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.

Program Assistant – The Advocates for Human Rights

Position: Program Assistant – The Advocates for Human Rights
Organization Description: Founded in 1983, The Advocates works locally, nationally, and internationally to promote and protect universal human rights and fundamental freedoms. The mission of The Advocates is to promote civil society and reinforce the rule of law. The Advocates takes an integrated, comprehensive approach to preventing human rights abuses through documentation of human rights violations, advocacy on behalf of individual victims, education on human rights issues, and training and technical assistance to prevent human rights violations. The Advocates involves volunteers in research, education, and advocacy, to build broad constituencies in the United States and select global communities.
Position Description:

The Volunteer will work with asylum seeking clients to screen their cases for placement with volunteer attorneys, gather and track data related to our clients, supervise interns conducting phone intake and also writing summaries of asylum cases. The Volunteer will also assist staff attorneys that support volunteer attorneys locally and nationally. The Volunteer must be able to communicate with non-English speakers and people of varied cultural backgrounds. The Volunteer also must be professional, have strong written and oral communication skills, and be extremely organized.

LVC City: Minneapolis MN