Employment Specialist **$400 Sign On Bonus**

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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.

Employment Specialist **$400 Sign On Bonus**
Pittsfield
Full Time
Education/Training
High School or Equivalent

Help find and place a person with disabilities with employment opportunities.  Make a huge difference in a person's life.

***$400 Sign-On Bonus after successful completion of 90 day orientation period.***

Responsibilities:
Provide effective training of individuals by conducting assessments, developing goals, proactively assisting individuals to accel at their jobs, etc.

Assist in the job development and job placement process, to ensure successful employment for individuals Participate in conferences, workshops, and other in-service training.

Any other duties as assigned by the Director of Employment Services.

Minimum BA and one year of experience. Experience in a vocational rehabilitation in supported employment program preferred.
*3-5 years of experience in a rehabilitation program or supported employment program may be accepted as a substitute for educational requirements.
First Aid & CPR certification.
Valid drivers license


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