“The only way to do great work is to love what you do.” – Steve Jobs

Our staff is dedicated to making a positive difference on Martha’s Vineyard. We are a team clinicians, teachers, professionals and administrative staff who work together to best serve children, families, teens, seniors and everyone in between. We have a variety of rewarding job opportunities.

Employment Benefits

MV Community Services offers all employees who work 30+ hours a variety of benefits.

Health Insurance

  • Two plans are offered through Blue Cross and Blue Shield of
    Massachusetts: a traditional HMO plan or a high deductible PPO plan.
  • MV Community Services pays 67% of the premium for all employees.
    • With our PPO plan, employees have a Health Savings Account in which MVCS pays half of the deductible prorated by pay periods.
    • For the HMO plan, we offer a flexible spending account in which employees may contribute pre-tax dollars to an account to pay for qualified medical expenses and daycare expenses.

Dental Insurance

  • MV Community offers Blue Cross and Blue Shield Dental Blue Program 2.

Vision Insurance

  • VSP insurance covers some eye care services, glasses and contact lenses.

Life Insurance

  • MV Community provides group life insurance coverage that provides 1.5 times salary if death occurs while employed. This is provided at no cost to employees.

Retirement Program

  • MV Community offers employees an opportunity to contribute to a 403(b) plan with Vanguard.

Employment Opportunities

Domestic Violence and Rape Crisis Clinician

MV Community Services CONNECT to End Violence program is seeking a Master’s Level Adult/Child Domestic Violence and Rape Crisis Clinician. This is a full-time 40 hour position and is responsible for developing and providing child witness to violence services in addition to direct service work.

Responsibilities include: Providing direct counseling, clinical services, and advocative services to victims/survivors of domestic and sexual violence; crisis hotline coverage; child witness to violence services; and facilitating support groups for parents and children

The successful candidate must have excellent communication skills, integrity, a strong understanding of and practice of confidentiality, and work well independently and as part of a team. The successful candidate must have experience working with individuals impacted by domestic and sexual violence and experience working with children and adults who have experienced trauma. Master’s Degree required. Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation required. Bilingual (English/Portuguese) preferred.


Education and Prevention Coordinator/Domestic Violence and Rape Crisis Counselor

MV Community Services CONNECT to End Violence program is seeking an Education and Prevention Coordinator. This is a full-time 40 hour position and is responsible coordinating and facilitating prevention and awareness classes and trainings for services providers and Island school systems.  This position includes the direct service work of a Domestic Violence and Rape Crisis Counselor

Responsibilities include: Maintaining strong professional relationships with Island schools, coordinating, developing, scheduling, and implementing the Healthy Relationships curriculum, and other prevention programming, facilitating training and education outreach to service providers. Additionally, providing direct counseling and advocative services to victims/survivors of domestic and sexual violence; crisis hotline coverage.

The successful candidate must have excellent communication skills, integrity, a strong understanding of and practice of confidentiality, and work well independently and as part of a team. The successful candidate must have experience working with individuals impacted by domestic and sexual violence and experience working with children and adults who have experienced trauma. Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience required. Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation required. Bilingual (English/Portuguese) preferred.


Administrative Domestic Violence and Rape Crisis Counselor

MV Community Services CONNECT to End Violence program is seeking an Administrative Domestic Violence and Rape Crisis Counselor. This is a full-time 40 hour position and is responsible for the day-to-day activities of the office and works closely with the Program Director to ensure all state and federal contract requirements are followed.  This position includes the direct service work of a Domestic Violence and Rape Crisis Counselor

Responsibilities include: adhering to contract obligations for reporting and data collection, assisting to develop and implement strategies to meet the needs of the community, providing usual and customary administrative duties of the program. Additionally, providing direct counseling and advocative services to victims/survivors of domestic and sexual violence; crisis hotline coverage.

The successful candidate must have excellent communication skills, integrity, a strong understanding of and practice of confidentiality, and work well independently and as part of a team. The successful candidate must have experience working with individuals impacted by domestic and sexual violence and experience working with children and adults who have experienced trauma. Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience preferred. Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation required. Bilingual (English/Portuguese) preferred.

Administrative Assistant
MV Community Services Island Counseling Center is seeking a full time dedicated and reliable Administrative Assistant to join our team. Requires experience working in a (medical/behavioral health) office setting. Requires a high level of discretion, confidentiality, non-judgmental, positive attitude and ability to work competently under pressure. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office. High school diploma or equivalent and prior experience as an administrative professional. Bilingual (English/Portuguese) preferred.

Daybreak Clubhouse Staff Generalist              
MV Community Services Daybreak Clubhouse is seeking a Staff Generalist for a part-time position in a psychosocial rehabilitation program for adults with mental illness. Bachelor’s degree preferred with two years’ experience in the field of mental health. Looking for someone with interest or experience in helping folks with disabilities achieve community integration. Proficiency in using Microsoft Word and Excel required. Valid driver’s license and 3 years of driving experience required.

Emergency Services Shift Worker
MV Community Services Island Counseling Center is seeking a Masters level mental health clinician for a part-time position in Emergency Services. Provide mental health evaluations to individuals and families in crisis, urgent care services and supporting the administrative functions of our Emergency Services Team. Must have transportation. Bilingual (English/Portuguese) a plus.

Licensed Outpatient Clinician
MV Community Services Island Counseling Center is seeking Massachusetts mental health clinicians for our outpatient clinic. As part of a therapeutic team, clinicians will have an opportunity to provide individual and group therapy, home-based individual, and family and group therapeutic services to a diverse caseload of all ages. All clinicians have an opportunity to participate in peer support, and may with proper credentials, provide supervision for other staff on track to licensure.  Bilingual (English/Portuguese) a plus.

Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner/Clinical Nurse Specialist
MV Community Services Island Counseling Center is seeking a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner/Clinical Nurse Specialist in Mental Health to provide psychiatric assessment and medication management. MVCS is the sole behavioral health clinic for mental health, substance use and crisis services on the Island. It has a rich history of success and many creative projects in development. MVCS offers competitive salary and benefits including: student loan repayment, relocation package, health, life, dental, vision, and retirement plans.

Early Education and Care Center

Early Childhood Teacher
MV Community Services Early Education and Care Center is seeking a full time teacher to join our team of dedicated early childhood professionals in our NAEYC accredited childcare program. Successful candidates are energetic, compassionate and eager to learn alongside children, colleagues and parents. Teacher or Lead Teacher Certification preferred.

Substitute Teacher
MV Community Services Early Education and Care Center is seeking substitute teachers to work in our NAEYC accredited childcare program. Flexible hours, summer or year-round, in a fun and supportive work environment.


Island Wide Youth Collaborative

Licensed Mental Health Clinician
MV Community Services Island Wide Youth Collaborative is seeking a Licensed Mental Health Clinician to work with students enrolled in grades Kindergarten through 12th grade. The successful candidate will have at least three years’ experience as a licensed clinician with experience administering the CANS assessment. Clinician will provide supervision for case managers on clinical issues. Families involved in the court system are a priority for the IWYC.

Master’s Level Mental Health Clinician
MV Community Services Island Wide Youth Collaborative is seeking a Master’s Level Clinician to work with students enrolled in grades Kindergarten through 12th grade in the Martha’s Vineyard Public School System. The successful candidate will be supervised by the IWYC Licensed Mental Health Clinician and work closely with the IWYC staff and school staff to meet the needs of students.

Family Support Worker
MV Community Services Island Wide Youth Collaborative is seeking a Family Support Worker to join their team. The Family Support Worker is responsible for working with families and individuals to access community programs and services, assists staff with individual and family service planning, and facilitates programming.   Required qualifications include excellent verbal and written communication skills, ability to self-reflect, self-direct, work in partnership, and experience working with families. This is a full-time position with some evenings and weekends required.

Family Support Worker/School Liaison
The Island Wide Youth Collaborative, a Massachusetts Family Resource Center and a program of MV Community Services is seeking a Family Support Worker/School Liaison. This position is responsible for working with families and individuals to access community programs and services as well as work closely with the school districts to identify individuals and families that may be in need of support services. Required qualifications include: a background in social services or in a mental health setting as well as a high level of communication, organizational and leadership skills. This is a full-time position with some evenings and weekends required.is seeking an Administrative Coordinator.

Healthy Aging Martha’s Vineyard (HAMV) is seeking a Director to work in partnership with the HAMV Board to provide leadership, vision, and direction for HAMV. The Director assists in the development of strategic direction and programs approved by the HAMV Board in consultation with the HAMV Advisory Council; manages the HAMV programs and operations with support from the MV Commission and MVCS staff, and represents the organization in the community.  Successful candidate will have a minimum of Bachelor’s degree with additional education preferred; professional experience in health care and/or social services strongly  preferred. Looking for a team player with grant writing and strong communication skills.

Holiday Sales Associates
The Thrift Shop is seeking Holiday Sales Associates to join our team. This is part-time role with flexible hours and has the potential to evolve into year-round employment. Ideal candidates have positive attitudes, retail experience, are social media savvy, have a knack for organization and love of the Island community. This is a great opportunity to become part of the sustainable shopping movement.

To apply for an employment opportunity, please fill out our online Employment Application. Please note, you will be required to attach your resume and cover letter in the online application.

If you have any questions about the application process, please contact Amy Houghton, Director of Human Resources at ahoughton@mvcommunityservices.org or 508-693-7900 x260.

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