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Roman Catholic Diocese of Dallas

Intern – Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD)

Hiring Location: Catholic Social Ministries – Pastoral Center
Address: 3725 Blackburn St., Dallas, TX 75219

Job Type: Internship
Hours: 15 Hours/week
Weekends/OT Required: No
Education Required: Presently in college or have completed a degree.
Catholic Required: Yes
Bilingual Required: Yes

General Summary of the Position

The intern will assist the Associate Director in fostering greater awareness of Catholic Social Teaching in the Diocese of Dallas; and in enhancing the efforts of the Catholic Social Ministries Office to promote the mission of the Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD). The intern will the Associate Director in increasing the level of engagement of the people of the Diocese of Dallas for the annual collection   via social media, speaking at parishes and special events, working with the Catholic Social Ministries Committee and CCHD funded groups, and through collaboration with the Ministries Office.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities of the Internship

●     Create a plan of action, with guidance from the Associate Director, that has clear mission statement, goals, objectives, and a timeline.

●    Continue building relationships with the local community and economic development organizations previously funded by CCHD and help the Associate Director in cultivating new relationships.

●    Assist the Associate Director in project monitoring and evaluation of grants with the support of the Catholic Social Ministries Committee.

●    Accompany the Associate Director in attending meetings to learn about the poverty situation in North Texas and assist in site visits.

●    Work with Communications Office in promoting the local grant applications by using all means of communication.

●    Assist the Associate Director in facilitating meetings of the Catholic Social Ministries Grant Committee which gives local grants to applicants for CCHD funds.

●    Update the Google site set up for the Catholic Social Ministries Committee as a way to share information.

●    Work with the Communications Office in promoting the annual CCHD collection in parishes.

●    Help the Associate Director in increasing the level of engagement and participation in parish and Catholic Schools education and training in Catholic Social Teaching and outreach projects.

●    Work with the Office of Ministries directors to coordinate the Multi-Media Youth Contest.

●    Update weekly the diocesan CCHD web page with information about the work of CCHD, the diocesan collection, and Catholic Social Teaching.

●    Provide content to the Office of Communications and Texas Catholic to promote awareness of local poverty through social media.

●    Submit a written evaluation and a reflection paper upon completion of the internship.

●    Attend the CCHD Intern Orientation May 29-31, 2024, in Washington DC (airfare/lodging and meals are covered)

Position Requirements

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

●       A practicing Catholic in good standing with interest and zeal to address the root causes of poverty in the Diocese of Dallas

●       Great interpersonal skills and a learner mindset

●       Working ability in basic computer, Microsoft applications (Publisher, PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Outlook) and social media use with promotional material design a plus

●       Ability to work collaboratively with others and to follow a plan of action through to completion

●       Ability to be open to dialogue with a variety of people regarding Catholic Social Teaching

●       Strong written and oral communication, and organization skills

Education and Experience:

●       Presently in college or have completed a degree

●       Previous mission work, social work or neighborhood coalitions, shelters, etc. a plus

●       Bilingual (English and Spanish) speaking and writing

Special Requirement:

·         Attend the CCHD Intern Orientation in Washington, DC for 3 days at the end of May (flight/room & board paid)

·         Commitment to deepening understanding of Catholic Social Teaching

·         Submit a short evaluation and do an internship project presentation upon completion of the internship

Physical Requirements Specific to the Job:

●       Indicate N/A

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This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of the duties and responsibilities of the position. The duties and responsibilities of the position may be changed at the sole discretion of the Diocese of Dallas – Pastoral Center.

The Diocese of Dallas – Pastoral Center reserves the right to modify this job description without notice to the employee. This job description is not a contract and does not alter the employee’s at-will employment status.

Hiring Contact
Name and Title: Marie S.
Phone: 2143792823
Email: [email protected]

To apply for this job email your details to msong@cathdal.org