Berkshire Immigrant Center: Bilingual case managers

The Berkshire Immigrant Center is looking for two bilingual case managers. The mission of the Center is to assist individuals and families from more than 80 countries in making the economic, psychological and cultural adjustment to a new land, not only by meeting basic needs, but by helping them to become active participants in our community, as well as assist them in navigating the complex U.S. immigration system.

Berkshire Immigrant Center is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, with a longstanding commitment to increasing the diversity of the employee community.

Case Managers – Bilingual (Spanish preferred, but other languages useful)

Location: Pittsfield, MA

Terms: Part-time (20 hours per week, with potential for full-time in the future)

Deadline: Until positions filled (still open as of May 5)

Quality training on immigration procedures and relevant legislation will be provided; hire should be able to make a long-term commitment.

Responsibilities:

  • Assess clients’ immigration and resettlement needs
  • Make referrals and assist clients access necessary services
  • Manage data collection/prepare reports and ensure confidentiality
  • Present talks, arrange special events and lead workshops on immigration
  • Represent Center at community fairs and special events
  • Attend training on immigration procedures and legislation
  • Perform community outreach and disseminate information about the Center to human service agencies, the private sector, churches and schools.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher
  • Native-language fluency in Spanish (preferred)
  • Demonstrate enthusiasm and commitment to Center’s mission
  • Able to multi-task and prioritize
  • Able to participate in collaborative work
  • Results-oriented, with demonstrated high level of self-direction
  • Prior immigration or legal experience a plus

To apply, please submit cover letter and résumé to Hilary Greene, Executive Director, Berkshire Immigrant Center, 88 South Street, Pittsfield, MA 01201, or e-mail to hilary[at]berkshireic.com.