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Tapestry is committed to providing high quality, compassionate and community-based care to everyone in our region, including the most vulnerable. We are passionate about providing non-judgmental sexual and reproductive healthcare, syringe access and disposal, overdose prevention and education, HIV support and prevention, and WIC family nutrition.

If you are interested in joining a diverse team focused on providing innovative, front-line health care, please review the job postings below and apply by submitting your cover letter and resume to [email protected] or by mailing it to:

Tapestry
Attn: Human Resources Dept.
296 Nonotuck Street, 2nd Floor
Florence, MA 01062

Tapestry provides a comprehensive benefits package to eligible employees, which includes: medical, dental, vision, FSA, 100% employer paid LTD/ADD/life insurance, tuition remission and an Employee Assistance Program.

Tapestry is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer.


Health Services Managers- 2 positions
40 hours per week, Springfield/Holyoke
36 hours per week, Northampton

Currently we are recruiting for 2 Health Services Manager positions. One for our Springfield and Holyoke clinics, and one for our Northampton clinic. Under the direction of the Director of Sexual and Reproductive Health Services, the Health Services Manager supervises and evaluates the day to day operational activities at Tapestry’s clinics. The main duties include ensuring quality service delivery, client satisfaction and maintenance of the facilities. The position also includes representing the agency in the community and promoting the programs and services of the agency.

Minimum Required Qualifications:

  • BA degree required, MA preferred
  • At least two years of experience in program management and personnel administration, preferably in the health care arena
  • Commitment to customer service and satisfaction
  • Excellence in organization skills, writing and budget oversight
  • Ability to work with diverse staff and communities
  • Able to sit at a desk to use computer and make phone calls
  • Able to carry out typical administrative functions
  • Supports the mission and goals of the agency

Bilingual (Spanish/English) and experience with electronic medical records is preferred.


Family Support Coordinator
Part-Time 20 hours per week
Springfield, MA

Under the direction of the WIC Director, the Family Support Coordinator will be responsible for helping WIC participants access other needed services beyond what WIC provides. Primary duties include helping non-English speakers with forms and applications for services including SNAP, housing, childcare, employment and training. Monthly reports are submitted to the state WIC office.

This service is made available to WIC participants at our three sites, located in Springfield and West Springfield.

Minimum Required Qualifications

  • Bilingual Spanish/English
  • 2 year associate degree in social work, public health education, counseling, human services or health related field.
  • 2 years experience in the field of substance abuse, smoking cessation, domestic violence, housing, counseling or other social service issues.
  • Experience in building community partnerships and outreach, advocacy activities and/or training
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse cultural groups and levels of personnel
  • Travel is required; current and valid MA Operator’s license necessary

Bachelor’s degree in related field and experience within a community agency is preferred.


Harm Reduction Counselor
40 hours per week
North Adams, MA

Under the direction of the Syringe Access Program Manager, the Harm Reduction Counselor will be responsible for working as part of a team to provide outreach and education to injection drug users in regards to HIV prevention.  Primary duties will include: developing effective goals and strategies to identify, access, educate and support out-of treatment injection drug users in reducing their risk for HIV infection and transmission.

Minimum Required Qualifications:

  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Valid Massachusetts Driver’s License
  • Knowledge of HIV/AIDS and Harm Reduction principles and practices
  • Experience with substance abuse
  • Willingness to be trained in blood draws
  • Ability to provide high quality non-judgmental services

Experience with blood draws and Bilingual English/Spanish is preferred.


Outreach Worker
40 hours per week
Springfield, MA

As an Outreach Worker, you will be responsible for working as part of a team to provide outreach and education to injection drug users in regards to HIV prevention.  You will work with the Program Supervisor as part of an Outreach Team to develop effective goals and strategies to identify, access, educate and support out-of-treatment injection drug users in reducing their risk for HIV infection or transmission.  You will work as part of a team to ensure that services to the community are high quality, accessible and non-judgmental.

Minimum Required Qualifications

  • Experience with substance abuse and knowledge of HIV/AIDS prevention principles High school diploma or G.E.D.
  • Familiarity with Latino culture and skills in community education and organizing
  • Willingness to be trained to draw blood
  • Must have the ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Valid MA Driver’s License and reliable transportation
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and the internet

 

Nutrition Assistant (Bilingual)
40 hours per week
Springfield, MA

Under the direction of the Senior Nutritionist of the WIC Program, the Nutrition Assistant will provide nutrition services to low-risk child applicants and participants. Responsibilities include completion of CPA I training provided by the state WIC office. After obtaining CPA I status the Nutrition Assistant will provide nutrition care for low-risk children at certification and follow-up, including all aspects of: Anthropometric and hematological data collection, dietary and nutritional risk assessment, food package assignment, counseling and education, documentation and nutrition data entry, health and social service referrals and follow-up nutrition education.

Minimum Required Qualifications:

  • Bilingual Spanish/English
  • One year’s experience in a health care field as a counselor, educator, clinical assistant, outreach worker or home health aide.
  • High school diploma or G.E.D.
  • Interest in nutrition or health care.
  • Good communication skills, in both oral and written English.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Sensitivity to the needs of the participant population.
  • Availability to work at multiple WIC sites and during program clinic hours as needed.
  • Valid MA Driver’s License and reliable transportation

Prior WIC experience and computer fluency is preferred.


Health Services Counselor
35 hours per week total
30 hours Pittsfield/ 5 hours North Adams
Pittsfield and North Adams, MA

Under the direction of the Health Services Manager, the Health Services Counselor will be responsible for working as part of a team to provide sexual and reproductive health care to our culturally diverse clientele. Primary duties will include: patient education, scheduling and registration, medical record management, specimen collection and preparation, and providing referrals.

Minimum required qualifications:

  • Two year college degree
  • One year of relevant work experience
  • Willingness to be trained in blood draws
  • Ability to work with diverse clientele
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to provide high-quality, non-judgmental services

Bilingual Spanish/ English and experience with blood draws is preferred. Certified Medical Assistants are encouraged to apply.


Harm Reduction Counselor
40 hours per week
Holyoke, MA

Under the direction of the Syringe Access Program Manager, the Harm Reduction Counselor will be responsible for working as part of a team to provide outreach and education to injection drug users in regards to HIV prevention.  Primary duties will include: developing effective goals and strategies to identify, access, educate and support out-of treatment injection drug users in reducing their risk for HIV infection and transmission.

Minimum Required Qualifications:

  • Bilingual Spanish/ English
  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Valid Massachusetts Driver’s License
  • Knowledge of HIV/AIDS and Harm Reduction principles and practices
  • Experience with substance abuse
  • Willingness to be trained in blood draws
  • Ability to provide high quality non-judgmental services

Experience with blood draws is preferred.


Substitute Clinician (NP/PA/CNM) – Western MA

We are currently seeking Substitute Clinicians (NP, PA, CNM) to fill in at our various sites throughout Western MA. Locations include: Holyoke, Springfield, Northampton, Greenfield and Pittsfield.  Hours, locations and frequency will vary based on need. No minimum required sub hours per month and the ability to travel to all sites is not necessary.  Travel reimbursement is provided.

Minimum required qualifications: NP/PA/CNM License to practice in the state of Massachusetts, board certified, ability to work with diverse clientele and staff, good interpersonal skills, and a team mentality is a must! At least one year of clinical experience and knowledge of women’s health care is required.

Compensation: $35.00 per hour

 No phone calls please.
*In this position, there is potential exposure to bloodborne pathogens.


Volunteer Opportunities

If you are interested in volunteering at Tapestry, please complete and submit the Tapestry Volunteer Application for review. For any questions related to volunteering at the agency, please contact us at [email protected] or (413) 586-2016.

Advocacy and Policy Intern
Bi-weekly in person meetings
Florence, MA

5-10 hours per week
Must be committed through the end of June, 2017

The Advocacy and Policy Intern will be responsible for researching and tracking state and federal legislative activity related to the areas of service that Tapestry provides: sexual and reproductive health, HIV/ AIDs and hepatitis C, opioid overdose, WIC and also the Affordable Care Act. There will be a special emphasis on legislation that will impact sexual and reproductive health care services and access. The Advocacy and Policy Intern will work with the Director of Communications to track bills and inform different stakeholders about the proposed laws and potential impact on the agency.

Minimum requirements:

  • Completed high school
  • Have public policy and/or advocacy experience
  • Detail oriented and very well organized
  • Strong ability to research
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Support of the mission and work of the agency
  • Prior experience with Constant Contact preferred

Special Projects Volunteer- Client Educational Materials
Florence
8-10 hours per week

The Special Project Volunteer- Client Educational Materials will assist with the review and revision of client educational materials, specifically Client Information Sheets. To meet requirements of Title X grantees through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Population Affairs, all informational and educational material must be reviewed by Tapestry’s Information and Education Committee. The Special Project Volunteer will check all Client Information Sheets for accuracy and make alterations where necessary in preparation for review by Tapestry’s Medical Director and the committee. Volunteers for this special project will devote considerable time to researching medical conditions and treatments and reformatting existing Client Information Sheets.

Desired qualifications:

  • Associates Degree or two years of higher education
  • Previous experience in health care
  • Previous experience in sexual and reproductive health care preferred
  • Strong research abilities
  • Proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Microsoft Word
  • Comfortable with sexual and reproductive health topics