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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

Administrative & Front Office Assistant


Administration, Main Office

Provides administrative and office support at The Second Step’s main office. Tasks include email and scheduling, reserving rooms and coordinating staff attendance at meetings and trainings, assisting with billing, contract management, and grant reporting, and assisting with communications and social media.

Other responsibilities include answering phones, greeting visitors and guests, ensuring educational and informational literature is stocked and updated, posting and updating flyers, schedules, and informationals for clients in our main office

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Domestic Violence Advocate - Residential (Bilingual English/Spanish)


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