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Berkshire County Arc
395 South Street
PITTSFIELD, MA 01201

Phone:(413)499-4241
Fax:413-445-7863
Website: bcarc.org

Company Description:
Berkshire County Arc is a non-profit human service agency that has been providing community-based services to adults with developmental disabilities and/or brain injuries for over 50 yrs. Berkshire County Arc’s mission is to assist and support individuals in their quest to identify and realize their chosen lifestyles. This is accomplished through various programs offered: residential homes including independent apartments, employment services, day programs, adult family care, transitions, advocacy & family support, special needs pooled trusts and a mail-house staffed by people with disabilities that serves dozens of businesses across Western Massachusetts.

Berkshire County Arc’s programs are offered in Berkshire County and Pioneer Valley. We serve nearly 1,000 individuals per year and have over 700 dedicated staff.

No experience? We provide training to prepare you for your position.

Berkshire County Arc offers an excellent benefit package that includes: medical, dental, vision, life, retirement plan and tuition assistance.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.

Community Advocate
Pittsfield
Full Time
Human Services
Bachelor's Degree

Develop, implement, and monitor plans for assigned residential Individuals to support community membership and to promote individuals having relationships with members of their community
Develop and implement teaching activities in residences to assist individuals in their personal growth.
Advocate on behalf of assigned individuals and to be responsible for knowing what is happening in all areas of an individual’s life


Maintain ongoing communication with families/guardians to support relationships between families/guardians and their family member

Bachelor’s Degree and two years of related experience.
* Five years of experience may be applied in lieu of educational requirements
First Aid & CPR certification, and MAP certification preferred, will train
Valid driver’s license.

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