Employment Opportunities

Are you ready to make a difference? Whether it’s at CCADV or one of our 18 member organizations, you’ll have an opportunity to be part of an impactful, committed team of professionals working everyday to make the lives of survivors and their children better. Check out current job opportunities & student internships below!


CCADV Employment Opportunities

  • CCADV is hiring for the newly created position of Director of Development and Communications. This position is a full-time salaried position and reports to the Vice President of Government and Public Relations. The Director of Development and Communications is a key storyteller for CCADV whose role is to bring communities closer to our organization, build and steward authentic relationships, and engage and solicit support from individual donors, foundations, and corporations. The Director of Development and Communications leads on building and supporting a vibrant and sustainable culture of clear consistent communication, philanthropy, transparency, and collaboration. Click here to read the complete job description and required qualifications, and to apply.

  • The Advocacy Coordinator for Safe Connect’s statewide services will provide crisis intervention, information, referral, and follow up to survivors of domestic violence at their initial point of contact via telephone, text messaging, email or video relay.  This position necessitates a commitment to actively working in partnership with victims of domestic violence to develop plans to increase their safety and preserve their right to autonomy (i.e. safety planning and survivor-defined advocacy). Click here to read the complete job description and required qualifications. Interested parties may send their resume and cover letter to employment@ctcadv.org

  • CCADV is offering individuals a dynamic opportunity to learn more about legal remedies for victims of domestic violence and provide an important public service. CCADV’s Domestic Violence Safety Project, with oversight by a director, is seeking support around its established Pro Bono Restraining Order project with a goal to strengthen this initiative in such areas as recruitment, training, data collection, feasibility study and sustainability. The VISTA Member will work with and be supported by CCADV’s Director of Legal Advocacy and Legal Services Coordinator to set goals to increase the number of participating attorney’s, enhance the training curricula, develop communications materials, develop outreach strategies to lawyers, create a data collection system which identifies feasibility for regionalized program implementation with centralized management, and fulfill other identified needs. Click here to read a complete job description with required qualifications, and to apply.

  • The Prevention Project Manager will direct the prevention activities of the organization including the oversight of the Statewide Plan of the Prevention of Intimate Partner Violence in Connecticut and the deliverables of the CDC Domestic Violence Prevention Enhancement and Leadership through Alliance, Achieving Health Equity through Addressing Disparities (DELTA AHEAD) project. This professional will lead measures to identify, address, and develop long-term strategies for reducing and preventing the occurrence of domestic violence. Click here to read a complete job description with required qualifications, and to apply.


Member Employment Opportunities

  • Executive Director (Full-time): Project SAGE seeks a collaborative, inspiring Executive Director to support the organization’s goal to end interpersonal, relationship violence in the Northwest Connecticut community. Reporting to an engaged Board of Directors and leading a staff of 12 (with five direct reports), the primary role of the Executive Director will be to provide overall leadership, administration, and supervision of Project SAGE. The ED will also plan, implement, and evaluate the programs and services of Project SAGE in accordance with the organization’s mission statement, strategic objectives and plans, and required standards, in collaboration with the Board. This salaried, exempt position will balance the development of a forward-looking Executive Director’s unique vision with successful oversight of day-to-day operations and a focus on relationship building internally and externally. Click here for the complete job description and required qualifications, and to apply.

  • Crisis Response Advocate/Campus Advocate (Full-time): The Crisis Response Advocate/Campus Advocate will provide crisis intervention, case management, advocacy and follow-up services to victims of sexual assault and stalking; provide comprehensive services in partnership with police (campus and local), district attorney and other campus based and/or community-based agencies serving students. The position will be stationed at select campuses based in Safe Haven’s catchment area. Click here for a complete job description and required qualifications. Interested applicants may submit a cover letter and resume to Amanda Nardozzi at info@safehavenofgw.org.

  • Crisis & Housing Services Program Manager (Full-time): Oversees and provides leadership and supervision to the agency’s crisis and housing programs. In addition, this position also provides crisis intervention, advocacy, short- term counseling, case management and referrals for clients in crisis as a result of domestic and/or sexual violence. This position ensures that quality services are provided to The Center’s clients, contractual and program compliance, and representation of The Center in the community. Click here for a complete job description and required qualifications. Interested applicants may submit a cover letter and resume to Kayte Cwikla-Masas at kcwikla@centerforfamilyjustice.org

    Rapid Rehousing Case Manager (Full-time): Provides client-centered, trauma informed services that include advocacy, crisis intervention, safety planning, and referrals to primary and secondary victims of domestic and sexual violence. Provides client supportive services to create and maintain independent living through direct service, education, and community collaboration. The advocate will provide rapid re-housing case management and must offer services in accordance with the State of Connecticut Rapid Re-Housing Policies and Procedures. Click here for a complete job description and required qualifications. Interested applicants may submit a cover letter and resume to Kayte Cwikla-Masas at kcwikla@centerforfamilyjustice.org.

  • Shelter Advocate (Part-Time): The Shelter Advocate provides services that are trauma-informed and rebuild self-esteem. Provide supportive case management and counseling, including advocacy and triage to determine services and referrals as needed. Click here for a complete job description, required qualifications, and available shifts. Please send your resume and cover letter to rlemanski@prudencecrandall.org.

    Housing Case Manager: The Housing Case Manager provides services that are trauma-informed, resiliency-focused and rebuild self-esteem. Provide case management that supports efforts to increase income and self-sufficiency and access to housing options that lead to a safe, stable home for survivors and their children. Click here for a complete job description and required qualifications. Please send your resume and cover letter to rlemanski@prudencecrandall.org.

  • General Advocate (Part-Time): The primary role of the General Advocate is to provide support, advocacy, safety planning and educational services to adult victims of domestic violence who come to the domestic violence program for sheltered and/or non-sheltered services. This position is to be carried out while empowering victims with respect to their safety and their right to self-determination. Click here for a complete job description and required qualifications. Please send your inquiries and resumes to Adrianak@mwchrysalis.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.

  • Students interested in an internship opportunity with CCADV should submit a cover letter and resume to Liza Andrews, Vice President of Government & Public Relations, 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. Internship requests that are received without the required cover letter and resume, or outside of the schedule noted above, will not be considered.

Internship Focus Areas Include:

  • Communications/Public Awareness
  • Member Services Coordination
  • Program support, research and community organizing for programs such as: Children’s Advocacy, Diversity & Accessibility, Fatality Review, Law Enforcement Coordination, Legal Advocacy, Primary Prevention & TeamUp CT, Healthcare Advocacy, Housing Advocacy
  • Project Assessment & Evaluation
  • Public Policy
  • Direct service coordination/hotline
  • Development/fundraising/event organization