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 Stephanie Golas at sgolas@wmtcinfo.org or complete the Consortium’s employment application and print/scan to submit via email or fax  to Stephanie’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 RLC Bilingual (English/Spanish) Advocate
Location Holyoke & Springfield, MA
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Bilingual (English/Spanish) Advocate (up to 19 hours, with additional per diem hours possible) at the Western Mass Recovery Learning Community’s Hampden-based Centers (Holyoke and Springfield).  Help grow our community, offer peer-to-peer support, facilitate groups, and more.

Your own experience living through trauma, psychiatric diagnosis, homelessness, addiction and/or a variety of other life-interrupting challenges required. Understanding and commitment to examining and undoing systemic oppression related to racism, gender, psychiatric diagnosis, etc., also required. Intentional Peer Support and other trainings relevant to peer-to-peer work (Hearing Voices, Alternatives to Suicide, etc.) a plus. Bilingual (English/Spanish) required. Bicultural preferred.  AA/EOE.

Resume and cover letter should be submitted to info@westernmassrlc.org by May 4, 2018. Please include how you meet the basic requirements of the job in your cover letter. Applications that do not include a cover letter may be discarded.



Title RLC Community Coordinator
Location Pittsfield, MA
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Community Coordinator (22 to 27 hours) for the Western Mass Recovery Learning Community based in the Pittsfield area.  Help grow our community and team in the local area, re-establish a Pittsfield Center, coordinate outreach and events, offer peer-to-peer support, facilitate groups, and more. Anticipated hourly rate $16.50.

Requirements: Some flexibility with schedule and ability to work independently at times on multiple projects; Your own experience living through trauma, psychiatric diagnosis, homelessness, problems with substances and/or a variety of other life-interrupting challenges; Understanding and commitment to examining and undoing systemic oppression related to racism, gender, psychiatric diagnosis, etc.; Ability to participate in a minimum of 11 days of training in the Holyoke Area (Lodging available if needed). A Plus: Familiarity with c/s/x, mad, peer, recovery, and/or human rights movements; Intentional Peer Support, and/or other trainings relevant to peer-to-peer support (Hearing Voices, Alternatives to Suicide, etc.); Bilingual (English/Spanish or English/ASL)/Bicultural. AA/EOE.

Resume and cover letter should be submitted to info@westernmassrlc.org by April 27th. Please include how you meet the basic requirements of the job in your cover letter. Applications that do not include a cover letter may be discarded.