Placement Positions

Examples of LVC Positions

More about these examples of LVC positions
Each year, Lutheran Volunteer Corps matches 70-80 full time Volunteers with social justice non-profit organizations across the U.S. This directory provides an overview of placement positions for the 2016-17 and 2017-18 program years.  About 80% of LVC partner placement organizations re-apply each year and we also have new positions each year that may not yet be on this list.

LVC Applicants see 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 particular questions about available positions.

Bike and Coffeeshop Assistant Manager – Redeemer Center for Life

Bike and Coffeeshop Assistant Manager – Redeemer Center for Life
Redeemer Center for Life was formed in 1998 with a survey of the neighborhood, led by Redeemer Lutheran Congregation, assessing the needs of Harrison residents. Identified was an increased need for programming and services for children and families to combat the poverty with affordable housing, after-school activities for children and increased employment. In 1999, Redeemer Center for Life, Inc. became a non-profit with the specific mission to be a beacon of hope to residents of the Harrison Neighborhood. The organization’s strategic plan is to be responsive to the community by addressing specific neighborhood needs of housing, out of school activities, and employment.

OUR GOALS are to:
- Create a place of safety and belonging,
- Promote health and equity in neighborhood supporting opportunities for employment and training.
- Provide opportunities for residents to experience the fulfillment of their potential.

In this position, the Volunteer will serve as the assistant to the manager at Venture North, a bike and coffee shop affiliated with Redeemer Center for Life. As assistant to the manager, the Volunteer will work with the bike shop manager to set employee schedules, manage their hours, conduct meetings and internal trainings. The Volunteer will also be in charge of running the communications and marketing for Venture North which includes updating the website and various social media platforms as well as sending out emails and newsletters. The Volunteer will use these platforms in collaboration with the manager to promote various events and merchandise specials associated with the shop. The Volunteer will additionally spend time running the coffee bar as well as mentoring high schoolers who are interning at the shop.

Minneapolis MN