“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.
MVCS offers all employees who work 30+ hours a variety of benefits.
- We offer two plans through Blue Cross and Blue Shield of
Massachusetts: a traditional HMO plan and a high deductible PPO plan.
MVCS 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.
- MVCS offers Dental Blue Program 2.
- VSP insurance covers some eye care services, glasses and contact lenses.
- We provide group life insurance coverage that provides 1.5 times
salary if death occurs while employed. This is provided at no cost to
- We offer employees an opportunity to contribute to a 403(b) plan with Vanguard.
To apply for any of the below employment opportunities, 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 email@example.com or 508-693-7900 x260.
CONNECT to End Violence Opportunities:
Master’s Level Domestic Violence and Rape Crisis Counselor
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.
Supervised Visitation Security Officer
CONNECT to End Violence, a program of Martha’s Vineyard Community Services, is seeking a Supervised Visitation Center Security Officer. This position is responsible for providing security for visitation facilitated between children and non-custodial parents. The position is per diem per the visitation center schedule.
- Securing the premises
- Conducting safety checks of individuals
The successful candidate must have excellent communication and personal safety skills, professionalism, understanding of and practice of confidentiality, and be physically able to perform their duties. The successful candidate must be reliable. Bachelor’s Degree, and/or equivalent experience in the field of personal security or public safety. Valid driver’s license and transportation required. Bilingual (English/Portuguese) preferred.
Early Education and Care Center Opportunities:
Early Childhood Teacher
Martha’s Vineyard 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:
- Eager to learn alongside children, colleagues, and parents.
EEC Teacher or Lead Teacher Certification preferred.
Martha’s Vineyard Community Services Childcare 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 Counseling Center Opportunities:
Psychiatric Mental Health Clinical Nurse Specialist
Martha’s Vineyard 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.
- Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, board certified
- Clinical Nurse Specialist in Psychiatric Mental Health, board certified
- DEA and state registration in Massachusetts
- RN license in Massachusetts
Nursing Care Coordinator
Martha’s Vineyard Community Service’s Island Counseling Center is the sole Outpatient Behavioral Health Substance Use clinic for services on the Island of Martha’s Vineyard. It has a rich history of success and many creative projects in development. We are seeking a part-time RN or LPN to assist in providing patient care by performing examinations, testing, administering medication and support medical/medication management services of the Island Counseling Center. Responsible for coordinating behavioral health care with primary care providers. Licensure in Massachusetts required. Experience working in behavioral health and/or substance use treatment preferred.
DMH Family Support Specialist
Martha’s Vineyard Community Service’s Island Counseling Center is seeking a Family Support Specialist to provide home and community based supportive, concrete and direct services to children and families involved with the Department of Mental Health (DMH) Flexible Support Services (FSS), Children Behavioral Health Initiative (CBHI), and the Department of Children and Families (DCF). Associate or Bachelor degree in Human Services Field or ability to secure a Waiver from CBHI and one or more year(s) of experience working with the target population(s). Experience working with youth who have experienced serious emotional disturbance or other mental and emotional challenges to well-being. A valid Massachusetts driver’s license.
Licensed Outpatient Clinician
Martha’s Vineyard 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.
MVCS is the sole outpatient clinic for mental health and substance use crisis services on the Island. It has a rich history of success and many creative projects in development.
Emergency Services Shift Worker
Martha’s Vineyard 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.
Counsel, Outreach and Referral for the Elderly Clinician
Martha’s Vineyard Community Services Counsel, Outreach and Referral for the Elderly (CORE) program is seeking an organized, caring person with a Master’s in social work, mental health counseling or a related human services field to provide clinical (mental health and substance use) services and care coordination to older adults as part of the CORE (Counseling and Outreach for the Elderly) team at the Island Counseling Center. Clinician will also refer clients to home and community-based direct services and supports. A valid driver’s license and a car are required for this position.
Island Wide Youth Collaborative Opportunities:
Part-Time Licensed Mental Health Clinician – Year Round 20 hours/week
Martha’s Vineyard Community Services Island Wide Youth Collaborative (IWYC) 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.
Part-Time Master’s Level Clinician- 20 hours following academic calendar of 42 weeks
Martha’s Vineyard Community Services Island Wide Youth Collaborative (IWYC) 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.
Recovery Support Center Opportunities:
Martha’s Vineyard Community Services new Recovery Support Center is seeking a Program Director to provide general oversight of all services, budgeting, reporting and programming. This position will be responsible for program implementation, sustainability and maintaining a safe, welcoming space for all members. Lived experience in recovery from substance addiction or co-occurring disorder preferred with comprehensive understanding of substance use disorders, addiction, and recovery. Demonstrated knowledge and competency on substance addiction and recovery will be considered. To view detailed job description click here.
Martha’s Vineyard Community Services new Recovery Support Center is seeking a Program Coordinator to manage the day-to-day activities of the Center. This position report to the Program Director and will work closely with staff, members and volunteers to develop and maintain program activities that are responsive to the needs of the recovery community. Lived experience in recovery from substance addiction or co-occurring disorder preferred. Demonstrated knowledge and competency on substance addiction and recovery will be considered. To view detailed job description click here.