Marcela Cardoza was one of Greenbelt Alliance’s first high school interns with the Cristo Rey Network’s Corporate Work Study Program and now serves as Administrative Assistant. While at Greenbelt, she primarily assists Executive Assistant and Office Manager, Lilibeth Gonzales, to help maintain an efficient work environment through clerical work.
Marcela is a first generation high school senior enrolled in ICA Cristo Rey Academy, an all-girls school with an innovative Corporate Work Study Program. All students enrolled in ICA are given the opportunity by sponsoring organizations, to work in entry-level clerical positions in various industries. It is through this unique program that Marcela found her way to Greenbelt Alliance. This experience has given her a glimpse of the nonprofit sector and a head start on envisioning her career path.
As a San Francisco native, Marcela enjoys discovering new picturesque views and locations around the Bay Area to share with her camera, friends, family, and her dog.