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

Location:  Holyoke Office                                         Supervisor: Lauren Jackson

Hours:  Relief/Per Diem, afternoon/evening

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, timesheets, travel reports, etc. according to company guidelines.
  • Availability to work nights, early mornings, and/or weekends
  • Attend training 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 Lauren Jackson, BCBA at 413-534-3299, Ext. 125 or laurenjackson@mcsnet.org

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ABI Support Counselor/Adult Companion

Supervisor: Mary Wilson

Responsibility:  MCS provides supports to adults who have Acquired Brain Injury.  The ABI program is looking for dependable and caring staff to work with individuals in the Springfield area.  The care needed can range from total care to positions as adult companions.

Hours Available:  Varies – 1st, 2nd, and 3rd shifts (temporary or permanent).

Requirements: Previous experience with PCA work preferred.  CPR & First Aid

If you have any related questions, please feel free to call Mary Wilson at 782-2500

Please respond by Friday, October 11, 2020

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Assistant Site Manager Positions

Location #1:  Stephanie Lane                                               Supervisor:  Magda Malave

Location #2:  Sunridge Drive                                               Supervisor:  Chelsea Dupre

Location #3:  Debra Lane                                                     Supervisor:  Jessica Ortiz

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

Hours:   40 Hours Full Time – 35 hours Direct Care & 5 hours Administration

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  • Maintains quality of programming through adherence to agency standards and DDS regulations
  • Will be assisting individuals w/daily activities & community events & provide general supervision & care to individuals.
  • Provide general supervision & assist as needed with staff schedule & daily upkeep & 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 attention, maintain accurate medical documentation, and adhere to MCS policy, DDS regulations and MAP policies and procedures.
  • Meet with supervisor for individual supervision on a regularly scheduled basis.
  • Insure that all documentation is complete on a timely basis, and other duties as required.

 Required Trainings/Skills:  First Aid, CPR, Medication Cert., Safety Care, knowledge of Positive Behavior System and Supervisory Experience

For more information, contact manger or Jodie Deliz at 782-2500.

Please respond by Friday, October 9, 2020

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Assistant Residential Site Manager

Location: Blanding St., Springfield                                    Site Manager: Erica Belder

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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  • Maintain quality of programming through adherence to agency standards and DDS regulations
  • Assist 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/normal maintenance to 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 attention.  Maintain accurate medical documentation per MCS policy and DDS regulations.
  • Meet with supervisor for individual supervision an a regularly scheduled basis.
  • Insure all documentation is completed on a timely basis.
  • Other duties as required

Required Trainings/Skills: First Aid, CPR, Medication Certification, Safety Care, knowledge of Positive Behavior System, and supervisory experience.

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

Please respond by Friday, October 2, 2020

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Behavior Specialist (BCBA Eligible) / Behavior Analyst (ABA)

Location: MCS Springfield Office                                        Supervisor: Karl Krueger

Shift Available: Full Time

Multicultural Community Services (MCS) is an organization that provides support to individuals with developmental disabilities.  We’re looking for a caring and knowledgeable individual to join our great organization and help provide services to our developmentally disabled community.

 Job duties will include:

Work as part of a multidisciplinary team to provide services to adults with Intellectual Developmental Disorder living in community residential programs. Responsibilities include conducting Functional Behavior Assessments (FBA’s) & Preference Assessments, Behavior Plans and developing training and monitoring Behavior Support Plans as well as other Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS). Additional responsibilities include certified trainers and conducting Safety Care – Behavior Safety Training with residential staff.

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Qualifications:       

  1. Master’s Degree in Behavior Analysis, Education, Psychology, or other Human Service related field in which an ABAI verified course sequence (BCBA level) was completed.
  2. Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) or eligible to take the certification exam.
  3. Experience working with adults diagnosed with Developmental Disabilities and Mental Disorders.
  4. Proficient with Microsoft  Word, Outlook and Excel

 CORI/Background check is required.

Please contact Karl Krueger if you have any questions at (413) 782-2500 x324  or karlkrueger@mcsnet.org 

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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 training 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 the 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, timesheets, travel reports, etc. according to company guidelines.
  • Availability to work nights, early mornings, and/or weekends.
  • Attend training 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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Community/Home Based Skills Trainer

Supervisor:  Isabel Castro                                                              Location: Huntington, MA

Shift Available: Afternoons/Evenings/Weekends

Pay Rate: $15-$20/hr. – Contingent upon education and level of experience.

Responsibilities:

Seeking experienced individual interested in supporting a 10-year-old girl with autism to assist in making community connections, facilitate social engagement and maximize her 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, 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 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 Qualification:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Training in Positive Behavioral Support Interventions and ABA Therapeutic Interventions

Requirements:

Must have valid driver’s license & vehicle. Staff must be dependable.

Trainings:  Provided as required.

For more information please contact Samantha Michelli-Rivera at (413) 562-4885 ext. 13 or Isabel Castro @ MCS, 413-562-4885 ext. 14.

Please Respond by October 15, 2020

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Community/Home Based Skills Trainer

Supervisor:  Samantha Michelli-Rivera                              Location: Holyoke, MA

Shift Available: Afternoons/Evenings/Weekends

Position: Community/Home Based Skills Trainer           

Pay Rate: $15-$20/hr. – Contingent on education and level of experience.

 Responsibilities:

Seeking experienced individual interested in supporting a nine-year-old boy with autism to assist in making community connections, facilitate social engagement 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, 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 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 Qualification:

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

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

Trainings: Provided as required.

For more information please contact Samantha Michelli-Rivera at (413)562-4885 x:13.

Please Respond by October 15, 2020

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Community/Home Based Skills Trainer

Supervisor:  Samantha Michelli-Rivera                     Location: South Hadley, MA

Shift Available: Afternoons/Evenings/Weekends

Pay Rate: $15-$20/hr. – Contingent on education and level of experience.

Responsibilities:

Seeking experienced individual interested in supporting an eleven year old boy with down syndrome and autism to assist in making community connections, facilitate social engagement 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, 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 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 Qualification:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Training in Positive Behavioral Support Interventions and ABA Therapeutic Interventions

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

Trainings: Provided as required.

 For more information please contact Samantha Michelli-Rivera at (413)562-4885 x:13.

Please Respond by October 15, 2020

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Director of Program Services


Supervisor
: Paul Conlon

Hours: Monday – Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm                   Location: Main Office, Springfield

Responsibilities:  Insures that all activities, programs and plans are to recognize and implement strategies of community participation, relationship building, choice/decision making, developing competency, and respect and dignity for each individual.  Provide professional and program growth-oriented supervision of Program Directors and Coordinators representing a broad range of MCS Service models.  Presently includes:

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  • Director of Family Supports Springfield
  • Director of Family Supports Holyoke
    • Applied Behavioral Analysis
  • Director of Placement Services
    • Adult Foster Care
    • Shared Living
  • Director of Individual Supports
    • Acquired Brain Injury
  • Director of Medically Complex Program / Department of Education Services
  • Director of Agency of Agency with Choice
  • Coordinator of Translation Services
  • Coordinator of Leadership Training Program
  • Coordinator of Clinical Services
  • Coordinator of Grandparent Project
  • Insure services are representative of the diverse members of our community and that staff composition reflect the culture and linguist preferences of the individuals and families we support
  • Broaden the scope of understating of staff and of the larger community in promoting the rights and dignities of people with disabilities and the diverse communities we represent
  • Responsible for the development and implementation of new service models as opportunities
  • Oversight of Annual Surveys, Licensing, Certification, Training and Regulatory requirements of all program models
  • Participates in the development, implementation and evaluation of the agency strategic plans incorporating the agency goals and philosophy
  • Responsible for overall fiscal management of the various program models Reviews, evaluates and modifies spending funds to comply with a more accurate balanced budget.
  • Liaison to state and federal organizations who contract with MCS
  • Promote advocacy on behalf of and in cooperation with individual and families to promote relevant legislation and funding
  • Promote and participate in agency strategies to promote access to services in the digital age
  • Insure the recruitment and evaluation of a diverse work force
  • Promote internal and external collaboration

QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of five years of work experience in the field of developmental disabilities.  At least two on these years must have been spent in an administrative role.  A Master’s degree in a relevant human service discipline may be substituted for two of the required five years of work experience.

Note to employees: Interested employees are invited to discuss the job and qualifications with supervisor and the Personnel Department. Please submit an internal application to supervisor or Human Resources. YOU ARE ENCOURAGE TO CONTACT HR AT 782-2500 FOR ANY CONCERNS.

Please respond by Friday, October 2, 2020

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Direct Care Professional **Urgent Need**

$13.30/hr starting pay

 

Multicultural Community Services (MCS) is excited to announce an opportunity for Direct Care Professionals in Springfield, MA and surrounding areas!  Come work for a diverse and wonderful company that really cares about it’s people.

Multicultural Community Services (MCS) is an organization that provides support to individuals with developmental disabilities.  We’re looking for a caring and knowledgeable individual to join our great organization and help provide services to our developmentally disabled community.

We are seeking applicants that preferably have experience working in the Human Services or a related field and have a passion for providing care to individuals with behavioral challenges, mental health diagnoses, or developmental disabilities. Our ideal candidate should be reliable, compassionate, dedicated, and have a strong desire to assist people in achieving a better quality of life.

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Responsibilities:

  • Assist with the day to day operations working in a variety of settings for individuals with (developmental disabilities, mental health diagnoses, brain injury, autism, etc)
  • Provide assistance with daily activities like bathing, dressing, toileting, feeding.
  • Administering medications as needed
  • Provide a safe living environment for all individuals in our care
  • Responsible for all documentation related to program operations in an organized and timely manner.
  • Participate in daily shift duties which also include engaging in activities, housekeeping to ensure a clean environment, and meal preparation
  • Participating in community integration

Requirements:

  • HS diploma or GED.
  • All candidates must complete and pass background record screening process.
  • Must have a vehicle for work use and current driver’s license.
  • Minimum of 6-months experience working in Human Services or related field (preferred)
  • Current CPR and First Aid Certification (preferred)
  • MAP Certification (preferred)
  • Schedule vary based on program needs, available shifts include 1st, 2nd, 3rd

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Handyman-Maintenance Person

Supervisor: Wayne Eastman, Property Manager

Location: MCS Properties & Vehicles

Hours Available:  Full Time (40 hrs.)

Requirements: Looking for an individual with Handyman/Maintenance experience for all MCS Residential sites, properties, and vehicles in Springfield and the surrounding area.  Job duties will include but not limited to: light carpentry, light electrical, light plumbing, painting, drywall repair, flooring, minor appliance repairs, working with outside vendors and contractors. Must have good interpersonal and communication skills; must have reliable transportation, valid driver’s license, and own tools.  Must be able to lift and bend.

CORI/Background check is required and pre-employment physical upon job offer.

For more information, please contact Wayne Eastman or Karl Krueger at 782-2500.

Please respond by Friday, October 2, 2020

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IT Unpaid Internship

Supervisor: Jessica Jordan

Location: MCS – All offices                                                 Hours Available: 15-30hrs/wk

Responsibilities: MCS is seeking exceptional applicants to participate in our Information Technology Unpaid Internship Program.  As an intern, you will be an integral part of a highly collaborative and talented team and you will have the opportunity to work on a wide variety of projects over the course of 3 months. Educational credit may be available, check with your school(s) for requirements. The Duties of the position include, but are not limited to:

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  • Assist IT Director with routine IT duties and respond to internal and external users
  • Call end users to assist with account login and other matters as needed
  • Provide support for hardware/software and other IT maintenance
  • Excellent verbal & written communication & organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Self-starter, ability to resolve issues and research solutions on their own
  • Ability to work under pressure and independently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to be cross-trained and learn quickly in a hands-on environment

 Qualifications:  The ideal candidate for this internship will have great customer service skills including the ability to communicate and work well in a team environment.  Eligible applicants must have a high school diploma or GED and be currently enrolled in a college degree program that is directly related to the position and be in good academic standing. (Will be required to produce college transcripts and/or class schedule.)  Must be able to bend and lift 20-40 lbs, and must have valid driver’s license and own dependable transportation.

Apply now or send your Resume and Cover letter by regular mail or E-mail to:

Carlos Resto, HR Dept,
MCS Springfield
1000 Wilbraham Road
Springfield, MA 01109
Fax:     (413) 439-0237

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MCS Translation Services

Supervisor: Carlos Oliva

Location: MCS Holyoke Office                      Hours Available: Per Diem

MCS Translation Services is hiring interpreters of all languages including Spanish, Vietnamese, Chinese-Mandarin, Chinese-Cantonese, Arabic, Korean, Portuguese, Khmer…All languages.

Interpreter’s positions are Per Diem. This is a great opportunity to make a difference in people’s lives. If you are bilingual, we encourage you to apply.

Qualifications:  You must have a Medical interpreter Certificate or any other Certification as an interpreter. High School Diploma and one-year interpreting experience.  Fluent in English and the target language.

To Apply:  Please send your Resume and Cover letter by regular mail or E-mail to:

Carlos Oliva
MCS Translation Services
260 Westfield Road
Holyoke, MA 01040
E-mail: carlosoliva@mcsnet.org


Receptionist

Location: Holyoke Office                                                            Supervisor: Karen Fletcher

Hours: Mondays – 9 am-5 pm &  Tues – Friday – 12 pm-5 pm

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

Requirements:  Candidate must have a High School Diploma, 2-3 years of general office experience, good Oral & 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 Karen Fletcher at 413.534.3299

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Residential Direct Care

Location: Carew St., Springfield                                        Site Manager: Natalia Serrano

Location: Vineland Ave., Springfield                                Site Manager: Marie Negron

Location: Blanding St., Springfield                                   Site Manager: Erica Belder

Shift Available: Part Time and Relief hours (evenings & weekends)

Responsibilities: Working at a 24 hour site providing care and support to individuals with intense medical and behavioral needs.  Will also assist with daily activities like bathing, dressing, toileting, feeding, housekeeping, meal preparation, social skills, community activities, doctor appointments, and documentation.

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 call 782-2500

Please respond by Friday, October 2, 2020

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Residential Direct Care

Location: Aldrew Terr., Springfield                                  Site Manager: Aletta Martinez

Available Hrs: Sat. 5pm-11pm; Sat: 11pm-9am; Sun. 5pm-10pm; Sun. 10am-3pm (1:1); Sun. 3pm-8pm (1:1); Relief hours.

Location: Balboa Dr., Springfield                                Site Manager: Aldo Raffo

Available Hrs.:Weekend Relief Hours, Sat. 3pm-11pm; Sun. 3pm-11pm.  Temporary Overnight Shifts: Sun. – Mon.; Mon.-Tues.; Tues.-Wed.; Wed.-Thurs.

Shift Available: Part Time and Relief hours (evenings & weekends)

Responsibilities: Working at a 24 hour site providing care and support to individuals with intense medical and behavioral needs.  Will also assist with daily activities like bathing, dressing, toileting, feeding, housekeeping, meal preparation, social skills, community activities, doctor appointments, and documentation.

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 call 782-2500

Please respond by Friday, October 2, 2020

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Residential Direct Care

Location: Brittany Rd, Springfield                               Supervisor:  Kenya Richardson

Open Shifts:               

1Saturday 11pm-9am + Sunday 11pm-9am = 20 hours

2.  Sunday 11pm-9am + Monday 11pm-9am = 20 hours

3.  Sunday 9am-3pm + Thursday 9am-3pm = 12 hours 

Responsibility:  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 with Behavioral Plans and a good team player is a plus.

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

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

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

Please Respond by Friday, October 2, 2020

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Residential Site Manager

Location: Prouty Street, Springfield                                   Supervisor: Kawala Mgawe

Responsibilities:  Full time supervisory position working at 24 hour site providing care and support to three male individuals.  Experience working with individuals with behavioral issues is helpful.  Must have valid driver’s license and dependable vehicle.

Hours: 40 hours full time – 20 hours direct care and 20 hours administration.

  • 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, Safety Care, knowledge of Positive Behavior Support System, and supervisory experience.

For more information, please contact Kawala Mgawe at 782-2500

Please respond by Friday, October 2, 2020

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Residential Site Manager

Location:    Sunridge Dr.                                                     Supervisor:    Jodie Deliz

Responsibilities:    Full Time supervisory position working at 24 hr site providing care and support to 4 male individuals.  Experience working with individuals with behavioral issues is helpful.  Must have valid driver’s license and dependable vehicle.

Hours:    40 Hours Full Time – 20 Hrs. Direct Care & 20 Hrs. Admin

  • Maintains quality of programming through adherence to agency standards and DDS regulations
  • Will be assisting individuals w/daily activities & community events & provide general supervision & care to individuals.
  • Provide general supervision & work schedule for staff & daily upkeep & 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 as required.

Required Trainings/Skills:  First Aid, CPR, Medication Cert., Safety Care, knowledge of Positive Behavior Support System and Supervisory Experience

For more information please contact Jodie Deliz at 782-2500.

Please respond by Friday, October 2, 2020

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RN’s/LPN’s

Are you tired of working the fast pace of the Hospitals, Nursing Homes, etc.? Are you ready to settle down and work in private homes with a 1:1 patient ratio? Then we are the agency for you! Our family’s need nurses who are experienced, reliable, and committed. You must be willing to learn the specific care of each client and work with family and caregivers as a team. Please come and join our agency.

Bridging Care for Families, a decision of Multicultural Community Services is a small, local, non-profit Home Health Care Agency that has been committed to serving our community and its members for more than 19 years. Our agency is deficient in free with DPH. We are Medicare/Medicaid certified.

Our focus of care is providing nursing to medically fragile individuals both children and adults. By teaming up with the caregiver in the home and providing clients with 1:1 quality nursing services we will help to keep them in their own homes.

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Required:

  • At least 1 year of experience in home care.
  • A Mass nursing license in good standing.
  • Prefer Respiratory experience to include knowledge of trachs and/or vents.

Hours needed in the Greater Springfield Area:

Monday: 8am-4:30pm, 8am-4pm, 4pm-10pm, 7pm-11pm

Tuesday: 9am-5pm, 3:30-9pm, 5pm-10pm, 7pm-11pm

Wednesday: 4pm-10pm, (Every other) – 9am -5pm, 11pm-7am

Thursday: 8am-4:30pm, 3:30pm-9pm, 5pm-10pm

Friday: 8am-4:30pm, 5pm-10pm, 11pm-7am

Saturday: Every other 8 am-4 pm

Sundays: 2pm-10pm, 10pm-6am

 

Please send resume to:


Bridging care for Families/MCS
96 Industry Avenue
Suite 1
Springfield, MA 01104

Fax: 413-439-0373

E.O.E.

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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 manager and comprehensive training for all caregivers are 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

Position: Support Counselor/Adult Companion                     Supervisor: Sue Richards

Location: MCS Holyoke

Responsibilities:    Looking for a dependable and energetic staff to work as an Adult Companion for a young woman in the Chicopee area. Knowledge and experience working with persons with limited mobility and seizure disorders preferred.  Must be dependable and reliable.

Hours Available: 4:30 – 6:30 pm Tuesdays and Thursdays and one Saturday a month, 11:00 am – 2:00 pm.

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

For more information please contact Sue Richards at 534-3299

Please respond by Friday October 2, 2020

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Support Counselor

Location: Springfield, MA                                 Supervisor: Jessica Fuentes / Carina Soto

Shift Available: Flexible schedule

Responsibilities:   Need a change?  You have come to the right place!  The Family Supports program who serves individuals with Autism and no intellectual disabilities are looking for dependable and energetic staff.

Available positions include:  1:1 staff outings.  Schedules will vary

  • There are multiple positions available for 1:1 hours.  Staff will be responsible to take individuals out into the community and engage in recreational activities.  Activities may include hikes, dinner, sports, shopping, exploring personal interests, etc.  Responsibilities may also include skill building to gain independence.  Staff is required to interact with participants and model proper behavior when out in the community.

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

Training: Provided as required.

For more information please contact Jessica Fuentes at 782-2500 ex. 340.

Please respond by Friday, October 2, 2020

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Support Counselor

Location: East Longmeadow, MA                                             Supervisor: Senaida Peguero

Shift Available: (family is flexible)

Monday and/or Friday daytime

Saturdays

Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday between 4 & 6 pm

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

  • 4 hours weekly or not to exceed 17 hours per month.  Staff, navigator, and family will work together to determine weekly or bi-weekly schedules.  Staff will take the consumer out in the community to engage in social and recreational activities like; bowling, movies, dinner, museums.

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

Training: Provided as required.

For more information please contact Senaida Peguero at 782-2500 ex. 366.

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Weekend Respite Staff

Location: 3 State Street, Westfield, MA               Supervisor: Roz Mestre-Resto

Hours Available: Friday, Saturday, and Sunday (Relief Hours)

Responsibilities:  You will be providing respite on the weekends at the MCS Westfield site.  You will be providing care for individuals with different needs and helping out with their individual ADL’s.  This includes cooking, some laundry, community outings, art activities, etc.

Requirements: Must have valid license and reliable vehicle.  Must be dependable.

Trainings: First Aid, CPR, MAP and other trainings as required.  Trainings can be provided.

For more information, please contact Roz Mestre-Resto at 782-2500 x320

Please Respond by Friday, October 2, 2020

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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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