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CCADV Employment Opportunities

Safe Connect Advocacy Coordinator (Full-time; flexibility to work a combination of various shifts): The Advocacy Coordinator for Safe Connect’s statewide services will provide crisis intervention, information, referral, and follow up to survivors of domestic violence at their initial point of contact via telephone, text messaging, email or video relay.  This position necessitates a commitment to actively working in partnership with victims of domestic violence to develop plans to increase their safety and preserve their right to autonomy (i.e. safety planning and survivor-defined advocacy). Click here to read the complete job description and required qualifications. Please send your cover letter and resume to business@ctcadv.org

 

Member Employment Opportunities

Interval House

Domestic Violence Victim Advocate (per diem): The Domestic Violence Victim Advocate is responsible for staffing the Interval House Hotline and Safe House Programs on a 24-hour, seven-day per week basis. The day is covered by three shifts; daytime (7am to 3pm), evening (3pm to11pm) and night (11pm to 7am). Each shift carries specific responsibilities including responding to crisis hotline calls, maintaining a safe, clean, comfortable and supportive environment for victims of domestic violence and the children residing in the Safe House. Click here for a complete job description and list of required qualification or to apply.

Domestic Violence Rapid Re-Housing Advocate (Part-Time): The primary role of the Rapid Re-Housing (RRH) Advocate is to provide comprehensive case management services to victims of domestic violence referred to the RRH program. The advocate will use a housing first approach, will include trauma-informed, survivor-centered approaches to rebuilding self-esteem, developing essential life skills, and establishing financial independence by supporting client goals to increase income and self-sufficiency. Click here for a complete job description and list of required qualification or to apply.

Domestic Violence Case Manager (Full-Time): The primary role of the Case Manager is to provide comprehensive trauma-informed services to adult and family victims of domestic violence in the residential safe house, and in the community. The Case Manager will provide support services to victims of domestic violence; one on one individual counseling, case management support, advocacy, safety planning, information and referrals. Click here for a complete job description and list of required qualifications or to apply.

Interval House East Program Coordinator (Full-Time): The IHE Program Coordinator is responsible for managing a satellite office, which provides peer counseling, advocacy, support, safety planning, information and referrals to victims of domestic violence. The IHE Program Coordinator manages the office and supervises volunteers on site. Click here for a complete job description and list of required qualifications or to apply.

Prudence Crandall Center

Bilingual English/Spanish Advocate (Part-time): The Bilingual Domestic Violence Advocate/Case Manager will work within the shelter to support and advocate for victims/survivors to provide services that are client-centered, trauma-informed and empowerment-based. The advocate will develop individual safety plans with clients and provide individual counseling around domestic violence issues. Click here for a complete job description and required qualifications. Please send your resume and cover letter to Sarah Barry at sbarry@prudencecrandall.org

Support Staff Front Desk (Part-Time): The Front Desk Support Staff are professionals who assist with all phases of building safety, cleanliness, and resident/visitor interaction. The support staff will greet and guide visitors, while also communicating with staff and residents. Click here for a complete job description and required qualifications. Please send your resume and cover letter to Sarah Barry at sbarry@prudencecrandall.org.

Safe Haven of Greater Waterbury

Bilingual Prevention Advocate/Counselor (Spanish or Portuguese; Full-time): Partner with survivors of violence to identify areas of protection, safety and support. Services will be provided to all individuals who are or have experienced sexual assault, trafficking, domestic abuse and/ or domestic violence. The Prevention Advocate/Counselor will focus on communities who identify as Latinx providing comprehensive services across the lifespan to survivors and their families. Providing a commitment to actively work in partnership with clients to meet their needs and preserve their right to autonomy. Click here for a complete job description and required qualifications. Please send your resume and cover letter to lschlesinger@safehavenofgw.org.

Overnight Crisis Response Advocate (Part-Time): Answer 24-hour hotline by providing emotional support, referrals and information to survivors of sexual and domestic violence, their families, friends and/or dependents. Provide evaluation and coordination of clients and children's needs and advocacy. This position is for weeknight overnights and weekend overnight shifts only. Click here for a complete job description and required qualifications. Please send your resume and cover letter to lschlesinger@safehavenofgw.org.

 

Partner Employment Opportunities

CT Institute for Refugees and Immigrants

Staff Attorney: The Staff Attorney provides direct immigration legal services to immigrants and their families with a special focus on providing services to victims of domestic violence and human trafficking, and unaccompanied minors. The Staff Attorney will report to the Stamford Site Supervisor and will receive legal support and guidance from the Director and Legal Technical Advisor. Click here for a complete job description and required qualifications. Please send your resume and cover letter to employment@cirict.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
  • Direct service coordination/hotline

Students interested in an internship opportunity with CCADV should submit a cover letter and resume to Irma Reyes, Director of Human Resources, at ireyes@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.


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If you need help or just someone to talk to, please visit CTSafeConnect.org or call or text (888) 774-2900. Advocates available 24/7.

Si necesitas información o si solo quieres conversar con alguien, por favor visite CTSafeConnect.org o llamada or texto (888) 774-2900. Los consejeros estará disponible las 24 horas del día, los siete días de la semana.