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About Us

Serving the Pioneer Valley since 1923!

Pioneer Valley Credit Union continues to be consistent with current trends and technology in order to create new and innovative products, services and concepts specifically designed to assist our members' financial needs.

Traditional Values ● Progressive Spirit ● Member Empowerment



Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide products and services to our members with the goal of empowering them to establish financial stability and security, while offering tools to make sound financial decisions.

Vision Statement

Our vision is to pioneer cutting edge financial products while maintaining exclusive membership benefits.
 



The Eight Cooperative Principles of Credit Unions

Pioneer Valley Credit Union prides itself in utilizing these principles for the foundation of its mission and vision.

 

Voluntary and Open Membership

 

Democratic Member Control

 

Member Economic Participation

 

Autonomy and Independence

 

Education, Training and Information

 

Cooperation Among Cooperatives

 

Concern for Community

 

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion



We strive to add value to our member’s lives by providing them with fast, easy and convenient service. The Credit Union Philosophy of “People Helping People” is and will always be our main priority.

Our History

On April 27, 1923, ten noble postal workers chartered what is Pioneer Valley Credit Union today under the name Springfield Mass Post Office Employees Credit Union to serve the United States Postal Service employees. The intent of its founders was to “promote thrift among its members and to make loans to its members for provident purposes.”

Pioneer Valley Credit Union was first located on Dwight Street in Springfield, Massachusetts. After, the Credit Union moved to Main Street in Springfield, Massachusetts. In October 1985, the main office relocated to Fiberloid Street at the new Bulk Mail Center. In 1991, the Credit Union changed its name to Pioneer Valley Credit Union to better encompass the members served and moved to its existing location on Brookdale Drive in Springfield, Massachusetts.

1991- Breaking Ground at Brookdale Drive.

Pioneer Valley Credit Union expanded its membership in 2007 to serve Baystate Health, headquartered in Springfield, Massachusetts, that provides superior service in Western Massachusetts and the "Knowledge Corridor" region of Massachusetts and North-Central Connecticut.

In 2008, Westover Air Force Reserve Base in Chicopee, Massachusetts was made a new addition to Pioneer Valley Credit Union's field of membership. Not long after, in 2012, Savage Arms in Westfield, Massachusetts was also made as a great addition to its membership. 

Pioneer Valley Credit Union is also a proud supporter of the American Consumer Council, which supports financial literacy throughout the United States. The Credit Union is also associated with Pioneer Valley Local First.

In 2019, construction for Pioneer Valley Credit Union's newest location in Springfield at 1954 Wilbraham Road in Springfield, Massachusetts had begun. In March of 2020, the new branch was established in a convenient location for its membership in the Sixteen Acres community.

New Branch at Sixteen Acres!


Membership

Join the Pioneer Valley Credit Union Family!

Historical Roots
Pioneer Valley Credit Union (PVCU) is deeply rooted in Western Massachusetts' rich history. Originally stemming in 1923 from the Springfield Mass Post Office Employees, Pioneer Valley Credit Union has branched off and expanded to Select Employer Groups (SEGs) around the Pioneer Valley! Employees of the United States Postal Service, Baystate Health Inc., Westover Air Force Base, Savage Arms, Pathlight, Health New England, Caring Health Center, Junior Achievement of Western Massachusetts, Business West, United Way of Pioneer Valley, Sodexo, American Consumer Council, Pioneer Valley Local First and many other local associations in the community are welcome to join.

Employees, members of their family and household members as well as community members of the American Consumer Council and Pioneer Valley Local First regardless of age are encouraged to join!

You're about to discover how easy managing your money can be! You can become a member-owner of Pioneer Valley Credit Union with our fast and easy Online Application.

Become a member-owner of Pioneer Valley Credit Union by opening your Share Account. To start, click the button below.

  • Select the type of account, your eligibility, and required information.
  • Scroll down to "Available Products" and click "Savings" to select the many additional ways you can save with us!

Become a Member

Whether you stay in the Valley or relocate, Pioneer Valley Credit Union is here for you. “Once a member, always a member.”


Employment

Join the Pioneer Valley Credit Union Team!

Pioneer Valley Credit Union is a dynamic, fast growing Credit Union located in Springfield, MA. Because we recognize that it is our employees and the service they deliver to our members that makes us a premier financial institution, Pioneer Valley Credit Union has an environment where open communication and mutual respect is valued.

As we continue to advance in introducing new technologies to our members to satisfy their financial needs that is convenient for their lifestyles, we are dedicated to delivering personalized service for which Credit Unions stand for. Our employees are committed to strong values and member service philosophy.

Our benefits include paid vacation and sick leave, medical and dental benefits, short-term and long-term disability coverage, life insurance, 401K plan, paid holidays and much more.

Current Openings:

To Apply for Employment:
Complete the online application by selecting the "Online Employment Application" button below.

Or, print, complete and mail physical application to Pioneer Valley Credit Union at 246 Brookdale Drive, Springfield, MA 01104 or submit at any branch location.