Full Time Direct Care

Day Shift - rate @ $14.00 (Starting potential up to $15.50)

Berkshire Meadows has been named as one of the top places to work by The Boston Globe! 

Berkshire Meadows provides residential and family supports to individuals with severe intellectual disabilities and complex medical needs in homes that provide the staffing support to enhance quality of life.

We invite you to learn more about us - https://jri.org/services/educational-and-residential/residential/berkshire-meadows

Justice Resource Institute, Berkshire Meadows is seeking full-time direct care staff.
This job requires you to provide support and direct care assistance to individuals with severe and profound developmental delays.
Applicant must be willing to establish clear professional boundaries, work as a team member and consistently implement all policies and procedures, rules and regulations of JRI. You will be helping the most kind and caring individuals with their daily routines. In addition, you will be assisting them with communication, choice making, social skills, relationship building and recreational and leisure activities in a group home setting.

  • Monday - Friday; 7 AM to 3 PM



•High School Diploma (or equivalent) required
  • Experience working with special needs population preferred, but not required
  • Meet programs requirements for background checks
  • Able to work independently

What you get:
  • To positively make a difference in the lives of others
  • A career not just a job - opportunities for professional growth and advancement
  • Get paid for an 8-hour day but only work 7.5 hrs (1/2 paid break)
  • Work hard, play hard - generous Paid Time Off (plus 11 paid holidays) - starting within the first year
  • Low cost health insurance (BCBS). Over 76% covered health and if you are covered by another non-state/government sponsored health plan and decline health coverage you receive an additional $1/hour in your rate.
  • 100% dental insurance (including family plan) - no cost to you
  • 401k (match up to $800 per calendar year)
  • Company sponsored pension plan - you might not care now but you will when it matters
  • Tuition Reimbursement - up to $3,600 per year
  • Life insurance
  • Supplemental Life/AD&D
  • And much, much more . . . Join us to find out!


Apply online

Or e-mail us a resume to bmwjobs@jri.org

Or stop by to fill out an application:   

249 North Plain Road (Route 41)

Housatonic, MA 01236

(413) 528-2523