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.

Position Type & Concern Area(s)
Organization Description
Interfaith Power & Light (DC.MD.NoVA) engages hundreds of congregations of all faiths, from across Maryland and DC and northern Virginia, in saving energy, going green, and responding to climate change. We do this work as one of forty state Interfaith Power & Light affiliates around the country, mobilizing religious communities nationally to take part in movements for clean energy and climate action. Originally founded in 2005, IPL became a program of the InterFaith Conference of Metropolitan Washington in March 2010.
Position Description

A Program Associate will...

Assist with each of the areas of IPL's program work, as well as the day-to-day operations of a small non-profit. Identify and participate in emerging opportunities for the DC metro area community to have a unique voice in local and national environmental advocacy campaigns. Support environmental education efforts by organizing IPL’s Speakers Bureau and serving as a speaker in congregations. Assist with IPL’s work to help congregations to go green by organizing presentations on energy efficiency, and supporting congregational efforts to go solar or buy clean energy.

Conduct outreach for our programs and events through social media, emails, phonebanking, and tabling. In addition, get a taste of everything that a small non-profit must do to stay ''in business'' -- acknowledging donations, contacting congregations for financial support, updating our database, preparing materials including our multi-faith light switch reminders, keeping our books, and researching and applying for grants.

Organization Website
LVC City
Washington DC

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