Paraprofessionals (School and Day Hab) - Direct Care


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Berkshire Meadows
249 North Plain Rd


Company Description:
Berkshire Meadows provides a home, school and day rehabilitation for children and adults with complex medical and developmental differences. Our mission to help those who can't help themselves to live happy, engaged lives. We value our employees with respect, flexibility, great pay and benefits and a cohesive team atmosphere.

What is JRI?
Berkshire Meadows is a division of Justice Resource Institute, a nationally recognized non-profit. Our staff work with children, adolescents, and adults, facilitating therapeutic and fun recreational activities, maintaining safety and security and working as part of an interdisciplinary team including clinicians, nurses, teachers and paraprofessionals. This is a job where you can make a real difference in the lives of the people we serve.

Why should I work at Berkshire Meadows?
Working at Berkshire Meadows adds to life's precious moments. Helping those who can't help themselves, reminds us of all the positive in our lives. Spending time with people who need help makes us feel useful and valued, every day. When you work at Berkshire Meadows, you care for those who can't care for themselves. And you work with others who support you and want you to be successful and learn and grow.

Additional Business Name: JRI - Justice Resource Institute

Paraprofessionals (School and Day Hab) - Direct Care
$19.00 Per Hour
Housatonic, MA
Full / Part Time
Human Services
High School or Equivalent
No Experience
MAP, CNA, CPR/FA - Preference: Nice to have

Rate @ $19.00/hr

  • Monday – Friday; 7 AM to 3 PM        
    • Required to work holidays

Full-time & Part-time jobs available 

This job requires you to provide support and direct care assistance to individuals with severe and profound developmental delays.  You will be helping the most kind and caring individuals with their daily routines.  In addition you will be assisting them with communication, choice making, social skills and relationship building.  Must have good organizational and communication skills.

Sign-on Bonus: $2,000  ($1000 will be paid after 4 weeks of employment and another $1000 will be paid after 6 months.)



  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • 18 years of age and older
  • Must be able to communicate effectively, both in speaking and writing.  
  • Verification of employment authorization.
  • Meet programs requirements for background checks
  • Must be able to work independently.
  • All new employees are required to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated against Covid-19.
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