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The Center for Family Justice

Advocate (Temporary, Full-Time): Works directly with the Advocacy Services department and provides crisis intervention, advocacy, short-term counseling, case management and referrals for victims of domestic and sexual violence. Click HERE to read the complete job description and required qualifications. Please send your resume and cover letter to Marisa Garwacki at mgarwacki@centerforfamilyjustice.org.  

Women's Center

Development Coordinator (Part-time): The Development Coordinator, under the supervision of and in consultation with the Director of Development, assists with the planning and coordination of all development activities, major fundraising activities and communications/outreach activities. Click HERE to read the complete job description and required qualifications. Please send your resume and cover letter to the Director of Administration & Human Resources at womenscenter@wcogd.org fax (203) 731-5207 or 2 West Street, Danbury, CT 06810.

Residential Counselor (2 full-time positions available): The Residential Counselor provides support and advocacy services to women and children who reside at Elizabeth House, the Center's domestic violence shelter, and ensures the safety and security of Elizabeth House staff and residents. Available shifts are Monday - Friday 4:00pm - 12:00am and 12:00am - 8:00am. Click HERE to read the complete job description and required qualifications. Please send your resume, 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.

Women's Support Services

Program Manager (Fulltime): The Program Manager is responsible for the overall management, coordination and implementation of direct services, which include but are not limited to: hotline, advocacy services, crisis intervention, support groups, client special events, community outreach, and violence prevention education. This position manages and supervises direct service staff and volunteers. Click HERE to read the complete job description and required qualifications. Please send your resume and cover letter by 11.7.14 to Women's Support Services, ATTN: Executive Director, PO Box 341, Sharon, CT 06069.

Hotline Counselor (Per Diem): The Hotline Counselor is responsible for answering and responding to the 24 hour hotline outside of regular business hours. Must be able to make appropriate shelter referrals, provide information, domestic violence counseling, and safety planning to all victims of domestic violence. Click HERE to read the complete job description and required qualification. Please send your resume and cover letter by 11.7.14 to Women's Support Services, ATTN: Executive Director, PO Box 341, Sharon, CT 06069.

 

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.