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Waco Community Development Corporation

Contact Information:
1624 Colcord
Waco, TX 76707
Phone: (254) 235-7358
Website: www.WacoCDC.org

Agency Mission/Services:
Waco Community Development helps to inspire and cultivate healthy neighborhoods. Waco CDC considers a healthy neighborhood to be one that is safe, clean, and diverse; one in which it makes economic sense for people to invest and one where neighbors manage change successfully. Waco CDC helps support long term change in communities through four different components: Housing, Financial Education and Counseling, Community Engagement and Parental Involvement. The latter two programs are led by the community organizers who work with three elementary schools working with families on leadership development skills, working with churches, businesses, neighborhood associations, and individuals to see the communities in East and North Waco thrive.

Opportunities:
MSW Concentration: Will work alongside the community organizers who work with three elementary schools working with families on leadership development skills, PTA support, and teacher training. Interns will also have the ability to work with churches, businesses, neighborhood associations, and individuals to see change in North and East Waco.

Desired Qualifications:
MSW Concentration Year student studying Community Practice. Student has skills in facilitation and is highly self-motivated and has high sense of awareness to culutral sensitivity.

Agency Hours:
8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday-Friday

Training Required:
Orientation for interns includes meeting with current employees to learn about their specific roles in the organization, touring areas in which they work (community, schools and churches they work with).