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The Connecticut Coalition to End Homelessness, in partnership with members and communities throughout the state, creates change through leadership, advocacy, and building the capacity of members and the field to respond to environmental challenges. Our collective mission is to prevent and end homelessness in Connecticut.
Prevention and Exit Strategies Program Manager
The Connecticut Coalition to End Homelessness, a recognized national leader in the field, is pleased to announce an exciting opportunity to join our organization’s efforts to end homelessness through a new position dedicated to working on our goal to end homelessness through flexible emergency assistance programs, including shelter diversion and rapid exits. CCEH is a statewide organization dedicated to ending all forms of homelessness through building community, regional, and statewide systems and partnerships to meet the needs of families and individuals experiencing a housing crisis. This position would work under the supervision of the Deputy Director and with a team of CCEH staff. The ideal candidate would be passionate about ending homelessness, enjoy facilitating learning of diverse groups of providers, and be able to juggle multiple projects and tasks. In addition, candidates will have a background in working with non-profit providers, preferably with experience in homeless services, shelter diversion, and coordinated entry. This position will interface with case managers and other direct care workers in the field to assist them in understanding project guidelines and how to access funds for clients; they will also work closely with the Director of Finance to ensure proper administration, reporting for projects, and compliance with state and federal regulations.
The position will remain open until filled.
Significant projects include research, grassroots organizing, communications and coalition development related to efforts to end homelessness. Each placement has a staff supervisor/mentor who will oversee the work, which usually involves a good deal of variety and several projects. These internships are appropriate for those seeking academic credit, work experience and a collegial, flexible environment.
Internships at the CCEH are a good fit for undergraduate or graduate students interested in:
- Women’s Studies
- Political Science
- Business/non-profit management
- Human Services
- Undergraduates, graduate students in good standing or recent graduates who are innovative thinkers, problem solvers and interested in solutions to prevent and end homelessness, economic security and affordable housing.
- Must have excellent work ethic, strong writing, research and/or design skills. Quantitative or design skills also a plus.
- Self‐starters comfortable in a small, non‐profit team with diverse constituencies.
- Backgrounds desired: sociology, public policy, political science, anthropology, women’s studies, urban planning, social work, communications, public administration, marketing, community organizing.
We accept applications for fall, spring and summer. Please submit the following to Sarah Fox:
- Cover letter
- 2-3 writing samples
- A completed application form
The Connecticut Coalition to End Homelessness (CCEH) is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.