“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.

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.

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.

Recovery Support Center Community Engagement/Outreach Coordinator
MV Community Services is seeking a Community Engagement/Outreach Coordinator for the new MV Recovery Support Center. Working under the direction of the Program Director, responsible for conducting outreach to individuals in or seeking recovery in a variety of settings island-wide, targeting underserved populations. Facilitates community awareness, works with Volunteer Leaders, and is responsible for raising public awareness. Assists the Program Director in presentations to the community. Lived experience in recovery from substance addiction or co-occurring disorder preferred.

Recovery Support Center Volunteer Coordinator
MV Community Services is seeking a Community Volunteer Coordinator for the new MV Recovery Support Center. Working under the direction of the Program Director, provides support, direction and coaching to a pool of volunteers. Responsible for creating a variety of Volunteer Leadership opportunities in collaboration with staff and with input from members and volunteers. Lived experience in recovery from substance addiction or co-occurring disorder preferred.



Clinician
MV Community Services Counsel, Outreach and Referral for the Elderly (CORE) program is seeking an organized, caring person with a mental health counseling or a related human services field to provide clinical (mental health and substance use) services and care coordination to older adults. Clinician will also refer clients to home and community-based direct services and supports. Experience with in home counseling preferred. Bachelor’s degree required. A valid driver’s license and a car are required for this position.

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.

Family Center Childcare Provider
MV Community Services Family Center is seeking a part-time Childcare Provider at our Family Center to provide childcare during Parent Education and Support Groups. Experience working with young children necessary.

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 five 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.

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.

Assistant Manager
MV Community Services Chicken Alley Thrift Shop is seeking an Assistant Manager to direct volunteer activity, provide high quality customer service, and achieve retail sales targets. Retail experience required and volunteer management experience a plus.

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.com or 508-693-7900 x260.

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