Weekly Update for Week of 9/7/15

September 08, 2015

CCOP Organizing Academy

Tuesday, September 15th, at 6:30 pm, Ferry Ave UMC

We will continue our monthly training series to study the principles and practices of faith-based community organizing with a lesson on public action. We will use the opportunity of the Economy of Inclusion Rally on September 20th as a live example of how to prepare for a public action in our organizing model. Join us at Ferry Ave UMC (768 Ferry Ave, Camden, NJ 08104).

Economy of Inclusion Rally 

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Celebrating 30 Years of Organizing - CCOP's 2015 Fundraiser

Thursday, October 15th, 6:00 pm at The Kove

Camden Churches Organized for People is delighted to invite you to celebrate 30 years of community organizing!  For 30 years, CCOP has worked to create grassroots collaboration among residents in the city of Camden, and surrounding suburbs, toward building a better Camden. Our organizing discipline teaches creative forms of civic responsibility that empower ordinary people to seek new relationshps, and methods for community engagement that promote economic opportunity by breaking cycles of incarceration and poverty. 

Buy tickets online or mail payments to CCOP at P.O. Box 1317, Camden, NJ 08105. If you cannot attend, please consider making a donation to CCOP as your way of helping build Camden into a strong and healthy community once again. Your support is crucial to our future success.


Need a Job?

In an effort to reduce poverty and unemployment in the city of Camden, our Contract for Camden seeks to create jobs for Camden residents, connect residents to existing employment opportunities and remove barriers to work. The following opportunities have been shared with CCOP and we ask that you help us get the word out to your congregations. 

Clean Air Council

Community Organizer

The organizer will be responsible for working with communities in South and Southwest Philadelphia related to existing and proposed fossil fule infrastructure projects in Philadelphia. The organizer will assist residents of Philadelphia in participating in the regulatory process, organize residents to advocate for healthy air quality, and work with a growing coalition of organizations on a campaign to limit the expansion of proposed fossil fuel energy projects. Apply online.


Field Monitor

LogistiCare seeks a full time Field Monitor in the Camden, New Jersey area. The Field Monitor is responsible for ensuring transportation providers who contract with LogistiCare meet and exceed the compliance requirements contained in their contract. For application instructions contact Whitney at Download the full description.

Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers

Multiple Job Openings

Our partners at the Camden Coalition are on the cutting edge of healthcare innovation and looking for an RN Clinical Manager, Community Health Worker, Staff Accountant, and Database Assistant - among other things. Check out their job listings on the Coalition's website.



2770 Federal St, Camden, NJ 08105 ~ 856-966-8869 ~

CCOP is a non-partisan organization that does not endorse or oppose candidates. CCOP is an affiliate of the PICO National Network.