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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2 Assistant Site Manager Positions

Location #1:  Garnet Street                                                Supervisor: Shannoya Beezer

Location #2: Debra Lane                                                    Supervisor: Jessica Ortiz

Responsibilities:  Full time supervisory position working at 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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  • 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.
  • Ensure individuals receive routine and emergency medical attention.  Maintain accurate medical documentation per MCS policy and DDS regulations.
  • Meet with supervisor for individual supervision on a regularly scheduled basis.
  • Ensure that all documentation is completed on a timely basis.  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.

For more information, please contact Shannoya Beezer or Jessica Ortiz at 413-782-2500

Please respond by April 5, 2019

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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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Family Support Service Navigator

Location: 1000 Wilbraham Rd., Springfield                       Supervisor: Mary Beattie

Responsibilities: Service Navigators support families who have a family member with an Intellectual Disability.  Supports include, but are not limited to, case management, accessing generic services, assessing needs, developing Family Support Plans, and providing information and referral.  Must have valid driver’s license and dependable vehicle.

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Hours: 40 hours per week

  • Maintains quality of programming through adherence to Agency standards and DDS regulations
  • Service Navigation for the individual/family
  • Hiring and supervising direct care staff
  • Work closely with DDS Service Coordinators
  • Maintain accurate financial records
  • Outreach to generic services and other State agencies.
  • Ensure that all documentation is completed on a timely basis
  • Other duties as required

Required Trainings/Skills:  Experience working with individuals with intellectual disabilities required.  Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus.

For more information, please contact Mary Beattie  at 413-782-2500 x335

Please respond by Friday April 5, 2019

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Family Support Service Navigator

Location: MCS Westfield                                                       Supervisor:  Isabel Castro

Responsibilities: Provide the necessary supports and service for an individual who has a disability with complex medical challenges and needs to remain living at home with their family.  Staff should have knowledge and experience working with families and individuals with complex medical challenges.  It is preferred to have staff who are family members of children/adults with complex medical challenges, as their own life experiences provide them with invaluable information and unique ways to build connections with the families to whom they are providing supports.

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Hours: 20 – 30 hours per week                                               Status: Part time

  • Assist families to access public benefits – entitlement programs (Subsidized Housing, Social Security, Fuel Assistance, Food Stamps, Health Insurance, etc.)
  • Assist families to access generic services – local resources (Food Pantries, Red Cross, Immigration Services, Home Modification programs, Medical Equipment, Doctors, Dentists, Specialists, Mass Rehab., Employment Centers, Senior Services, Scouts, and Toys for Tots, etc.)
  • Assist families to access community supports – free resources from church community, other community organizations, school community, and neighborhood connections
  • Help family and consumer to access and assist them in coordination: clinical and behavioral supports, inclusive recreational activities, transportation.
  • Provide information and training to families (MFOFC, Autism Training, Fuel Assistance)
  • Translation (if applicable to your program)
  • Assist families in planning for the future and emergencies
  • Urgent assistance – mandatory during the week, ideal in the evening, and voluntary on weekends
  • Assist families to read and understand the mail
  • Availability to meet with families after 5:00 pm
  • Assist families in finding common ground when opinions for support differ.

Qualifications:  BS or BA in related field with one year experience preferred.  A minimum of a High School diploma with 3 years experience in the field of Human Services.  Preference given to qualified individual who is a family member of a child/adult with complex medical challenges.  Has reliable transportation.

For more information, please contact Isabel Castro at 413-562-4885

Please respond by Friday April 12, 2019

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Home Based/Community Skills Trainer

Supervisor:  Isabel Castro/Jackie Rodriguez                     Location:  Monson, MA
Shift Available:  Afternoons/Evenings/Weekends

Responsibilities: Seeking experienced individual interested in supporting a young man with autism within his home in order to facilitate social engagement, build social skills, and maximize his independence in performing daily living skills.  Candidate must be a self-starter, creative, enthusiastic, and an effective communicator.  Candidate will need to understand and implement Positive Behavioral Supports and the use of multi-modal integrated instruction.  Candidate will be required to work under the direction of a Senior Therapist as well as be a participating team member, work well with families and demonstrate good organizational skills.  Candidate must be responsible, reliable, and patient.

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Required Qualifications:

  • Candidate must be able to pass a CORI and background fingerprinting check
  • Have reliable transportation and have a good driving record
  • Candidate must be 18 years or older and have direct experience working with individuals ages 6-22 years old
  • Must have a high school diploma

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Training in Positive Behavioral Support Interventions

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

Trainings:  Provided as required.

For more information, please contact Isabel Castro at 413-562-4885

Please respond by April 12, 2019

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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.

Our focus of care is providing nursing to medically fragile children and adults. By teaming up with the caregiver in the home, and providing the clients with the 1:1 quality nursing services.

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
SundayAll shiftsHolyoke
Sunday *8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Springfield
Sunday2:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Hampden
Monday7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.Holyoke
Monday3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.Springfield
Monday3:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Westfield
Monday8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.East Longmeadow
Tuesday7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.Holyoke
Tuesday7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.Springfield
Wednesday3:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.Westfield
Thursday7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Holyoke
Thursday8:00 a.m. - 5:00 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
Friday6:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.Feeding Hills
Friday3:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.Westfield
SaturdayAll shiftsHolyoke
Saturday *8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. and 7:00 am - 3:00 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.

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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 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

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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 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

Supervisor:  Jessica Fuentes

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.

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

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

Please respond by Friday, April 5, 2019

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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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