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CURRENT JOB OPENINGS

September 2020

Administrative Assistant

 

Mission: To change and save lives through housing options and a continuum of related services.

 

Vision: A socially vibrant and economically healthy community with housing for everyone, including the most vulnerable residents and our vital workforces.

 

Values:

  • Safe, hospitable, sober environment while working for affordable housing for everyone;
  • No wrong door, low barrier access to services and referrals;
  • Trauma-Informed approach to participants, colleagues and volunteers rooted in equitable, relationship building, participatory decision making, power sharing and self-care;
  • Casual, yet professional environment;
  • Co-investment –equal efforts exerted by clients, staff and volunteers to achieve shared purpose;
  • Self-Determination –equitable voice given to processes designed to ensure affordable housing for everyone though decision making roles will vary.

The Administrative Assistant is responsible for performing tasks and managing logistical systems for ensuring effective organizational functions for a small but vibrant non-profit organization. The perfect candidate would have strong attention to detail as well as the ability to manage basic software systems and relationships to improve organizational functions. 30 hours a week with the possibility for full time for the right candidate. $15-19 an hour. Benefits include employer matched retirement and paid leave.

 

Qualifications & Tasks:

  • 2+ years’ experience with non-profit administration, Associate’s Degree and/or experience in a related field
  • Experience with effective use of technology to enhance non-profit organizational capacity, preferred including basic IT, website and social media.
  • Experience with CRM / Donor database software (Salsa Engage platform) a plus. 
  • Spanish Language speaker preferred
  • Strong professional relationships with south Berkshires businesses and vendors preferred
  • Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal skills, as well as the ability to edit and proofread
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Suite and Google applications
  • Self-starter – ability to work well alone and with others
  • Strong organizational, communication, and problem solving skills 
  • Other duties as deemed necessary for the smooth operation of the organization

 

To Apply: Email cover letter, resume and three professional references jralph@constructberkshire.org position available until filled.

 

 

Maintenance Supervisor

 

Mission: To change and save lives through housing options and a continuum of related services.

 

Vision: A socially vibrant and economically healthy community with housing for everyone, including the most vulnerable residents and our vital workforce.

 

Values:

  • Safe, hospitable environment for all while working for affordable housing for everyone
  • No wrong door, low barrier access to services and referrals
  • Trauma-Informed approach to participants, colleagues and volunteers based in equitable, supportive relationship building and self-care
  • Casual, yet professional environment;
  • Co-investment –equal efforts exerted by clients, staff and volunteers to achieve shared purpose;
  • Self-Determination –equitable voice given to processes designed to ensure affordable housing for everyone though decision making roles will vary.

 

Job Description:

Maintenance Supervisor needed for buildings and grounds of Construct properties in Great Barrington, Stockbridge, Lee and Becket.  Tasks will include apartment repair and preparation, yard maintenance and supervision, record-keeping. Hours somewhat flexible but reliability a must. 

 

Benefits & Compensation:

Full time position. All employees are eligible to participate in a 401K retirement plan + up to 4% employer match. All staff receive 2 weeks paid vacation, 1 or more weeks medical and paid family leave. Other leave benefits are described in the Employee Handbook.

Payment is between $15-18 an hour DOE.

 

Tasks & Qualifications: 

  • Driver’s License and clean driving record.
  • Mobile Phone
  • Comfortable with Software and Phone maintenance applications
  • Basic Carpentry skills
  • Basic Plumbing Skills
  • Self-Directed
  • Reliable

 

 

To Apply: Email cover letter, resume and three professional references

application@constructberkshire.org Position open until filled.

 

 

Afterhours Support Staff

 

 

Values:

  • Safe, hospitable, sober environment while working for affordable housing for everyone;
  • No wrong door, low barrier access to services and referrals;
  • Trauma-Informed approach to participants, colleagues and volunteers rooted in equitable, relationship building, participatory decision making, power sharing and self-care;
  • Casual, yet professional environment;
  • Co-investment –equal efforts exerted by clients, staff and volunteers to achieve shared purpose;
  • Self-Determination –equitable voice given to processes designed to ensure affordable housing for everyone though decision making roles will vary.

 

 

Job Description:

Provide on call support afterhours to respond to community and transitional housing needs with basic information, referrals and support. Provide after hours activities for transitional houses during residential hours to maintain a safe, clean, sober and hospitable space for all residents as well as to assist with access to housing, increase economic stability and address underlying barriers to success. On Call shifts are 4-11 weekdays, 7-3 & 3-11 on weekends and overnight from 11-7. On call shifts are paid a flat rate for being available with an hourly rate for onsite call outs and activities. On call rate is $25 flat rate with $11-15 hourly rate for onsite expectations. All staff are eligible for employer matched 401K, 1 week medical leave and time +1/2 for 5 Construct holidays

 

 

Tasks & Qualifications:

  • Must have reliable access to phone and email
  • Must be able to arrive on site in a timely fashion if needed to meet first responders
  • Awareness of area resources and ability to lead activities to support access to housing, increase economic stability and remove underlying barriers a plus
  • Manage afterhours requests for support and emergency maintenance calls
  • Respectfully ensure that house guidelines and federal regulations are followed
  • Light housekeeping, snow clearing and turning over rooms promptly when vacated
  • Report emergencies, presence of law enforcement or any other out of the ordinary occurrences to Head Case Manager and/or Director
  • Attend monthly staff meetings and occasional training’s

 

 

Mission: To change and save lives through housing options and a continuum of related services.

 

Vision: A socially vibrant and economically healthy community with housing for everyone, including the most vulnerable residents and our vital workforces.

 

To Apply: Email cover letter, resume and 3 professional references to jralph@constructberkshire.org.