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 Care Support Specialist

FULL-TIME, PART-TIME, & RELIEF

Come join the Consortium (www.wmtcinfo.org) and share in Home & Community Connection’s mission to provide innovative and individualized support that eliminates barriers and empowers individuals to live the lives they choose. 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 is committed to creating an environment where everyone feels welcome and a sense of belonging.

REQUIREMENTS: A High School diploma/G.E.D is preferred but not required. A history of 2 years positive driving record is required. Life/work experience with people with developmental disabilities preferred. We strive to support individuals to achieve their dreams so come join us today and take the first step in making a difference in the lives of the people we support!

The Consortium offers an exceptional benefits package to Full-Time Employees: https://wmtcinfo.org/benefits-for-employees/

Please send current resume to Chrystal Dore at CDore@wmtcinfo.org 

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

AA/EOE

Pay: $13.50 – $15.00 per hour

 



Title Home & Community Connections – Full-time Clinician, LICSW or LMHC
Location Holyoke, MA
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FULL-TIME CLINICIAN, LICSW or LMHC

Come join the Consortium and share in Home & Community Connection’s mission to provide innovative and individualized support that eliminates barriers and empowers individuals to live the lives they choose. Home & Community Connections is currently seeking a values-centered clinician to work with individuals with developmental disabilities to identify behavioral support needs and how best to address them.  Supported by an expert consulting Clinician, the Home & Community Connections Clinician develops and maintains behavior and medication plans, guides related data tracking, and provides effective training for staff teams and individuals supported.  In addition, this person communicates and coordinates supports with the Department of Developmental Services, families of individuals supported and related care providers to ensure best practices in behavioral support and effective team communication. This position is a combination of training and support, coupled with administrative oversight.

The Consortium is committed to creating an environment where everyone feels welcome and a sense of belonging.

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: LICSW or LMHC

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: Minimum of Two (2) years of experience in the Clinical field and demonstrated commitment to individuals who have experienced barriers, challenges and behavior related struggles that are life impacting. Bilingual/Bicultural Latinx with ability to provide support in Spanish preferred.

A history of 2 years positive driving record is required. Life/work experience with people with developmental disabilities preferred. We strive to support individuals to achieve their dreams so come join us today and take the first step in making a difference in the lives of the people we support!

This is a full-time, exempt position. The Consortium offers an exceptional benefits package: https://wmtcinfo.org/benefits-for-employees/

Please send a cover letter and current resume to Chrystal Dore at CDore@wmtcinfo.org by May 14, 2021.

AA/EOE



Title Human Resource and Billing Coordinator
Location Holyoke, MA
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We are currently seeking a Human Resource and Billing Coordinator: 20 hours Monday through Thursday, 9:30 am to 2:30 pm, in Holyoke. $18-20/per hour.  The HR and Billing Coordinator is responsible for recruitment and hiring related support, billing/accounts receivable related tracking and special projects as assigned. The HR and Billing Coordinator also answers general Human Resource inquiries and provides other assistance as requested. The person in this position works with a diverse group of candidates and employees at all levels of the organization.

Specific responsibilities of this position include: processing recruitment related and hiring paperwork, driver record checks, new hire orientation, tracking billing/accounts receivables; organizing, maintaining, and reviewing personnel records; data entry and retrieval; reference checks, reviewing application packets for quality assurance, preparing hiring documents, and maintaining filing systems.

Requirements: Intermediate Microsoft Office experience with emphasis in Outlook and Microsoft Excel. Familiarity with Access database and other database systems preferred.

Competent and demonstrated commitment to social justice. Highly customer service oriented. Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality and ensure compliance with all privacy of information laws. Effective and professional written and oral communication.

The Consortium is committed to undoing systems of oppression and the harms they have caused. It actively works toward building an anti-racist environment and a sense of belonging.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to Janet Nieves at JNieves@wmtcinfo.org  by May 26, 2021. AA/EOE



Title Home & Community Connections Program Supervisor
Location South Hadley, MA
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Home & Community Connections Program Supervisor

FULL-TIME

Come join the Consortium (www.wmtcinfo.org) and share in Home & Community Connection’s mission to provide innovative and individualized support that eliminates barriers and empowers individuals to live the lives they choose. 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 program Supervisor Provides assistance and leadership in support of the Program Manager. Lead by modeling interactions with individuals that focus on supporting individuals to achieve their dreams. Train, support and guide staff in the performance of their duties. Participate in on-call rotation.

The Consortium is committed to creating an environment where everyone feels welcome and a sense of belonging.

REQUIREMENTS: A High School diploma/G.E.D is preferred but not required. A history of 2 years positive driving record is required. Life/work experience with people with developmental disabilities preferred. MAP Certified preferred. We strive to support individuals to achieve their dreams so come join us today and take the first step in making a difference in the lives of the people we support!

The Consortium offers an exceptional benefits package to Full-Time Employees: https://wmtcinfo.org/benefits-for-employees/

Please send current resume to Chrystal Dore at CDore@wmtcinfo.org by June 4, 2021.

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

AA/EOE

Pay: $15.50 – $15.75 per hour

 



Title Wildflower Alliance – Franklin County Advocate
Location Franklin County, MA
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Advocate position (5-8 hours) based in Franklin County.

Offer peer-to-peer support, group facilitation, assistance with finding resources, and more as part of the Wildflower Alliance’s Franklin County team. The position will be based in Turners Falls and/or the Greenfield center, to be determined by the communities’ needs and candidate’s availability. Compensation $14.50 to $16.50 per hour (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, June 7. Please include a cover letter that describes your interest in the position, and how you meet the qualifications.



Title RECOVER Project – Part-time Administrative Support
Location Greenfield, MA
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Administrative Support – Part-time, 20 hrs. per week at $16 per hr.

The RECOVER Project, a program of The Western MA Training Consortium, has a 20-hour per week position available serving as Administrative Support, in Greenfield, MA. This position involves supporting our staff team and peer members with general office duties, record keeping, event planning support, marketing, and requires a candidate to have personal lived experience with substance use recovery.

In the role of Administrative Support, the successful candidate will be able to work independently as well as part of a team to meet deadlines, be highly skilled in the use of computers and social media platforms, detail oriented, organized, and have the ability to take direction but also motivate one’s self.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Personal lived experience around challenges related to and with substance use
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Written and oral skills that allow one to successfully communicate through written and public means with organizations and communities served
  • Knowledge of social media Facebook, Instagram, Twitter etc.
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Reliable transportation

Please note: Having a CORI record does not automatically disqualify our candidates from this position. 

The Consortium offers competitive wage and benefits packages to its members.

We are committed to undoing systems of oppression and the harms they have caused. We actively work toward building an anti-racist environment and a sense of belonging.

Please send letter of interest and resume to Abbi Cushing, Program Director; acushing@wmtcinfo.org



Title RECOVER Project – Peer Support (Part-time)
Location Greenfield, MA
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Peer Support – Part-time, 20 hrs. (potential to be more hours) per week at $16 per hr.

The RECOVER Project, a program of The Western MA Training Consortium, has a 20-hour per week position available serving as Peer Support, in Greenfield, MA. This position is at the center of our work, involves making connections with each person that walks through our door in a positive, forward facing way that empowers each person to walk the path of recovery they determine for themselves, requires a candidate to have personal lived experience with substance use recovery, and able to work a flexible schedule including availability for some evening, weekend, and holiday hours.

In the role of Peer Support you will acclimate peers to the center, create a climate of recovery using recovery language, help peers build on their recovery capital, mentor them in leadership roles and model a safe, inclusive and welcoming space for all RECOVER Project participants. The ideal candidate will uphold the value of multiple pathways of recovery, support peer to peer connections and be familiar with local resource information. Proficiency in Microsoft Office is a requirement.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Personal lived experience around challenges related to and with substance use
  • Personal involvement with community aspect(s) of recovery from substance use
  • Some knowledge of community organizations that support people in recovery
  • Written and oral skills that allow one to successfully communicate through written and public means with organizations and communities served
  • Knowledge of social media and office platforms, such as Word, Google Docs, PowerPoint, Facebook, etc.
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Reliable transportation

Please note: Having a CORI record does not automatically disqualify our candidates from this position. 

The Consortium offers competitive wage and benefits packages to its members.

We are committed to undoing systems of oppression and the harms they have caused. We actively work toward building an anti-racist environment and a sense of belonging.

Please send letter of interest and resume to Abbi Cushing, Program Director; acushing@wmtcinfo.org