At The Brien Center, we are always looking for talented individuals who care about their future and are seeking a fulfilling career. Our employees are committed to providing high quality, comprehensive mental health, and addiction services to the residents of Berkshire County. With four divisions, dozens of programs, close to 500 employees and over 20 locations, The Brien Center offers a wide range of career opportunities, from individuals who are just starting out on their career path to professionals seeking a new challenge. As a leader in the behavioral health field, our agency is proud to deliver 21st-century services to those we serve.

Our wages and benefits are very competitive and feature the following highlights:

Our benefits include Health, Dental, and Vision – with instant enrollment – No waiting period! In addition, we offer Disability and Life Insurance Plans; Health Reimbursement and Flexible Spending Accounts; Tuition Assistance and Discounted Home and Auto Insurance Rates; Supplemental “overflow” for outpatient clinician positions with free supervision towards licensure!

Plus, with our exceptionally competitive leave pool accrual, new, full-time employees earn over 7 weeks of unrestricted paid time off! You get to decide how you want to use it.

Also, as a major supporter of Continuing Education, The Brien Center is proud to work with over a dozen educational institutions to provide graduate and undergraduate internships in all programs. Contact our Human Resources Department for more information.

Join one of Berkshire County’s largest non-profit employers in providing high-quality support to individuals with addiction and behavioral health disorders to facilitate their recovery process and to gain independence in the community.

You can be part of our mission and team by exploring the career opportunities available today!

A pre-employment CORI and RMV background check are required.

The Brien Center is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Career Opportunities

Please complete this application to be held on file with The Brien Center Human Resources Department. 
County Wide, MA
Internship/Volunteer
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Please complete the application to be considered for volunteering or student-interning with The Brien Center. If applying for an internship, please include a cover letter and resume with your application. 
Available Full and Part-Time, with Full-Time being Monday - Friday, 330 PM to 1130 PM as well as part-time weekends! General Description Provide psychiatric nursing care, i.e., assessment, medication, education and monitoring of medication regimes and supervision of the general health care of residential clients.  Provide ...
General Description To provide episodic care to individuals served living in the ACCS  residences and community.  The scope of the position is to provide assistance to person’s served with daily living task under the supervision of a registered nurse. Essential Job Functions Develop and assist with a ...
This position may require one weekend day. General Description Provide clinical recovery services to Persons in the DMH funded Adult Community Clinical Services program as part of the Integrated Care Team.  LPHA’s will lead clinical teams to develop comprehensive assessments and treatment plans that encourage Persons to gain skills ...
Pittsfield, Great Barrington and North Adams, MA
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These positions provide a full continuum of therapeutic and clinical services. These services are provided for children and adolescents, adults and families in a variety of settings throughout Berkshire County. Services include risk assessment, crisis intervention, in-home therapy, family support and individual and group psychotherapy. Positions available full and part-time, as well as Fee ...
Pittsfield, MA
Full time
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In our Adult Community Services program, this position works as a member of a team to provide opportunities for individuals to develop skills to be used on their journey of recovery for personal growth focusing on working with individuals in their pursuits of independence. Position assists with daily living skills including every day domestic responsibilities and tasks. Job ...
Pittsfield, MA
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Full and Part-Time - Weekends may be required!! General Description This position is responsible for managing incoming calls, maintaining oncall schedules, and providing additional support to the Acute Care Services staff. Essential Job Functions Triage incoming calls. Dispatch ...
Pittsfield, North Adams and Williamstown, MA
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Residential and outreach provides assistance in the population living with a chronic behavioral health disorder with daily living activities, passing medications in accordance with MAP, while providing outreach as needed. Available in our Acute Services, Addiction Services and Adult Community Services/Adult Day Health. Positions available full and part-time and on-call/per-diem. Job ...
General Description Accompany crisis clinicians during crisis evaluations and provide one-on-one support to parents/caregivers of youth who have mental health needs. The Family Partner will work collaboratively with crisis clinicians, the family, community, school and other providers as part of a team.   Essential Job Functions ...
Pittsfield, MA
Part time
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General Description Actively work with hope and optimism on behalf of clients served in the Recovery Homes to promote independence, skill building, and attainment of personal goals during their journey to recovery Essential Job Functions Work collaboratively with clients to create specific ...
North Adams, MA
Part time
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This position will support persons in recovery from addiction through promoting wellness and creating community networks. The Addiction Recovery Coach will promote person centered self determination and decision making through the use of their own recovery stories and lived experience. Job Requirements: A high school or equivalency diploma <...
Pittsfield and North Adams, MA
Part time
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General Description The Registered Nurse will provide nursing care oversight and support within the Co-Occurring Enhanced Residential Program. With a strong focus on assessments, medication, the monitoring of medication, staff trainings, education and the overall general health of the residents the Registered Nurse will enhance supports and services to both ...
These nursing positions provide psychiatric nursing care, i.e., assessment, medication, education and monitoring of medication regimes and supervision of the general health care of the persons-served. Nurses also complete nursing assessments, referrals, and play an integral role within the psychiatric/medical team. Per-diem opportunities available in Adult Crisis Stabilization and Adult Day ...
General Description The Assistant Program Director for ACCS Quality Assurance, in coordination with the Program Directors, must provide clinical team support, assessments, determine treatment planning and continually ensure individual’s safety through support and teaching.  This management level position involves intra and inter ...
General Description To assist Persons enrolled in the ACCS programs to live as independently as possible in a safe and dignified environment of their choice through the oversight of the ACCS residential teams. This management level position involves intra and inters agency staff, staff supervision and administrative duties as assigned for other teams.
**Community Health Worker Certification opportunity available to increase wage** General Description The Care Coordinator under the direction of the Program Director, Assistant Program Director, Clinical Care Manager and/or Nurse Care Manager will provide outreach, engagement, assessment, and person centered treatment planning for...
Great Barrington, MA
Full time
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General Description This position provides clerical and medical record support for the Great Barring/Southern Berkshire County location of The Brien Center. Client Services assists with reception and patient scheduling. Position may require early evenings. Essential Job Functions Provide general reception ...
Weekdays, 1st Shift! General Description This position provides clerical and medical record support for the CSA/Outpatient and Substance Abuse Services and assists with back-up reception and patient scheduling. Essential Job Functions Provide general ...
Pittsfield, MA
Full time
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General Description The Clinical Care Coordinator under the direction of the Program Director, Assistant Program Directors, Clinical Care Manager and/or Nurse Care Manager will provide outreach, engagement, assessment, and person centered treatment planning for individuals engaged and enrolled in the Brien Center’s Behavioral Health community Partner (BHCP) ...
General Description Provide Mental Health Treatment and Psychotherapy, Case management, and treatment planning for Youth and Families through our partnership with Pittsfield Community Connection. Essential Job Functions Complete diagnostic mental health/substance abuse assessment and provide treatment in individual, family and ...
Weekdays! General Description Provides intake screening, follow-up ESP appointments, and community-based intervention to individuals and families Essential Job Functions Complete diagnostic mental health/substance use disorder  assessment and provide...
General Description This position is responsible for completing assessments for new clients, conducting Substance Use Disorder Group Therapy, completing insurance authorizations and working with a Multidisciplinary Team as the Structured Addiction Treatment Program (SOAP, or Day Treatment) Clinician. Essential Job Functions
North Adams, MA
Part time
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This part-time position will provide comprehensive mental health assessments including the Child Adolescent Needs and Strengths (CANS) assessment, short-term treatment, referrals, case management and care planning to youth and families of the Family Resource Centers (FRC) including Child Requiring Assistance (CRA) court referrals.  Job requirements:  Master's Degree in ...
Full time, 2nd shift weekdays. General Description This position is responsible for providing support to patients via phone and in person, assisting ESP Clinicians and providing additional support to the Acute Care Services staff. Essential Job Functions Provide support via phone and in...
Part-Time Opportunities for weekend days and evenings, with per-diem for weekdays, evenings, overnights and weekends - ALL in our soon-to-open Co-Occurring Enhanced Recovery Program. General Description Responsible for direct care of the residents in the program. They are responsible for ensuring program safety and for helping the residents understand ...
General Description                                               This position is responsible for facilitating groups for the Driver ...
Pittsfield, MA
Full time
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Weekdays, 1st shift! General Description Responsible for maintaining the security of confidential patient information, while maintaining organization of an integrated-chart system including the filing, copying and distribution of records. The Medical Records Keeper also assists  with general clerical duties. ...
Essential Job Functions Administrative: Coordination and assignment of intakes to clinicians.  Oversee triage of intakes and waiting list when necessitated by volume.  Monthly review of clinicians’ productivity and caseloads.  Initiate annual personnel evaluations of staff.  Participate in hiring of staff and ...
Essential Job Functions Direct Care Facilitate the development of the Care Planning Team(CPT) and convene and facilitate meetings with this team to develop a child and family centered Individual Care Plan(ICP) Develop a risk management /safety plan in collaboration with the CPT, identify natural supports, assist with ...
Pittsfield, MA
Full time
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GENERAL DESCRIPTION:          Manage and supervise The Continuum program and staff as assigned by the Program Director Essential Job Functions and Duties: Development of The ...
General Description Provide Comprehensive Mental Health Assessments, including the Family Strengths and Need Assessment (FSNA); short term treatment; and Care Planning to Youth and Families of the Family Resource Center (FRC). Essential Job Functions Complete diagnostic mental health/substance abuse assessment and provide ...