Summer 2019 Community Development Internship

Detroit, MI // Part Time



MACC Development is a leading Christian community development corporation offering an internship opportunity to motivated individuals with a passion for Detroit. The internship runs during corresponding academic semesters and applications are currently being accepted for consideration for Summer 2019.

The Intern works to:

The Intern will have an opportunity to develop a broad range of skills working in a nonprofit, community development setting while gaining hands on experience working on strategic planning, program implementation, and research. In order to get a full understanding of holistic community development, the intern will fully participate in all aspects of the MACC Development's work including volunteer recruitment, economic development research, special event planning and community relations. As a full member of our team, the intern will have the opportunity not only to participate but to help determine the direction of our work.

What You’ll Do/Need:

MACC Development is looking for six Summer Interns, whether in high school, college or post-grad, who want to get a first-hand look into Urban Ministry. If you are interested in the fields of social services, sports & recreation, community development, real estate development, entrepreneurship or education, MACC Development is an organization that can and will meet your expectations!

The internship will take place for 8-10 weeks from June 10th - August 16th. Interns can expect to work 40 hrs/wk.

This is not a paid internship. Interns should raise $2000 (1) for room & board and (2) monthly expenses, i.e. gas, eating out etc. You will receive a bi-weekly stipend from the support raised.

(1) - We recommend raising support through MACC Development in order to provide tax benefits to your supporters.

(2) - Members of the Mack Avenue Community Church graciously open their homes to interns each year.


Fellows will work with MACC Missions, MACC Housing, MACC Sports and MACC Lit and responsibilities will include:

  • Help with coordinating work projects for mission teams from across the country

  • Support the community engagement efforts with local community groups and attend block club meetings

  • Work alongside the Executive Director of MACC Development

  • Research and recruit local volunteers/sponsors

  • Assist with coaching/training/spiritual growth of k-5 students

  • Work alongside MACC Lit and MACC Sports Program Managers

  • Assist with facilitation of the MACC Lit Summer Camp Curriculum


  • Willingness to learn and great teachability

  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills

  • Self-motivated mentality 

What You’ll Get:

We’re small. We’re friendly. We're taking on some big problems and we want you to join us! Our internship rotates to give you a wide variety of experiences within MACC Development through focused experiential learnings. You will also be discipled by way of a small group setting. This internship will provide you with valuable work experience that you’ll be able to take with you for years to come.

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