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As summer approaches, if your nonprofit is looking for employee housing and is considering collaborating on renting or providing seasonal housing, let us know. We would be happy to connect nonprofits looking to create shared living opportunities.

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Job Listings

New job opportunities at island nonprofits:

Island Elderly Housing 

Sr. Bookkeeper- Island Elderly Housing is looking for a Sr. Bookkeeper. This position is responsible for the financial administration and accounting for the federally-subsidized elderly and disabled housing projects.  This position supervises one employee, oversees all aspects of bookkeeping and accounting and is responsible for financial compliance. Must have excellent accounting and financial management skills with 5+ years of experience. This is a 32 hour a week position with benefits. 

Please send resume to


Office Staff- Do you enjoy talking about tall ships and sailing? FUEL is looking for an office staff to assist with running our office and retail section. This position is through the summer months (June-Early Sept).

For more information, contact Emma at or 508-560-9237.

Harbor Homes of MV

PT Director of Advancement- Harbor Homes is look for a PT Director of Advancement to research, write, and track grants, and assist with fundraising events.

For details, go to

Vineyard Montessori School 

Admin Support - Vineyard Montessori School seeks a full-time, year round Admin Support to help keep our daily school operations running smoothly. This role is a great opportunity for a team player who has excellent organizational and communication skills, and is a fast learner with technology and data entry systems. 

This position offers excellent benefits including health, dental, and vision insurance, a 403b, a competitive salary, professional development opportunities, and a generous 50% discount for enrolled children.

Please contact for more information. VMS is an EEO Employer.

Island Housing Trust

Controller- Island Housing Trust has a job opening for a full time Controller reporting to the CEO, managing all financial functions; budget development and tracking, financial operations and bookkeeper oversight, managing legal/compliance requirements, as well as project, grant and capital projections. CPA preferred. A minimum of ten years of progressively responsible work experience managing the accounting functions in a non-profit agency, or equivalent. Previous experience with accounting software, preferably QuickBooks.

More information at Submit resumes via email to Breeze Tonnesen at

Island Grown Initiative

Island Grown Schools Educator- At Island Grown Initiative, we see education as foundational to making the long-term changes we seek in the food system. The Island Grown Schools Educator implements farm to school programming with pre-school and school age children and families in our community. The Island Grown Schools Educator maintains robust gardens at schools and offers standards-based lessons on food, farming, cooking and nutrition in the classroom and garden. This is a full-time, 40 hour a week position. 

For more info go to:

Hospice and Palliative Care of Martha's Vineyard

RN Case Manager- Hospice and Palliative Care of Martha’s Vineyard is seeking a part-time or full-time Nurse Case Manager. The registered nurse, under physician orders, plans, organizes, and directs hospice care and is experienced in nursing with an emphasis on community health education in addition to hospice or palliative care experience.

Clinical Office Assistant- This is a temporary full-time position from June through September 2023. Perfect for student or professional wanting seasonal position. Responsible for supporting all clinical office front end processes including intake, referral, billing liaison, scheduling and other office functions ensuring regulatory compliance with all applicable state and federal laws. Working knowledge of Microsoft and electronic medical records software. needed. Billing experience preferred. Ability to function in a fast-paced environment with multiple systems while maintaining excellent customer service skills and professionalism. 

For more information, visit 

The Yard

Marketing Manager- The Marketing Manager will raise the visibility of The Yard, support for its mission, and engagement in its programs through creative and strategic outreach. They will oversee and implement marketing and communications strategies for The Yard and fulfill aspects of its development operation, working closely with the Yard’s development team. They will work collaboratively with other members of The Yard’s team to build the organization’s brand, grow and diversify its audience, and expand its donor base and overall contributions.

Development Associate- The Development Associate will work collaboratively with members of The Yard’s team to nurture, grow and diversify its donor base and overall contributions. This includes crafting donor development strategies, project planning, database management and analysis, and marketing and communications strategies. The Development Associate will work closely with hired contractors and consultants and play a large role in fundraising, donor cultivation and sponsorships. Part-time position with possibility to expand. 

For more information, please contact Yvonne Mendez at

MV Museum

Facilities Manager- We are looking for a Facilities Manager to oversee all aspects of repairs & maintenance and safety & security for all of the Museum's properties. The Facilities Manager oversees the facilities and infrastructure at MV Museum with the goal of creating welcoming, accessible, safe physical assets that enhance the visitor experience. We need someone who understands and respects the nuance of working in buildings that contain collection items. We also need someone who doesn't mind taking direction from the women who run the place.

To view the full position description and apply visit  

Martha's Vineyard Center for Living

Shopping Shuttle Driver - Martha’s Vineyard Center for Living seeks a part time van driver to operate the Shopping Shuttle, bringing older adults to do their shopping and to run errands. The person in this position must submit to a CORI and have a clean driving record. Drug and alcohol testing is required. Safe driving and Lift operation training is provided. 

MV Center for Living Supportive Day Special Assistant - The Supportive Day Program welcomes older adults who are at risk if left alone or may experience cognitive challenges. Seeking an energetic individual to join our team working directly with program participants. This is a 4 day/26 hour, year-round position with benefit options. Required: 

  • Two years post High School or training in a related field (CNA a plus).
  • Or minimum four years’ work experience in a related field.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the needs/challenges of the population served.
  • Good communication skills, flexibility and creativity in engaging groups of individuals with varying levels of ability.
  • Submit to a CORI.

Send a letter of introduction and resume to Leslie Clapp or call 508-939-9440 for information. Website:

Chilmark Community Center

Counselors - The Chilmark Community Center is looking to build a diverse team of counselors that draws from across the island and who bring a broad range of skills and backgrounds to the Center. Our 7 week camp provides the opportunity for a fun and rewarding summer working with children ages 3-1/2 - 5 in Playschool and ages 6-14 in a range of fun activities including tennis, basketball, soccer, STEAM projects, yoga, arts and crafts, pottery, photography and much more. We offer a sailing program and, for the first time, Surf Camp. Special events include Old School Day, Goo Olympics, and featured artists for mask making, poetry, music. The camp runs from July 3 - August 18 and we are looking for counselors to work 8:30-12 or 8:30-3, M-F. We offer excellent salaries. Counselors should have experience in working with children in a school or camp setting and should enjoy working with children. All counselors are expected to be available to work a minimum of 4 weeks. 

Center Administrator - The Chilmark Community Center is looking for a year-round, part time Administrator with responsibility for program coordination and communication in the offseason as well as gearing up for the summer season ahead. During the summer season (July and August), the Administrator will be on site in the mornings managing the administrative aspects of the camp’s operations. We are looking for someone who is well organized, detail oriented, flexible and with excellent communication skills, experienced in working on different web platforms, and can work collegially in a fast-paced environment.  Excellent pay based on experience and skills.  

Steam Program Director - The Chilmark Community Center is seeking an engaged, well qualified and enthusiastic STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, math) educator to develop and implement interesting, age appropriate and fun programming for campers this summer. This is the perfect fit for a school science teacher. Program is 9-12, M-F for seven weeks. 

Full job descriptions at  To apply, please send letter of interest and resume to with the position you are applying for in the description

Misty Meadows Equine Learning Center

Search our website to learn about the Magic of Misty www.mistymeadowsmv.orgMisty Meadows is currently seeking people to join our mission in the following positions to work with horses and humans! 

    Please email Sarah McKay to apply,

    Internships at Misty: We have 2 intern positions available for the summer of 2023 with responsibilities that could include: teaching weekly classes including summer camp, supporting pony rides and open houses, assisting with horse care and schooling, administrative tasks related to farm and program management. Positions can be adjusted to meet academic requirements.  Housing and compensation available for the right individual.

    Please direct internship inquiries to Liz Adams, Program Manager at

    Martha's Vineyard Boys and Girls Club

    Afterschool Program Staff- Work directly with elementary and middle school aged children to supervise and provide activities and services to foster academic success, good character and citizenship, and healthy lifestyles. We offer flexible hours, career development, and competitive pay. This is a part-time position.

    For more information, please visit or email Meghan at 

    MV Film Society 

    Theatre Operations Coordinator: Reporting to the Executive Director of the Martha’s Vineyard Film Society, a non-profit cultural arts organization, the Theatre Coordinator is responsible for the daily operation of the film center/cinema and coordination of part-time and volunteer staff (when needed) to operate the center efficiently (show management, concessions, maintenance, etc). The Theatre Operations Coordinator must ensure the successful execution of all film and non-film events on time. Availability for late nights, weekends, and some holidays are a must: typical off-season schedule (September to June) is Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday 3-10 pm with occasional 1 pm matinees on weekend. In summer it’s 6-10 pm, 5-6 nights a week. Some deviations to this schedule occur during the year. 

    A fuller job description will be sent to interested candidates by email upon request.

    Looking to hire immediately. Full-Time Salary, Year-round. 

    Send resume, cover letter, and salary history to

    Board Opportunities

    The following nonprofits are looking for new board members from the Martha's Vineyard community: 

    MV Little League

    MVLL is seeking a Treasurer to join the MVLL Board. Some familiarity with quickbooks would be useful. Anyone interested can reach out to Carrie at

    Havenside Corporation

    Havenside is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization with a mission to provide affordable housing to Island seniors. Havenside is interested in recruiting Board Members with a general knowledge of and support for affordable housing on the Island.  We also welcome any knowledge of or experience with social work, senior living, building maintenance and carpentry, tenancy and the law, disability and civil rights, fiduciary and accounting skills, information technology, and non-profit administration. 

    For more information, see this packet or call Lucinda at (508) 693-2280.

    Martha's Vineyard Center for Living

    Join the Board of Martha’s Vineyard Center for Living. MVCL is an active organization providing vital services to Island elders and their families. Help us uphold our mission to improve the quality of life for those impacted by aging and impairment. Please call Leslie Clapp at 508-939-9440 if you are interested.

    American Red Cross of Massachusetts, Southeastern MA Chapter

    Board Member Purpose: To develop and implement strategies that achieve and maintain positive awareness of the Red Cross. Board Members serve as the “Face of the Red Cross” in the community, representing the organization among various stakeholders.

    For more information, see this packet or contact Barbara Cotton

    Volunteer Listings

    Thank you for your kindness. Our Island community is lucky to have people like you!


    Local food volunteer- We are looking for a volunteer to assist the FUEL Program and the schooner Shenandoah throughout the summer (July-September). This person will be assisting us with our local food initiative by helping us pick up local food from farms throughout the week.

    For more information, contact Emma at or 508-560-9237.

    The Yard

    The Yard is looking for interested patrons of the arts to volunteer to help out with performances! Typical volunteer duties include, helping with parking, ushering, and ticketing. Each volunteer gets a free ticket to the performance at which they work. Volunteers are asked to get to the venue at 6pm. Show's start at 7pm.  

    If interested, contact

    Martha's Vineyard Chamber Music Society

    Summer Help: We need volunteers to house musicians, prepare food for post concert receptions and provide help at the door passing our programs. Three programs: July 16, July 23 at the Old Whaling Church and July 30 at the Chilmark Community Center. Concerts are at 4PM Sunday afternoons. Beautiful music and interesting musicians.
    Musician hosting: 1 or 2 nights with breakfast
    Reception Help: Drop off food at 3:30-4 Stay of the concert! (Free)
    Concert help: Arrive at 3:30 leave at 4:15 or stay for concert! (Free)

    If interested, please contact Kim Baumhofer at 508 696 8055.

    Oak Bluffs Association

    The Oak Bluffs Association is looking for someone with Social Media and website (square space) skills to help keep up with our events and postings. You can work independently from your own home. Circulating posters to announce events is also a possible volunteer position, only 5 times a year. Please contact Billie Jean at 508-560-6635 for more information.

    Martha's Vineyard Center for Living

    Calling all entertainers! Brighten the days of island older adults with your talents. Call Mary at 508-939-9440 for the most appreciative audience!

    MV Center for Living General Volunteers: Are you looking for a way to give back to your community while having a significant impact on the lives of others? Join the team at Martha’s Vineyard Center for Living. You will brighten someone's day and come away knowing you’ve made a difference. We welcome Volunteers at the Supportive Day program for long-term and short-term opportunities. Volunteer training takes place monthly.  Give us a call or stop by 29 Breakdown Lane in Vineyard Haven, between 8am - 4pm, Monday-Friday. 


    Contact: Mary Holmes, 939-9440

    Martha’s Vineyard Counselor Recruitment- Have you retired to Martha’s Vineyard but still want important and rewarding work that serves your new community?  Do you like to solve puzzles?  If yes, you might consider becoming a SHINE Counselor.  SHINE stands for Serving Health Insurance Needs of Everyone.  We help people on Medicare, or are becoming Medicare eligible, to figure out the health and prescription plan options to go with Medicare.  This is true for those turning 65 and for those under 65 who become eligible due to a disability.  

    To learn more about becoming a SHINE counselor, please contact the regional SHINE office at (508) 375-6762 ext. 3.

    Sassafras Earth Education

    Description: Sassafras is looking for a volunteer this spring who can help us finish our barn that is watertight and needs barn doors, stairs and some finish work :)


    Contact: Saskia Vanderhoop,

    MV Diversity Coalition 

    The MV Diversity Coalition is laying the groundwork to eradicate racism. We are currently looking for an individual who is committed to our mission to keep our books and to serve as a volunteer bookkeeper to make payments, donations and to gather information for our accountants who will submit non profit reports, as required. The tasks currently take between two and five hours a month. 

    Contact: If you have the skills and want to join our team, please email Sandra Pimentel, at

    Misty Meadows Equine Learning Center 

    Description: Join our community of Misty Meadows volunteers - have fun, make friends, love horses!

    Misty Meadows runs programming year-round, and we are currently in need of class volunteers for our Winter and Spring sessions. Class participation includes being hands on as a horse leader, offering student support as a side-walker, or instructor support with class and horse prep/clean up.  

    We also have year round horse care, events, hospitality, facilities maintenance, admin, and all things barn related - whatever your interests and activity levels, we have a place for you!

    Contact: Sofia,

    Big Brothers Big Sisters

    Big Brothers Needed! Big Brothers Big Sisters on MV is in need of Big Brothers to serve as mentors for the several boys on the waitlist. Bigs commit to a minimum of one year in the program and meet with their Little (mentee) two-three times a month for a few hours each time. The goal of the program is to provide an additional, positive adult, to help support a child that could benefit from positive 1:1 adult attention.

    Contact: visit or email Deb Martin

    Writing Through

    Writing Through is an international organization with a local footprint. We use creative writing as a tool to help people find their voice and have the confidence to express it. There are many ways to volunteer here on Martha’s Vineyard. Train to be a workshop facilitator and then run our workshops at local partnering organizations. Help us find community organizations to partner with. Work alongside our fundraising and admin team. Your own skills and interests will help decide how you can best help us give voice to the voiceless here in our community. Amount of hours is flexible.

    Contact: Sue,

    Second Chance Animal Rescue

    Second Chance Animal Rescue is looking for someone knowledgeable in Quickbooks. If interested, please email Kym Cyr at 

    Angels Helping Animals

    Angels Helping Animals relies on help from our community to help save lives and find safe and loving homes for dogs in need. Can you help us? We are searching for volunteers to give any time than can to help fulfill the following needs:

    Communications Manager: We are looking for help with our Website, social media, and mailing list management.

    QuickBooks: Are you an experienced QuickBooks user? We could use your help.

    Transport: Our rescues sometimes need to be transported/accompanied from the Island to the mainland and within MA.

    Foster: Do you love dogs? You can help a rescued pup on their journey to a loving permanent home. While we are searching for a perfect home we are looking for people willing to take a rescued pup into their home for a few days to a few weeks.

    Team member: Join us to help with walking and caring for dogs in our care on MV, events, fundraising, photography, application processing, and filing.

    Contact: Leslie, 508 274 2604

    Martha's Vineyard Agricultural Society

    The Martha’s Vineyard Agricultural Society, founded in 1859, is sustained and strengthened by the generosity and tenacity of our volunteers. We have no shortage of work that needs doing, from handiwork to historical preservation and 4-H leadership to event cleanup, but we are especially in need of volunteers willing to help with logistics (parking, decoration, setup, etc.) for larger events like our Harvest Festival and annual Agricultural Fair. Please reach out if you are interested in being added to our volunteer list—there is space for everyone!

    Contact info: Lucy Grinnan, A volunteer form is also available on our website here.

    Friends of Vineyard Haven Public Library 

    Volunteers can participate in the various committees of the Friends or help directly in the Library's daily operation by shelving books.


    Chicken Alley Thrift Shop 

    (A program of MV Community Services)

    The Thrift Shop is successful because of the contributions of many. Staffed in part by an ‘army’ of volunteers, we are always looking for recruits. The role of the volunteer is to assist with the daily thrift shop operations, which includes receiving donations, sorting, pricing, merchandising and/or other retail support. Current volunteer opportunities are available on-site with flexible schedule options. Purpose is what fuels our work at Chicken Alley Thrift Shop. Come and join our team!

    Contact: Courtney Atkins,

    Martha's Vineyard Nonprofit Collaborative (MVNC)

    MVNC is looking for a volunteer or intern to help with updating our database, research, events and/or social media. 1-3 hours a week. Stipend provided.

    Contact: Jackie Friedman,

    Hospice and Palliative Care of Martha's Vineyard

    HPCMV is a looking for patient care volunteers to work with families and caregivers, administrative volunteers to support office function and fundraising/event volunteers to help our Development and Communications Team!


    ContactJennifer Angell at 

    Elder Services of Cape Cod and the Islands

    Description: Meals on Wheels volunteers are needed to deliver meals to homebound seniors Monday-Friday. Volunteers will usually deliver one day weekly, and will deliver to a specific area on the Island. The total commitment is about two hours, between 10 and noon, and mileage reimbursement is available. Meals are picked up at Elder Services of Cape Cod and the Islands M.V. office, located in the Martha’s Vineyard Hospital. A CORI check is required. Year-round, seasonal, and substitute drivers are welcome.


    Contact: 508-693-4393 or email MV Director Megan Panek at

    MV Mediation 

    Description: We are in the need of mediators. Training available.


    Contact: Sara Barnes,

    Island Grown Initiative

    Island Grown SchoolsIsland Grown Schools seeks volunteer help in gardens and classrooms to teach the next generation of Island students about where their food comes from. Volunteer opportunities involve working with our staff as they deliver garden lessons and facilitate after school cooking and gardening clubs, and basic garden maintenance. 

    Island Food Pantry: Island Food Pantry is always looking for volunteers to help with various shifts throughout the week: Monday through Saturday.  Volunteer opportunities involve packing, helping with service, delivering groceries, loading and unloading food from trucks, stocking shelves and much more. 
    IGI Gleaning: Help us harvest fresh local produce on Island farms for those in need. We provide tools, instruction and an experienced Field Captain. Most gleans last about two hours. Volunteers may keep a share of the harvest for themselves. This is a great way to meet new people and become engaged in helping the Island community. 

    IGI Food ProcessingWork as a team in commercial kitchens to wash, chop, freeze and pickle local produce. A ServeSafe manager leads processing events. We share this food with the Councils on Aging, Wampanoag Women’s Center, MV Hospital, Island Food Pantry, MV Community Services and other organizations helping Islanders in need.


    Contact: Willoughby Smith,

    P.O. Box 1018 West Tisbury, MA 02575  
    T:  508.560.4181
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