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LVC Member 2022-2023

Lutheran Volunteer Corps
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An LVC volunteer is placed in a full-time position at one of our placement sites. There are various positions related to each non-profit, and our volunteers assume the roles and responsibilities of the position for which they are hired.

Service Activities

Varies :
* working with marginalized populations in direct service
* communications and development
* working towards environmental sustainability

These are examples of types of positions; there are more. Specific positions will be on the LVC website by Dec 31, 2020.

Community Need Addressed

Lutheran Volunteer Corps places volunteers (paid with a stipend) in non-profits and other organizations that address social justice issues. The work of each volunteer is important in addressing varied social justice issues in five cities. The passion and commitment of the LVC volunteers have been recognized by our partners!

Position Outcomes

The bottom line is that each volunteer will make an impact on their cities not only by working for amazing partners of LVC but also by living in an intentional community, living simply and sustainably, working for justice in their respective cities, and exploring spirituality and personal discernment.


Health coverage, Housing, Living allowance, Stipend, Student loan forbearance, Training

Education Benefits


Skills you will gain

working for social justice organizations, effective professional communication, advocacy work, etc...

Competencies You Will Develop

Demonstrate sensitivity and empathy, Listen to and consider others' viewpoints, Maintain open lines of communication with others, Turn taking
Creativity & Problem Solving
Able to identify and define the problem, Capable of generating possible solutions, Communicate the problem to appropriate personnel, Improvise, Provide relevant expertise, Select and implement well-considered solution
Develop constructive working relationships and maintain them over time, Establish a high degree of trust and credibility with others, Interact professionally and respectfully with supervisors and co-workers, Stay positive and outcome oriented, Use appropriate strategies and solutions for dealing with conflicts and differences to maintain a smooth workflow
Accepts responsibility, Anticipate the consequences of decisions, Identify and prioritize the key issues involved to facilitate the decision making process, Involve people appropriately in decisions that may impact them
Operate tools and equipment in accordance with established operating procedures, safety standards, and ethical guidelines
Create environment of contribution, Create plan of action, schedule tasks so that work is completed on time, Demonstrate the effective allocation of time and resources efficiently, Drive decision making, Facilitate group planning, Set goals
Be pleasant, courteous, professional and respectful when dealing with internal and external customers or clients, Honor the privilege of being able to work with and for those being served, Provide personalized, prompt, and efficient service to meet the requirements, requests and needs of customers, Recognize the importance of maintaining privacy and confidentiality of those being served, Understand and anticipate the needs of others, Understand the importance of one's role in the functioning of the organization, Understand the significance of maintaining a healthful and safe environment
  • Activity Types Hands On Activities, Office Activities, Professional Activities
  • Focus Areas Aging, Community & Nonprofit Development, Disability, Economic Security, Education & Youth, Environment, Health & Nutrition, Homelessness & Housing, Legal Assistance
  • Length of Service 11 Months
  • Education Requirements High School Graduate
  • Placement Individual Placement
  • Service Setting Charter School, Community-based Nonprofit, Disability Services Organization, Health Clinic/Other Health Organization, Homeless Shelter, Soup Kitchen, or Food Bank, National Nonprofit/Affiliate, Religious Organization, School-based Nonprofit
  • Weekly Training Hours 5

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