Opportunities that have a positive impact on our Island community.
We are clinicians and social workers, psychiatrists, counselors, case workers, teachers, and volunteers.
We embrace community in collaboration with police and primary care physicians, clergy, the hospital and the schools. People who share our belief in the worth and dignity of all.
We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply. By joining our team, you will strengthen our mission of helping our entire community be as vibrant, strong and healthy as it can be.
We’re hiring! Learn more about the rewarding job opportunities at MV Community Services:
Chicken Alley Thrift Shop
Chicken Alley Thrift Shop is seeking Part-Time Sales Associates with high energy, stamina, and retail experience. Responsibilities include general retail tasks, intake of donations, and sorting and pricing in a fast-paced work environment. Must have people skills, be able to multitask while staying calm under pressure, and ability to lift up to 40 pounds. This position has the potential to turn into year-round, full-time employment for the right candidate.
Works alongside Daybreak Clubhouse members and staff to provide daily activities in support of independent lifestyles and community engagement. 30 hour position with benefits.
Island Employment Services is seeking a part-time Employment Specialist who will work with the Island Employment Services (IES) team to support adults with disabilities and other barriers to employment in both obtaining and maintaining successful community-based employment. The Employment Specialist will work directly with community members in areas of assessment, skill development, job development and individualized supports.
Domestic & Sexual Violence Services
CONNECT to End Violence, a program of Martha’s Vineyard Community Services, is seeking an 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.
- Providing direct counseling, clinical services, and advocative services to victims/survivors of domestic and sexual violence
- Providing crisis hotline coverage
- Providing child witness to violence services
- 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.
CONNECT to End Violence, a program of Martha’s Vineyard Community Services, is seeking a Lead Court Advocate/Police Liaison Domestic Violence and Rape Crisis Counselor. This is a full-time 40-hour position and is responsible for providing court advocacy and acting as lead liaison to court and law enforcement personnel as well as direct service work.
- Providing court advocacy at Edgartown District Court for survivors/victims of domestic and sexual violence
- Acting as liaison for law enforcement and tracking high risk cases
- Providing direct counseling, and advocative services to victims/survivors of domestic and sexual violence
- Providing crisis hotline coverage
- Assessing program needs with collaborative community partners
- Providing and facilitating outreach and awareness efforts
- Providing culturally responsive crisis intervention/support services in court, over the telephone, and in-person
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 collaborative service providers. Bachelor’s Degree required. Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation required. Bilingual (English/Portuguese) preferred.
CONNECT to End Violence is a Domestic Violence/Rape Crisis Counselor to provide crisis intervention/direct supportive services and advocacy for victims/survivors of domestic and sexual violence.
- Provide support for community education and outreach projects and workshops.
- Participate in the development of public awareness campaigns, and maintain relationships with local organizations.
- Provide direct services and support to survivors of domestic and sexual violence as well as their loved ones.
The successful candidate must have excellent communication skills, computer skills, a high level of discretion, practice confidentiality, be non-judgmental, have a positive attitude, and work competently under pressure. Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience required. Bilingual skills (English/Portuguese) a plus. Valid driver’s license and transportation required.
Mental Health Services
The Island Counseling Center is seeking a Flexible Support Clinician to provide home and community based clinical interventions that support the Youth and family in achieving specific treatment goals that lead to improved functioning in identified area(s) of life. Strengthen the well-being of youth and their families; build family cohesion; and prevent the need for more intensive services for youth enrolled with the Department of Mental Health (DMH) Flexible Support Services (FSS), and the Department of Children and Families (DCF). Ensure services provided to each youth in cohort are integrated and coordinated across Team members.
Licensed Mental Health Clinician (LMHC), Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), or Masters in Counseling or related field with at least 1 year of experience working directly with Family/Youth who have experienced serious emotional disturbance or other mental and emotional challenges to well-being.
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.
Working under the direction of the Island Intervention Center’s Director or Program Coordinator, intervene in mental health crisis or emergency situations and arrive at an appropriate disposition to maintain mental health care in the least restrictive and appropriate setting. Use of evidence based approach(s) to evaluate people and facilitate the suitable disposition, coordinating with family, friends, interested individuals and agencies whenever available. Assist psychiatrist(s) and specialty care providers in assessment and/or treatment referral recommendations.
To note, Telehealth to be utilized as service modality whenever clinically appropriate during COVID-19 pandemic.
This role is part of our Island Intervention Center and will work with families and individuals in crisis. Requires knowledge of case management principles and implementation of concrete and supportive services. Knowledge of mental health disorders and therapeutic techniques a plus. Requires high level of discretion and confidentiality; ability to work with multiple client populations and engage with families who are under mental and emotional distress. High school diploma required and BA in related field preferred. Proficiency in speaking and writing in Portuguese preferred.
Peer Recovery Support Center
Working under the direction of the Peer Recovery Support Center Program Director this position provides support, direction and coaching to a pool of volunteers. The Volunteer Coordinator is responsible for creating a variety of Volunteer Leadership opportunities with input from members and volunteers.
Youth & Family Services
Early Education and Care Center opportunities:
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.
MV Community Services Early Education and Care Center is seeking full-time preschool teachers 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. EEC Teacher or Lead Teacher Certification preferred.
Island Wide Youth Collaborative opportunities:
This role is responsible for serving as a resource to families, schools and the community. Works closely with the school districts to identify individuals and families in need of support services.
The Island Wide Youth Collaborative, our MA Family Resource Center is seeking a Licensed Mental Health Clinician.
The Licensed Mental Health Clinician will 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 FAST or CANS assessments. The clinician will provide supervision for IWYC staff on clinical issues as well as facilitate parenting group sessions. Families involved in the court system are a priority for the IWYC. This is a full-time position with some evenings and weekends required.
Learn about our new Pathway Program for early educators:
We offer a competitive benefits package that includes health, dental and life insurance and retirement programs.
MV Community Services offers all employees who work 30+ hours a variety of benefits.
- 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.
- MV Community offers Blue Cross and Blue Shield Dental Blue Program 2.
- VSP insurance covers some eye care services, glasses and contact lenses.
- 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.
- MV Community offers employees an opportunity to contribute to a 403(b) plan with Vanguard.
Online Employment Application
Please note, you will be required to attach your resume and cover letter to the online application.
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 Loni Gloss, Vice President of Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org