DSW Interns- Session 1

2012 Summer Interns, Session 1

May 20 -June 10

This summer was the first time DeSales Service Works offered a Summer Internship for young adults. The first group served at various ministry sites, met many current Camden greats, and experienced living in a low income inner city neighborhood. The stories of their time in Camden are on the following pages, click on the tabs at the top of the page.

The DSW Summer Intern projects of this first summer session are:

  • Lisa- tutoring high schoolers at Hopeworks, a non-profit which teaches computer and life skills to kids who are in high school, or who dropped out and want to get back on track to attend college.
  • Tim- Designing and creating a full-wall mosaic mural beside Esperanza Community Garden
  • Maryanne- Camden Stories. Maryanne will be recording the stories of current and former residents of the city to capture the spirit of what it is like to live here
  • Alex- facilitating classrooms and working with afterschool kids at Holy Name School
  • Mike- Beautification projects in the neighborhood, working with a local re-hab non-profit, and abandoned lot stabilization
  • Mary- working with afterschool kids at Northgate II, a neighborhood low income housing unit.

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