Career Opportunities

Lutheran Social Services of the Virgin Islands (LSSVI) is looking for the best and brightest that our Territory and the world around us has to offer.  We are seeking candidates with a passion for service and the skills necessary to help us fulfill our mission.  If you are interested in applying for a position with LSSVI, please send a detailed resume and completed application to:

Director of Human Resources
516B Hospital Street
Frederiksted, St. Croix 00840-3824
Fax: (340) 772-0589
Email: humanresources@lssvi.org
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Only suitable applicants will be acknowledged and/or invited to interview. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and national service alumni are encouraged to apply. 

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Life Skills Assistant – Yellow Cedar Residence, St. Thomas

The Life Skills Assistant (LSA) will provide direct care and support to adult residents with developmental, cognitive, and physical disabilities to improve their level of independence in the areas indicated by their individual care plans. These include general life, community, and vocational skills. LSA will act as a coach to the residents in the areas of socialization and behaviors..

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Maintenance Worker – All Sites, St. Croix

The maintenance worker will be responsible for completing assigned tasks related to the maintenance of the building and related equipment.  Tasks to include but not limited to mowing, weeding, watering, trimming, trash pick-up, planting, and maintenance of related equipment.  The maintenance worker will assist with preventative and routine maintenance as assigned.

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Replacement Worker – Queen Louise Home for Children/Sister Emma Cottage, Ginger Thomas Residence, St. Croix

Replacement Workers provide direct care to residents with disabilities at Sister Emma Cottage and Ginger Thomas Residence.   Replacement Workers are responsible for maintaining a safe, supportive, and therapeutic environment which fosters growth and rehabilitation among the residents.

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Cottage Parent/Assistant Shift Coordinator – Queen Louise Home for Children, St. Croix

The Assistant Shift Coordinator will be responsible for supporting the Shift Coordinator and the overall operation of the shift in ensuring supervision, maintaining a safe environment to which children can identify, and ensuring compliance of all agency and USVI Department of Health policies and regulations associated with childcare.

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Director – Queen Louise Home for Children St. Croix

The Director is responsible for creating an atmosphere that provides for continuity of quality care and quality of life for all children residing in the 24 hour living facilities of Queen Louise Home for Children including Sister Emma Cottage.

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Cook – Ginger Thomas Residence, St. Croix

The Cook is responsible for practicing safe food handling techniques while preparing nutritious meals and snacks for the residents.  The cook will be responsible for planning and purchasing all food and necessary supplies and maintaining inventory and appropriate menu records.

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Floater/Teacher Assistant  – Early Head Start, St. Croix

Assume all the responsibilities of the Early Head Start Teacher, Bus Monitor, Custodian, Office Assistant and/or Cook as needed. Responsible for maintaining a safe, healthy, developmentally appropriate environment for infants and toddlers enrolled in the Early Head Start program.

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Health Services Coordinator – Early Head Start, St. Croix

Under the direction of the Early Head Start Director, the Health Services Coordinator is responsible for planning, implementing, coordinating, monitoring and managing health services activities for children and their families enrolled in the Early Head Start program pursuant to the Head Start Performance Standards.

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Bus Driver/Assistant Cook – Early Head Start, St. Croix

Responsible for providing transportation to and from Early Head Start centers for children and parents and maintaining the safety of the vehicle and all children on the bus during the bus route. Also assists the Cook with food preparation, service, and clean up.

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Nurse – Early Head Start, St. Croix

The Nurse provides Health Services to children and families and assists in the identification, coordination, completion of service, and evaluation of health or family problems of enrolled children. The Nurse maintains awareness of current health services available in the community and works with physicians and other local health care providers to meet the needs of enrolled children. The Nurse is responsible for the coordination of health follow-up services to identified children and must document all health/family services that have been provided. In conjunction with the Health Service Coordinator, the nurse will monitor health records at Early Head Start center sites.

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Project Manager – Early Head Start, St. Croix

The Project Manager/Grant Writer will provide coordinated services consistent with all applicable federal, state, and USVI Department of Building, Fire Department, Environmental Protection Agency laws, regulations, requirements, and codes including 45CFR, Part 1309 and Department of Health regulations. The Project Manager/Grant Writer will also be responsible for enforcement of the Davis Bacon Act and review of all U.S. Department of Labor payroll forms, job classifications, and wage rates. This position will further be responsible for writing the necessary grants needed to request funding for the projects relative to the recovery or rebuilding of the Early Head Start facilities.

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“NO PERSONS SHALL BE DISCRIMINATED AGAINST FOR EMPLOYMENT OFFERED BY LUTHERAN SOCIAL SERVICES OF THE VIRGIN ISLANDS ON ACCOUNT OF RACE, COLOR, CREED, NATIONAL ORIGIN, SEX, DISABILITY OR AGE.”

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