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The Second Step is a community of survivors, advocates, and volunteers who foster the safety, stability, and well-being of those who have experienced domestic violence.

The Second Step is a community...

There’s a reason why our mission statement begins the way it does. It begins not with what we do, but with who we are. Think you might be a good fit? Check out current openings below.

Current Openings

Director of Youth and Prevention Programs


Leadership, Youth and Prevention Programs

Supervises a diverse team of staff who provide youth group and activity facilitation for adolescents, teens, and children who have experienced domestic violence. In collaboration with Transitional Housing, Legal, and Community services, ensures provision of Therapeutic Afterschool as well as group and supportive case management services. Together with staff, coordinates the activities and integration of a corps of direct service volunteers to assist with providing services to teens and children – all within an agency framework that is trauma- and resilience-informed, strengths-based, relational, and empowering.

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Therapeutic Afterschool Teacher


Direct Service, Youth and Prevention Programs

The Therapeutic Afterschool Teacher will work directly with children to provide opportunities for positive, pro-social development.  Located in one of our transitional housing residences, this position assists in the on-site Therapeutic Afterschool Program.  Together with the Therapeutic Afterschool Manager, the Therapeutic Afterschool Teacher supervises free and structured play that provides children with a variety of new experiences, including creative self-exploration and opportunities to learn and practice problem solving skills.

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Please also feel free to contact us on our main line at 617-965-3999.