Shared Living Provider-Berkshire County

Berkshires, MA

Job Summary

Open Your Heart, Open Your Home/Caregiving with Love Nonotuck Resources Associates ( is a community-based agency that provides residential services since 1972 to people with intellectual disabilities. Believing in the transformative power of caring for a person in a home-setting, we support individuals through matching them with caring providers who open their hearts and homes to our members as Shared Living Providers (SLPs). SLPs need to provide a flexible and supportive environment where the individual they are supporting will feel safe and secure.

Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to: planning and sharing meals together each day, going to appointments and participating in community and social activities. The SLP may also need to provide assistance, supervision and teaching in areas such as bathing, dressing, personal hygiene and budgeting. In addition, there may be a need to offer emotional and behavioral supports.

Nonotuck is currently in search of kind-hearted and nurturing people in Berkshire County that are looking to share their lives with someone with an intellectual disability.  When searching for shared living providers we will consider applicants who live in single family homes or apartments (with an extra bedroom) and who are single, a couple, families, people with children, with pets, and people with or without experience.

The following resources will be available:

  • Generous stipend
  • 24- Hour emergency on-call assistance
  • Monthly in-home visits from a Care Manager
  • Access to clinicians for additional support
  • Training on home safety skills, medication management, and First Aid/CPR
  • Support of a nearby and loving family to help