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.

Open Positions

Brien Center - General Employment Application

Varies in County Wide, MA

Please complete this application to be held on file with The Brien Center Human Resources Department.  ...

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Brien Center - Intern/Volunteer Application

Internship/Volunteer in County Wide, MA

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.  ...

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Acute Services - Licensed Practical Nurse - Weekdays, 2nd Shift

Varies in Pittsfield, MA

Available Full and Part-Time - Full-Time Monday - Friday, 330 PM to 1130 PM. 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 supervision for residents while assisting in daily living activities. Essential Job Functions </ ...

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Assistant Program Director - ACCS North

Full time in North Adams, MA

This position will assist in leadership and management of The Brien Center's Adult Community Clinical Services Program. Working with the Program Director, the Assistant will directly and indirectly supervise program staff, site operations and implementation of treatment plans. Job Requirements: This position requires a license certified in social work (LCSW), independent license in social work (LICSW), mental health counseling (LMHC), occupational therapy (OT) or registration ...

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Clinical Supervisor - Addiction Recovery Home for Men

Full time in Pittsfield, MA

This position is responsible for direct clinical supervision of the Direct Care staff of the recovery home, while providing clinical intakes, individual and group psychotherapy and assistance in the overall operation of the program. Requirements: Master’s degree in one of the following disciplines or closely related field: clinical psychology, education-counseling, medicine, psychology, psychiatric nursing, rehabilitative counseling, or social work; or possess ...

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Clinician – Community Services (Licensed Practitioner of the Healing Arts)

Full time in Pittsfield and North Adams, MA

This position provides recovery services to adults within the Adult Community Clinical Services Program in Berkshire County. Job requirements:  LCSW, LICSW, LMHC, RN or OT Required One year post Degree experience Knowledge of the Recovery Model Experience in providing individual and group counseling Knowledge of community resources Ability to work on interdisciplinary team Valid Driver’s License with a reliable, properly insu ...

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Clinicians - Social Workers/Mental Health Counselors

Varies in Pittsfield, Great Barrington and North Adams, MA

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 For Service. Job Requirements: Master's Degree in Social Work, Counseling Psychology or ...

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Community-Based Recovery Facilitator

Full time in Pittsfield, MA

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 requirements:  GED/H.S Diploma, Associates or Bachelor’s Degree in related field preferred, or 3-5 y ...

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Crisis Triage Coordinator

Varies in Pittsfield, MA

Available Full and Part-Time - all shifts available. Full-Time position requires one weekend day, 330 PM to 11 PM. 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 clinicians as needed. S ...

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Direct Care Support, Recovery Facilitation and Program Assistance

Varies in Pittsfield, North Adams and Williamstown, MA

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 requirements:  High School Diploma or GED required 2 or 4-year Degree in related field ...

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Intensive Care Coordinator

Full time in Pittsfield, MA

The Intensive Care Coordinator (ICC) uses an innovated, evidence-based approach (Wraparound) to improve outcomes for families and youth with serious emotional disturbance. The ICC is the leader of a team of professionals and natural supports providing care to family and youth. Smaller caseloads allow ICC staff to provide intensive services to improve outcomes. Job requirements:  A Master's OR Bachelor’s Degree in a Human Services-related field such as Social Work or P ...

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Office Manager - Adult and Family Services

Full time in Great Barrington, MA

General Description This position provides clerical and medical record support for the Adult and Family Outpatient Services Division, and provides supervision over other Client Services Support staff. Essential Job Functions Provide general reception functions such as greeting guests, and registering of clients, gathering referral data from sources and assignments of cases of referrals to clinicians Address ...

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Case Worker

Part time in Pittsfield, MA

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 short- and long-term goals with timelines.  Monitor progress towards goal attainment and  mo ...

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Registered Nurses and Licensed Practical Nurses - All programs

Per-Diem in Pittsfield and North Adams, MA

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 Health, all shifts. Job requirements:  Licensed Practical Nurse or Registered Nurse ...

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Therapeutic Mentors/Direct Care Specialists - Therapeutic Day Program

Full time in North Adams, MA

**Therapeutic Mentors require a Bachelor's Degree which reflects a higher wage** Essential Job Functions Direct Care Specialists for the South Forty Program provide invaluable one-on-one and group coaching, guidance, and reinforcement of adaptive, developmentally appropriate social, emotional, and communication skills for youth, ranging from 3 to 21 years of age.  Options for Youth Programs are funded by a combination of state ...

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Therapeutic Mentors/Direct Care Specialists - Therapeutic Training and Support and Therapeutic Day

Full time in Pittsfield, MA

This position provides outreach to children, families and collateral contacts throughout the individual’s school, home and other community agencies. The DC Specialist supervises young persons-served in the day treatment (using a group-based model for intervention) and after school programs while participating in program planning, preparation and coverage of the program. Job requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree in a human services field, as stipulated in the CBHI-approved list ...

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Care Coordinator – Behavioral Health Community Partners

Full time in Pittsfield, MA

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 individuals engaged and enrolled in the Brien Center’s Behavioral Health community Partner (BHCP) Program. The Care Coordinator provides specialized care coordination and care management services to Enrollees. The ...

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Client Services Support

Full time in North Adams, MA

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 reception functions such as greeting guests, and registering of clients, gathering referral data from sources and assignments of cases of referrals to clinicians Address billing ...

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Clinical Care Coordinator

Full time in Pittsfield, MA

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) Program. The Clinical Care Coordinator provides specialized care coordination and care management services ...

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Clinical Service Coordinator - Pittsfield Community Connection

Full time in Pittsfield, MA

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 group. Deliver treatment on an outreach basis to families and youth in the families’ hom ...

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Clinical Supervisor - Co-Occurring Enhanced Residential Program

Full time in North Adams, MA

General Description The Clinical Supervisor is responsible for clinical oversight of the Co-Occurring Enhanced Program. The Clinical Supervisor reports directly to the Program Director and has direct supervision of Case Management and Clinical Staff. It is the mission of the Clinical Supervisor to ensure that all staff and residents have clinical support and that program is practicing up to date and relevant clinical treatment.  Essential ...

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Clinician – Family Resource Center

Part time in North Adams, MA

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 Social Work, Psychology or equivalent graduate degree; Current licensure and 5 years experience as a licensed ...

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Counselor - Emergency Services Provider

Part time in Pittsfield, MA

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 person to individuals in crisis Accompany ESP Clinicians during assessments of individuals in crisis Assist ESP Clinicians with ma ...

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Counselor - Substance Abuse

Full time in Pittsfield, MA

This position will provide substance abuse counseling to persons within the Adult Community Clinical Services Program. The counselor will teach recovery skills, educate and promote skills to reduce substance use. Job Requirements: Position requires a certification in Alcohol and Drug Counseling (CADC) or license in Alcohol and Drug Counseling (LADC I or II) Extensive knowledge of the dynamics of substance abuse treatment intervention and education Experience in ...

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Housing Specialist

Full time in Pittsfield, MA

In our Adult Community Services Program, this position works as a member of a team to assist in housing-related matters. Essential Functions: Work within the Housing First and Rapid Housing model. Collaborate with the local Housing Authorities, landlords and community service agencies to seek affordable housing options Assist Person’s served to identify housing options, housing searches and acquiring furn ...

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Nurse Care Manager

Full time in Pittsfield and North Adams, MA

General Description The Nurse Care Manager will collaborate with Clinical Care Managers and Care Coordinators as well as other Community Partner (BH CP) staff to contribute to medically-oriented aspects of the BH CP services with a focus on integration and coordination of care. The Nurse Care Manager will be responsible for reviewing Assessments and adding medical information before submitting to the Clinical Care Manager for final approval. The Nurse Care Manag ...

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Nursing Supervisor

Full time in Pittsfield, MA

General Description This position will supervise the Nurse Care Managers in the Behavioral Health Community Partners Program. For more information, please contact The Brien Center Human Resources Department at HR@briencenter.org. Qualifications Currently licensed as R.N. in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts At least two years experience as a  licensed  RN in the Commonwealth of Massachu ...

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Peer Support Worker

Part time in North Adams, MA

This position assists individuals with mental health conditions and/or addiction and facilitates those individuals’ experience of success and satisfaction in living, learning and socializing. Essential Job Functions Support Persons to identify and develop individual goals toward personal recovery and wellness. Complete Activity Log of time spent with Persons Complete a weekly calendar of meetings and app ...

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Program Director - Behavioral Health Community Partners

Full time in Pittsfield, MA

This position will provide leadership and management of The Brien Center’s Behavioral Health Community Partner Program. The Program Director will directly and indirectly supervise a team comprised of Senior Care Coordinators, Nurse Case Managers and other program staff. The Director will build and enhance relationships with Community-Based organizations and Accountable Care Organizations within the Executive Office of Health and Human Services (EOHHS) in collaboration wit ...

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Program Director of Care Coordination - Community Partners

Full time in Pittsfield, MA

General Description: The Brien Center’s Program Director of Care Coordination will provide leadership and management of the Brien Center’s Behavioral Health (BH) Community Partner (CP) Program. He/she will work under the direction of the Vice President for Service Operations with responsibility for policy, program and operational management of the BH CP program and the business model that sustains the CP program.  In this role, the Director will ensure that s ...

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Program Supervisor - Adult Outpatient Services

Full time in North Adams, MA

This position is responsible for providing direct clinical supervision of clinical staff, including Recovery Coaches and Clinicians, while also providing intakes, individual and group psychotherapy. The Program Supervisor is also responsible for providing overall program supervision in the absence of the Program Director. Master's Degree in Social Work or Psychology or Doctor of Philosophy or Psychology with Independent License (LICSW, LMHC, PhD or PsyD) Depth of ...

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Program Supervisor - Child and Adolescent Outpatient Services

Full time in Pittsfield, MA

General Description Supervise all levels of clinical staff and oversee outpatient programs.   Assist in administrative oversight of the clinic, including productivity and budget issues.  Essential Job Functions Development and implementation of program concepts and services, including enhanced outpatient. Supervision of all levels of clinical staff, including recommendations of staffing changes to the Div ...

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Program Supervisor - Youth Substance Abuse

Full time in Pittsfield, MA

**Located within North Adams Public Schools - Drury High School** General Description Assist in supervision of youth substance use disorder prevention programs in conjunction with OPS Program supervisor and youth substance abuse program coordinator. Primary focus is administrative oversight, community liaison, and public relations. Essential Job Functions Administrative Oversight of the Pat ...

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Recovery Coach - Office-Based Opioid Treatment

Full time in Pittsfield, MA

General Description:    To support persons in recovery from addiction through promoting wellness and creating community networks. The OBOT Recovery Coach will promote person centered self determination and decision making through the use of their own recovery stories and lived experience.  Essential Job Functions Interact with persons served individually, in-person or over the phone, in order to a ...

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Youth Substance Abuse Specialist/Peer Mentor

Full time in Pittsfield, MA

**Youth Substance Abuse Specialist requires a Bachelor's Degree which reflects a higher wage** For Youth Substance Abuse Specialist, a Bachelor’s Degree in a Human Services-related field is required. For Peer Mentor, lived experience and willing to share positive recovery story for the purpose of promoting recovery and wellness for youth and to support the mission of ...

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