Employment Opportunities

“Make a positive difference in someone’s life come join our committed team”

We encourage all applicants to apply in person at our Springfield Office by completing an application or by faxing in your cover letter and resume for the position you are interested in. We are currently hiring for the following positions:

 

ABA Therapist

Hours: Relief/Per Diem                                                          Supervisor: Karen Fletcher

Location : Holyoke Office

Responsibilities: The ABA program at MCS is currently looking for a per diem/relief ABA Therapist. Our ABA program provides home and community based services to children and adults diagnosed with Autism. Responsibilities of the ABA Therapist include, but are not limited to:

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* Provide in-home therapy and/or our in the community AVA therapy for clients with Autism

* Participate in ongoing supervision

* Implement a variety of teaching procedures (e.g., curriculum-based, developmental, social skills, assist with functional assessment procedures, observational recording of behavior and environment)

* Prepare data collection, implement measurement and recording procedures and maintain data.

* Assists in the creation of instructional materials.

* Understand essential components of a behavior plan and implement behavioral reduction interventions (e.g., differential reinforcement procedures, extinction procedures).

* Effectively responds to and manages crisis situations which may include physical aggression

* Willingness to learn new software and use of adaptive equipment as appropriate

* Meet client and environmental needs as required (e.g., lifting, bending, crawling, squatting, reaching, toileting, feeding, self-help skills, assisting with personal hygiene needs, and other duties as appropriate).

* Complete necessary documentation and paperwork including session notes, time sheets, travel reports, etc. according to the company guidelines.

* Availability to work nights, early mornings, and/or weekends

* Attend trainings as required.

 

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services or related field preferred; Associate’s degree or equivalent (60 credit hours) required; Reliable transportation.

For more information please contact Karen Fletcher at (413) 534-3299

Please submit application or send resume to Karen Fletcher at karenfletcher @mcsnet.org

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BCBA

MCS is currently looking for a full-time and per diem Board Certified and Licensed Behavior Analyst. The LABA/BCBA will work with children, adolescents and adults with Autism and their families providing in home and community based ABA services. The candidate must be dedicated, reliable, and flexible.

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Responsibilities:

  • Conduct initial assessments and reassessments as required.
  • Work with clients’ whole families to promote a generalization of acquired skills.
  • Monitor client’s progress and make changes as needed.
  • Solid knowledge of the principles and practices of ABA.
  • Provide field supervision and training to the ABA Therapists as required for cases.
  • Willingness to learn new software and use of adaptive equipment as appropriate.
  • Meet client and environmental needs as required (e.g., lifting, bending, crawling, squatting, reaching, toileting, feeding, self-help skills, assisting with personal hygiene needs, and other duties as appropriate).
  • Complete necessary documentation and paperwork including session notes, time sheets, travel reports, etc. according to the company guidelines.
  • Availability to work nights, early mornings, and/or weekends.
  • Attend training as required.
  • Perform other duties as requested.

Requirements:

  • Board Certification as Behavior Analyst by the BACB.
  • Licensure as a Behavior Analyst by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
  • 1 year experience preferred.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Experience supervising and training others implementing ABA interventions.
  • Have a valid driver’s license and reliable source of transportation.
  • NPI number preferred.
  • Will be required to pass background CORI check.

We are currently seeking staff to provide services in a variety of towns in Western Massachusetts, including but not limited to:

•  Agawam
•  Belchertown
•  Chicopee
•  East Longmeadow
•  Holyoke
•  Longmeadow
•  South Hadley
•  Springfield
•  Westfield
•  West Springfield.

To apply please complete application or submit resume to:
Multicultural Community Services
Attn: HR-Bilingual Site Manager Position
1000 Wilbraham Road
Springfield, MA 01109

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IT Tech Support

Hours Available: 20 hours/week                             Supervisor: Jessica Jordan

Responsibilities: IT technician provides client service via telephone, email and face-to-face contact. Part of the job is assembling hardware and ensuring that all hardware and software work properly. Technician will troubleshoot computer equipment and ensures it runs correctly.

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  • Receives calls and diagnoses hardware and software problems.
  • Assist staff (offices and houses) with miscellaneous hardware and software issues.
  • Prioritize and track support requests.
  • Routine maintenance and assist with quarterly checkups for each office.
  • Repairing/upgrading hardware and software.
  • Troubleshooting printers/scanners/copiers.
  • Maintain tracking for employee trainings on website.
  • Prepares and coordinates sending back equipment for repair if under warranty and follow through until item is returned.
  • Working closely with contractors when needed.
  • Assist staff with training of basic operation and maintenance and using software more efficiently.
  • Researching, learning and evaluating new software.
  • Maintaining inventory of equipment and supplies – This includes which location has which devices.
  • Performs miscellaneous functions as required, including (but not limited to) calling vendors to report/resolve problems, assisting with demonstrations and site preparations and assisting in changing microcomputer locations.

Qualifications: Candidate must have High School Diploma and 1-2 years general IT experience. Working knowledge of Excel, Word and other software used at MCS. Must process exceptional problem-solving skills. Additionally, must possess excellent interpersonal skills as well as an abundance of patience and must be extremely organized and able to juggle multiple projects at once. The job entails a deep understanding of common software and systems of the employer’s proprietary software or systems.

Physical Requirements: 

  • Considerable manual dexterity with tools
  • Perform light lifting (10-25 lbs) lifting and moving printers and computers
  • Travel to various offices – must have current drivers license and vehicle

If you have any questions please feel free to contact Jessica Jordan at (413) 439-0705.

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Residential Behavior Specialist / Behavior Analyst

Hours: Full-time

MCS is an organization that provides support to individuals with developmental disabilities. Working as part of a multidisciplinary team to provide services to adults diagnosed with ID/DD living in residential programs.

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Responsibilities: Writing and reviewing Behavior Modification Plans, conducting FBA’s & Data charts.  Training staff on behavior modification plans, positive behavior supports (PBS) and Safety Care Training.

Requirements: Must have Bachelor’s degree or a Master’s degree in Education or Psychology, or other Human Service related field; Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) or Certified Assistant Behavior Analyst (BCaBA) or eligible to take certification exam; Experience working with adults diagnosed with Developmental Disabilities and Mental Disorders; Proficient with Microsoft Excel. CORI/Background check required.

Please send resume to:
Multicultural Community Services
Attn: Maria Tessier
1000 Wilbraham Road
Springfield, MA 01109

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Residential Bilingual Site Manager

Full Time supervisory position at residential site providing care and support to developmentally disabled individuals. Experience preferred, and must be fluent in Spanish and English. Must have valid driver’s license and dependable vehicle.

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Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Maintains quality of programming through adherence to agency standards and DDS regulations.
  • Will be assisting individuals with daily activities, community events, provide general supervision and care to individuals.
  • Provide general supervision, work schedule for staff, daily upkeep and normal maintenance of household.
  • Assist Coordinator with ISP Development and Implementation.
  • Maintain accurate financial records, including grocery funds and individual spending money.
  • Insure individuals receive routine and emergency medical attention, and maintain accurate medical documentation with MCS policy and DDS regulations.
  • Meet with supervisor for individual supervision on a regularly scheduled basis.
  • Insure that all documentation is complete on a timely basis, and other duties are required.

Qualifications: Associated Degree preferred, First Aid, CPR, Medication Cert., A.N.V. or Safety Care, knowledge of Positive Behavior Systems and Supervisory Experience. Will need to complete CORI/DDS background check and fingerprinting.

Please send resume to:
Multicultural Community Services
Attn: HR-Bilingual Site Manager Position
1000 Wilbraham Road
Springfield, MA 01109

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 RN/LPN – Private Duty Nursing

Bridging Care for Families is seeking a reliable, energetic, and caring nurses for private duty nursing. We are a small non-profit agency with friendly supportive staff. We offer 24 hour on call support.

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Hours Available: Per Diem positions available.

Shifts Available

Sun. thru Tues., Thurs. & Sat.  7:00 am – 9:00 pm
Monday thru Thursday 3:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Saturday & Sunday 8:00 am – 6:00 pm


Saturday 2:00 pm – 10:00 pm


Tuesday, Thursday & Friday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Tuesday 3:00 pm – 8:30 pm


Friday 7:00 am or 5:00 pm
Monday 4:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Wednesday & Friday 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Monday & Thursday 9:00 pm – 7:00 am


Saturday & Sunday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

 

Requirements: Current RN/LPN license in MA in good standing and 1 year nursing experience. A complete clinical orientation will be provided.

Please send/fax resume to:
Bridging Care for Families/MCS
96 Industry Ave
Suite 1
Springfield, MA 01104
fax (413) 439-0373

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Shared Living Provider

Multicultural Community Services of the Pioneer Valley, Inc. is a private non-profit organization established over 30 years ago committed to providing culturally and ethnically responsive supports that enhance the capacities of individuals with developmental disabilities, and their families, to maximize their quality of life as individuals and member of the larger community.

MCS is currently recruiting a provider in the Northampton/South Hadley are who would be willing to share their home with a young woman. As a provider you would be establishing a supportive relationship that offers opportunities for growth and development. If you feel you are caring, nurturing and flexible, this may be the opportunity for mutual benefits.

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Shared Living Providers receive a generous tax-free stipend that reflects the level of care needed by the individual. The agency also provides nursing, clinical and respite support. Emergency on-call assistance is available. Monthly in home visits from a case managers and comprehensive training for all caregivers is provided.

The young woman is looking to live in Northampton/South Hadley as it would be close to her job in Haydenville working for a dog breeder. She is also seeking additional employment that would enable her to afford to keep her car. She hopes for a dog friendly home allowing her to bring one or two of her three well cared for dogs. This young woman has many skills and would like to learn more toward the goal of living independently at some point. She is very kind and caring with many interests.

To be considered as a provider you must pass a CORI/Fingerprint background check, have a valid driver’s license and provide references. Candidates should have some experience working in Human Services or supporting individuals with disabilities. Training will be provided to meet the requirements.

If interested please contact Donna Viel at MCS Springfield, (413) 782-2500 ext 369

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To print a copy of the MCS Application for Employment  please click here
To fill out the MCS Application for Employment electronically please click here

To print a copy of the AFC Caregiver Application please click here
To fill out the AFC Caregiver Application electronically please click here

 

 

Contact Information for Employment
Human Resources Director
Carlos A. Resto
Multicultural Community Services
1000 Wilbraham Road
Springfield, MA 01109
(413) 782-2500; fax (413) 796-1955

 

Human Resources Assistant
Ruth Roldan
Multicultural Community Services
1000 Wilbraham Road
Springfield, MA 01109
(413) 782-2500; fax (413) 796-1955

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