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Elder Services of Berkshire County
877 South Street - STE 4E
PITTSFIELD, MA 01201

Website:esbci.org

Company Description:
The mission of Elder Services of Berkshire County, Inc. is to provide Berkshire elders, caregivers, and individuals with disabilities the opportunity to live with dignity, independence, and self-determination, and to achieve the highest possible quality of life.

Excellent Benefits include Health Insurance, Free Dental Insurance for Full-time positions, Vision Plan, Pension Plan, Life Insurance, Twelve Paid Holidays, three weeks paid Vacation in the first year, Sick and Personal Days, Employee Assistance Program. Public Services Loan Forgiveness Program may apply.

Job Title:
Lead SHINE Counselor (Part-time)
Salary Range:Location:
Pittsfield
Job Type:Category:
Part TimeSocial Services
Education Level:Work Experience:
High School or Equivalent
Preferred
Description:
The SHINE program provides free, unbiased and up-to-date health insurance information, counseling and assistance to Medicare beneficiaries of all ages and their caregivers. The SHINE counselors help older persons (and younger disabled Medicare beneficiaries) understand their Medicare benefits and other health insurance options.
Competencies:
• Excellent interpersonal skills; strong oral and written communication skills.
• Commitment to working with the elderly; strong awareness of and sensitivity to aging issues, ability to maintain the confidentiality of sensitive information.
• Leadership ability; independent thinker; self-starter.
• Demonstrated team building skills.
• Ability to work in a fast, dynamic environment.
• Knowledge of quality improvement programs and processes.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Professional and experience using databases.
• Excellent organizational skills.
Requirements:
Competencies:
• Excellent interpersonal skills; strong oral and written communication skills.
• Commitment to working with the elderly; strong awareness of and sensitivity to aging issues, ability to maintain the confidentiality of sensitive information.
• Leadership ability; independent thinker; self-starter.
• Demonstrated team building skills.
• Ability to work in a fast, dynamic environment.
• Knowledge of quality improvement programs and processes.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Professional and experience using databases.
• Excellent organizational skills.


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