Catholic Campaign for Human Development Intern

Office of Evangelization and Discipleship
Employment Type
Part Time
Raleigh, NC
Posted Date

Hours Per Week: 15 hours

Position Summary:

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Raleigh’s Office of Evangelization and Discipleship is seeking a Catholic Campaign for Human Development Intern.

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 Gospel.

The internship is paid at an hourly rate of $15/hour and requires up to 15 hours/week to be completed during the 12 weeks per semester or 24 weeks over the entire school year from August 2024 to April 2025, and requires attendance (paid for by the USCCB) at orientation in Washington, DC, in person, from 29-31 May 2024.

The Intern will be given a computer, and most of the work can be conducted from home, but office space in Raleigh is available for those who would benefit from this option. Those with good writing abilities and an interest in Catholic social justice are encouraged to apply.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist with CCHD grant reviews and site visits.
  • Promote CCHD through media (produce videos, write articles).
  • Assist with CCHD outreach to parishes and communities.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Minimum level of Education: HS diploma or GED
  • Must satisfactorily complete required criminal background and reference checks.
  • Must complete the Diocese-sponsored Safe Environment Training within 60 days of hire.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Passionate about communicating the Gospel with missionary zeal
  • Disciple with Parish experience.

Position’s Key Dates:

  • Start Date – August 1st, 2024.
  • End Date – April 1st, 2025.