Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD) Intern

Office of Evangelization and Discipleship, Human Life & Dignity
Employment Type
Raleigh, NC
Posted Date

Hours Per Week:  20 (Part-time) 

Key responsibilities / day-to-day job functions:

  • Assist with CCHD grant reviews and site visits to CCHD funded projects.
  • Promote CCHD through media (produce videos, write articles for submission to Diocesan and local papers featuring funded projects, Catholic social teaching and poverty awareness. 
  • Develop CCHD web and social media tools for local use. 
  • Assist with CCHD outreach to parishes and communities.
  • Implement "Creating on the Margins" contest to promote poverty education and Catholic Social Teaching in parishes and schools to include social media outreach.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Employment is contingent upon applicant satisfactorily passing criminal background and reference checks.
  • Must complete diocese-sponsored Safe Environment Training within 60 days of hire.
  • Minimum level of Education: HS diploma or GED.
  • Minimum amount of Work Experience
    • Years of related work experience: N/A 
    • Area of related work experience:  N/A

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Passionate about communicating the Gospel with missionary zeal.
  • Disciple with Parish experience.
  • Catholic in good standing.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Able to initiate and engage in conversations. 

Position Start Date: 1 June 2022, Ends 31 Aug 2022

The Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD) is the domestic, anti-poverty social justice program of the U.S. Catholic Bishops. This year, CCHD is offering a local paid internship for Catholics with the Diocese of Raleigh to help promote the important work of CCHD and to offer experience working with and on behalf of those in poverty. The internship will provide practical work in carrying out the mandate of CCHD, opportunities to develop relationships with community leaders, reflection on Catholic social teaching, and opportunities for sharing the experience with other CCHD interns .

The internship is paid at an hourly rate of $14/hour and requires 20 hours/week from June to August 2022, and virtual training May 26-28, 2022. Those with an interest in Catholic social justice are encouraged to apply.