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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 Support / Evening Staff


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. Supports client-identified advocacy goals in partnership with the primary staff and advocacy team.

Currently open shifts are 6:00-10:00pm on Wednesdays and Sundays, with occasional needs on other weekday nights, too. Please contact with any questions!

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Director of Advancement


Leadership, Advancement Team

An integral member of the senior management team, responsible for planning, directing, evaluating, and providing leadership to all fundraising and communication efforts. Works with the Executive Director and Board of Directors to build long-term relationships with donors as well as lead and execute the fundraising strategy for the organization.

This position is both strategic and tactical, as it is responsible for developing, managing, and executing TSS’s annual development plan. This plan guides the Board, staff and volunteers in institutionalizing TSS’s core fund development practices and donor-centric message to secure charitable contributions. The ideal candidate has a clear grasp of all core components of development, including: annual giving, major gifts corporate partnerships/funding, special events and grant writing. This role requires experience managing development operations, moves management, CRM system analysis, and driving revenue to goal.

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