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 Washington Interfaith Network (WIN), founded in 1996, is a multi-racial, multi-faith, strictly non-partisan, District-wide citizens’ power organization rooted in local congregations, associations, non-profits, schools and unions. WIN’s 35+ dues-paying members represent 25,000 families in every section of the District and reflect its theological, racial, geographic, and economic diversity.
Position Description

The Communications and Voter Engagement Organizer will work on:

1. Updating and running WIN's social media organizing strategy by developing press and blog contacts, social media audiences and followings, media advisories, and online social media content (including videos, newsletters, etc).

2. Further communications work will include curating the database (including email lists), editing and maintaining the WIN website, and developing an annual report.

3. Voter Engagement work with focus on building upon previous campaigns to sign-up and engage voters for a more just DC. The LVCer oversees all logistics for the campaign, along with a team of volunteers. This includes developing voter walk lists and maps, creating online campaign action alerts (to call councilmembers, mayor, etc), analyzing data to produce reports on our level of power in a particular ward, on an issue area, etc., working with volunteers to ensure that voters are entered into the database and the database is up to date.

4. Other organizing related duties have the potential to include member engagement, campaign and policy research, and direct community organizing. There is a large amount of room for growth with this position, which allows an LVCer to fit the position to best suit their interests and skill-set.

Organization Website
LVC City
Washington DC

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