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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 2014-2015 Intern has been selected   

Corrigan P. Goldsmith has been selected as the new CCHD Intern for the 2014/2015 school year.  Corrigan is a freshman at St. Ambrose University, a Secret Heart parishioner.  She is majoring in Psychology Pre-Masters of Occupational Therapy, possibly a double major in communication and minor in organizational leadership.  She is a member of Ambrosians for Peace and Justice.  Corrigan will be working with CCHD funded group Quad Cities interfaith.


How to apply for the Diocese of Davenport CCHD internship.

  1.  Applications deadline February 28, 2015
  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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