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.

Program Assistant for Communication Strategies and Services – Lutheran World Relief

Position: Program Assistant for Communication Strategies and Services – Lutheran World Relief
Position Type & Concern Area(s): ,
Organization Description: Lutheran World Relief (LWR) has been providing relief and development around the globe for 71 years. Empowered by God's unconditional love in Jesus Christ, we envision a world in which each person, every community, and all generations live in justice dignity and peace. Affirming God's love for all people, we work with Lutherans and partners around the world to end injustice, poverty, and human suffering.
Position Description:

The Program Assistant for Communication Strategies and Services is an integral part of the Communications, Marketing and Engagement unit at Lutheran World Relief (LWR). The position supports the unit’s efforts to provide leadership in communication strategy and key message development for engaging LWR’s target U.S. audiences and to create high-quality, effective, engaging and audience-centric communication tools that build LWR’s relationship with its audiences.

Core responsibilities include:
- Support the management of marketing and communication projects across the organization by scheduling project meetings, keeping up to date project meeting notes and updating LWR’s project management system.
- Serve on LWR’s Interactive Media Team and support LWR’s social media strategy by monitoring Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, drafting and posting daily content, and planning and executing social media engagement/fundraising campaigns.
- Serve on LWR’s Editorial Team and assist in the planning, drafting and editing of LWR communications, including the print newsletter, email newsletter, website, blog and external reports.
- Work with the Visibility, Outreach and Engagement unit to develop new programs for increasing constituent engagement.
- Provide editorial support for other LWR units as needed.
- Assist with keeping website content up to date.
- Aid in monitoring and raising LWR’s brand identity across media.
- Coordinate and manage technology for unit presentations.

LVC City: Baltimore MD