Placement Positions

More about these examples of LVC positions
Each year, Lutheran Volunteer Corps matches approximately 50 full time Volunteers with social justice non-profit organizations in our program cities across the U.S. The directory below provides a SAMPLE list of placement positions for the 2017-18 and 2018-19 program years.  About 80% of LVC partner organizations re-apply each year; and in addition, we will 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.

Digital Literacy Assistant Instructor – Briya Public Charter School/Mary’s Center

Position: Digital Literacy Assistant Instructor – Briya Public Charter School/Mary’s Center
Position Type & Concern Area(s): ,
Organization Description: Briya Public Charter School, incorporated on July 12, 2005 in the District of Columbia, has its roots in and is the continuation of one of the original 76 Even Start Family Literacy demonstration projects in 1989 funded nationwide by the U.S. Department of Education. As a collaborative program, Briya PCS operates in partnership with DC Public Schools, DC Head Start, and Mary’s Center for Maternal & Child Care. Our mission is to serve families most in need, enhancing parent education and family development by providing quality educational opportunities and strengthening parenting skills in a multi-generational setting. Our goal is to increase family literacy through education for parents and their children from 0 to 10 years old. The program’s objectives are to assist parents in being full partners in their child’s education while increasing literacy levels, specifically English proficiency, of at-risk children and their parents through English as a Second Language, early childhood development activities, computer classes, and parenting and Parent and Child Together (PACT) classes, all in a multi-generational setting.
Position Description:

This position description incorporates the core responsibilities of the job. It is recognized that other related duties not specifically mentioned might also be performed and that not all listed responsibilities may be carried out, depending on operational needs. Digital Literacy assistant instructors will receive training in the national CASAS assessment system and adult education curriculum and theory.

Digital Literacy Assistant Instructor Functions:
• Assist in typing classes, using software or web-based programs such as Typing Instructor, Typing-Web, etc.
• Instruct students individually and in groups, using various teaching methods such as teacher-led instruction or demonstrations and student-led group activities.
• Assist Digital Literacy (DL) Instructor to prepare and teach DL classes.
• Observe and evaluate students' work to determine progress and make suggestions for improvement. .
• Prepare materials, computer equipment, and classrooms for class activities.
• Collaborate with ESL and DL instructors to help to plan lessons that promote learning.
• Actively look for ways to help students and co-workers.
• Use computers, laptops, iPads, Smart board, & other equipment and materials for class presentations.
• Maintain competence in creating presentations, using the internet, computer navigation, and word processing skills.

LVC City: Washington DC