Director of Civil Advocacy (Full-time): The Director will provide leadership to the Services to Family Violence Program (SFVP). This newly funded position works to identify and provide the various training and technical support needs of civil court and adult advocates who work within the Coalition's 18 member domestic violence organizations. The Director of Civil Advocacy is a vital partner in CCADV's initiatives that involve the Justice System in Connecticut; including the Judicial Branch, State Marshal Commission, Law Enforcement, Batterer Intervention and Probation. The Director of Civil Advocacy shall possess superior negotiation and strategic analysis skills. This position also oversees CCADV's Connecticut Domestic Violence Fatality Review Committee. Click HERE to read the complete job description and required qualifications. Please send your resume and cover letter by May 30, 2016 to email@example.com or CCADV, 912 Silas Deane Highway, Lower Level, Wethersfield, CT 06109.
Chrysalis Domestic Violence Services
Child Advocate (Full Time): This position is responsible for providing services to victims of domestic violence in the communities of Meriden and Wallingford. The Child Advocate position specializes in services to child and youth clients and their parents/caretakers. Services to be provided include crisis intervention, individual and group support, information, safety planning, emergency shelter, transitional living support, intergenerational recreational activities and advocacy designed to enhance the safety of victims as they work to reclaim their lives without fear of abuse. Hours are primarily Sunday - Thursday, 12:00pm - 8:00pm. Click HERE to read the complete job description and required qualifications. Please send your resume with cover letter to Linsey Walters, Director of Programs, Meriden-Wallingford Chrysalis, 14 West Main Street, Meriden, CT 06451 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Residential Counselor (Full Time & Part Time available): Provide support and advocacy services to women and children who reside in Elizabeth House, our domestic violence shelter, and to ensure safety and security of Elizabeth House staff and residents. Available shifts are weekends and on-call holiday/coverage. Click HERE to read the complete job description and required qualifications. Please send your resume with cover letter and references to Shelter Manager at email@example.com, fax (203) 731-5207 or 2 West Street, Danbury, CT 06810.
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, 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, Director of Public Policy & Communications, 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.