LVC places recent college graduates (“Volunteers”) in full-time service positions at social-justice organizations across the United States in Baltimore, Chicago, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, Omaha, St. Paul, Washington, D.C., and Wilmington -- for one or two years. Service-year Volunteers are encouraged to explore LVC’s core principles: living simply and sustainably in intentional community while serving the cause of peace with justice. LVC places emphasis on the injustice of racism, oppression, and privilege in its leadership development curriculum; and Volunteers develop broad leadership skills while being placed with food justice, legal aid, environment, housing, immigration, education, health care, and other missions. The Lutheran Volunteer Corps is a community of faith uniting people to work for peace with justice.
Welcome to All: LVC is on a Journey to an Inclusive Community, forming and strengthening alliances among people of many cultures and communities, and intentionally dismantling racism within LVC, the church, and society. As a Reconciling in Christ organization, LVC welcomes and encourages the participation of people of all gender identities and sexual orientations in all aspects of LVC.
LVC has positions in: Addiction/Recovery, Education, Environment, Food Justice, Gender Equality, Health Care, HIV/AIDS, Housing, Immigration, International Solidarity, Legal Aid, LGBTQ Equality, Refugee Services, Senior Services, Supporting people with Disabilities, Workers’ Rights, Youth Engagement
Apply: The program begins in early August of each year. Applications go live in October for the following year. The application deadlines are January 15 and April 1, followed by a rolling deadline until positions are filled. Apply online now: http://www.lutheranvolunteercorps.org. Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
LVC places recent college graduates (“Volunteers”) in full-time service positions at social-justice organizations across the United States in Baltimore, Chicago, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, Omaha, St. Paul, Washington, D…