Work With MCVP

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Current Openings

Director of Direct Services

About This Position:

The Director of Direct Services (DDS) manages all aspects of MCVP’s Direct Services Program, including supervision of full-time, per diem and volunteer advocates, and provides, as necessary, direct services to survivors of domestic and sexual violence, stalking, and human trafficking.

The DDS reports to the Executive Director and is part of the Leadership Team. Internal and external facing responsibilities include direct services for clients, legal advocacy, project management, and fostering relationships with other local nonprofit organizations, law enforcement, healthcare providers, and NH Division for Children, Youth and Families (DCYF).

To apply, please send a letter of interest and resume to:

Prevention Educator

About This Position:

The Prevention Educator works to implement and expand prevention education/outreach efforts in area schools and the community under the direction of the Director of Prevention Education (DPE) and provide direct services to victims of domestic and sexual violence, stalking, and human trafficking. They are also trained to work with any client who seeks services from MCVP.

To apply, please send a letter of interest and resume to:

Family Violence Prevention Specialist

About This Position:

The Family Violence Prevention Specialist provides advocacy, prevention services, and direct support services to survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, child abuse, stalking, and human trafficking within the Monadnock Region in collaboration with the Division of Children, Youth, and Families (DCYF). The FVPS works half time at MCVP and half time at DCYF and is trained to work with any client who seeks services from MCVP.

To apply, please send a letter of interest and resume to:

Volunteer or Paid Per Diem Advocate

Choose your own schedule and serve as first point of contact for survivors! Volunteer and paid per diem advocates answer crisis line calls in their own home, on overnight and/or weekend shifts. Advocates listen, support, provide information and referrals, and discuss options with the caller. Advocates also respond to local hospitals and police stations to support survivors, as well as screen survivors seeking emergency shelter.

If interested, contact our Direct Services Program Director at: (603)-352-3782 or . Both paid and volunteer advocates complete the form found here:.

Volunteer Opportunities with MCVP Include:

  • Direct Service Advocate
  • Support Group Facilitator
  • Prevention Education & Outreach
  • Fundraising & Event Planning

Volunteer Guidelines

Who is qualified to become an MCVP Volunteer?

  • You are 18 years of age or older
  • You are sensitive to issues of sexual and domestic violence
  • You are open-minded and non-judgemental in your interactions
  • You successfully complete MCVP’s training program

What is MCVP's application procedure?

  • All applicants will complete a Volunteer Application form, provide the names of three references, and participate in an interview with the Direct Services Coordinator.
  • All information submitted will be considered in determining eligibility for volunteering with the agency.
  • All information will be kept in strictest confidence, to the extent permitted by law, and will become part of the volunteer’s file.
  • MCVP reserves the right to deny or terminate a volunteer from the training program should we find the volunteer’s conduct to be detrimental to the agency or if any false, dishonest, or otherwise misleading representations have been made.

Other Volunteer Positions

Support Group Facilitator

One way to reduce the isolation of domestic and sexual violence is to develop forums for survivors to come together and share their stories with a supportive group of peers. Volunteer advocates facilitate these meetings and can assist staff advocates with the development of innovative groups. This position requires additional training that we do not always offer, but please contact us if you are interested! 

Fundraising and Event Planner

Contact MCVP to find out more about getting involved in event planning committees, development committees, and the Advisory Council. If interested, contact our Development Director at:

Volunteer FAQ

• You are 18 years of age or older
• You are sensitive to issues of sexual assault and domestic violence
• You are open-minded and non-judgmental in your interaction with
• You successfully complete and fulfill all aspects of MCVP’s training program for volunteers

A: Crisis Intervention Workers provide confidential support, information, and advocacy to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault, their families, and friends via phone or in person at police stations, hospitals, or the MCVP office.

Volunteer Court Advocates assist with filing domestic violence petitions, and other related court procedures and are available to accompany domestic violence or sexual assault victims through the court process.

Educational Volunteers work in the schools to help conduct programs about sexual assault and domestic violence, and to make community presentations. Office and Fundraising Volunteers provide office or special event support to the agency.

A: Volunteer Crisis Intervention Workers are provided with extensive training before working with victims. This training covers a wide range of topics and provides ample opportunity for volunteers to practice responses to a variety of situations.

In-service sessions are up to date with the latest information needed to assist survivors, their families and friends.

A: Many people fear that doing this type of work will overwhelm them. Most Crisis Intervention Workers find, however, that it is very rewarding to have helped empower a person who is going through a crisis related to sexual assault/abuse.

We learn as much about people’s strengths as we do about their pain. Volunteers have the satisfaction of knowing that their work makes a real difference, both in individual lives and in the struggle to end sexual and domestic violence in our society.

A: To register for volunteer training or for more information, contact the Direct Services Program Director at or call 603-352-3844.

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