This is one of the many great positions available through the Lutheran Volunteer Corps (LVC):
Lutheran Volunteer Corps Service-Year
Spend a year serving at a social justice non-profit, while exploring living in community, living simply & sustainably, and exploring spirituality. We are seeking people who wish to bridge social justice in practice with social justice theory; build leadership and employable skills in social justice; and explore the LVC values of living in community, simply and sustainably, to build communication across differences.
The Lutheran Volunteer Corps is a community of faith uniting people to work for peace with justice. We pursue our mission by placing adults 21+ (“volunteers”) in full-time service positions at social-justice organizations for one or two years. All LVC Volunteers are encouraged to live into LVC’s core spiritual practices of living simply and sustainably in intentional community while serving the cause of peace with justice. LVC places Volunteers in nonprofits (placements) across the United States in Baltimore, MD; Minneapolis, MN; St. Paul, MN; Omaha, NE; Washington, DC; and Wilmington, DE.
LVC Volunteers must be at least 21 years of age. LVC Volunteers come from a wide variety of faith backgrounds, and do not need to be Lutheran. 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.
>Full-time service position at social justice non-profit organization
>Furnished housing with internet for year-Volunteers
>Modest monthly stipend
>Health insurance, if needed
>Work-related travel reimbursement
>Community and Spirituality Mentors
>Social justice learning series (monthly program days) with experts, researchers, and practitioners
Program Coordinator with Bmore Clubhouse:
Clubhouse Description: The B’More Clubhouse is a membership organization, intentionally organized for adults who are living with the effects of mental illness. More information about our program and our model can be found at http://www.bmoreclubhouse.org and http://www.clubhouse-intl.org
Mission: B’More Clubhouse empowers adults living with mental illness to lead meaningful and productive lives of their choice in the community.
Job Responsibilities: Under the direction of the B’More Clubhouse Executive Director and in partnership with other Clubhouse staff and the membership, the Clubhouse Program Coordinator is involved in all aspects of the smooth and productive operations of the Clubhouse. The Program Coordinator must be able to adapt to situations as they arise by possessing the capability and flexibility of addressing the multiplicity of activities and demands occurring in the operation of the Clubhouse.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Work side by side with members, sharing in the daily operation of the work units;
- Participate in the development and maintenance of meaningful work opportunities in units for members;
- Actively promote the development of members’ aspirations regarding Clubhouse participation, employment, education, housing, and social activities;
- Assist in outreach for members who are absent from the Clubhouse;
- Participate in seeking and maintaining employment opportunities for Clubhouse members with employers within the Baltimore metropolitan area;
- Participate in developing and maintaining appropriate linkages with other community mental health agencies, programs and services, as directed;
- Participate in education and resource development for Clubhouse members;
- Participate in social and recreational activities, including evening, weekend and holiday hours, when required.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office programs;
Highly developed communication and organizational skills;
Social media skills;
Flexible, energetic, and positive interpersonal skills.
Looking for a mission-driven candidate with a strong work ethic who is able to problem solve, multi-task on an ongoing basis, and take initiative to enhance the program.