Class Dates: October 16 – December 22, 2017

Monday 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

and Tuesday – Friday from 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Applications Due by 10:00 am on October 13, 2017



The purpose of the Independent Work Program (IWP) is to assist eligible participants to connect to the labor force by providing a 9-week paid internship with intensive social, academic, career, technical education, and service learning opportunities.



  • Currently be on probation, parole, in rehabilitation, or foster care
  • Must obtain a written recommendation from a case manager or court official to apply
  • Have an income at or below 125% of the federal poverty level
  • Be at least 16 years of age and reside in Cobb County
  • Present a valid picture I.D. and social security card
  • Have reliable transportation (location is directly on CCT Route 20)
  • Not have any convictions for violent or sex-related crimes
  • Be drug & alcohol free and voluntarily submit to random screening
  • Complete and file W-9 and I-9 tax forms
  • Sign a Release of Information agreement



Once you have submitted an online application, you will be contacted for an appointment to complete your eligibility process. If you need assistance, please contact: iwp@cumberlandchurch.org or (770) 432-4025.


You need a written recommendation from a case manager or court official to apply for the Independent Work Program. You can download a sample letter for editing here: IWP Recommendation Letter Sample. Once completed, upload your letter of recommendation below:

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