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Job Listings

New job opportunities at island nonprofits:

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 works independently and as a part of a team to implement 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.

Farm Field Crew (Island Grown Farm)We are seeking hard-working and community-oriented field hands to help us build soil and grow food throughout the 2024 growing seasons. Island Grown Initiative is a non-profit on Martha’s Vineyard that works to build a regenerative and equitable food system for our community. We operate a 42-acre farm in the center of the Island, and are in the process of transitioning our field acreage to low or no-till, regenerative practices.

For more information on the positions listed, email office@igimv.org or visit https://www.igimv.org/employment 

Mass Audubon - Felix Neck

Preschool Director - The Preschool Director commits the majority of their time to the administration, direction, supervision, and teaching at a Mass Audubon Nature Preschool in accordance with Mass Audubon’s Action Agenda strategic goals and Mass Audubon’s education frameworks, standards, and practices, and policies. Specifically, they are responsible for the coordination and oversight of all curriculum and program development, licensing and risk management, marketing and registration, staff hiring and supervision, program evaluation and budget management for the nature preschool that they direct. The Preschool Director supervises full-time, benefitted staff as well as part-time regularly schedules and per diem educators, depending on each school’s staffing plan and teaches in the classroom and outdoors as needed. 

Please see the full position description and application details here. 

Preschool Teacher- Mass Audubon seeks a MA EEC certified part-time preschool teacher for Fern & Feather Preschool at Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary in Edgartown. The preschool serves children ages 3 to 5 for full-day preschool programing. Our program is in alignment with the public school calendar, September to June. The ideal candidate must possess a love of nature, have experience teaching preschool age children, and be comfortable teaching outdoors year-round. The teacher will be expected to assist the full-time teachers as needed and work with a team of educators to provide a high-quality environment for young children that helps them grow as learners, curious thinkers, community members, and life-long stewards of the natural world.

Please see the full position description and application details here. 

Vineyard Haven Public Library 

Children's Librarian- Creative and organized individual needed to provide outstanding customer service in a busy public library. The position performs professional work in planning, implementing and managing a comprehensive program of service to children and families, which includes but is not limited to collection development; planning and executing programs for children and caregivers; reader’s advisory and reference service; and computer support and instruction. Requires Bachelor’s Degree with coursework or experience with children's literature, child development, and library services for children. Master’s Degree in Library Science or equivalent preferred. Full-time (40 hours/week) year-round schedule includes evenings and weekends. Permanent year-round position with full benefits under union contract, salary range $58,956 -$73,706. Qualified applicants should submit an application, resume and cover letter to pbennett@tisburyma.gov by June 14 2024. Application available on Town website under Human Resources at www.tisburyma.gov. EOE. Apply here.  

Martha's Vineyard Community Services

Early Education and Care Center Program Director- The Program Director oversees the day-to-day operations of the Early Education and Care Center, which serves children ages 3 months – 5 years-old. The Program Director is responsible for creating a warm, welcoming and responsive environment for children and families and fostering a supportive and collaborative culture amongst staff.

Early Education and Care Center Assistant Director- The Assistant Director supports the day-to-day operations of the Early Education and Care Center, which serves children ages 3 months – 5 years-old. The Assistant Director is responsible for creating a warm, welcoming and responsive environment for children and families and fostering a supportive and collaborative culture amongst staff.

IT Assistant - The IT Assistant performs system maintenance and updates as appropriate. Provides staff with technology support, which includes troubleshooting operating systems, applications, and network issues, answering questions regarding application use, and the installation of software. This is a part-time 20 hour per week position.

Executive Assistant- responsible for performing a variety of administrative duties, including, but not limited to, answering the phone, filing, simple posting, preparation of standard forms and property/inventory management. Also responsible for processing accounts payable. Responsible for compiling minutes for Board meetings, program director and finance committee meetings. Responsible for keeping material confidential and using independent judgment.

VP of Behavioral Health - This position is an integral part of a bold new initiative to more fully develop Martha’s Vineyard Center for Behavioral Health. Developed in response to the agency’s Strategic Assessment and Planning process, the VP of Behavioral Health reports to the VP of Quality and Clinical Operations and assumes full responsibility for the MV Center for Behavioral Health and all of its component programs.

For more information and full position descriptions, please visit https://www.mvcommunityservices.org/who-we-are/employment/

Harbor Homes of Martha's Vineyard

Executive Director- Harbor Homes of Martha’s Vineyard is seeking an Executive Director. The Executive Director is responsible for planning, developing, and administering a range of homeless prevention programs and services that support Islanders who are facing housing insecurity or homelessness. The ED is expected to ensure that Harbor Homes programs utilize best practices, are of high quality and in compliance with local, state, and federal regulations. Qualifications include demonstrated success in providing leadership and program development of a non-profit organization and experience with strategic planning and ability to develop and oversee budgets. A bachelor’s degree in human services or a related field is required and a master’s degree in human services, business or in a related field is preferred.

Read the full job description at www.harborhomesmv.org. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to hello@harborhomesmv.org.

Martha's Vineyard Camp Meeting Association 

Gift Shop Attendant- The Martha’s Vineyard Camp Meeting Association is seeking a Gift Shop Attendant to ensure visitors feel welcomed when entering the MVCMA Gift Shop. Duties include, but are not limited to customer service, gift shop sales, and maintaining a clean, inviting gift shop for guests. We are looking for someone that can work independently, has experience in visitor services and/or retail (not required), communicates effectively with both guests and staff, and provides a friendly, welcoming atmosphere for all that visit us.

Full position description available here. Please email generalmanager@mvcma.org with any questions. 

Vineyard Conservation Society 

Summer Internship- Passionate about the environment? Come work with us this summer! VCS is looking for an energetic individual who’s passionate about protecting the environment. Summer is always a bit hectic, and our team is looking for a little extra support to help our events and programs run smoothly. Some of the work is basic office support and help with event logistics, but we would also love to involve you in our initiatives and campaigns as the season progresses. If you are enthusiastic about environmental work and are eager to learn more about VCS while supporting our programs, please send us a letter of interest and resume. Depending on your interests and skill sets different opportunities may be available. Please include the dates and times you are available. We are looking forward to meeting you!

Full position description linked here. If interested, please send your resume to info@vineyardconservation.org

MV Agricultural Society 

Administrative Assistant- The Administrative Assistant is responsible for the day-to-day administrative operations of the Society. They are the main coordinator responsible for ensuring the members, volunteers, and public receive the information they need in a timely fashion. This position plays a vital role in enabling and fostering communication and dissemination of information between all groups, including being the primary customer service provider to the public. This is a part-time, year round position. 

For full position description and to apply visit: https://marthasvineyardagriculturalsociety.org/employment-opportunities 

The Yard 

The Yard is now hiring! The Yard is looking for a variety of positions to support our 2024 summer season:

Summer Production Manager - in charge of all technical aspects of performances, workshops and engagement events. Includes staff supervision, working directly with artists, staging work (heavy lifting and climbing ladders) and some lighting design.

Summer Marketing Manager - oversee all marketing, promotion, box office and database management. Supervise marketing staff and volunteers.

These positions are available immediately, starting remotely in March/April and then in-person from June 9th - August 3rd. Housing is provided. 

Production Assistants - assist with tech for performances, workshops and engagement events, includes heavy lifting and climbing ladders, staging, and some audio and lighting work. These positions are in-person from June 9th - August 3rd. Housing is provided.

We are also hiring an Administrative Assistant. This is a year-round, part time, in-person position. Island residents are preferred.

For full job descriptions and salary, visit www.dancetheyard.org/careers. Applications accepted on a rolling basis until positions are filled. To apply, email your resume, a brief cover letter, and contact information for two professional references to jobs@dancetheyard.org. If you have questions or need help with your application, contact Yvonne Mendez yvonnemendez@dancetheyard.org.

Island Elderly Housing 

Maintenance Foreman/Manager- full time with benefits.  This position is responsible for the on-site management of maintenance and repair for the building and grounds for the 11 properties of IEH. The position requires general experience and knowledge in all areas of maintenance.  This position work with tenants, manages employees and schedules and oversees work performed by vendors. Must have previous management experience and 5+ years’ experience in general building maintenance. 

For more information about Island Elderly Housing or our positions, visit our website, www.iehmv.orgPlease send resumes to leller@iehmv.org

Martha's Vineyard Center for Living

Van Driver (part-time)- MV Center for Living seeks a part time van driver. No CDL required. 

For more information, please contact lesliec@mvcenter4living.org.

Island Housing Trust (IHT) 

Advancement Associate - The Island Housing Trust (IHT) is a non-profit community land trust and community development corporation on the Island of Martha’s Vineyard. This position will report to the Chief Advancement Officer for the first 6 months of employment and then the Director of Annual Giving. The is a full-time, 40 hours per week, hybrid position requiring 2-3 days per week in the Martha’s Vineyard IHT office, providing administrative support to the Advancement department. We are seeking an organized person with attention to detail and excellent computer skills. Prior admin experience is preferred.

For more information, visit https://www.ihtmv.org/job-openings/ or contact Breeze Tonnesen at btonnesen@ihtmv.org

Communication Ambassador Partnership of Martha’s Vineyard

Mentorship Coordinator - Communication Ambassador Partnership of Martha’s Vineyard (CAP) Stepping Stones Mentorship program was created to support immigrant and first generation young adults with high school to career/college pathways.  CAP Stepping Stones was developed to match immigrant/first generation young adults with community member mentors to navigate cultural and linguistic differences that may impact access to scholarships, post high school preparation, and planning opportunities while offering  opportunities for mentees, mentors, families, and school staff to learn about how to support immigrant youth access to US higher education systems and community resources.  Mentors guide young adults through the stepping stones of college and/or career planning while forming positive long lasting relationships.

Read the full mentorship position here. To learn more and apply, contact CAP at capmvy@gmail.com. 

Martha's Vineyard Film Society/Center

Theatre Operations Coordinator- The MV Film Center (Martha's Vineyard) is seeking a Theatre Operations Coordinator. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Theatre Coordinator is responsible for the daily operation of the film center/cinema 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. Working evenings, weekends, and some holidays are required (those who like their mornings free will love this): 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, 6 nights a week. Some deviations to this schedule occurs during the year.

A full job description will be sent to interested candidates upon request by email. Please email rich@mvfilmsociety.com. We will help you find housing and a possible allowance if needed if relocating to our island location.

MV Chamber Music Society 

Production Help (freelance)- Our small non-profit is looking for production help on a freelance hourly basis. Ideally someone familiar with Excel, Weebly (ordering and website design), Constant Contact, writing press releases. Also available for on-site production help at live concert events.

For more information, please visit https://www.mvcms.org/mvcms-help-wanted.html or contact (774) 255-3105‬

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.

For more information, visit https://hospiceofmv.org/careers/ 

Board Opportunities

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

Harbor Homes

Harbor Homes of Martha's Vineyard strives to ensure that low-income Island individuals and families who are homeless or facing homelessness have access to safe, sanitary, and secure housing so they can participate as health and productive citizens. We invite an individual who shares our mission to join our board and serve as our Treasurer. The board Treasurer supports the success of Harbor Homes through financial reporting, compliance, and financial strategy. If you are interested in joining an active and dynamic board, visit our website www.harborhomesmv.com and contact Jennifer at jenniferhhmv@gmail.com to learn more.

Vineyard Conservation Society 

Join the board of the Vineyard Conservation Society (VCS)!

VCS believes in a largely unspoiled Martha’s Vineyard, where natural and human communities thrive and flourish together with minimal conflict; a sustainable future ensured through preserved land, clean water, and a protected biological heritage. The VCS Board is composed of year-round and seasonal residents who are passionate about preserving the environment. We are looking for someone to fill the treasurer's role. We have 8 board meetings/year, and expect some involvement in at least one committee. If interested, please email info@vineyardconservation.org

MVYRADIO 

As part of our commitment to serving the people in our broadcast area, MVYRADIO has a Community Advisory Board.  The CAB's role in the station’s mission is both unique and important.  CAB members are volunteers who provide critical feedback on the station's programming and its strategic direction to help MVYRADIO fulfill its role as an community institution.  The only commitment to becoming a CAB member is to regularly attend the quarterly CAB meetings, which can be done in-person or on Zoom.  If you’re interested in learning more about being an MVYRADIO CAB member, visit www.mvyradio.org/board

The Yard 

The Yard is a creation and performance organization for artists from around the globe, that offers exhilarating, wide-ranging, and educational arts experiences through performances, residencies, and community activities to the island. We are seeking Board members to join us in 2024! The Yard's Board provides direction, guidance, and oversight of the leadership of the organization, and supports the work of the mission for national dance makers and the local island community. The success of The Yard relies on the diverse perspectives of its Board, and the relationship between Board governance and The Yard's staff to fulfill our cultural mission.

If you are interested, please reach out to board.chair@dancetheyard.org.

MV Mediation Program 

MV Mediation Program (MVMP) is Looking for Leaders: MVMP Board service is an opportunity to serve with a group of dynamic individuals dedicated to providing essential services and promoting the vision of creating an island of competent, capable, and effective conflict resolvers.

MVMP provides mediation for a wide variety of matters, including:

  • Disputes between community members,
  • Small claims court matters,
  • Family and divorce conflicts,
  • Housing issues, and
  • Agriculture mediations.
We also provide conflict resolution training to youth through island schools, workplace conflict management services, conflict coaching, and more. In addition to board opportunities, volunteers are welcome to support any one of these programs.

Contact us for more information. info@mvmediation.com, www.mvmediation.org, 508.693.2999.

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 carrie.fyler@gmail.com.

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!

Vineyard Village at Home

Vineyard Village At Home provides on island rides for our members.  Volunteers receive emails detailing the rides needed, and the volunteer can sign up for anything that fits into his or her schedule.  For more information, contact Lynn Orlando at vineyardvillage@gmail.com.

Grace Church 

We are excited to announce our 2024 Summer Lobster Roll Fundraiser Season and are seeking dedicated volunteers to help us make this event a success!
Volunteer Hours: Every Friday from June 14 through August 30, 2024, 2:30 - 6:00 p.m.
Volunteer Meeting: June 6, 2024, 5:00 p.m. at Grace Church, Vineyard Haven
Attendance at the meeting is not mandatory for volunteers.
Perks: Volunteers receive a small discount on our already lowest-priced lobster rolls on the island!
How to Volunteer: Please call to let us know your availability, specifying the hour(s) and day(s) you can volunteer. 508.693.0332

Join us for a summer filled with fun and fulfillment, all while supporting a great cause. Your efforts will play a crucial role in continuing our tradition of community engagement and serving delicious lobster rolls!

Martha's Vineyard Hospital 

Now seeking volunteers! MV Hospital is relaunching our volunteer program. We have several positions we are trying to fill for this summer. Please visit the website for more informationhttps://mvhospital.org/charitable-giving/volunteer/


Oak Bluffs Association 

Office Support: Seeking assistant to the executive director regarding Neon One and membership. Knowledge of a CRM is most important.

Also seeking volunteers for annual events! OBA runs 6 different events a year in the shoulder seasons. Pride in OB, Harborfest, Juneteenth, Tivoli Day, Halloween in OB, and the annual Tree Lighting, Light Up OB. All are Free and open to the public of all ages and abilities. Two of the events are Festivals or street fairs.

Volunteer tasks: measuring booth space, and overseeing artisan/vendors booths during the course of the day. 4-5 hours. Clean up is usually done by merchants themselves. Juneteenth is a Day at Inkwell Beach...handing out popsicles, beverages or chips, maybe helping with an activity . Halloween and Christmas are out doors and usually assisting children, getting people to stay on the sidewalks, orchestrating crowds that are having fun. It's utter chaos but totally fun times for all. Usually we have musicians involved. Take your pick of events when timing is right. Pride Parade: Sat. June 8, Harborfest: June 15, Juneteenth: June 19, Tivoli Day: Sept 21, Halloween: Oct 26, Light up OB: Nov 30. 

For more information and to sign up to volunteer, email oakbluffsassociation@gmail.com. 

Island Grown Initiative

IGI Gleaning - Gleaning volunteers harvest produce from Island farms to share with the community. We spend extra time removing old leaves, checking for spots, and handling produce with care. Gleans take about an hour and a half and we have several gleans each week during summer and fall harvest seasons. Volunteers keep a share of the harvest for themselves. New volunteers are always welcome.

IGI Kitchen - Kitchen volunteers prepare ingredients for IGI’s Prepared Meals program. Volunteers will help process gleaned or surplus produce to be frozen for later use and prepare ingredients for cooking meals. Tasks will include washing, peeling, chopping produce, assembling meals, labeling, bagging produce before freezing.

IGI Pantry - Volunteers at the Island Food Pantry assume many different roles: unloading weekly delivery trucks, stocking shelves, sorting donations, assisting clients with check-in and shopping, bagging groceries, sorting produce, and delivering food to clients who are unable to shop in-person. The Pantry operates six days a week. Shift times vary from 2 to 4 hours. It is best for consistency if volunteers can regularly commit to the same shift week to week, but we're also looking for volunteers to add to our substitute/on-call list.

Website: www.igimv.org/volunteer 

Contact: Willoughby Smith, office@igimv.org

American Red Cross of MA

Disaster Cycle Services Volunteer. Supporting teams that prevent, provide relief, and recovery for people experiencing disasters. Both virtual and in-person positions available

If interested, please contact Sean Schofield at sean.schofield@redcross.org.

Healthy Aging MV 

Would you like to help Older Adults understand the risks of falling and how to lessen the likelihood of a fall in the future? We are looking for individuals who have a passion for helping the Island's Older Adult community. For a stipend of $200, you'll teach a class of about 15 Older Adults on how to understand the risks of falling and how to lessen the likelihood of falls. Specifically, you'll give weekly classes on "Preventing Falls." The course you'll be trained to give is called "Matter of Balance," the curriculum for which is licensed by Healthy Aging MV on behalf of the Island's 4 Councils on Aging (COAs). You'd work with HAMV and the COAs to identify an 8-week period that works with your schedule, then deliver a 2-hr class each week for 8 weeks.

For more information, contact Cindy Trish at ctrish@hamv.org

West Tisbury Library Foundation, Inc

Our purpose is to keep a warm and lively conversation going with a broad community that absolutely loves the West Tisbury Library and wants to support it. When it comes to donor relations, this involves data entry, writing emails and letters, simple bookkeeping, and attention to detail — almost all done from home. If you have these skills, and about 10 hours/week (less in summer, more in fall) we need your help. We're a small, close, friendly team of unpaid volunteers pitching in to keep our library vibrant!

For more information or to get involved, email WTLF2575@gmail.com

Martha's Vineyard Chamber Music Society

Concert Help: Help with set up, will call door attendance and pass out programs to concert attendees. Attend the concert for Free! Fall dates: October 27th, 4PM, Nov 11, 4 PM, Nov 19 4 PM.

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

Vineyard Conservation Society 

Office Help: Looking for a volunteer to help with light office work, 2-4 hrs/week. Must have own laptop and basic computer skills.

Beach BeFrienders: Join our monthly beach cleanup! Each month on the 4th Saturday we meet at a different location. Email us to register or go to our website events page

Events: Sign up to help at one of our events! Annual Beach Cleanup after party in April, Climate Fair in May, and other, smaller events throughout the year.

Mailings: Do you like to meet new people and chat while sealing envelopes? Sign up to help us with our mailings!

Contact: Signe Benjamin, info@vineyardconservation.org

Second Chance Animal Rescue

Pet Photographer: Looking for someone to help take pictures of the animals. After 4pm and weekends if available.

Marketing Support: Looking for someone to post on Facebook and Petfinder about available pets. Volunteers can do at home.

If interested, please email Kym Cyr at Scarofmv@gmail.com. 

Martha's Vineyard Center for Living

Have you been looking for a place to volunteer? Brighten someone’s day, and help us deliver our services to older adults at MV Center for Living. Whether you’d like to present at the Supportive Day Program, sing with us, play cards, or serve on our board, we’d love for you to join our team! Please call 508-939-9440.

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 info@dancetheyard.org.

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.

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 Sandra620@gmail.com

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, Sofia@mistymeadowsmv.org

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 www.CapeBigs.org or email Deb Martin DMartin@capebigs.org

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, sue@writingthrough.org

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, organizes community events and educational programs for farmers and homesteaders on our grounds in West Tisbury. We are looking for volunteers interested in helping out at our larger community events like the Agricultural Fair and Harvest Festival. Please sign yourself up for our volunteer list and we will reach out as opportunities arise! We are also looking for adults interested in leading 4-H groups for Island youth.

Email programs@mvagsoc.org if you have any questions about 4-H!

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.

Contact: friendsvhlibrary@gmail.com

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, 

chickenalleyvolunteers@gmail.com

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!

Website: https://hospiceofmv.org/volunteer/

ContactJennifer Angell at jangell@hospiceofmv.org 

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.

Website: https://www.escci.org/

Contact: 508-693-4393 or email MV Director Megan Panek at megan.panek@escci.org

MV Mediation 

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

Website: https://www.mvmediation.org/

Contact: Sara Barnes, info@mvmediation.org








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