Employment Opportunities

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

We encourage all applicants to apply online, 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

Supervisor: Tanja Peterson                           Location:  Holyoke Office

Hours:  Relief/Per Diem

Responsibilities: The ABA Program at MCS Holyoke is currently looking for an 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 not limited to:

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  • Provide in-home and/or out in the community ABA therapy for clients with Autism
  • Direct implementation of the Treatment Plans by the BCBA
  • Participate in ongoing supervision
  • Implement a variety of teaching procedures (e.g., discrete trail, naturalistic teaching, stimulus control, stimulus fading, discrimination training, use of contingency reinforcement)
  • Assist with client assessment (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 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 Tanja Peterson at 413-534-3299.

If interested, please submit application and resume to Tanja Peterson at tanjapeterson@mcsnet.org or fax to MCS Holyoke 413-534-6834

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Assistant Site Manager

(2 Positions Available)

Location #1: Stephanie Lane, Westfield              Supervisor: Karla Rodriguez

For more information, please contact Karla Rodriguez or Jodie Deliz at    782-2500.

Location #2: Blanding Street, Springfield            Supervisor: Erica Belder

For more information, please contact Erica Belder or Phyllis Williams at 782-2500.

Responsibilities:  Full time supervisory position working a 24 hour site providing care and support to individuals with intense medical and behavioral needs.  Must have valid driver’s license and dependable vehicle.

Hours: 40 hours full time – 35 hours direct care and 5 hours administration.

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Requirements:

  • Maintains quality of programming through adherence to agency standards and DDS regulations.
  • Will be assisting individuals with daily activities and community events while providing general supervision and care to individuals.
  • Provide general supervision and work schedule for staff plus daily upkeep and normal maintenance of household.
  • Assist Site Manager with ISP development and implementation.
  • Maintain accurate financial records, including grocery funds and individual spending money.
  • Insure individuals receive routine and emergency medical treatment, 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 completed on a timely basis, and other duties as required.

Required Trainings/Skills:

  • First Aid, CPR, Medication Certification, A.N.V. or Safety Care, knowledge of Positive Behavior System and supervisory experience.

If interested, please submit application by Friday, December 28, 2018

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Board Certified and Licensed Behavior Analyst

Location: MCS Holyoke Office                            Supervisor: Lauren Jackson

Shift Available: Full Time

Our ABA program provides home and community based services that enhance the capacities of individuals with Autism and their families to maximize the quality of life as individuals and members of their community.

  • The BCBA/LABA 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.
  • $1,000 sign on bonus.

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Responsibilities:

  • Provide in-home and/or out in the community ABA therapy for clients with Autism.
  • Develop treatment plans that identify specific and measurable objectives.
  • Develop, assess, and monitor clinical trainings as necessary.
  • Develop and monitor social skills groups as necessary.
  • Collaborate with staff, parents, and other personnel working with clients.
  • Provide and monitor RBT and BACB supervision as necessary.
  • Interact with funding source contracts which may include initial and continuation of service authorizations and case discussions.
  • 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.
  • Provide field supervision and training to the ABA Therapist 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 company guidelines.
  • Availability to work nights, early mornings, and/or weekends.
  • Attend trainings as required.
  • perform other duties as requested.

Requirements:

  • Board Certification as a Behavior Analyst by the BACB and licensure as a Behavior Analyst by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts (to be maintained at all times during employment).
  • Solid knowledge of the principles of ABA.
  • Obtain an NPI number (upon hire)
  • Maintain a CAQH profile (upon hire)
  • Become credentialed with individual insurance companies (upon hire)
  • 1 year experience preferred.
  • Excellent  written and oral communication skills.
  • Experience supervising and training ABA therapists implementing ABA interventions.
  • Valid driver’s license and a reliable source of transportation.

Contact Information:

Lauren Jackson, Program Director, laurenjackson@mcsnet.org or Karen Fletcher, Administrative Director, karenfletcher@mcsnet.org  at 413-534-3299 – Holyoke Office

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Receptionist

Supervisor: Carlos Resto                                                  Location: Springfield Main Office

Hours: 9am-5pm FT

Responsibilities: Receptionist needed to answer telephones and provide basic clerical and administrative assistance.  Candidate should be familiar with Microsoft Office and have a working knowledge of Word, Excel, and Outlook.  Must be able to work with a diverse population.  Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred, but not necessary.

Requirements:  Candidate must have High School Diploma, 2-3 years of general office experience, good oral and written communication, excellent telephone and interpersonal skills, must be pleasant, patient, and have a great eye for detail.  Must have a valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle.

For more information, please contact Carlos Resto at 782-2500 x353

Please respond by Friday, December 14, 2018

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Residential Direct Care

Shift Available:  FT, PT, Relief

Responsibilities:    You will be assisting individuals with ADL, social skills, community activities and doctor appointments.

Requirements:      Must have valid driver’s license & vehicle on all shifts.  Bilingual in English & Spanish a plus.  Must be dependable.

Trainings:      First Aid, CPR, Medication Certification & other trainings as required.

If interested please submit Application & Resume to HR 

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Residential Direct Care

Supervisor: Kenya Richardson                                              Location: Springfield

Open Shifts:

1.  Sunday 9am-5pm + Tuesday 3pm-11pm + Wednesday 3pm-11pm = 24 hours.

2.  Thursday 3pm-11pm + Friday 3pm-11pm = 16 hours

3.  Saturday 11pm-7am + Sunday 11pm-9am = 18 hours

4.  Monday 11am-9pm + Tuesday 11am-9pm = 20 hours

Responsibilities:  Dependable and caring staff needed to assist 4 female clients at residential site.  Staff will be assisting with daily activities and social/recreational events.  Knowledge of Behavioral Plans and a good team player is a plus.

  • Must be Med. Certified and must have a valid driver’s license and a dependable vehicle.
  • Lifting and use of a Hoyer Lift required.
  • Fluent in English and Russian is a plus.

Required Trainings/Skills:  CPR, First Aid, and Med. Certification.  Other trainings provided as required.

For more information, please contact Kenya Richardson or Phyllis Williams at 782-2500

Please respond by Friday, December 14, 2018

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Residential Direct Care

Supervisor: Takisha Holley                          Location: East Longmeadow

Shifts Available: Wednesday, 11:00pm-9am and Friday, 11pm-9am

Responsibilities: You will be assisting five male individuals with ADL, social skills, community activities, and doctor appointments.

Requirements:  Must have valid driver’s license and vehicle on all shifts.  Must be dependable.

Trainings:  First Aid, CPR, Medication Certification, and other trainings as required.

For more information, please contact Takisha Holley or Kawala Mgawe at 782-2500.

Please respond by Friday, December 14, 2018

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 RN/LPN

Bridging Care for Families, a division of Multicultural Community Services is seeking compassionate RN’s/LPN’s to join our team in keeping the client “comfortable and cared for in their own home”

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We are a small, local, Non-Profit Home Health Agency that has been committed to serving our community and its members for more that 17 years. We have continued to operate under the same name, resisting the trend to merge to larger out-of-state national companies. Our agency is deficient free with DPH, and we are Medicare/Medicaid certified.

We service medically fragile children and adults by teaming up with the caregiver in the home, and providing the clients with 1:1 nursing services necessary to allow them to live comfortably at home.

“Remember why you became a nurse… In this day and age, 1:1 nursing care is a luxury that many nurses crave, and this is a wonderful opportunity to join an established team that can help fulfill this goal.”

Requirements: Current RN/LPN license in MA in good standing , Respiratory/Trach/Vent and G/J Tube experience.

Hours Available: Below is a listing of all currently available shifts. A * on a weekend shift indicates that it is an every other weekend shift.

Shift DayShift TimeShift Area
Sunday8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.Springfield
Sunday *2:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.Hampden
Sunday9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Feeding Hills
Sunday * 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Springfield
Monday7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.Holyoke
Monday3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.Springfield
Monday8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. &
3:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Westfield
Monday8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.Feeding Hills
Monday8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.East Longmeadow
Tuesday7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.Holyoke
Tuesday8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.Feeding Hills
Tuesday7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.Springfield
Tuesday4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.Wilbraham
Wednesday3:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.Westfield
Wednesday10:00 p.m. - 7:00 a.m.Springfield
Thursday8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. & 10:00 p.m. - 7:00 a.m.
Springfield
Thursday7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.Springfield
Friday8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. &
3:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Westfield
FridayNoon. - 11:00 p.m.Holyoke
Friday8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. & 6:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.Feeding Hills
Friday10:00 p.m. - 7:00 a.m.Springfield
Saturday *8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.Springfield

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

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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.

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 Veal at MCS Springfield, (413) 782-2500 ext 369

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


Support Counselor

Supervisor:  Senaida Peguero

Requirements:  Must have valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle.  Staff must be dependable.

Trainings: Provided as required.

Location: West Springfield, MA                        Shift Available:  days/evenings/weekends

Responsibilities:  Looking for a dependable and energetic staff to provide supports to a male individual including recreational and community outings.

  • 8 hours monthly – take consumer out in the community and engage in recreational activities (bowling, movies, dinner, museums, etc.).  (West Springfield)

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Location:  Westfield                                             Shift Available:  days/evenings/weekends

Responsibilities:  Looking for a dependable and energetic staff to provide supports to a male individual including recreational and community outings.

  • 5 hours monthly – take consumer out in the community and engage in recreational activities (bowling, movies, dinner, museums, etc.).  (Westfield)

For more information, please contact Senaida Peguero at 413-782-2500  ext. 366

Please respond by Friday, December 28, 2018

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Support Counselor

Supervisor:  Jessica Fuentes

Requirements:  Must have valid driver’s license and reliable vehicle.  Staff must be dependable.

Trainings: Provided as required.

Location: Springfield, MA                        Shift Available:  afternoon

Responsibilities:  Looking for a dependable and energetic staff to provide supports to a young man including recreational and community outings.

  • Five hours monthly, two Thursdays a month starting time at 2:30pm.

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Location: Springfield, MA                        Shift Available: Evenings/weekends

Responsibilities:  Looking for a dependable and energetic staff to provide supports to a young lady including recreational and community outings.

  • Three hours biweekly – take consumer out in the community to engage in recreational activities (bowling, movies, going for walks, dinner, shopping, hair salon and spa, etc.).

Location: Springfield, MA                        Shift Available: Evenings/weekends

Responsibilities:  Looking for a dependable and energetic staff to provide supports to a young man including recreational and community outings.

  • Three hours biweekly – take consumer out in the community to engage in recreational activities (bowling, movies, dinner, etc..).  Support counselor may at times need to provide transportation to and from Special Olympics games and practice.

For more information, please contact Jessica Fuentes at 413-782-2500  ext. 340

Please respond by Friday, December 28, 2018

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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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