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Western Massachusetts Training Consortium

187 High Street
Suite 202
HOLYOKE, MA 01040
Website:wmtcinfo.org

Company Description:
The Consortium is a learning organization, committed to creating conditions in which people with lived experience pursue their dreams and strengthen our communities through full participation.
Salary Range:Location:
PITTSFIELD MA
Job Type:Category:
Part TimeHuman Services
Education Level:Work Experience:
Some High School Coursework
Preference: Nice to have
Up to One Year
Preference: Nice to have
Description:
Community Coordinator, 22 to 27 hours per week (hours may start lower and build up, depending on needs of the person hired and/or the community). Support the re-establishment of a resource center in Pittsfield, and work collaboratively with the County Coordinator and others in the community to build supports at and beyond the center space. Responsibilities will include community organizing, direct peer-to-peer support, group facilitation, outreach and administrative tasks relevant to supporting and overseeing a center and other related activities.
Requirements:
Personal experience living through trauma, psychiatric diagnosis, homelessness, addiction and/or a variety of other life challenges required. Access to a reliable vehicle that you are able to use for work purposes preferred. Bilingual/Bicultural (English/Spanish) a big plus! Understanding and commitment to examining and healing systemic oppression related to racism, gender, psychiatric diagnosis, etc., a must! Relevant trainings (Intentional Peer Support, Certified Peer Specialist, Alternatives to Suicide, etc.) a plus. AA/EOE.

Resume and cover letter should be submitted by Friday, July 7.The cover letter should include confirmation that you meet the above requirements. Applications without cover letters may be discarded.


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