Employment Opportunities

Fair Housing Specialist & Communications Coordinator

OCA seeks a self-motivated, organized Fair Housing Specialist and Communications Coordinator to support fair housing investigations and assist with the organization’s outreach and communications efforts. Fair housing investigations will involve providing intake and follow up investigation of potential violations of the federal Fair Housing Act and similar laws. In addition, the Coordinator will assist with external outreach, social media, and other communications and office needs. Read the full description.

Legal Director

OCA seeks a Legal Director to spearhead its enforcement and systemic reform efforts. The Legal Director must be deeply committed to social justice and work as part of a team to apply the principles of the Fair Housing Act to counteract the systems that continue to perpetuate segregation and its impact in Connecticut, including laws and policies affecting zoning, housing vouchers, and subsidized housing. The Legal Director will be responsible for executing existing organizational strategies to advance systemic changes in these areas, as well as collaborating to generate new approaches. The Legal Director will also conduct legal and policy research on relevant programs, work with pro bono legal and other organizational partners to pursue litigation, where appropriate, undertake advocacy campaigns, and participate in fair housing trainings as part of OCA’s outreach efforts. Read the full description.

Policy and Data Analyst

OCA seeks a Policy and Data Analyst to join our growing team.  This position is ideal for a mission- and data-driven advocate ready to assist with the development of research and policy recommendations that promote policies to counter the legacy of housing segregation.  The Policy and Data Analyst will also be deeply engaged in outreach and education in urban and suburban areas about the benefits of such policies as OCA continues to develop an urban-suburban interracial coalition to support its work. Read the full description.

Community Organizer and Outreach Coordinator

OCA seeks a self-motivated, outgoing Community Organizer & Outreach Coordinator to conduct outreach, training, education and leadership development. The Organizer will be responsible for developing on-the-ground relationships with diverse communities and organizations. Read the full description.


If you are interested in volunteering, please explore our volunteer page.

Open Communities Alliance also hosts volunteer interns from undergraduate and graduate institutions and law schools.  If you are interested, please visit our internship page.


  • Open Communities Alliance
  • 75 Charter Oak Avenue
  • Suite 1-200
  • Hartford, CT 06106
  • Phone: 860-610-6040