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.

Chief Executive Officer

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITY

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the CEO will have overall responsibility for the planning, implementation, administration and management of all agency programs, services and systems.  S/he will serve as an advisor to the Board on all agency matters and can expect the active involvement and support of its members.

The CEO will be expected to work with the Board, staff, funders, policy makers and many stakeholders to enhance and continue the strategic evolution of MV Community Services.  S/he will be the spokesperson for the organization in a wide and highly visible range of situations, providing confidence-inspiring leadership, mobilizing broad-based support and identifying and acting on opportunities for the growth and funding of the agency’s mission.

With the support of the senior management team, the CEO is accountable for the fiscal health and management of the agency.  S/he oversees MV Community Services’ operating and capital budgets and maintains fiscal control over expenditures.  S/he provides leadership in identifying sources of public and private support for its operations and capital development, actively meeting with potential donors and growing an expanded and robust network of supporters.

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Resumes may be submitted in confidence to:

Ford Webb Associates
60 Thoreau Street
Concord, MA 01741

Or Email to mvcs@fordwebb.com

Employment Opportunities

Executive Director

A formal job description will be posted in January 2020. In the meantime, for inquiries about the Executive Director position, please contact:

Ted Ford, Ford Webb Associates
twebb@fordwebb.com

John Kennedy, chair of Board of Directors Transition Committee kennedyjohnh@gmail.com

Job Developer/Daybreak Program Support Staff

MV Community Services Disability Services program is seeking a Job Developer/Daybreak Program Support Staff member to join our team. This is a full-time, 40 hour position, split between two of our programs: Island Employment Services and Daybreak Clubhouse. This position is responsible for providing individualized supports to adults with disabilities and mental health challenges.

Responsibilities include:

Island Employment Services Job Developer supports program participants with their job search journey, from resume and skill-building, to interviewing and securing employment. Individualized supports continue as needed on the job to maintain successful employment. Job Developer serves as bridge between job seekers and community employers, assisting with job development, accommodations, and navigating issues as they arise.

Daybreak Clubhouse Support Staff works alongside members and staff of the Clubhouse to ensure individualized programming on a daily basis. Supporting members identify and reach goals in the areas of community engagement, social connections, employment, health and wellness and activities of daily living. Both programs require adhering to programmatic regulations set by Department of Mental Health and Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission.

The successful candidate must demonstrate strong communication skills, both verbal and written, be self-driven with the ability to take initiative, understanding of working with and supporting individuals with disabilities and mental illness, as well creative, cooperative approach to problem solving. Out of the box thinking and a desire to improve community living for individuals of all abilities, is key. Prior experience working with individuals with disabilities and mental illness preferred, Bachelor’s Degree in related field preferred. Valid driver’s license required.

Questions? Please contact Beth Wike, Program Director, for more information at bwike@mvcommunityservices.org

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.


Supervised Visitation Security Officer
MV Community Services CONNECT to End Violence program 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.

Administrative Coordinator/Case Manager
MV Community Services is seeking a full time dedicated and reliable Administrative Assistant/Case Manager to join our Island Intervention Center team, an emergency services/urgent care program that works with individuals and families in crisis. Responsible for administrative functions such as answering the phone, setting appointments and completing intake information. 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. 

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.

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

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

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 MV Director
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.

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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