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Director of Law Enforcement Services (FULL-TIME) (Please Note - this job was previously advertised as part-time, but has been changed to a full-time position.): The Director will work to enhance the organization, implementation and delivery of grant project activities and research-based intervention programs which build upon law enforcement’s response to victims of domestic violence. Such Director shall provide training and technical assistance in support of Connecticut’s model policy for law enforcement to complement training conducted by the Connecticut Police Officer Standards and Training Council and the Connecticut State Police. Important focus shall be brought to the issue of lethality assessment with an aim to lead and more fully develop statewide strategies in this area. This position shall also oversee CCADV activities related to contracts and/or initiatives determined annually by CCADV’s Staff and Board of Directors. This is a full-time, 40/hour per week post that is funded for one year, through June 30, 2017 and is ideally suited for a former law enforcement officer and/or leader who has since retired. Click HERE to read the complete job description and required qualifications. Please send your resume and cover letter by May 9, 2016 to business@ctcadv.org or CCADV, 912 Silas Deane Highway, Lower Level, Wethersfield, CT 06109.

Chrysalis Domestic Violence Services

Child Advocate (Full Time): This position is responsible for providing services to victims of domestic violence in the communities of Meriden and Wallingford. The Child Advocate position specializes in services to child and youth clients and their parents/caretakers. Services to be provided include crisis intervention, individual and group support, information, safety planning, emergency shelter, transitional living support, intergenerational recreational activities and advocacy designed to enhance the safety of victims as they work to reclaim their lives without fear of abuse. Hours are primarily Sunday - Thursday, 12:00pm - 8:00pm. Click HERE to read the complete job description and required qualifications. Please send your resume with cover letter to Linsey Walters, Director of Programs, Meriden-Wallingford Chrysalis, 14 West Main Street, Meriden, CT 06451 or linsey@mwchrysalis.org.

Women's Center

Residential Counselor (Full Time & Part Time available): 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 weekends and on-call holiday/coverage. Click HERE to read the complete job description and required qualifications. Please send your resume with cover letter and references to Shelter Manager at linda.m@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, 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.