Berkshire Community College
BCC is a dynamic learning community, transforming lives and preparing students to succeed in an increasingly complex, diverse, and changing world
BCC Mission Statement
- Berkshire Community College (BCC) strives to place higher education within reach of all residents of Berkshire County and beyond. BCC is committed to access, academic excellence, student success, and leadership in the community.
- BCC helps students overcome financial, physical, and/or social barriers and welcomes them into a college environment of academic excellence.
- BCC provides quality programs that prepare students to enter or progress within the workforce and/or for transfer, while fostering a lifelong enthusiasm for learning.
- BCC provides the resources and services students need to be successful, to meet our academic standards, and to achieve their personal and professional goals.
- BCC provides leadership by furthering the engagement of our students in the community; by working collaboratively with civic leaders, organizations, and employers; and by serving as a center for diverse educational and cultural activities.
In recognition of its tradition of academic excellence and service, Berkshire Community College affirms the following values:
- Integrity and Engagement. We expect all members of the college community to participate in the fulfillment of the college mission through actions that are forthright and consistent with the mission.
- Innovation. We promote a campus climate that encourages innovative thought and creative expression.
- Diversity and Inclusion. We foster an environment that validates and respects cultural identities and provides curriculum, pedagogy, programs and services within multicultural philosophies and frameworks.
- Service. We maintain a community that demonstrates respect for growth, responsibility, and leadership through service to others.
- Sustainability. We follow practices that promote environmental and financial sustainability at the college.
Berkshire County Arc
“Berkshire County Arc is committed to assisting and supporting individuals in their quest to identify and realize their chosen lifestyles.”
Berkshire County Arc’s Culture
Berkshire County Arc is dedicated to creating an environment which embraces the following characteristics:
- Dignity and Respect
- Organizational Performance
- Personal Choice
Berkshire County Head Start
It is our goal to work with families and assist children to develop socially, cognitively, physically, and emotionally while fostering a positive self-image and love for learning that will help them succeed in our program, in public school and later in life. We are dedicated to ensuring that all children and their families have an opportunity for a significant Head Start experience through support and partnership with community and staff, while emphasizing positive child outcomes through family participation.
Berkshire Facilities Services
Berkshire Facilities Services is a Commercial Cleaning company, providing janitorial services in Massachusetts, New York and Vermont areas. Whether your company needs daily or nightly janitorial service we will customize a professional cleaning program specifically designed around your needs. Presenting a clean business environment is paramount to impressing your clients and customers as well as improving morale among your employees. We work hard to earn your trust and confidence, going beyond just meeting your business’s daily cleaning needs. We are very dedicated and committed to a higher standard of janitorial service, and healthier working environment. Our professional janitorial staff will provide your company with headache-free way of maintaining a professional atmosphere day after day. From reception area to restrooms, Berkshire Facilities Services has the resources and expertise to getting the job done right the first time.
Berkshire Family & Individual Resources (BFAIR)
To enrich the lives of people of all ages and abilities by providing positive life experiences and advocacy through distinctive, individualized, quality service
Berkshire Health Systems
Berkshire Health Systems is the region’s leading provider of comprehensive healthcare services. With award-winning programs, nationally-recognized physicians, world-class technology and a sincere commitment to the community, BHS is delivering the kind of advanced healthcare most commonly found in large metropolitan centers.
A private, not-for-profit organization, BHS serves the region through a network of affiliates which include Berkshire Medical Center, the BMC Hillcrest Campus, Fairview Hospital, Berkshire Visiting Nurse Association, BHS physician practices, and long-term care associate Berkshire Healthcare Systems. Each of these facilities is distinguished by the high quality of their programs and services, and by the credentials, skill and compassion of their physicians, nurses and caregivers.
The Mission of Berkshire Health Systems is to improve the health of all people in the Berkshires and surrounding communities, regardless of their ability to pay.
Berkshire Health Systems will be a premier integrated health system, recognized nationally for delivering the highest-quality, patient-centered care in a learning environment.
Berkshire Housing Services, Inc
Berkshire Housing’s subsidiary, Berkshire Housing Services, Inc. (BHSI) is a professional full service property management company that manages affordable housing, private community associations and commercial property.
The mission of Berkshire Housing Development Corporation (BHDC) is to improve the quality of life for residents of Berkshire County by increasing affordable housing opportunities; delivering community development programs and projects; and operating a professional management company.
Make a Difference in a Child’s Life
Voted one of the Best places to work by the Boston Globe, jobs in education don’t get more rewarding than working at Berkshire Meadows in Housatonic, MA.
Your skills and talents are needed by those in need. Share those skills and talents at Berkshire Meadows. Berkshire Meadows provides a residence and school for children and adults with severe intellectual and physical disabilities. The yearly program includes nursing and medical services, allied health services and activities for daily living development.
Berkshire Meadows is seeking caring, compassionate, consistent, reliable and responsible workers with a desire to make a difference in the life of individuals with limited communication, physical and cognitive skills. Provide a positive and supportive environment with respect, dignity and confidentiality. Engage and promote joyful interactions with all students, clients and staff at Berkshire Meadows.
The mission of Berkshire Place is to better serve the senior healthcare needs of our community. Our services focus on exceptional care with an emphasis on retaining a home-like environment.
Berkshire Place provides nursing care programs and services designed to enhance independence, quality of life, dignity and well-being. Our new state of the art facility offers a friendly and relaxing environment, in which comfort and security are paramount. A respect for privacy and encouragement of individual choices regarding goals, lifestyle and care reinforce the personal values of each resident consistent with over a century-long tradition of caring for the community.
The Brien Center
The Brien Center is Berkshire County’s largest provider of behavioral health and addiction services. We employ over 500 dedicated, compassionate people who work at 26 locations county-wide. Our impact is experienced and appreciated by over 10,000 individuals – including 4,000 children – whose lives are saved, whose illnesses are successfully treated, and who continue on as successful members of our community.
We are proud of our comprehensive programs and services for highly-complex problems, and continue to hear from clients, years later, that their lives and families remain intact because of our care.
At the Brien Center, we work very hard, every day, to end the stigma that continues to shadow mental illness and addiction.
Our mission is to provide high quality, comprehensive behavioral health services to Berkshire residents through community-based services that promote the highest possible degree of recovery, independence, and quality of life of those served. We will provide access and support to meet the behavioral health needs of individuals of all ages, race, and cultures, and culturally-competent care to promote recovery. We will accomplish this by working in partnership with state agencies, individuals, families, and other providers.
The Brien Center will distinguish itself as a leader in Community Behavioral Health and will be recognized for the passion of its people and partners in providing a continuum of dynamic and innovative recovery services.
Crescent Creamery, Inc.
Quality Milk For Particular People
Founded in 1936, Crescent Creamery distributes milk and dairy products as well as other related items to the food service industry and local retailers.
Crescent Creamery‘s distribution area includes the Berkshires of western Massachusetts, and extends up and down the Route 7 corridor into nearby Vermont and Connecticut, and into nearby areas of New York State.
Crescent Creamery branded milk comes from local and regional farms. In addition, Crescent Creamery is pleased to help distribute a number of fine Berkshire-based products
Excel Nursing Services
We are committed to helping facilities, individuals and families find solutions to their needs.
We Specialize in RN, LPN, CNA, HHA and Therapy Services in all types of settings.
Since 2002, Excel Homecare & Nursing Services has provided a better healthcare staffing and home care agency, focused on the needs of clients, as well as the needs of our staff. Almost 15 years later, we are still owned and operated by our original founder, a Registered Nurse with experience working for agencies that lacked the personal connection.
Excel Nursing Services was created to provide nurses and clients with a better staffing agency – one that focuses on the nurses and other medical professionals needs, and the needs of the client.
General Dynamics Mission Systems
At General Dynamics Mission Systems, we solve the toughest security and technology challenges facing our nation and its allies by building smarter mission-critical products and systems across the land, sea, air, space, and cyber domains. As you might imagine, we can offer career paths that fit almost any area of expertise. Almost any background or interests. And almost any short- and long-term career goals. Our Massachusetts campus includes facilities in Quincy, Taunton, Dedham, and Pittsfield. Explore our world. We think you’ll like what you discover.
5 AMAZING REASONS TO BUILD YOUR CAREER WITH US
- WE HAVE A RICH HISTORY OF HAVING THE RIGHT ANSWER
With over 60 years in the defense industry, General Dynamics is a trusted Fortune 100 company with a strong commitment to excellence.
- WHAT WE DO IS VERY COOL AND ALSO VERY IMPORTANT
Have the opportunity to work with the newest emerging technologies to solve some of the world’s most critical problems.
- WORK WITH PEOPLE WHO ARE JUST AS PASSIONATE AS YOU ARE
Our employees represent some of the best and brightest in the industry working together to deliver groundbreaking solutions.
- MAKE A DIFFERENCE FROM YOUR FIRST DAY AND DON’T STOP THERE
As a General Dynamics employee you have both the resources and the support needed to grow your career.
- NOT YOUR AVERAGE 9 TO 5
We respect our employees need for work/life balance. With flexible schedules and the ability to work remotely you are able to make your schedule suit your personal needs.
Global Partners LP
Global Partner is a Fortune 500 company and one of the largest independent owners, suppliers, and operators of gasoline stations and convenience stores in the Northeast. Our convenient stores are comprised of: Alltown, Mr. Mike’s, Xtra Mart, On the Run, Fast Freddie’s, Honey Farms, and Jiffy Mart.
We are an equal opportunity employer. We consider applications for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, citizenship status, genetic information or any other legally protected status.
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Guidewire, Inc is a not-for-profit human service agency that provides residential and day supports to individuals diagnosed with intellectual disabilities, autism spectrum disorders, and other psychiatric condition, throughout Western Massachusetts. Since its inception in 1982, Guidewire has maintained its mission and philosophy of positive, unconditional regard. We accept people for who they are, creating an environment where acceptance is the only option.
Encouraging positive & caring role models to join our support team.
Home Care Services of Massachusetts
Our goal is to provide seniors the lifestyle they want in the setting they choose. We are dedicated to providing compassionate care that supports individuals to maintain the highest level of independence. Our care begins with a thorough assessment by our nurse or social worker to establish a clear understanding of the clients’ needs. We help identify potential risk areas and develop a plan of action that will promote well-being. We review our care throughout the relationship to ensure that our caregivers and services are meeting the expectations of the person we are caring for, as well as their families. We also plan for changing needs by working together with clients, caregivers, families and community providers to develop proactive strategies that will help enhance stability and reduce safety risks.
J.H. Maxymillian, Inc.
Limelight Productions, Inc.
Melbourne Place Assisted Living
The award-winning Wingate Residences at Melbourne Place provides traditional Assisted Living and Memory Care.
Located on a scenic hillside in Pittsfield, the Wingate Residences at Melbourne Place features bright and spacious common areas, beautiful landscaping and breathtaking views. It’s a pleasing, inviting environment for residents, families and friends.
With Assisted Living rental apartments (in a variety of floor plans), our community offers the independence of home without the responsibility of housekeeping and maintenance—but with the help that residents need, when they need it.
And Memory Care at Wingate addresses the challenges of memory disorders through individualized resident care and family education. Our safe, secure, home-like setting encourages independence and supports the best possible quality of life.
MOLARI Employment and HealthCare Services
A Trusted Full Service Employment Agency
MOLARI Employment and HealthCare Services is a full-service employment agency and healthcare services provider, serving Berkshire County job seekers since 1983
Temporary, part time and permanent employment opportunities are available. MOLARI Employment and HealthCare Services employment agency offers supplemental staffing services, along with home health care services since 1983.
“Neenah is a leader in the North American premium fine paper and packaging market. Built upon a tradition of quality and service, our signature portfolio includes market leading brands.”
“Neenah also is a leading producer of Technical Products, using various substrates to produce specialized materials that employ saturation, coating, and other function-enhancing processes to deliver specified performance to customers. Our technical products include filtration media, tape and adhesive backings, labels, publishing substrates, and other specialized products. We offer brands that are well-known and highly-regarded in our technical markets.”
Careers with Neenah
“Neenah provides a supportive culture that is based on team work, collaboration, clear expectation and high performance. As we strive to achieve our business objectives, we also aim to protect the health, wealth and well-being of our employees.”
Northern Berkshire Community Coalition
Northern Berkshire Community Coalition connects, convenes and supports residents of North Berkshire County. nbCC connects people and offers services and/or resources for families (parents, grandparents and children), basic daily needs, youth programming and activities, health and wellness opportunities, leadership development and prevention and recovery.
“Empowering the Northern Berkshire region to enhance the quality of life through our efforts at connecting, convening, and supporting all facets of the community.”
Northern Berkshire Community Coalition works to achieve its mission by:
- Connecting and providing a public place for the community
- Providing prevention strategies and recovery support
- Building stronger neighborhoods
- Promoting positive youth development
- Helping families stay healthy, happy and strong
- Helping to make healthy choices, the easy choices
Papa Joe’s Restaurant & Pizzeria
Located in the beautiful Berkshires of Western Massachusetts and just minutes from downtown Pittsfield, Papa Joe’s Restaurant & Pizzeria is an ever popular Italian Restaurant and local favorite, for great Italian food and delicious home made pizza. Looking for the place where all the locals go? Papa Joe’s is thee place and we welcome you to join us for a great meal, in a family atmosphere.
Pathlight partners with people with disabilities to create opportunities and build relationships throughout their lives.
We want to live in a world where people with intellectual disabilities, developmental disabilities, and autism are recognized for their full human potential; where they are empowered to build an engaged and connected life, made up of the people and activities that they choose and that are meaningful to them.
Patriot Driveway Inc
Plaine’s Bike Ski Snowboard
We opened in 1974 on the corner of South and West Housatonic St. in Pittsfield. Back then we just sold, serviced and rented bicycles and x-country skis. In 1989 we moved to our present location which has gone through many additions and renovations. We specialize in having fun outside, we have experts in biking, skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing and the functional clothing and accessories needed to have fun outside in the Berkshires. If you like the outdoors, you’ll like our shop.
We’ve been around since 1974 and we’re the most trusted name in the area for all your bike, ski, snowboard, and service needs. Family owned and community-minded are what we’ve always been about.
But don’t take our word for it, come on in and check us out, you will leave smiling and satisfied, it’s what we do here.
For over 30 years the Sampco Companies have been designing and manufacturing some of the most innovative merchandising elements for the building materials industry.
Our history of innovation started in 1986 and continues today with a serious of strategic growth opportunities. In 2007 Michael Ryan started Brilliant Graphics Group, a large format digital printing company to support the needs of building material manufacturers as well as the traditional Point of Sale, Point of Purchase markets. In 2010 Vision Products joined Sampco Companies, further diversifying our portfolio of products. This acquisition gives Sampco a unique advantage. In 2019, Brilliant Graphics Group, LLC purchased Qualprint. Qualprint is a nationally recognized provider of commercial print and fulfillment services. Founded in 1963, our state-of-the-art facilities continue to deliver unparalleled quality to our customers.
The Sampco family of companies have a passion for providing award-winning products! The values and practices that have allowed our organization to flourish have been passed down through the generations and resonate among our employees.
Today, Sampco is headquartered in Pittsfield, MA with six additional facilities located strategically throughout the nation.
Spectrum Plastics Group is a leader in the design, development, and manufacture of specialty medical plastic products. We provide standard and custom components, sub-assemblies, and finished devices to medical device manufacturers and end-users across blood and fluid management, cardiology, vascular, orthopedic, ophthalmic and many other health applications
Join the team and grow with Spectrum Plastics Group.
Sugar Hill Assisted Living Community
Set on the 20th Century estate of Winthrop Crane, Sugar Hill is the area’s destination for fine retirement living, assisted living and memory care, where every detail is designed to help our residents live well. The Sugar Hill family is proud to offer a full continuum of care, making our community the perfect place to call home.
At Sugar Hill, our licensed, compassionate staff provide the support that our residents need to live life to the fullest, and with the peace of mind that their basic needs are taken care of. It is about enjoyment, fulfillment and loving life!
As a member of the Bane Quality Care family…it is truly ‘A Matter of Trust’.
Talbots is a leading retailer of classic apparel and accessories, known for providing gracious service and a quality selection of timeless wardrobe essentials. Talbots Outlet stores continue those traditions while offering a range of new styles designed exclusively for us in Misses, Petite and Woman sizes.
Wayfair is one of the world’s largest online destinations for the home. Through our commitment to industry-leading technology and creative problem-solving, we are confident that Wayfair will be home to the most rewarding work of your career.
INNOVATIVE MANUFACTURING SINCE 1970
Founded in 1970, Zwack, Inc. today enjoys a strong reputation as an innovative manufacturer of special machinery and equipment for industry, municipalities and a variety of other customers. We are a third generation, family-owned business that enjoys a long term business relationship with small, large, and Fortune 500 customers, including General Electric Power Systems, Intermagnetics, Instron, Albany International, Taconic, MIT, Newark Paper Group, Encore Paper, and municipalities in the surrounding four state area.
Zwack, Inc. began as a specialty manufacturer for one primary customer and today employs more than 40 people to provide clients worldwide with engineering, design, and manufacturing options, ranging in size and complexity from products such as highway sand and salt spreaders, firefighting equipment, transformer core winding machines, generator stater frames, paper mill frames, large magnet winding machines, computer controlled core stacking machines, a proprietary cold fusion process for manufacture of copper, aluminum transition pieces, to… whatever machinery or other need a customer may ask to have built. The products manufactured by Zwack, Inc., in use throughout the United States, Canada, Europe and Asia, attest to our commitment to providing each customer with solid craftmanship, economic value, and successful adaption of ever changing technology.
Zwack, Inc. continues a long tradition of support and involvement in church, community and civic organizations, and actively encourages employee participation in local government and charities, volunteer fire and emergency medical services, as well as membership in the U.S. Armed Services and State National Guard. We are involved in numerous community activities and local government, including school board, volunteer fire company, local fire district, library board, and cemetery board. Zwack, Inc. remains firmly committed to the community in which it began and is today located. Stephentown and Rensselaer County provide Zwack, Inc. with the right location for expanding its business opportunities, whether they be just around the corner or around the world. We hope to serve you soon.