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.

Emergency Shelter Case Manager – Our Saviour’s Community Services
Position Type & Concern Area(s)
Organization Description
Our Saviour's Community Services was created in 2004 to provide oversight of 2 programs begun more than 30 years ago by Our Saviour's Lutheran Church. We are now an independently incorporated non-profit with 501(3)(C) status granted by the IRS. Our work consists of the English Learning Center program, and Our Saviour's Housing program. Our mission is Increasing Skills, Improving Lives.
Position Description

The Setting: Our Saviour's Housing operates a 40-46-bed emergency shelter in the city of Minneapolis for single adults of all genders who are experiencing homelessness. Our program works collaboratively with other single adult shelters in the city to provide more than simply shelter, but also the supports necessary for residents to resolve their homelessness.

The Position: The Emergency Shelter Case Manager meets weekly or more with residents to partner with them in creating a plan to resolve their homelessness. The Case Manager learns about the many social service resources available in our community and serves as a connector between the residents and these services. The Case Manager learns strength-based, person-centered approaches, trauma-informed care, and harm reduction philosophies that are proven to effectively assist people toward a more stable life. The Case Manager will develop skills in de-escalation, mediation, active listening, motivational interviewing, and restorative approaches.

LVC City
Minneapolis MN
  • Emergency Shelter Case Manager – Our Saviour’s Community Services
  • Emergency Shelter Case Manager – Our Saviour’s Community Services

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