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 Children's Program is a collaboration between the College, the New London Public Schools and the Thames Valley Council for Community Action. Connecticut College students assist teachers, relate to students individually, lead group activities and supervise arts and crafts projects.
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.