salasin Project Individual and Family Support Advocate to provide strength-based, trauma-informed, recovery focused home-visiting support and advocacy to individuals and families in the Franklin County area who have experienced interpersonal/domestic violence.  Additional skills include assistance with the referral and access of resources, facilitation of communication with other community providers and systems, as well as representing the Salasin Project at cooperative program meetings.  This position is 24 hours part-time, 3 – 8 hour shifts.

This is an opportunity to work out of an office in Greenfield with an amazing and dynamic collaborative team.  Minimum requirements: Bachelors with 4 years’ experience or equivalent working with individuals and families who have experienced domestic/interpersonal violence.  Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation required. We value lived experience and welcome candidates who have bilingual/bicultural identities. Please send a resume and cover to Amanda Gamache at Agamache@wmtcinfo.org by September 20, 2019. AA/EOE



Title RECOVER Project- Assistant Program Director
Location Greenfield, MA
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Exciting leadership opportunity at The RECOVER Project, a well-established peer-to-peer recovery support program with a strong community presence. Lead a dynamic team in realizing a vision of an inclusive recovery community designed to increase access to appropriate recovery supports for all people within our communities.

Primary responsibilities include creating conditions for meaningful community engagement through a peer participatory process, staff scheduling and supervision, program development, and oversight of the day to day coordination, management and operations of the physical space.

Qualifications include at least 3 years lived experience with substance use recovery, demonstrated knowledge and understanding of principles of recovery and ability to uphold the value of multiple pathways of recovery. Minimum of 3 years’ supervision experience and proven competency in working with persons from diverse backgrounds. Experience with management/coordination, grant writing and community engagement. Knowledge and experience working with local recovery-oriented community organizations and service providers is preferred. Must have excellent oral and written communication skills, critical thinking, leadership and organization skills, as well as strong interpersonal boundaries. Computer proficiency required. Some nights and weekend hours required. Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation required. Bachelor’s degree preferred: relevant experience may be partially substituted for education requirement.

Email cover letter and resume to Human Resources Manager Kathy Chaisson by 9/20/19. The Consortium supports a multicultural work environment. AA/EOE.



Title Home & Community Connections – Flex Relief Staff
Location Holyoke, MA
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The Western Massachusetts Training Consortium’s Home and Community Connections is seeking Flex Relief Staff to join our team – Flex Relief Staff are to provide direct care and support to persons with developmental and/or physical disabilities. Flex Relief Staff are guaranteed 40 hours a week. This position requires flexibility to work any of these shifts: 3pm to 11pm and/or 11pm to 9am, including weekend availability for both 3pm to 11pm and 11pm to 9am. These shifts are to be worked at ANY of the 24 hour homes we support.

Professional or personal experiences within human services preferred. A valid Massachusetts driver’s license and a history of two years positive driving record is required. A basic competency in computer skills which include navigating windows based programs and the internet.

CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Flex Relief staff are required to be trained and certified in First Aid & CPR and MAP.

HOURS: Full time, evenings and overnights including weekends.

LIFTING REQUIREMENTS: Ability to safely lift 25 pounds is required.

COMPENSATION: Due to the additional competency needs and MAP requirement this position pays $15.00 per hour.

Please submit a letter of interest to cdore@wmtcinfo.org The Consortium embraces a multicultural work environment. AA/EOE