Company Description: We are a national and state accredited human service agency responsive to the unique needs
of people with disabilities and their families through: a dedication to excellence; diverse service options;safe and healthy environments; fiscal responsibility; community partnerships; career opportunities and
Applicants for employment are considered without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, genetic information, age, and disability, military or veteran status, Vietnam Era Veteran, or being an member of the Reserves or National Guard. Also it is unlawful in Massachusetts to require or administer a lie detector test as a condition of employment or continued employment. An employer who violates this law should be subject to criminal penalties and civil liability.
High School or Equivalent
BFAIR is seeking a full time employment counselor to join our team in our programs located Berkshire County as well as Bennington so travel is necessary with this position. The typical shift is Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. but a Saturday shift may be necessary.
Finding competitive employment opportunities for individuals so that they may grow and meet personal and professional goals, earn a living wage, and experience all of the benefits associated with employment.
Complete vocational evaluations and skills training in on the job settings.
Provide initial and ongoing supports for individuals to maintain competitive employment.
Develop and maintain relationships with employers and funding sources
All applicants must:
*Be 18 years of age or older
*Have a high school diploma or GED
*Possess a valid driver’s license and vehicle
*Meet standards outlined in Safe Driver Policy
BFAIR provides full orientation and training. Employees must maintain certifications in First Aid and CPR, Safe Techniques to Avoid Restraint and Training (START), and BFAIR Human Rights Training.