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.

Immigration Legal Clerk – World Relief Baltimore Immigration Legal Clinic

Position: Immigration Legal Clerk – World Relief Baltimore Immigration Legal Clinic
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Organization Description: World Relief, initially known as the World Relief Commission of the National Evangelical Association, was formed to address urgent humanitarian needs in war torn Europe and has since expanded to help vulnerable populations in various parts of the world and in the United States. We practice principles of transformational development to empower local churches in the United States and around the world so they can serve the vulnerable in their communities. World Relief has initiatives in refugee resettlement, anti-trafficking, and immigration legal services (in its offices in the United States), as well as education, health, child development, agriculture, food security, micro-enterprise, and disaster response (overseas). We work holistically with the local church to stand for those who are marginalized and disenfranchised: the sick, the widow, the orphan, and the alien. The Baltimore Immigration Clinic (Clinic), founded in 2004, advises and represents refugees and other immigrants, as well as U.S. citizens, seeking to reunite with foreign-born family members. The Clinic also assists those seeking asylum, permanent residence, employment authorization and citizenship as well victims of crime or domestic violence eligible for immigration relief and individuals in deportation proceedings.
Position Description:

The Immigration Legal Clerk (ILC) will be the face of Christ for the first contact with oue office by immigrants seeking immigration assistance. The ILC will make appointments, respond to client inquiries regarding their cases, and make referrals to appropriate agencies for other types of services. The ILC will assist in correspondence with clients regarding notifications from the Department of Homeland Security or the Immigration Court; maintain case entry into the database; do general office work in filing and answering phones; and organize and copy immigration application packets for submission. As knowledge base is gained duties will include completing immigration applications for attorney review.

The ILC may also choose to assist the clinic, in collaboration with other organizations, in the coordination of ongoing responses to changes in immigration law or policy by the future Presidential Administration. This would involve outreach to churches and community organizations throughout the state.

LVC City: Baltimore MD