Volunteer Opportunities

Martha's Vineyard

Aquinnah Public Library
Rosa Parker
Phone: 508-645-2314
Fax: 508-645-2188
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The Aquinnah Public Library strives to provide access to information, technology, and entertainment while fostering a warm and inviting sense of community... See More

Camp Jabberwocky
Phone: 508-687-0967 (year round) 508-693-2339 (June-August Only)
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From the end of June to the end of August, Camp Jabberwocky offers children and adults with a wide range of disabilities the chance to enjoy the summer in a small family-like community – living together and enjoying jam-packed days filled with adventurous activities and experiences that are safe, empowering, exciting and fun... See More

Community Solar Greenhouse
Phone: 508-693-2019
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The greenhouse is a cooperative composed of members sharing a dedication to horticulture and conservation... See More

DAR Martha’s Vineyard
Phone: 508-627-5955
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Seacoast Defence Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution. The DAR is a nonprofit, non-political women’s volunteer service organization... See More

Edgartown Council on Aging
Paul Mohair
Phone: 508-627-4368
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Mission Statement: To meet the needs of Edgartown seniors while promoting vital aging, growing older with dignity, independence and health... See More

Elder Law Project of South Coastal Counties Legal Services
Rasheda Dickerson
Phone: 800-244-9023
Fax: 508-676-8657
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The Elder Law Project of South Coastal Counties Legal Services makes an outreach visit to Marthas Vineyard the first Monday of each month, rotating between Edgartown, Oak Bluffs, Vineyard Haven (Tisbury) and the Up-Island Council on Aging in West Tisbury... See More

Elder Services of Cape Cod and the Islands
Phone: 508-394-4630 or 800-244-4630
Fax: 508-394-3712
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Elder Services of Cape Cod and the Islands, Inc. (ESCCI) is a private, not-for-profit community-based organization dedicated to serving older adults in the twenty-two towns of Barnstable, Dukes, and Nantucket counties... See More

Felix Neck Wildlife Sanctuary
Phone: 508-627-4850
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a place for everyone, protecting the habitats, wildlife, and spectacular views for which Martha’s Vineyard is renowned... See More

Good Shepherd Roman Catholic Parish
Rev. Michael Nagle
Phone: 508-693-0342
Fax: 508-693-8517
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Catholic Church and parish. Churches: Our Lady Star of the Sea Church, Oak Bluffs See More

Habitat for Humanity of ​Martha's Vineyard
Phone: 508-939-4573
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Our goal is to build simple, decent housing for families in the lowest qualifying income range.  Our homes are built with volunteer labor, donated materials and charitable donations... See More

Healthy Aging Martha's Vineyard
Paddy Moore
Phone: 508-693-1627
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The mission of Healthy Aging Martha’s Vineyard is to create an aging-friendly Island meeting the needs of the rapidly growing 65+ population and those who care for them... See More

HopeHealth / HopeHospice
Stacie Madden
Phone: 800-642-2423
Fax: 508-957-0229
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Hope Hospice is here to provide trusted care and support. With over 30 years of experience caring for thousands of people coping with life-limiting illness — we’re here for you, wherever you are, whenever you need us... See More

Hospice of Martha's Vineyard
Dr. Thomas Hallahan
Phone: 508-693-0189
Fax: 508-693-7229
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Hospice of Martha’s Vineyard is dedicated to a singular mission: To offer free, quality hospice care and counseling services to all those facing serious illness and death... See More

Houses of Grace / All-Island Clergy Association
Father Chip Seadale
Phone: 508-627-5330

January through mid-April, All-Island Clergy Association’s “Houses of Grace” program sponsors Warm Spaces and Cold Weather Shelters... See More

Island Food Pantry
Phone: 508-693-4764
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Emergency food assistance available all year. Call 508-693-4764. Located at the Stone Church at the corner of Church and William Streets, the Island Food Pantry is open MWF from 2:00-4:00 pm from mid October through mid April... See More

Island Food Rescue
Sophie Abrams
Phone: 508-687-9062
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Island Food Rescue is working towards creating a more sustainable food system through reduction, recovery, and recycling of food waste... See More

Island Grown Gleaning
Jamie Tara O’Gorman
Phone: 508-939-0841
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Island Grown Gleaning works with farmers to reduce crop waste and give their “seconds” a second chance!​ We donate gleaned produce to organizations serving low-income, hungry, and marginalized community members... See More

Island Health Care / Massachusetts Service Alliance Commonwealth Corps
Kathleen Samways
Phone: 508-627-5797 ext 114
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The Massachusetts Service Alliance Commonwealth Corps and Island Health Care Community Health Center are recruiting four service members to engage the Island community in the MV Partnership for Health’s wellness and healthy living goals... See More

Islanders Talk Benevolent Fund
Debby Athearn
Phone: 508-939-1646
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The Islanders Talk Benevolent Fund is a fund created for Islanders to help Islanders. See More

MV Partnership for Health
Kathleen Samways
Phone: 508-627-5797 ext 114
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Martha’s Vineyard Partnership for Health is a free program of Island Health Care Community Health Center, offering practical knowledge and skills to put participants in control of improving their own health... See More

MVAEMT, Inc.
Alan Ganapol
Phone: 914-318-1477
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Martha’s Vineyard’s only Accredited EMT (Emergency Medical Technician) Training Institute offering classes in CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation), basic and advanced life support as well as a program leading to national and state certification as an EMT... See More

Martha's Vineyard Boys and Girls Club Second Hand Store
Phone: 508-627-5683
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Martha’s Vineyard Boys and Girls Club Second Hand Store Accepts tax-deductible donations of quality used goods, furniture, art, clothing, jewelry, etc... See More

Martha's Vineyard Center for Living
Leslie Clapp
Phone: 508-939-9440
Fax: 508-939-9440
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Martha’s Vineyard Center for Living is a non-profit organization, working in collaboration with the local municipal Councils on Aging, Dukes County, and other service organiztions to provide programs and services for 55+ Islanders that promote dignity, self-worth, self sufficiency and a live lived to its fullest potential... See More

Martha's Vineyard Community Services
Phone: 508-693-7900
Fax: 508-693-7192
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Martha’s Vineyard Community Services (MVCS) is a health, education and human services agency serving Islanders of every economic circumstance and offering services that would otherwise be unaffordable or completely unavailable... See More

Martha's Vineyard Film Festival
Phone: 508-645-9599
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The Martha’s Vineyard Film Festival produces community events that celebrate all genres of film and spark discussion, debate and action... See More

Martha's Vineyard Helping Homeless Animals, Inc.

MVHHA is a cage-free, non-profit, no kill shelter. Our main purpose is to rescue homeless animals and provide for their medical, physical, and emotional needs while finding a loving, caring, and permanent home... See More

Martha's Vineyard High School
Phone: 508-693-1033
Fax: 508-693-1891
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MVRHS is a 700 student high school that provides all the educational services and most of the social services for students in grades 9 to 12... See More

Martha's Vineyard Hospital
Phone: 508-693-0410
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Serves Martha’s Vineyard residents (year-round, seasonal and visitors) by providing or arranging for the provision of high-quality, accessible medical care... See More

Martha's Vineyard Sharks
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The MV Sharks are a composition of players that come from the top collegiate baseball programs in the country, and hopefully many will be drafted into Major League Baseball... See More

Oak Bluffs Council on Aging
Rose Cogliano
Phone: 508-693-4509 x3
Fax: 508-693-7655
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The Oak Bluffs Council on Aging’s primary mission is to promote and provide programs and services that foster dignity, independence, and life long learning for elderly citizens... See More

Oak Bluffs Public Library
Allyson Malik
Phone: 508-693-9433
Fax: 508-693-5377
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Oak Bluffs Public Library is an informational and cultural hub for our local, island and visitor community... See More

Recovery Coaching
Brian Morris
Phone: 508-693-7900 x 411
Fax: 508-693-7192
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A Recovery Coach is a trained peer who guides and supports a person in the recovery process and helps prevent relapse... See More

Rotary Club of Martha’s Vineyard
Mike McCourt
Phone: 508-696-4403
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The Martha’s Vineyard Rotary Club is a group of 60 men & women dedicated to making the Vineyard a better place to live... See More

St Andrew's Episcopal Church
Chip Seadale
Phone: 508-627-5330
Fax: 508-627-4318
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A delightful, spirited community of faith that offers love and caring to all, and a connection with Jesus Christ, whom we follow, and God, whom we worship and praise... See More

Summer Food Service Program
Noli Taylor
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What is the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP)? A program of See More

The FARM Institute
Phone: 508-627-7007
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A non-profit educational working farm, whose mission is to provide all who visit a greater connection to agriculture by helping to collect eggs, plant a seed, or simply see animals and the actual land where food comes from... See More

The Salvation Army: Martha's Vineyard Service Unit
Richard Reinhardsen
Phone: 774-563-9436
Fax: 508-693-4292
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The Salvation Army provides financial and counseling assistance to those in temporary need due to an unusual circumstance in their life... See More

Tisbury Council on Aging
Joyce Stiles-Tucker
Phone: 508-696-4205
Fax: 508-693-0887
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Multi-service senior center providing programs and referrals. Programs include fitness and exercise like yoga and tai chi; diabetes support group; food stamps (SNAP) and fuel assistance program enrollment; discount VTA bus pass enrollment; AARP-trained volunteer tax assistance; home medical supplies; short-term respite for caregivers for time and help with errands and shopping, etc... See More

United Methodist Church of Martha’s Vineyard
Phone: 508-693-4424
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Sunday worship 11 am with Rev. Roberta Williams, July and August. Calendar of events Office Hours: Monday – Friday 12:00 – 2:00 pm See More

Up-Island Council on Aging
Joyce Albertine
Phone: 508-693-2896
Fax: 508-693-1447
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Provides social, educational and cultural services to people 55 years of age and older to meet specific needs and interests... See More

Vineyard Haven Public Library
Amy Ryan
Phone: 508-696-4210
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The Library serves as a community center, providing materials, programs and services that meet the informational, cultural, and recreational needs of Island residents and visitors alike... See More

Vineyard VIllage at Home
Polly Brown
Phone: 508-693-3038
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A virtual retirement community, we do what we can to enable older folks to stay safely in their own homes as they age... See More

West Tisbury Free Public Library
Beth Kramer
Phone: 508-693-3366
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The mission of the West Tisbury Free Public Library is to bring people, information and ideas together to enrich lives and build community... See More

Women Empowered
Sheylah Callen
Phone: 508-696-8880
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The mission of Women Empowered is to support Islanders in gaining control over their lives by helping them develop the skills to manage money, resolve debt, explore job options and identify resources... See More

Off Island

Homeowner Options for Massachusetts Elders
Len Raymond
Phone: 978-970-0012
Fax: 978-970-0015
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Assist low and moderate income elder homeowners. HOME provides comprehensive in-home counseling on financial and homeownership issues to enable successful aging in place... See More

HopeHealth
Stacie Madden
Phone: 800-642-2423
Fax: 508-957-0229
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HopeHealth has been enhancing the quality of life for people experiencing serious illness and loss for more than 35 years... See More

Lower Cape Outreach Council
Larry Marsland
Phone: 508-240-1490
Fax: 508-240-1289
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We provide emergency food, clothing and financial assistance to residents of the towns of Brewster, Chatham, Eastham, Harwich, Orleans, Provincetown, Truro and Wellfleet and offer additional services and programs to help clients lead more productive, self-sustaining lives as part of the Cape Cod community... See More

Massachusetts Executive Office of Elder Affairs
Phone: 800-AGE-INFO (800-243-4636)
Fax: 617-727-9368
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Elder Affairs connects seniors and families with a whole range of services in communities throughout Massachusetts – everything from senior centers to councils on aging, nutrition programs such as Meals on Wheels, exercise, health coaching, and much more... See More

SHINE (Serving Health Information Needs of Elders)
1-800-AGE-INFO (1-800-243-4636)
Phone: 800-334-9999
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The SHINE Program (Serving the Health Insurance Needs of Everyone) is a state health insurance assistance program that provides free health insurance information, counseling and assistance to Massachusetts residents with Medicare and their caregivers... See More

Samaritans on Cape Cod and the Islands
Stephanie Kelly
Phone: 508-548-7999
Fax: 508-548-7998
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Samaritans on Cape Cod and the Islands assists those who are lonely, alienated, depressed, and suicidal, by listening with qualified respect and providing: • Community education and training program • Confidential and anonymous crisis line response • Confidential outreach call programs • Confidential support groups and materials for those who have lost someone to suicide • Confidential support groups and materials for those who have attempted suicide See More

Sight Loss Services, Inc.
Donna Moberg
Phone: 508-394-3904
Fax: 508-398-0792
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Sight Loss Services is a 501-c-3 organization providing peer support, information and referral, education and awareness, outreach/home independence training, and adaptive aids to people who are learning to cope and function safely and independently with the loss of sight... See More

South Shore Community Action Council
Lisa Spencer
Phone: 508-746-6707
Fax: 508-746-5140
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The Fuel Assistance Program assists low income individuals and families with the cost of heating their homes during the winter season... See More