CCHD Internship Opportunities



Catholic Campaign for Human Development funds a number of  summer, semester, and year-long internships for Catholics in the United States for Catholics who want to gain experience working with and on behalf of the poor and vulnerable.  CCHD provides grants to self-help projects developed by grassroots groups who are working to address the root cause of poverty in their communities.  CCHD also works to increase Catholic's awareness of poverty in the United States.

CCHD Internships for the Diocese of Davenport are offered during the school year.  Applicants must be Catholic and able to participate in mandatory training provided by Catholic Campaign for Human Development in Washington DC.  After completing the training intern will work with Quad Cities Interfaith, or Center for Worker Justice of Eastern Iowa, Iowa City,  CCHD funded groups.  Task's will vary but may include: parish education, training and outreach, letter and article writing, research, or developing relationships with the community organizations.

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2015/2016 Intern has been selected

Rachael Dunlap has been selected as the new Catholic Campaign for Human Development Intern for the 2015/2016 school year.  Rachael is studying Psychology and Theology at St. Ambrose in Davenport.  She will be working with Quad Cities Interfaith during her internship.  Rachael will be attending CCHD training in Washington D.C. in May to prepare her for her internship. 


How to apply for the Diocese of Davenport CCHD internship

  1. Please apply for 2016-17 internship.  For Applications deadline please check back early January, 2016
  2. Applicants must complete the application form and include a resume .  Please click the link to Download Form at the USCCB-(CCHD Website) 
  3. Please mail form and resume to:

Loxi Hopkins
CCHD & CRS Diocesan Director
780 West Central Park Avenue
Davenport, IA 52804-1901

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