Volunteer Guide

The “Women Wall”: by Loretto Volunteers ’18-’19, for women breaking down barriers

Participant’s Handbook

Want a comprehensive summary of everything LVC?  The Participant’s Handbook for Volunteers and Placements includes critical information about the LVC program year, programming, and other resources, for Volunteers and Placements.

While some program elements may be modified from one year to the next, the Handbook will give you the best general idea of what to expect.

Get your copy of the Participant’s Handbook before your year begins.  We promise you’ll be an expert by the end of it!

Service Year

FOR 2021 — Starts August 14, 2021 – Ends July 24, 2022

Move-in and Orientation

New Volunteers will receive a Welcome Letter with details to help you plan participation for service years starting in August. The general plan follows:

  • Move-in: August of each year (August 14-15, 2021)
  • Orientation: The week after move-in (August 16-20, 2021)
  • Start Service: The week after orientation (August 23, 2021)

LVC Communications

Healthcare Information

All LVC Volunteers must have health insurance.  If you need information about LVC-provided health insurance, contact LVC.

  • Healthcare Glossary – Your quick and easy guide to decoding terms like ‘deductible’, ‘co-pay’,  ‘in-network provider’, and more!

LVC “Bookshelf”


Can’t find what you’re looking for? Ask your Program Manager for help!