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
Chicago Community Loan Fund (CCLF), a community development financial institution (CDFI) established in January 1991, provides low-cost, flexible financing to community development organizations engaged in affordable housing, economic development and social service initiatives for the revitalization of low and moderate-income neighborhoods throughout metropolitan Chicago. As a not-for-profit revolving loan fund, CCLF provides financing for development projects promising high social impact that for-profit, regulated financial institutions generally do not provide. In particular, CCLF specializes in serving the needs of small to mid-sized community organizations, especially in its 'focus communities' (Englewood, North Lawndale and Woodlawn) by providing 'high-touch' lending, reasonably priced, flexible loan products and free (or low-cost) technical assistance.
Position Description

The Program Assistant (PA) provides critical and substantive support to CCLF's lending, marketing, portfolio management and technical assistance programs, enjoying a wide range of duties and responsibilities. The position supports the work of the Director of Lending and the Senior Loan/Program Officer(s), and it includes direct and indirect contact with and service to our applicants, borrowers, and clients.

Position Tags
LVC City
Chicago IL

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