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The Center for Family Justice

Crisis Services Advocate (2 positions available: Part-time 19 hours and 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. Click HERE to read the complete job description and required qualifications. Please send your resume and cover letter to hr@centerforfamilyjustice.org.

Development Manager: Oversees the gift processing of nearly $1.2 million in donations and manages several special events to help achieve over $300,000 in special event revenue. Provides administrative and executive support to the Chief Development & Communications Officer (CD/CO) and all tasks, events and programs that fall under the Development Office. The Development Manager is the key support to the CD/CO. Click HERE to read the complete job description and required qualifications. Please send your resume and cover letter to hr@centerforfamilyjustice.org.

Civil Court Advocate (Full-Time): Provides advocacy services, referrals and legal information to victims of domestic violence and/or sexual assault, who are seeking assistance from the civil-family court system. Click HERE to read the complete job description and required qualifications. Please send your resume and cover letter to hr@centerforfamilyjustice.org.

Coordinator of Court Advocacy Services (Full-Time): Supervises and supports The Center’s court advocacy services, which provide advocacy, support and referrals to victims of family/domestic violence and/or sexual assault through the criminal and civil court systems. Click HERE to read the complete job description and required qualifications. Please send your resume and cover letter to hr@centerforfamilyjustice.org.

Women's Center

Full Time Residential Counselor: Provide support and advocacy services to women and children who reside in Elizabeth House, the Center's domestic violence shelter, and to ensure the safety and security of Elizabeth House. Available shift is Monday - Friday 4:00pm - Midnight. 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.

Per Diem Residential Counselors: 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 Sunday 12:00am - 8:00am; 4:00pm - 12:00am; and on-call holiday/sick coverage. 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.

 

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, Offender Risk Reduction, 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.