Volunteer Application Timeline

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Filling out an application for LVC is an invitation to reflect on why you believe the LVC service-year is the right opportunity for you. For your application, you'll need your resume, contact information for 3 references, and time to reflect on the essay questions. You can start your application and save your work, coming back to finish it later.

Round One - January 15, 2019


Round Two - April 1, 2019

  • April 1: Online Application due.
  • April 1-17: Application review period & selected Applicants interview with LVC representative. Review this interview preparation guide before LVC program interview.
  • April 18: Acceptance notification and list of available Positions available online.
  • By April 22, noon ET: Applicants choose ten Positions for potential interviews and submit choices online.
  • By April 24: Applicants informed of their Position interviews & given Placement contact information (up to 3).
  • April 24-May 8: Applicants interview with Placements over the phone.
  • by May 8: Applicants submit Placement rankings online. LVC staff begin matching Applicants & Positions (Based on Applicant’s & Placement’s ratings).
  • May 13: Round Two Matching Day! LVC staff call Applicants with placement match offers.
  • May - June: LVC staff in contact with Volunteers and Placements about next steps
  • Friday, August 9, 2019: National Orientation begins for all 2019-2020 volunteers.

Round Three/Rolling Admissions - AFTER April 1, 2019

  • Applicants should apply early for your pick of social justice positions.  We're still accepting applications, so apply now!  Online Application.

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