Effective October 1st, 2021, all new employees will be required to have received at least one dose (or the sole dose, dependent upon the brand) of a COVID-19 Vaccination and be able to furnish proof after a conditional offer of employment has been made. This is also applicable to all interns, volunteers and subcontractors. Failure to become fully vaccinated will result in a withdrawal of an offer of employment or termination of employment. Any individual that is eligible for an exception under state and/or federal law will be subject to the exception being approved prior to a conditional offer of employment being made.

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

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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. In order to ensure the best possible educational and clinical experience, flexibility is required in order to attend necessary agency training. If your schedule has availability restrictions,
**Community Health Worker Certification opportunity available to increase wage** This position does travel, countywide 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…
Available Full and Part-Time, with Full-Time being Monday - Friday, 8 AM to 4 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 supervision for residents while assisting in daily living activities…
General Description This position is responsible for managing calls for medical staff members, scheduling client appointments, managing medical charts and related information and assists with providing general front-desk support. Essential Job Functions Telephone Screen incoming phone calls for medical staff members. Return phone calls to clients who have left messages…
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 person center planning around basic care services for hygiene that will…
General Description This position is responsible for managing calls for medical staff members, scheduling client appointments, managing medical charts and related information and assists with providing general front-desk support in our Child and Adolescent Outpatient Clinic. Essential Job Functions Telephone Screen incoming phone calls for medical staff members. Return…
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 to transition through level of services towards…
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 For…
Pittsfield, MA
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Full-Time and Part-Time - Mid-Shift and 2nd Shift! No weekends! 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. Schedule crisis/urgent care appointments. Obtain…
Essential Job Functions Administrative: Coordination of assigned program components May assist in operation of program in absence of Program Supervisor In weekly clinical team meetings, develop and assess focused treatment plans for new and continuing residents with attention to clinical assessment, resident’s use of treatment, length and intensity of treatment Supervisory…
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. Positions available full and part-time and on-call/per-diem. Job requirements: High School…
Positions offered are Part-Time, Weekdays, 3 PM to 7 PM. Also Part-Time, Saturday and Sunday, 8 AM to 8 PM! 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…
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 requirements…
North Adams, MA
Part time
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General Description: To 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. Essential Job Functions Interact with persons served individually, in-person or over the…
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 staff and residents. Essential
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…
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) Program. The Clinical Care…
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…
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 Direct Care Complete addiction intake assessments including all…
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 Social Work, Psychology…
Full-Time 1st and 2nd Shift - MONDAY - FRIDAY! No WEEKENDS! Part-time, Saturday and Sunday, 12 Noon to 10 PM!! 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…
Full and Part-Time, as well as Per-Diem - all shifts available! General Description To provide crisis intervention, consultation and level of care evaluations to all individuals and providers seeking services. Essential Job Functions PROFESSIONAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: Follow and adhere to the policies and procedures of the Acute Care Division and the Brien Center…
Openings for all shifts! 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 the program requirements. Support all residents with life skills and assist in creating daily schedules of meaningful activities. Essential Job Functions Direct Care: Assist Site…
General Description This position is responsible for facilitating groups for the Driver Alcohol Education program. This position may require work at sites throughout Berkshire County. Essential Job Functions Direct Care Work collaboratively with the program coordinator, updating on clients participation in program Facilitate…
**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…
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 addressing performance issues as appropriate Responsible for Outpatient…
GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Manage and supervise The Intensive Home-Based Therapeutic Care program and staff as assigned by the Program Director Essential Job Functions and Duties: Development of The Continuum programs and services. Implementation of programs and services to achieve the mission of The Continuum. Assist the Program Director in hiring of staff and…

Care Manager

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Pittsfield, MA
Full time
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Positions are based out of North Adams and Pittsfield and may require travel between both locations. Weekdays, 1st shift! General Description The Care Manager oversees the delivery of care coordination and management services provided by Care Coordinators and Community Health Workers on the BH CP team to which they are assigned. The Care Manager further delivers care coordination services…

Care Manager

Full time
North Adams, MA
Full time
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Positions are based out of North Adams and Pittsfield and may require travel between both locations. Weekdays, 1st shift! General Description The Care Manager oversees the delivery of care coordination and management services provided by Care Coordinators and Community Health Workers on the BH CP team to which they are assigned. The Care Manager further delivers care coordination services…
This position will support persons seeking services through Behavioral Health Urgent Care through promoting wellness and creating community networks. The Case Worker will promote person-centered self determination and decision making. Requirements BA/BS in related field or 3-5 years of human service experience required Certification from an approved Recovery Coach…
Full-Time, weekdays, second shift! General Description Actively work with hope and optimism on behalf of the persons served in the Co-Occurring Enhanced Residential Home to promote independence, skill building, and attainment of personal goals during their journey to recovery. Be a professional liaison between the persons served and the best possible services available. Essential Job
General Description Provide Mental Health Treatment and Psychotherapy, Case management, and treatment planning for Youth and Families receiving Intensive Community Services. Essential Job Functions Complete diagnostic mental health/substance abuse assessment and provide treatment in individual, family and group. Deliver treatment on an outreach…
This position provides Behavioral Health Treatment, Case management, Therapeutic Recreational services, coordination of family meetings, intake assessments, maintaining of collateral contacts with providers and clinical oversight in Day Services. Job requirements: Master’s Degree in social work, psychology, counseling or other clinical concentration, LCSW, LICSW, LMHC preferred LCSW, LICSW…
OPTION TO WORK REMOTELY!!! - Potential for Full-Time! General Description Provide substance use and/or co-occurring treatment as indicated by the individual service plan (ISP), oversee delivery of school service component, and provide assistance in the management of the contract of services under this contract. Essential Job Functions Provide substance abuse training and…
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…
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 treatment Coordinate with OBOT, TSP, and Outpatient as directed to assist clients wishing to access…
Pittsfield, MA
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**Positions available part-time, full-time and on-call - all shifts. Flexibility with scheduling, including nights, weekends and holidays, required** General Description To provide crisis intervention, consultation and level of care evaluations to all individuals and providers seeking services. Essential Job Functions PROFESSIONAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: Follow and adhere…
North Adams, MA
Full time
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Weekdays, 1st shift! No weekends! 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…
**These full-time positions are first shift, Monday through Friday or Wednesday through Sunday** **Also accepting application for on-call** General Description This position is responsible for implementing individual treatment plans,, participating in weekly team meetings, facilitating groups and providing one on one clinical services to the…
Pittsfield, MA
Part time
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Position is weekdays, 25 hours with potential for full-time! General Description Reporting directly to the CEO, the Director of Development is responsible for planning, organizing, and directing all fundraising and Donor/ Community Relations efforts. Major duties include: develop relationships with and solicit individuals, foundations, corporations, and government funding sources…
This is a key senior leadership position reporting directly to the Vice President of Service Operations and the CEO! General Description Serve as Division Director for Adult and Family Services which includes the oversight of several major outpatient clinics in Berkshire County as well as addiction residential services Essential Job Functions CLINICAL ADMINISTRATIVE FUNCTIONS…
General Description Family Partner is a staff with lived experience who provides supportive services to families and parents to advocate, support, educate, coach, and assist families in accomplishing their Care Plan goals and to negotiate and assist families in working with the Wraparound team. Essential Job Functions Coordinate and collaborate with providers in the family’s…
General Description Family Partner is a staff with lived experience who provides supportive services to families and parents to advocate, support, educate, coach, and assist families in accomplishing their Care Plan goals and to negotiate and assist families in working with the Wraparound team. Essential Job Functions Coordinate and collaborate with providers in the family’s…
Pittsfield and North Adams, MA
Full time
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In our Adult Community Services Program, this position works as a member of a team to assist in housing-related matters. This position will offer blended support to our Pittsfield and North Adams programs. Travel between locations is required. Essential Functions: Work within the Housing First and Rapid Housing model. Collaborate with the local Housing Authorities, landlords…
POSITION SUMMARY The OBOT RN Case Manager will provide skilled nursing care, case management and coordination of care for those Brien Center clients who are being treated for opioid use disorder. In close collaboration with the buprenorphine certified physicians, in-house behavioral health providers and our partners in the community, the RN Case Manager will provide and…
Weekdays! No nights or weekends! Immediate opening for a Office-Based Addiction Treatment (OBAT) Coordinator for Adult and Family Services. The OBAT Program Coordinator will lead the OBAT team’s data entry efforts for grant reporting. The Coordinator will be responsible for timely and accurate reporting for State OBOT grant data, including coordinating data collection, performing data entry…
**Bachelor's Degree results on higher wage** - Position is Tuesday - Saturday, 1st Shift. Essential Job Functions I. Direct Care: Case management of assigned caseload Coordination and collaboration with youths, families, residential treatment providers, clinicians and other providers regarding treatment plan development, strategies for intervention and…
General Description: Actively support and assist youth in care to experience success and satisfaction in their lives by improving their quality of life by modeling, being an active listener, and sharing the reality of wellness and recovery. The Peer Mentor will promote person centered self determination and decision making through the use of their own recovery stories and lived
Pittsfield, MA
Full time
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Two positions - full-time, weekdays, 2nd shift and part-time, weekends, 12-hour shifts. Essential Job Functions Direct Care Provide safe, intensely supervised, supportive therapeutic environment for children/adolescents needing acute crisis stabilization Implement individualized treatment plans for each consumer Coordinate/collaborate with network of providers…
North Adams, MA
Full time
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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…
Program Director of Adult Outpatient Services (Pittsfield & Great Barrington) Clinical leadership position for the Brien Center, the largest provider of community behavioral health services in the Berkshires located in Western Massachusetts! We celebrate diversity, equity, inclusivity and social justice Serving Berkshire County Competitive salary and generous PTO…
General Description This position is responsible for the orientation and case management support for clients and management of site-based program and daily operations Essential Job Functions Direct Care Conduct new client orientation Provide support and case management to clients and make appropriate referrals Update records including admission and discharge forms and…
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…
Essential Job Functions Administrative: Oversees collection and submission of GPRA, EIM/ESM and BMC data together with the OBOT Nurse Manager Coordinates daily with OBOT leadership staff including the OBOT Nurse Care Manager Supervisor and Adult & Family Medical Director; facilitates weekly OBOT-SOR team meetings, organizes monthly meetings with funder and technical assistance vendor…
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 Patrick Miller Youth Substance Abuse prevention programs…
General Description Supervises all services and staff in Therapeutic Day Services: Options for Youth and South Forty. Essential Job Functions Develop and implement programs and services to achieve the mission of Therapeutic Day Services. Supervision and training of Therapeutic Day Services staff. Ongoing program review to insure requirements and…
Weekdays! 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 Patrick Miller Youth Substance Abuse…
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 treatment in individual, family and group…
General Description: Responsible for oversight of evening shifts including: site operations, staffing, internal audits, compliance with external audits, staff development, consultation, supervision, documentation requirements, site beautification and participate in implementation of individual action plans for person’s served. Work as a member of a team to provide opportunities for…
Weekdays, 1st Shift. General Description: This position includes responsibility for site operations/staff development, supervision and implementation of treatment plans. Essential Job Functions Provide supervision to residents and help facilitate their involvement in community activities and to establish independent networks. Assist clients in taking medication…
**Therapeutic Mentors require a Bachelor's Degree which determines 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…
**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 recovery principles is