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The Center for Family Justice

Coordinator of Crisis & Housing Services (Full Time): Oversees and provides leadership and supervision to the agency's crisis and housing programs. In addition, this position also provides crisis intervention, advocacy, short-term counseling, case management and referrals for clients in crisis as a result of domestic and/or sexual violence. This position ensures that quality services are provided to The Center's clients, contractual and program compliance, and representation of The Center in the community. Click HERE to read the complete job description and required qualification. Please send your resume and cover letter (must state salary requirements) to hr@centerforfamilyjustice.org or fax it to 203.579.8882.

Crisis Services Advocate (Part Time): Provides client-centered, strength-based and trauma-informed advocacy and crisis intervention services to adults and children victims in the Center's domestic violence safe house/Kathie's Place and to primary and secondary victims of domestic violence and sexual assault who call the domestic violence and sexual assault crisis hotlines. 13 hours per week - Monday 6:00pm-9:00pm, Wednesday 6:00pm-11:00pm, Thursday 6:00pm-11:00pm. Click HERE to read the complete job description and required qualifications. Please send your resume and cover letter (must state salary requirements) to hr@centerforfamilyjustice.org or fax it to 203.579.8882.

Crisis Services Advocate (Per Diem): Provides client-centered, strength-based and trauma-informed advocacy and crisis intervention services to adults and children victims in the Center's domestic violence safe house/Kathie's Place and to primary and secondary victims of domestic violence and sexual assault who call the domestic violence and sexual assault crisis hotlines. Coverage for holidays, 1st, 2nd and 3rd shifts with minimum of 5 holiday shifts per calendar year and 5 other shifts as needed per quarter. Click HERE to read the complete job description and required qualifications. Please send your resume and cover letter (must state salary requirements) to hr@centerforfamilyjustice.org or fax it to 203.579.8882.

Women's Center

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 linda.m@wcogd.org, fax (203) 731-5207 or 2 West Street, Danbury, CT 06810.

Prevention Educator: Educate and inform the community about issues of interpersonal and sexual violence, providing the tools and resources needed to deal with these issues; present various programs on sexual assault and domestic violence to schools and other audiences in the Greater Danbury and New Milford area. Click HERE to read the complete job description and required qualifications. Please send your resume with cover letter and references to the Director of Administration & Human Resources at womenscenter@wcogd.org, fax (203) 731-5207 or 2 West Street, Danbury, CT 06810.

Trainer/Adult Educator: Conduct certification training for staff and direct-service volunteers, conduct professional trainings, and present educational programs to adults in the community. Click HERE to read the complete job description and required qualifications. Please send your resume with cover letter and references to the Director of Administration & Human Resources at womenscenter@wcogd.org, fax (203) 731-5207 or 2 West Street, Danbury, CT 06810.

New Horizons

Shelter Manager: Responsible for the efficient, effective, and safe operation of the New Horizon's 24-hour shelter and crisis response services for victims of domestic violence. Ensures qualified 24/7 staffing by domestic violence staff of the safe house and ensures that clients receive thorough, appropriate intake, participate in all required meetings, and adhere to standards and processes outlined in the New Horizons policies and procedures. Click HERE to read the complete job description and required qualifications. Interested applicants should apply online at www.chc1.com. For questions, please contact Judy at cancelj@chc1.com

Adult Advocate (Per Diem): The Per Diem Adult Advocate supports the shelter to cover regular staff days off, employee scheduled leave, or cover time off for vacation, or even last minute call outs. Provides counseling and case management to in-house residents and individuals in transitional apartments. Click HERE to read the complete job description and required qualifications. Interested applicants should apply online at www.chc1.com.

Prudence Crandall Center

Finance & HR Manager: An integral part of the agency, this exempt position is expected to be an average of 30 hours per week and includes benefits.  The Manager of Finance & Human Resources (HR) is responsible for the daily financial operations and compliance as well as the administrative tasks related to human resources. The Manager supervises a part-time bookkeeper and reports to the Executive Director.  The starting annual salary range is $42,000 - $45,000. Click HERE to read the complete job description and required qualifications. Please send your resume and cover letter to humanresources@prudencecrandall.org.

 

 

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 landrews@ctcadv.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.