Psychology, early childhood and human development
This is a positive youth development program that promotes and enhances competence, usefulness, belonging and influence. Connecticut College students are needed to help with special events, youth work, mentoring and administrative support.
Child and Family Agency
The program assists youths on probation and those who demonstrate special needs. Child and Family Agency tries to reduce repeat referrals by promoting positive involvement with the community. Connecticut College students assist with counseling, vocational training, educational and recreational activities.
The Center: A Drop In Leanring Center
The mission of the Drop-In Community Learning and Resource Center is to support and nurture the lifelong learning of youth and their families.
Connecticut College Children's Program
The Connecticut College Children's Program is a lab school that offers an environment reflective of exemplary and best practices. It is staffed by professionals, including physical, occupational and speech therapists. The school is play-based and inclusive of children with disabilities. Opportunities exist for faculty and student research, independent study and observation. Connecticut College students participate in all aspects of teaching young children and working with parents.
Connecticut College Woman's Center
This on-campus organization provides support services to Connecticut College women and also assembles discussion-groups pertaining to contemporary women's issues.
Department of Children and Families (DCF)
One intern position is available for two 8-hour days. In order to preserve families, this organization protects, improves and supports family well-being. Junior and senior students are preferred.
Riverfront Children's Center
The center fosters self-esteem in children whose parents are working or in school, and cares for them in a safe, stimulating environment. The students read to the children, and lead activities in art, music, creative movement, science and cooking.
TVCCA Early Care and Education / New London Head Start
TVCCA is a pre-school center where students assist teachers with educational activities.
Waterford Country School
Waterford Country School is a residential school for adolescents with significant emotional and behavioral issues. Students tutor in classrooms, assist with group work and lead recreational activities.