Placement Positions

More about these examples of LVC positions
Each year, Lutheran Volunteer Corps matches over 70 full time Volunteers with social justice non-profit organizations across the U.S. The directory below provides a list of placement positions for the 2017-18 and 2018-19 program years.  About 80% of LVC partner organizations re-apply each year to be included as Placements; and in addition, we have new positions that are not yet on the list.

LVC Applicants get to see the list of available positions as part of the application and matching process, including more in depth position descriptions. To have the widest choice of positions, apply by our Round 1 January 15th deadline. There are significantly fewer positions available for the Round 2 April 1st deadline.

Please contact recruitment@lutheranvolunteercorps.org if you have questions about available positions.

Basic Needs Specialist – Neighborhood House

Basic Needs Specialist – Neighborhood House
Position: Basic Needs Specialist – Neighborhood House
Position Type & Concern Area(s): ,
Organization Description: Neighborhood House is a non-profit agency founded in 1897 by the women of the Mt. Zion Temple to serve newly arrived Eastern Europeans. Now more than a century later Neighborhood House has served 50 different ethnic groups and still maintains its settlement house philosophy and services.The mission of Neighborhood House is to help people, families and organizations to develop the skills, knowledge and confidence to thrive in diverse communities. We value mutual enrichment, cultural diversity, tradition, service, life long-learning and holistic well-being. Programs are structured so that people can maintain their language and culture.
Position Description:

The Basic Needs Specialist will:
- Coordinate life skills classes focusing on housing, empowerment, wealth building, and other basic needs for Family Center participants and the community at large.
- Assist in coordinating monthly family events for families in the communities.
- Prepare and submit accurate records and reports regarding life skills classes and outcomes.
- Establish and maintain positive, effective, and professional working relationships handling confidential information appropriately and setting appropriate limits on personal and professional boundaries.
- Work collaboratively with other agency programs, community agencies, schools, and organizations to enhance services and programs and to empower families.
- Complete intakes for Food Market and follow program practice/procedures including documentation and database applications using best practice guidelines.
- Responsible for coordination of seasonal programs including farmer's market, Cherokee Thanksgiving Meal, and March Food Drive.

Organization Website: http://neighb.org/
LVC City: St. Paul MN