Spanish Hotline Counselor (Part-time): The primary role of the Spanish Hotline Counselor is to answer the 24 hour hotline in Spanish, make appropriate shelter referrals, and to provide information, domestic violence counseling and safety planning to all victims of domestic violence. Interested candidates MUST be proficient in both Spanish and English (both oral and written). Click HERE to read the complete job description and required qualifications. Please send your resume and cover letter to email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org. No calls please.
Family Violence Victim Advocate (Part-time): The primary role of the Family Violence Victim Advocate is to provide services in the Hartford Criminal Court to victims of family violence crimes who are referred by the Hartford Court. Click HERE to read the complete job description and required qualifications. Please send your resume and cover letter to email@example.com. No calls please.
The Center for Family Justice
Crisis & Housing Advocate: Provides client-centered, trauma-informed services that include advocacy, crisis intervention, safety planning, and referrals to primary and secondary victims of domestic and sexual violence who call the crisis hotline as well as residents of The Center's domestic violence safe house and transitional house. Provides supportive services to women/families living in The Center's transitional housing program to create and maintain independent living through direct service, education, and community collaboration. Click HERE to read the complete job description and required qualifications. Please send your resume and cover letter to Shanika Rucker at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Community Educator: Provides community education and prevention program activities that include education to communities in Bridgeport, Fairfield, Easton, Monroe, Trumbull and Stratford on topics related domestic and sexual violence as well as awareness and outreach activities at events in the agency's service area. This is a full-time position, Monday-Friday, with some possible evenings and weekends as needed. Click HERE to read the complete job description and required qualifications. Please send your resume and cover letter to Mary Ann Mencel at email@example.com.
Prevention Educator: The primary role of the Prevention Educator is to educate and inform the community about issues of interpersonal and sexual violence, providing the tools and resources needed to deal with these issues. There is one full-time and one part-time position available. Please click HERE to read the complete job description and required qualifications. Please send your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Per Diem Residential Counselor: The primary roles of the Residential Counselor are to enhance the support and advocacy services provided to adult and child victims of domestic violence who reside in Elizabeth House and to ensure the safety and security of Elizabeth House staff and residents. Overnight shift available: Midnight - 8:00am. Click HERE to read the complete job description and required qualifications. Please send your resume and cover letter to email@example.com.
CCADV Internship Program
CCADV's internship program offers students working towards a Bachelors or graduate degree with the opportunity to combine their academic studies with on-the-job-training and experience. Internship focus areas include:
- Communications/Public Awareness
- Member Services Coordination
- Program support, research and community organizing for programs such as: Diversity & Accessibility, Fatality Review, Law Enforcement Coordination, Legal Advocacy, Offender Risk Reduction, Primary Prevention
- Project Assessment & Evaluation
- Public Policy
* Please note that CCADV does not provide direct services. Students seeking experience working directly with victims of domestic violence should contact our member agencies for possible internship opportunities.
Students interested in an internship opportunity with CCADV should submit a cover letter and resume to Liza Andrews, Communications & Public Policy Specialist, at firstname.lastname@example.org. The cover letter must address the following:
- Why are you interested in interning at CCADV?
- What internship focus area are you interested in?
- What is your area of study and how does it relate?
- The beginning and end dates you are requesting for your placement, the amount of hours per week you are requesting, and whether or not you are seeking school credit.
Placements are available for the fall & spring semesters, as well as for the summer. Cover letters and resumes will be accepted based on the following schedule:
|Cover Letter / Resume Accepted||Start Date (on or about)|
|No later than August 1st||September 1st|
|No later than December 1st||January 1st|
|No later than May 1st||June 1st|
A limited number of internship placements are available and will be granted on a rolling basis. Resumes will be reviewed the first week of each month; therefore, there may be up to five (5) weeks between submission and notification.
Internship requests that are received without the required cover letter and resume, or outside of the schedule noted above, will not be considered.