Employment

18 Degrees (formerly Berkshire Children and Families) is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination, equal opportunity, and cultural diversity.  People of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, and multi-cultural/multi-lingual candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Full – Time Opportunities

Director of Finance (full time)


18 Degrees, a non-profit human service agency serving Western Massachusetts, is where new beginnings come to light for children and families – and could be where your new career does the same!  The Director of Finance is a full time role and is part of the Senior Leadership Team. Strong interpersonal and communication skills are required. 

Main responsibilities include:

Responsibility for overall financial plans and accounting practices.  Prepare and monitor organization budget.  Oversee accounting and audit system controls and standards in accordance with generally accepted accounting practices.  Ensure timely financial and statistical reports for management and board.  Provide financial analyses and interpret financial data, recommending changes to improve systems and financial performance.  Prepare contract budgets, working with program managers to achieve optimal cost recovery.  Work with independent auditors to prepare annual financial statements and comply with state and federal reporting requirements; report on financial activities to management, the Board of Directors and outside funding sources.

Direct Report(s): (3 FTE) Senior Accountant, Accounting Clerk, Payroll Clerk.
Reports to the President and CEO.

Qualifications:
Education Required:   BA in Accounting, Finance or related field
Minimum Required Experience: 8 years of progressive, relevant experience including minimum 3 years of supervisory and management experience
License(s):  CPA helpful, but not required.
Multicultural/multilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.  Send resume and cover letter to Paula McDermott, 18 Degrees, Inc., 480 West Street, Pittsfield, MA  01201 or email pmcdermott@18degreesma.org  AA/EOE

President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO)


About 18 Degrees 18 Degrees is an innovative community-based social services agency that promotes the well-being and strengths of children, youth, adults and families to build better communities in four core areas:
  • Foster Care and Adoption
  • Early Education and Care
  • Child and Family Well-being
  • Positive Youth Development

EEC Certified Infant/Toddler/Preschool/School-Age Teachers (Lead Teachers included!)


OUR CHILDREN NEED YOU! Don’t let COVID interfere with Child Development! Come teach at 18 Degrees where new beginnings come to light for children and families – and could be where your new career does the same! Looking for delightful, dedicated, full-time Infant, Toddler, Preschool, and School-Age Teacher positions (Lead Teachers included) in a family-centered early childhood program.  EEC certification required; BA preferred.  Candidates pursuing Lead Infant, Lead Toddler and Lead Preschool Teacher certification also welcome.  Ask about our Hiring Bonus program and earn an extra $300. We are also hiring Childcare workers, Substitute Teachers and Greeters. We celebrate diversity.  Multi-lingual, multi-cultural candidates are encouraged to apply.  Send cover letter and resume to Paula McDermott, 18 Degrees, 480 West Street, Pittsfield, MA 01201 or email  pmcdermott@18degreesma.org.  AA/EOE

Childcare Workers, Substitute Teachers, and Greeters – FT & PT - Flexible hours


OUR CHILDREN NEED YOU! Don’t let COVID interfere with Child Development! Come teach at 18 Degrees where new beginnings come to light for children and families – and could be where your new career does the same! Looking for delightful, dedicated, full-time and part-time Childcare Workers, Substitute Teachers, and Greeters for Infant, Toddler, Preschool and School-Age programs in a family-centered early childhood program.  No EEC certification required. Flexible work schedules available. A great opportunity to get experience in this very rewarding career field. We celebrate diversity.  Multi-lingual, multi-cultural candidates are encouraged to apply. Benefits apply to full-time positions. Send cover letter and resume to Paula McDermott, 18 Degrees, 480 West Street, Pittsfield, MA 01201 or email pmcdermott@18degreesma.org.  AA/EOE

Part – Time Opportunities