Center for Domestic Violence Services
Domestic Violence Advocate Counselor Bi-Lingual (Full-time): Helps create an environment that supports individual safety and breaks the cycle of domestic violence by providing services that include crisis intervention, short term counseling, safety planning, and domestic violence education. Responsible for completing client intakes and advocacy for adults and children; conducts assessments including risk for lethality utilizing safety planning guidelines that include both adult and child victims of domestic violence. Bachelor's degree with two years related experience preferred; must demonstrate oral and written bilingual (English/Spanish) skills. Click here to read the complete job description/required qualifications and apply for the position (search for the position via the drop down boxes).
Community Case Manager (Full and Part-time positions available): Primary role is to provide services that are designed to reduce risks facing victims/survivors who have been assessed through the program's LAP to at high risk of homicide. The position will initiate outreach and provide services to the target population through the program's catchment area and will provide trauma-informed services, empowering victims with respect to their safety and right to self-determination. Bachelor's degree required, bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred. Click here to read the complete job description/required qualifications and apply for the position (search for the position via the drop down boxes).
Clinician (Full-time): Provides individual, group & family psychotherapy which is flexible and responsive to the needs of survivors of domestic violence. Will conduct intake assessments/psychosocial evaluations and initial recovery plans, and provide trauma-informed counseling. Professional CT licensure (LCSW, LPC, LMFT or licensed psychologist) required; knowledge of dynamics of domestic violence and its effect on adult and child victims required. Click here to read the complete job description/required qualifications and apply for the position (search for the position via the drop down boxes).
Court Advocate (Part Time): The Court Advocate provides support, information, and advocacy services to victims of family violence crimes who are involved in cases in criminal court. This support begins at the time of arraignment throughout the prosecution process. The victim advocate will provide immediate as well as ongoing services not only within the legal system but within the community at large. Click here to read the complete job description and apply for the position.
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 firstname.lastname@example.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.