Become An Advocate

CEF Advocates work side by side with community members who are experiencing or at-risk of homelessness and working towards goals of greater income, affordable housing, savings, and financial independence.  

CEF is not currently accepting Advocate applications, however please take the time to fill out the Advocate Inquiry Form below to stay informed as to when CEF reopens applications in the Fall of 2020.

Fill Out the CEF Advocate Interest Listserv Form

Click here for the Chapel Hill Advocate Application!

We seek passionate and highly committed applicants for our 2-year Advocate program.

CEF-Chapel Hill Advocates are trained 2 times per year: during September/October and January/February. Community members and students are welcome to apply to become Advocates! Please contact our Chapel Hill Advocate Program Coordinator, Kristina Smith (kristinas@communityef.org) if you have questions.

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Click here for the Durham Advocate Application!

We seek passionate and highly committed applicants for our Advocate program.

CEF-Durham Advocates are trained 2 times per year: during September/October and January/February. Community members and students are welcome to apply to become Advocates! Please contact our Durham Advocate Program Coordinator, Leah Whitehead (leahw@communityef.org) if you have questions.

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Also consider becoming a full-time, paid summer intern!

To Apply: Applications are accepted annually between November and January. See the “Join Our Team” page to get to know the available opportunities.

Feel free to reach out to Kristina Smith in Chapel Hill (kristinas@communityef.org) or Leah in Durham (leahw@communityef.org) with any questions about these processes.

CEF: Community Empowerment Fund

Chapel Hill: 919-200-0233 Durham: 919-797-9233

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