Company Description: The Berkshire Meadows Programs provide residential, special education, and day habilitation services for children, adolescents, and young adults who have developmental disabilities including significant cognitive, physical, and medical disabilities. Services are provided in an attractive campus setting in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, as well as several community-based homes.
Additional Business Name: Justice Resource Institute
Residential Counselor 3pm-11pm
$13.75 Per Hour
Are you looking for a rewarding, fulfilling career?
Do you want to make a difference in the lives of others?
Justice Resource Institute has the career for you.
Berkshire Meadows is a residential facility for children and adults with severe intellectual disabilities and complex medical problems.
This job requires you to provide support and direct care assistance to individuals with severe and profound developmental delays.
Applicant must be willing to establish clear professional boundaries, work as a team member and consistently implement all policies and procedures, rules and regulations of JRI. Some of the duties include monitoring individuals, administrative duties, goal setting with individuals, transportation of individuals, documentation, organizational and communication skills.
•Bachelor’s Degree preferred; High School Diploma (or equivalent) required
•Experience working with special needs population preferred
•Meet programs requirements for background checks
•Able to work alone in an unsupervised environment
•Acceptable Driving Record check and a valid driver’s license
We offer :
•Low cost health insurance (BCBS)
•Free dental insurance
•401k (match up to $800)
•Company sponsored pension plan
•Tuition Reimbursement (up to $3,600 per year)
•Generous Paid Time Off (plus 11 paid holidays)
JRI is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to building and maintaining a diverse community. Persons from diverse backgrounds including women, communities of color, the LGBTQ community and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
•High School Diploma (or equivalent) required
•Bachelor's Degree a plus
•Experience working with special needs population preferred.
•Meet programs requirements for CORI (Criminal Offender Record Information) and SAFIS background check
•Acceptable Driving Record check and a valid driver’s license with ability to drive 8-passenger van.
•Able to work alone in an unsupervised environment.