Employment Opportunities

There are currently employment opportunities at nbCC!

Please apply via email to jobs@nbccoalition.org or mail to Executive Director Amber Besaw at 61 Main Street, Suite 218, North Adams, MA 01247. Please include a cover letter, resume, and contact information for 3 references.

Current Openings

Job Description: Family Resource Center Assistant Program Manager

The FRC Assistant Program Manager will be responsible for supporting the Family Support & Neighborhood Coordinator with the administrative tasks and day to day management of the FRC program. The Assistant Program Manager will serve as the volunteer coordinator and will work with Family Members as needed.

Reports to: Family Support & Neighborhood Coordinator

Salary: $40,000

Administrative Responsibilities: (include but are not limited to)

  • Develop an understanding of and be the organizational co-lead on the Strengthening Families Framework philosophy and the implementation of this philosophy within the services offered to the community and families through nbCC.
  • Manage program budgets related to the Family Resource Center contract with assistance from the Family Support & Neighborhood Coordinator and the Business Manager to ensure that spending and billing is done appropriately within the fiscal year.
  • Complete all reporting documentation as required by the MA Department of Children and Families FRC contract.
    Managing the nbCC’s adherence to all ASO guidelines and requirements.
  • Responsible to work with the Family Support & Neighborhood Coordinator on the internal connections and data collection related to the FRC and Community Connections contracts.
  • Database management. Utilize and maintain the computerized database system provided by UMass for the FRC program as per the FRC contract. Maintain and update the internal nbCC filing system for information regarding families served.
  • Assisting with overall site management; including but not limited to, purchasing supplies, maintaining an office inventory list, and overall organization of the nbCC offices.
  • Answer phones, taking messages, forwarding calls, answering routine questions, and working in cooperation with the staff at nbCC to cover phones.
  • Work independently and within a team on special non-recurring and any ongoing projects.
  • Organize and prioritize large volumes of information and calls. This will include updating organizational calendars, resource materials, and bulletin boards.
  • Maintain an organized calendar schedule of appointments and tasks, maintain accurate documentation of mileage, expenses, and all documentation as required by nbCC.
  • Participate in regular nbCC meetings as required.
  • Attend FRC Programmatic Management and Performance meetings as scheduled.
  • Attend all professional development trainings as required, including all required trainings of nbCC funders.
  • Coordinator volunteers for the nbCC FRC program and nbCC.
  • Comply with nbCC policies and procedures.
  • Triage youth, families, and community members who are seeking supportive services through the nbCC FRC program and nbCC.
  • Assist nbCC in coordinating & supporting community-based efforts or special projects to address needs within the community.
  • Provide information for the nbCC monthly program reports, newsletter, public health e-zine and nbCC Annual Report.
  • Outreach, engagement, and connections for the community with nbCC and its programs.
  • Support & attend any nbCC event, activity, or program deemed as “all hands-on deck” or as assigned.
  • Ensure that the principles of health equity, anti-racism, and community-driven decision making are integrated into every aspect of nbCC’s organizational efforts.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with minimum 3 years of related experience preferred.
  • Excellent time management, attention to details, organizational skills, and ability to problem solve.
  • Bilingual, a plus
  • Knowledge of local community resources and community-based providers, state human service systems, and familiarity with local school districts and key players.
  • Experience working within a human service agency, as well as working with families and individuals with complex risk factors and needs.
  • Comfort with public speaking, convening, and facilitation skills.
  • Experience and comfort working with all types of people in a variety of groups.
  • Demonstrated maturity and self-awareness as it relates to working 1:1 with individuals in the community.
  • Cultural competency.
  • Commitment to working in the community to help address key issues.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills.
  • Ability to understand concepts of confidentiality and privacy.
  • Technical capacity and comfort with computer.
    Ability and desire to work in a team environment.

Work Requirements:

  • Valid driver’s license and insured automobile. Ability and willingness to drive in inclement weather and in rural locations in the northern Berkshire region, as well as attend trainings and mandatory meetings as required by funders.
  • This is an active role, including but not limited to the following activities: lifting and carrying objects and materials; rearranging furniture as needed for events and programming on site and in the community at a variety of locations.
  • Flexibility in scheduling with availability for some evenings and weekends, as needed.

Job Description:Program Support Associate

The nbCC Program Support Associate will provide support in planning, implementation, facilitation, and outreach for the various focus areas, programs, and activities of the Coalition.

Hours: 1 FTE
Reports to: Family Support & Neighborhood Coordinator
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt

Responsibilities: (include, though not limited to)

  • Attend Coalition workgroup, task force, advisory/steering committee, and/or other meetings to assist in taking meeting minutes, participating in planning processes, as well as support the overall function of the meeting, as needed.
  • Available to Coordinators and the Executive Director to support the planning, implementation, facilitation and outreach for any programs or activities of the Coalition, as needed. For example:
    • Voices for Recovery event
      Neighborhood/Parent groups
      Coalition monthly forums
  • Responsible for maintaining and updating community bulletin boards, as well as flyering community locations and outreach to neighborhoods regarding nbCC programming and events.
  • Outreach, engagement, and connections for the community with nbCC and its programs.
  • Support & attend any nbCC event, activity, or program deemed as “all hands-on deck” or as assigned.
  • Ensure that the principles of health equity, anti-racism, and community-driven decision making are integrated into every aspect of the work.
  • Implement & facilitate the Community Outreach Volunteer Training annually.
  • Assist the Family Support & Neighborhood Coordinator and Executive Director with the UNO Community Center, as needed.
    • Schedule and coordinate the calendar of events and programs for the UNO Community Center.
    • Weekly check-ins about needed supplies for the UNO Center, report to supervisor.
    • Supporting the facilitation and implementation of programming, including attendance, as needed.
    • Reminder phone calls to program participants, when required.
    • Check-ins with program facilitators a week before programs and provide sign in sheets and program evaluations
    • Manage the rental use of the UNO Community Center:
      • Meet with potential renters to sign agreements.
      • Review the Rental Use Agreement Form; expectations for use of space, parking, trash disposal, payment, opening & closing times for the rental.
      • Collect signed Rental Use Agreement and appropriate rental & deposit fees.
      • Confirm with the UNO Steering Committee who is responsible for the opening & closing of the Center for the rental time, completing this task if no one is available.
  • Responsible for the coordinating and facilitation of the UNO Steering Committee meetings.
    • Scheduling
    • Agendas
    • Facilitation
    • Meeting Minutes
  • Oversee the planning and implementation of The Neighborlies and National Night Out events.
  • Support the MLK Day of Service planning and implementation with the MLK Day of Service Committee and support from other nbCC staff involved.
  • Assist with the Bike Collective program at nbCC, as needed.
    • Provide support for open hours
    • Help with information and data collection for the bike collective
    • Provide support for planning and implementing Bike Collective events

Qualifications:

  • Associates Degree with a minimum 2 years of related experience
  • Bilingual, a plus
  • Knowledge of local community resources and community-based providers, state human service systems, and familiarity with local school districts and key players.
  • Comfort with public speaking, convening, and facilitation skills.
  • Experience and comfort working with all types of people in a variety of groups.
  • Cultural competency.
  • Commitment to working in the community to help address key issues.
  • Demonstrated maturity and self-awareness as it relates to working 1:1 with individuals in the community.
  • Understanding and compassion for the needs, limitations, barriers, and capacities of the identified population.
  • Excellent time management, attention to details, organizational skills, and ability to problem solve.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills.
  • Creativity and initiative in developing activities and programs.
  • Ability to understand concepts of confidentiality and privacy.
  • Technical capacity and comfort with computer.
  • Ability and desire to work in a team environment.

Work Requirements:

  • Valid driver’s license and insured automobile. Ability and willingness to drive in inclement weather and in rural locations in the northern Berkshire region, as well as attend trainings and mandatory meetings as required by funders.
  • This is an active role, including but not limited to the following activities: lifting and carrying objects and materials; rearranging furniture as needed for events and programming on site and in the community at a variety of locations.
  • Flexibility in scheduling with availability for some evenings and weekends, as needed.

Location

61 Main St., Suite 218

North Adams, MA 01247

Contact

Need assistance? Please call us: 413-663-7588

Hours

Monday:

9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Tuesday:
9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Wednesday:
9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Thursday:
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Friday:
9:00 AM – 4:30 PM
2nd & 3rd Saturdays:
9:00 AM – Noon

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