Family Violence Victim Advocate (Part-Time): The primary role of the Family Violence Victim Advocate is to provide services to victims of family violence crimes who are involved in cases in criminal court. These services represent providing support, information, and advocacy designed to enhance the safety of victims from the time of arraignment throughout the court process. Click HERE for a complete job description and list of required qualifications. Please send your resume with cover letter to Jennifer Lopez at email@example.com. Please no phone calls. Respond by September 30, 2016.
Adult Advocate (Full Time): The primary role of the Adult Advocate is to provide comprehensive trauma-focused services to victims of domestic violence on the hotline, in the shelter and in the community. The Adult Advocate will provide services such as one-on-one individual therapeutic counseling, support, legal advocacy, safety planning, and information and referrals. This position is to be carried out while empowering victims with respect to their safety and their rights to self-determination. Click HERE for a complete job description and list of required qualifications. Please send your resume with cover letter to Iris Ruiz at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please no phone calls. Respond by September 30, 2016.
Domestic Violence Legal Advocate (Part-Time): The Domestic Violence Legal Advocate will provide support services to victims seeking legal remedies, such as providing information about civil restraining orders and other civil remedies including, but not limited to, divorce, custody and visitation. Click HERE for a complete job description and list of required qualifications. Please send your resume with cover letter to Jennifer Lopez at email@example.com. Please no phone calls. Respond by September 30, 2016.
The Center for Family Justice
Bilingual Sexual Violence Advocate (Full Time): Provides intake, crisis intervention, advocacy, short-term counseling, case management and referrals for victims of sexual violence. In addition, this position will also work to enhance outreach and awareness activities to Spanish speaking victims and survivors as well as community agencies. Click HERE for a complete job description and list of required qualifications. Please send your resume with cover letter (must state salary requirements) to firstname.lastname@example.org, or fax (203) 579-8882.
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 email@example.com. 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.