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
The mission of Bread for the City is to help Washington, DC residents living with low income to develop the power to determine the future of their own communities. We provide food, clothing, medical care, and legal and social services to reduce the burden of poverty. We seek justice through community organizing and public advocacy. We work to uproot racism, a major cause of poverty. We are committed to treating our clients with the dignity and respect that all people deserve.
Position Description

Bread for the City's Northwest Volunteer Coordinator is supervised by the Volunteer & In-Kind Manager. He or she will work with volunteers supporting a variety of programs, including the food pantry, orchard, rooftop garden, Farmers Market, and more. The Northwest Volunteer Coordinator must be able to manage multiple projects, keep track of many details, and communicate with diverse groups people from a broad range of backgrounds. He or she should also have good computer skills.

- Daily review of and preparation for scheduled volunteers.
- Recruit, screen, match, schedule, and lead volunteers for the Northwest Center and sustainable agriculture programs.
- Follow-up on volunteer placements to evaluate fit and success.
- Respond to volunteer inquiries in a timely and professional manner.
- Provide support for the Northwest Center's food program, including the food pantry, rooftop garden and sustainable agriculture program.
- Recruit and organize volunteers for evening and weekend volunteer opportunities.
- Update and maintain a Salesforce database, including volunteer contact information, scheduled times, and service completion status.
- Scan and upload volunteer documents.
- Lead volunteers at Free Farmers' Markets and orchard.
- Assist with volunteer appreciation events and other organizational events.
- Assist with outreach activities and other duties as assigned.

LVC City
Washington DC

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