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Employment Opportunities

Please see below for available openings at Highland Valley Elder Services.

We offer our full-time employees:

  • 37.5-hour Work Week
  • Group Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Medical & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Employer-paid Life and AD&D Insurance
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan, with matching and discretionary employer contributions
  • 11 Paid Holidays & 6 Personal Days
  • 15 Vacation days

To apply, send cover letter and resume to: ctwiss@highlandvalley.org
Highland Valley is an AA/EOE.

Highland Valley Elder Services, Inc. is a private, non-profit corporation that serves 24 communities in Hampshire and western Hampden counties. We serve older adults and their families through collaboration, education, advocacy, and a range of programs designed to support them where they live.

Current Openings

Accounting AssistantJob Posted on July 28, 2020

JOB SUMMARY:            To support the Fiscal Office by performing full cycle accounts payable as well as assisting with cash receipts and deposits, petty cash disbursements, general ledger and cash reconciliations, purchasing supplies and maintaining supply areas.  Participation in projects/initiatives as designated by the Controller.


AUTHORITY:                  This position reports to and is supervised by the Controller.  Performance will be evaluated within the first six months and at least yearly thereafter.


REQUIREMENTS:          Associate’s Degree required.  Three years of accounts payable experience or relevant accounting/bookkeeping experience required.  Required skills: accounting software and Microsoft Office proficiency, attention to detail, organized, motivated, strong oral and written communication.  Knowledge of GAAP, MIP and nonprofit accounting preferred.



  1. Duties related to accounts payable:
    1. Work with vendors and HVES departments to verify vendor balances and accuracy of invoices, including agency credit cards.
    2. Enter invoices and process payments, both online and manual, weekly as approved by the Controller.
    3. Maintains vendor/invoice files and payment databases.
    4. Update and maintain W-9’s and process 1099’s.
    5. Generate reports as necessary: aging, check run, general ledger.
  2. Cash Receipts and deposits:
    1. Process meals donations, cost share payments and petty cash requests.
    2. Prepare and process deposits and general ledger entries.
  3. Purchase agency supplies and maintain supply areas:
    1. Process orders weekly for supplies.
    2. Maintain Supply Closet and other designated supply areas.
    3. Maintain Supplies vendor binder with up to date user codes and URLs.


  1. Other related responsibilities:
    1. Assist in reconciling and maintaining general ledger accounts.
    2. Participate in trainings to improve knowledge and efficiency.
    3. Attend all required meetings that support the Fiscal Office and the agency.
    4. Assist the Chief Financial Officer, Controller and Fiscal staff with projects and workflow as needed, including but not limited to audits, research, and requests for information.


  1. Additional Job Requirements:
    1. Environmental Conditions:
      1. Work is at least 90% indoor office work.
      2. Up to 10% outdoor (i.e. travel to attend required meetings, presentations and trainings).
    2. Physical Requirements:
      1. While performing duties of position, employee will be required to sit for extended periods.
      2. Capacity to see computer screen and read written material.
      3. Capacity to communicate verbally with staff/supervisors, and vendors.
      4. Capacity for fine manipulation with use of office equipment.
      5. Capacity for occasional reaching, lifting or bending.
    3. Work Environment Expectations:
      1. Available to work a 37.5-hour position with primary hours daily Monday - Friday, 9 AM-5 PM. $17.13 per hour
      2. Ability to drive as the position requires.
    4. Working knowledge of computers applicable software and databases.
    5. Other tasks as assigned by supervisor to meet agency needs.
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: $17.13 per hour
Submit cover letter and resume to:

Cathy Twiss, Associate Director of Human Resources

Highland Valley Elder Services

320 Riverside Drive, Suite B

Florence, MA  01062


Fax:  413-584-7076

Accepting resumes until position is filled.

Care Advisor/Geriatric Case ManagerJob Posted on April 15, 2020

Highland Valley Elder Services, Inc. is currently hiring for a Care Advisor to increase living options for elders by developing, implementing and monitoring a service plan, using a comprehensive assessment procedure, which will best assist an elder to maintain the living arrangement of his/her choice.The Care Advisor reports to and is supervised by the Home Care Program Director and the Home Care Supervisor.

Job Type: Full Tme
Salary: $18/hour
Submit cover letter and resume to:

Cathy Twiss, Assoc Dir of HR
320 Riverside Drive, Suite B
Florence, MA 01062
Fax: 413-584-7076

Accepting resumes until position filled

Are you looking for work in the home care industry?

Highland Valley Elder Services does not employ home healthcare workers. However, our provider partners are frequently interested in adding to their team of professionals. Click here for direct care worker opportunities outside of Highland Valley.