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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

Residential Advocate (Bilingual English/Spanish)

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Direct Service, Residential Programs

Provides comprehensive case management, housing search, housing advocacy, and emotional support to survivors of domestic violence, within an agency framework that is trauma-informed, strength-based, relational, and empowering. The advocate will serve a bilingual caseload, including English/Spanish group and workshop facilitation, advocacy, and interpretation in response to client needs.

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Community Advocate (Bilingual English/Spanish)

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Direct Service, Community Programs

Provides comprehensive case management, emotional support & advocacy services to survivors of domestic violence, within an agency framework that is trauma-informed, strength-based, relational, and empowering. The advocate can expect to serve a bilingual caseload, including English/Spanish group and workshop facilitation, advocacy, and interpretation in response to client needs.

This position will focus a portion of the advocate’s time on workshops, programming, and individual counseling related to financial wellbeing. As such, preference will be given to applicants with experience in the intersection of finance and abuse, or who are motivated to integrate financial counseling with a trauma-informed approach to advocacy.

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Director of Youth and Prevention Programs

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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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Residential Support/Evening Staff (part-time)

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Direct Service, Residential Programs

Provides after-hours support to residents and program participants in partnership with Residential Advocates and other TSS staff, within an agency framework that is trauma-informed, strengths-based, relational, and empowering. As a Residential Programs team member, the Support/Evening Staff should expect the bulk of their work and focus to be on providing coverage and presence within TSS’s two residences, while supporting client-identified advocacy goals in partnership with the primary staff and advocacy team.

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

We LOOK FORWARD TO HEARING FROM YOU!