Martha's Vineyard nonprofit volunteer and job opportunities.
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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 email@example.com
Misty Meadows Equine Learning Center
Description: Horse Handler - lead a horse during one of our lessons to support a student who is learning. Walking on uneven surfaces and some jogging required. Volunteer times are an average of two hours, one time per week at our 55 Misty Meadows Lane farm in West Tisbury.
Website: www.mistymeadowsmv.orgContact: Liz, firstname.lastname@example.org
Harbor Homes of Martha's Vineyard
Description: Do you like gardening? Harbor Homes operates 2 buildings that provide housing for formerly homeless residents. While residents mow the lawns, they both have perennial gardens that are over grown and full of weeds. We would like to see the outside appearances beautified. We would love to have a volunteer(s) to help us keep up the gardens. We provide gardening tools and new plantings as needed.
Contact: Karen Tewhey, email@example.com
Description: Havenside is an affordable senior housing community in downtown Vineyard Haven. We are looking for volunteers with handy person and/or carpentry skills to help with some repairs and renovations around our 4 building complex.
Description: We are in the need of mediators. Training available.
Contact: Sarah Barnes, firstname.lastname@example.org
Description: Person with IT/ computer skills, able to edit and upload photos of merchandise (dolls) to website store.
Contact: Marsha Winsryg, email@example.com
Martha's Vineyard Chamber Music Society
Description: Looking for the following volunteer positions:
Contact: Kim Baumhofer, firstname.lastname@example.org
Sassafras Earth Education
Description: Volunteers are most needed for the LandCulture project as well as to finish our barn.
Contact: Saskia Vanderhoop, email@example.com
Island Grown Initiative
Island Grown Schools: Island 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 Processing: Work 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: Melissa Petrosinelli, firstname.lastname@example.org
New job opportunities at island nonprofits:
Island Elderly Housing
Service Coordinator: Island Elderly Housing is currently looking for a full time or part time Service Coordinator to support our residents with obtaining the supportive services that they need to maintain their independent living. This position requires working with and maintaining good relationships with our residents.To apply or learn more, visit https://www.iehmv.org/ or email email@example.com
Martha's Vineyard Chamber of Commerce
Executive Director- The Martha’s Vineyard Chamber of Commerce (MVCC) is seeking an experienced, engaging and charismatic executive director to lead the Chamber into the future by promoting the island as a premier, all-season vacation destination.
To apply, visit https://www.mvy.com/hiring.html
Martha's Vineyard Shellfish Group
Seasonal Shellfish Hatchery and Restoration - The MV Shellfish Group (MVSG), a non-profit 501(c)3 organization on Martha’s Vineyard, is inviting applicants to apply to work with us for the 2022 hatchery season. All employees will work in the MVSG hatcheries, and some will be needed for additional projects.
To apply, visit http://www.mvshellfishgroup.org/.
Elder Services of Cape Cod and the Islands
Care Manager- Elder Services of Cape Cod and the Islands is seeking a Care Manager for their Martha’s Vineyard Office to perform needs assessments, service planning procurement, and monitoring of services. B.S. in Social work or related field required. 39/ hours a week. 45,968 annually plus generous benefits.
To apply, send cover letter and resume to Kate Bruster, Human Resources. Kate.Bruster@escci.org
Martha's Vineyard Museum
Visitor Services Manager- The Visitor Services Manager will actively participate, oversee and direct the daily activities, schedules, and assignments of staff to operate the Museum’s front desk, gift shop and cafe.
Information Technology Administrator- The Information Technology Administrator works at the center of this initiative creating and maintaining MVM’s digital infrastructure while ensuring it is flexible enough to keep pace with innovation. They are also responsible for the constant translation of traditional museum content into narrative and images that conform to the constantly changing conditions of electronic information consumption.
Development Director - Manages and implements all fundraising, membership and development activities of MVM.
To apply, visit: Mvmuseum.org/jobs
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Eastern Massachusetts
Program Services Coordinator- As a Program Services Coordinator – Match Support, you will play a truly unique role in the healthy development of the Big and Little match relationship. Through phone calls, emails, and other events you will provide on-going match support to increase the quality and duration of the match relationship and identify any child safety issues for volunteers, children and their families.
To apply, visit https://emassbigs.org/program-services-mv/
Director of Development and Communications: This position will lead the transformation of fundraising, marketing and communications to maximize growth-orientated capabilities to deliver on its long-term vision and mission.
Development and Communications Associate: This position reports to the Director of Development and Communications and is responsible for assisting in and supporting fundraising operations.
Clinical Office Assistant: This position is responsible for supporting all clinical office front end processes including intake, referral, billing liaison, scheduling and other office functions to ensure compliance of the hospice services consistent with Hospice & Palliative Care of Martha’s Vineyard (HPCMV) policies and procedures and all applicable state and federal laws.
Please reply to Cathy Wozniak, 508-693-0189, firstname.lastname@example.org
Island Housing Trust
Finance & Asset Manager: Island Housing Trust, a non-profit developer of year-round affordable ownership and rental homes on the island of Martha’s Vineyard, has a job opening for a Finance & Asset Manager, a senior management position reporting to the Executive Director. Responsibilities include leading and managing all financial functions and providing expert guidance in all aspects of IHT’s financial management including IHT’s related entities.
Please send resumes to Philippe Jordi at email@example.com
Executive Director: The Executive Director is the senior staff member of Harbor Homes of Martha’s Vineyard who is responsible for providing leadership for the organization as well as operational responsibility for staff, programs, expansion, and execution of its mission.
Full time Homeless Prevention Case Worker: Meet with individuals and families who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless. Assist them in applying for housing programs and services.
To apply, visit https://www.harborhomesmv.com/.
Marketing and Development Manager: The Marketing & Development Manager will raise the visibility of The Yard, support for its mission, and engagement in its programs through creative and strategic outreach. This newly created position will oversee marketing and communications activities for The Yard and manage aspects of its development operation.
Production Manager: The Production Manager oversees all performances and other live or virtual events produced or otherwise run by The Yard.
Sound Supervisor: We are seeking a Sound Supervisor for the 2022 summer season. The Sound Supervisor oversees all aspects of all audio-related production at The Yard, including programming and running Qlab, designing and implementing sound systems and setups for shows and live music, working with guest designers and creative teams, and assisting in the design of new works.
Full job description and application instructions at dancetheyard.org/careers.
Misty Meadows Equine Learning Center
Misty Meadows is currently seeking:
Please email Sarah McKay to apply, firstname.lastname@example.org
Chilmark Community Center
Executive Director: CCC is recruiting an Executive Director with the expertise and leadership capacity to help us further build out and implement the process of building a diverse, inclusive and equitable organization.Full job description and application procedures at https://chilmarkcommunitycenter.org/work-with-us
Lagoon Pond AssociationShellfish Summer Intern: a 32hr/week seasonal intern who will be shared between the two Towns of Oak Bluffs and Vineyard Haven, working in the Lagoon Pond.
Please email us at email@example.com.
Martha's Vineyard Community Services
Director of Marketing & Communications: The Director of Marketing & Communications is responsible for planning and executing all MV Community Services (MVCS) marketing strategies, and for creating and maintaining a favorable public image by communicating programs and services, accomplishments, and points of view.
Administrative Assistant: The Administrative Assistant is responsible for all administrative functions in support of the DMC team—including gift entry and acknowledgment, administrative support for committees and subcommittees, basic website updates, meeting/small donor event coordination, and social media backup.
To apply visit: https://www.mvcommunityservices.org/admin-jobs/
Edgartown Public Library
Programs Coordinator – Library Assistant: Under the general direction of the Library Director, this position is responsible for developing, planning, promoting, and hosting both virtual and in-person adult programming that provides a culturally relevant, engaging, and inspiring roster of events for a devoted following of patrons, all year long.
Qualified applicants should submit a town application, resume, and cover letter (which highlights any prior event or program planning experience) to Library Director Lisa Sherman at firstname.lastname@example.org
Program Director- The Program Director will be responsible for designing and implementing on-site educational, agricultural, and arts programming. They will work with the Slough Farm team to imagine, organize, and carry out programs throughout the year.
2022 Garden Crew- We are hiring one full-time crew member and one part-time crew member for the growing season, who will work to keep the Slough Farm vegetable garden(s) maintained, harvested and tended.
For full job descriptions and to apply, visit https://www.sloughfarm.org/hiring