MPDC is hiring Block Captains for 2022-23!


MPDC’s Violence Intervention Prevention (VIP) Initiative is hiring Block Captains for 2022-23! We are looking for dedicated, patient individuals looking to make a difference. Sound like you? Read below on how to get involved!

About VIP Initiative: MPDC has been the lead agency for the Boston Public Health Commission (BPHC)-funded Violence Intervention and Prevention (VIP), otherwise known as the “Village in Progress” program in the Orchard Gardens and Madison Park Village communities of Roxbury, since 2008. VIP includes intensive violence prevention and community capacity-building efforts undertaken by cross-sector neighborhood coalitions.

About Block Captain position: Selected applicants will receive paid training, have opportunities to work directly with VIP, plan as well as coordinate VIP-related events, and complete other tasks as assigned.

This is a paid opportunity!

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

To apply or for additional inquiries, please email Will Smart at