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CCADV Employment Opportunities

Chief Executive Officer & President (Full-time): The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) & President of CCADV is a strategic thinker who offers strong management and leadership to Connecticut’s domestic violence coalition and serves as the external and internal face of the organization. This person shall function as the agency’s chief administrator and provide clear direction and coordination of CCADV’s varied operations, including such key areas as housing, law enforcement, legal advocacy, 24/7 responses, health and prevention, contractual obligations, among others. This individual is the organization’s lead fundraiser who also champions public policy and systemic change, strategic communications and enhanced capacity building measures statewide. While working in collaboration with the state’s 18 domestic violence service organizations, this decisive leader navigates and simplifies complex, ambiguous issues and harnesses data and analysis to outline challenges and deliver solutions. The CEO advances and implements the mission of the organization and carries out the mandates of the Board of Directors. Click here for a complete job description and required qualifications. Interested parties can send their cover letter and resume to ccadvCEOsearch@ctcadv.org

Member Employment Opportunities

Safe Haven of Greater Waterbury

Prevention Advocate/Counselor (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 info@safehavenofgw.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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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.