CCO Staff & Interns

Whether you are looking to fulfill a school requirement, add to your resume, or gain personal experience we welcome your interest in our Internship Program!

Please complete the Intern Application, and return it to our Intern Supervisor at, in person, or by fax to #773-303-0116.

Listed below are areas of our intern needs. However, this list is not conclusive and we are open to dialoguing with you about your interests.

Note: Our internships are currently unpaid.

Culinary Intern
Intern would aid in meal preparation, cooking, serving, and clean-up for shelter residents. An intern would be given more responsibility in overseeing volunteers, researching nutritional standards and cost effect meals, and teaching nutrition/cooking classes to clients.

Case-working Intern
Intern would assist caseworkers in their daily tasks which could include client relations, paperwork, research of housing and job opportunities, or event creation.
*CCO does not currently have a LCSW on site

Maintenance Intern
Intern would assist in maintaining the shelter buildings through construction, cosmetic improvement, and upkeep of building.

Office Intern
Intern would assist in office needs including paperwork, filing, billing, payroll, organization, mail distribution, and other.

Volunteer Coordinator Intern
Intern would assist Volunteer coordinator in directing, instructing, and guiding volunteers.

Life Skills Intern
Intern would work to teach appropriate life skill classes to clientele.

Grant Writing Intern
Intern would assist in the writing of foundational grants.

*Intern descriptions are guidelines for the internship and are not complete descriptions of the Intern’s role. They are subject to change and develop.


to become an Intern at CCO

(as a professional or volunteer)
Cornerstone Community Outreach
Attn: Intern Supervisor
4615 North Clifton Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60640
phone: 773.506.6396 ext 12
fax: 773.303.0116
or email at