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Job Listings

New job opportunities at island nonprofits:

The Yard 

Administrative Assistant: The Yard (Chilmark, MA) is a creation and performance organization for artists from around the globe, that offers exhilarating performances and educational arts experiences for the Island community. The Yard is seeking a part time Administrative Assistant to manage the office and complete administrative duties with a focus on finance and development. Must be a warm and engaging, first point-of-contact for Yard patrons and community members. Duties include greeting walk-in visitors; answering phone calls and distributing messages; managing Yard email and phone accounts, collecting and sorting mail; and checking-in audience members, youth programs, and workshop attendees at Yard events. The Admin Assistant regularly manages communication with The Yard’s Bookkeeper and supports basic financial processes, such as artist payments, managing vendor & customer accounts, coding and classing expenses and income, managing receipts and reimbursements, making bank deposits, and reconciling reports.

Please see the full job description and application instructions here. If you need assistance or accommodations in applying for this job, please email our Programming Director, Yvonne Mendez at yvonnemendez@dancetheyard.org

Harbor Homes 

Operations Assistant: The Operations Assistant reports to the Executive Director and is responsible for providing administrative support to ensure that the organization runs smoothly and efficiently by handling day-to-day tasks and assisting with the running of facilities owned by Harbor Homes. The Operations Assistant will play a role in organizing digital records, reports, and accounting processes compliance with established policies and procedures, as well as supporting the payroll and HR administration. Occasional administrative support for the Executive Director and other Harbor Homes leadership as needed.

For more information and to apply, visit https://www.harborhomesmv.com/jobs. 

Vineyard Haven Public Library 

Adult Program Coordinator: Vineyard Haven Public Library is seeking creative, organized, and tech-savvy candidates for the position of Adult Program Coordinator! This position will be responsible for all aspects of planning and producing appealing, high-quality programs for adults, including generating ideas, booking presenters, and publicizing and hosting events. Writes press releases, creates promotional materials, and performs other professional library work. Requires a Bachelor’s degree with work experience in community programming, library services or a related field. The ideal candidate will have excellent oral and written communication skills, comfort with technology, and an interest in current events, literature, arts and culture. Permanent year-round position with full benefits under union contract, salary range $55,019 - $68,716. 40 hours per week schedule includes regular evening and weekend hours.

Qualified applicants should submit an application, resume and cover letter by March 15th 2024. EOE. Apply online here

MVYRADIO

MVYRADIO DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANT – PART TIME (20-24 hours a week) Mon-Thurs. 11:00am-3:30 **Note - days/hours are flexible for the right candidate.

Our fundraising team is searching for an organized outgoing individual to assist in connecting with donors, planning events, and finding support for our local nonprofit radio station.  Full job description and application information at www.mvyradio.org/jobs

BiodiversityWorks

Seasonal Wildlife Technician (April-October): BiodiversityWorks seeks an early career conservation professional to assist our staff with monitoring and research projects on a variety of wildlife species with a focus on beach nesting-birds and the island’s bat populations. Responsibilities include: (1) locating, monitoring, and protecting nesting pairs of piping plovers, least terns, and American oystercatchers, (2) bat acoustic surveys, assisting with mist netting, and potentially telemetry, (3) collecting color-band resight data for black skimmer and endangered roseate terns (4) Assisting with other various wildlife projects as needed (5) recording data in field notebook and electronic databases, (6) creating GIS/Google Earth maps from GPS data, (7) maintaining communication with supervisors, (8) participating in weekly meetings (9) creating a poster project and participating in our annual fundraising event, (10) working with and coordinating volunteers and interns, (11) assisting with data compilation and summary reports, and (12) other duties as required.  40 hrs/week. Work days include weekends, holidays, and irregular hours.

Full position description and application instructions available here. All applications must be received by midnight on 2/25/24. 

Island Elderly Housing 

Bookkeeper/Office Manager-Part time - Island Elderly Housing is looking for a bookkeeper/office manager- 24 hours per week (days/ hours flexible) This position is responsible for overseeing the daily office operations of IEH and for general bookkeeping.  Must have 2-5 years of administrative and bookkeeping/banking experience. Experience and proficiency with computer accounting systems.  

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

The Conservation Finance Network 

Project & Operations CoordinatorThe Project & Operations Coordinator is responsible for planning, facilitating, and managing conservation finance projects, contracts, and events along with internal processes and administration. You will play a key role in supporting business operations at CFN, including internal systems, convenings, capacity building activities, technical assistance delivery, governance coordination, database management, communications, research projects, and fundraising. You will join a small, entrepreneurial team with the Executive Director, Forest Finance Program Associate, and Steering Committee to strengthen and grow CFN's impact. This role is designed for someone who is seeking a project and operations position in a purpose-driven organization with ambitious (yet realistic!) goals.

This position is remote with a preference for southern New England. See full job description here or email jobs@conservation-finance.org. 

Aquinnah Public Library

Program Coordinator/Library Associate- The Aquinnah Public Library seeks a creative, organized, detail-oriented individual with a commitment to providing excellent customer service. This position has a strong focus on programming and children’s services. Bachelor's Degree in a related field required and library experience preferred; one  year’s prior relevant work experience; or any equivalent combination of education or work experience will be considered. Computer and database management skills are a must.  Year-round, 20.5 hour benefited position requires Saturdays and evenings. $26.47 per hour.

Job description and application are available at the library or by emailing aq_mail@clamsnet.org. Please submit cover letter, Town of Aquinnah employment application, and resume to Rosa Parker, Library Director at aq_mail@clamsnet.org. Applications will also be accepted in-person at the library. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, with preference given to applications received by Friday, February 9th, 2024. The Town of Aquinnah is an EOE.

Lagoon Pond Association 

Spend the summer working on the water! Paid Internship - The Lagoon Pond Association is again sponsoring a paid internship to work with both the Oak Bluffs and Tisbury Shellfish Departments. This year we are hiring 2 Interns, one to work with the Tisbury Shellfish and one to work with the Oak Bluffs Shellfish Department. This intern will assist in the day-to-day duties of the specific towns department, including, but not limited to, bay scallop, quahog and soft-shell clam propagation and stock enhancement. Other responsibilities will include assisting with phytoplankton sampling and identification as well as predator control in Lagoon Pond. Experience on the water and with boat operation is a plus, however, training for boat operation and other necessary equipment will be provided. The start date is mid-late June and ending mid-late August.

For further information please contact Doug Reece 508-335-2564 or dreecemvisland@gmail.com

Martha's Vineyard Art Association

Join our team at Old Sculpin Gallery (home of the Martha's Vineyard Art Association) as we celebrate 70 years of Island art!  For more detailed information and to apply, please email: director@oldsculpingallery.org

Full Time Seasonal Gallery Manager- Seeking an enthusiastic, organized and art loving seasonal, full-time Gallery Manager beginning May, 2024 (with the possibility of part time work in the off season). The  Gallery Manager is responsible for overseeing the daily operations and management and will report to the Director.

Part Time Summer Art Teacher(s)- Come teach art at the beloved Old Sculpin Gallery! Responsibilities include: 

  • Plan a variety of engaging art lessons for children ages 7-12. 

  • Foster a positive and encouraging learning environment. 

  • Provide guidance and support to help children explore their artistic potential.

All classes are held on site, Monday-Friday, 9:30-11am, for the months of July and August, 2024. [Note: will consider job share]

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.

Vineyard Conservation Society 

Director of Advocacy and Community Organizing- The VCS Director of Advocacy and Community Organizing will help advance environmental community action consistent with the VCS mission. VCS believes that strong and mindful environmental advocacy and action are critical to the long term health and well being of the Island and its wild and human communities.

For more information or to apply, please see the full job description here or contact jobs@vineyardconservation.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

Trustees of Reservations 

Trustees of Reservations are hiring Stewardship Managers, Stewards & Trail Specialists throughout Massachusetts! The Trustees is our nation’s oldest land conservation and preservation organization. We manage, protect and share almost 125 irreplaceable, natural and historic properties across New England, including Castle Hill and the Crane Estate, World’s End and the deCordova Sculpture Park & Museum, to name but a few. Our Steward & Trails teams pay a large role in maintaining, protecting and conserving over 40,000 acres of land encompassing historic properties, farms and homesteads, campsites and hiking trails and more. Responsibilities run the gamut according to property, but typically include a mix of landscaping, light carpentry, painting projects, event assistance, and trails and invasive plant management. If you have farming, property management or professional landscaping experience, a hands-on attitude and love working in the great outdoors 365 days/year, this could be a great opportunity for you. Full Time Roles: • Stewardship Manager - Charles River Valley; Greater Dover, MA area • Stewardship Manager - Marthas Vineyard, MA • Conservation Restriction Stewardship Specialist- Leominster, MA • Steward - Boston Community Gardens; Greater Boston area Seasonal Positions Available: • Seasonal Winterlights Steward – Bradley Estate; Canton; MA • Seasonal Park & Conservation Steward - Powisset Farm; Dover • Seasonal Trail Steward - Stevens Coolidge and Moose Hill Farm; North Andover • Seasonal Steward - Naumkeag; Stockbridge, MA • Seasonal Steward - Weir River; Hingham, MA

Visit their website or contact careers@thetrustees.org. 

Island Grown Initiative

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 any of the positions listed, email office@igimv.org or visit https://www.igimv.org/employment 

Vineyard Montessori School 

School Teachers- Do you want more from your work? Join the VMS team and we’ll invest in you becoming a trained Montessori teacher! The ideal candidate…

  • believes all children deserve a great start 

  • possesses a growth mindset and loves to learn

  • is present, mindful and caring

  • is motivated to earn Montessori teaching certification paid for by VMS

These are full-time, year-round positions. Montessori certification/experience/training is a plus. Starting salary of $45-$60K with excellent benefits. Applicants relocating to Martha’s Vineyard receive a moving stipend. 

Development Director- The Development Director is responsible for building and maintaining a growing community of donors, with a specific focus on upper-level donors and grant writing. Working collaboratively with the head of school and advancement team, they will cultivate, solicit, and steward individual donors at all levels, oversee the annual fund, and lead the school’s capital campaign.

This opportunity can be either part or full time. Competitive salary with excellent benefits. Professional development and career advancement opportunities provided.

Please send resumes for all positions by email to Debbie Jernegan, Head of School debbie@vineyardmontessori.comVMS is an EOE. 

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: 

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.

MVYRADIO

MVYRADIO is seeking interested candidates to join our Board. Our local, independent, public radio station serves Martha’s Vineyard, Cape Cod and surrounding areas, and streams worldwide with an eclectic music format, live DJs and community content.

The MVYRADIO Board provides oversight and governance for the paid staff. As we aim to serve the community, we want to ensure that the Board has adequate representation from the many constituencies in our area, including the African American, Indigenous, Brazilian and youth communities.

As an MVYRADIO Board member, you’ll participate in quarterly Board meetings, and are expected to participate in at least one sub-Committee, as well as attend some MVYRADIO public events and fundraisers to act as a station ambassador.

To learn more about opportunities on the MVYRADIO Board, contact Brenda Brathwaite, Chair of the MVYRADIO Governance Committee, brenda_brathwaite@verizon.net.

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!

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: https://www.igimv.org/

Contact: Willoughby Smith, office@igimv.org

The Trustees of Reservations

Calling all volunteers to join us on Saturday, March 9th from 10am-1pm for help planting beach grass to begin our stabilization efforts on Cape Poge Wildlife Refuge. Light refreshments will be provided at the Mytoi Gatehouse. Free transportation is available from the Chappy side of the Chappy ferry. Work gloves, comfortable shoes, and season-appropriate clothing are recommended.

If interested, email cdrogin@thetrustees.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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