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. Visit the AmeriCorps page for service opportunities.


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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Social Work Supervisor – Queen Louise Home for Children, St. Croix

The Social Work Supervisor reports to the Director of the Queen Louise Home for Children and is responsible for ensuring that the children are adequately supported in all aspects of development.  The Social Work Supervisor is responsible for protecting and ensuring the care of the emotional and social needs of the children while assisting families. The Social Work Supervisor creates an atmosphere that allows for continuity of a high quality of care and a high quality of life for children. The Social Work Supervisor helps children solve and cope with the problems in their everyday lives while building positive and healthy relationships.

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Cottage Supervisor – Queen Louise Home for Children, St. Croix

Under the supervision of the Director, the Cottage Supervisor will supervise the cottage staff who enhance and facilitate the therapeutic treatment, safety, and physical care of all children in the home.

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Shift Coordinator – Queen Louise Home for Children, St. Croix

The Shift Coordinator will be responsible for ensuring supervision of Cottage staff is conducted on a regular basis, creating a home environment to which the children can identify, maintaining a safe environment that complies with health and safety requirements, and ensuring the compliance of all agency and USVI Department of Health policies and regulations associated with childcare.

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Child Care Worker/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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AmeriCorps and Volunteer Coordinator – Main Administrative Office, St. Croix

Under the supervision of the Director of Human Resources, the AmeriCorps and Volunteer Coordinator is responsible for the programmatic functioning of the AmeriCorps program and to ensure that Lutheran Social Services is in a position to continue receiving the AmeriCorps grant administered by the Corporation for National & Community Service.  The Coordinator organizes, coordinates and manages the recruitment of volunteers for all programs of Lutheran Social Services as well as establishes agency-wide policies and procedures to recruit and recognize the work of volunteers.

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Maintenance Worker – Housing Management, 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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Direct Care Worker – Ginger Thomas Residence, St. Croix

The role of a Direct Care Worker under supervision is to assist and instruct physically and mentally developmentally disabled individuals.  Direct Care Workers are responsible for maintaining a safe and supportive environment which fosters growth and rehabilitation among the residents.

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Replacement Worker – Ginger Thomas Residence, St. Croix

Responsible for assisting with the care of the adults with disabilities that reside at Ginger Thomas Residence.  Replacement Workers will be responsible for carrying out training and treatment procedures as prescribed and assisting residents with personal hygiene and grooming needs as required.

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Education and Disabilities Manager– Early Head Start, St. Croix

Under the direction of the Director, the Education and Disabilities Manager will ensure that program policies and procedures are being followed to support the philosophy, goals and polices of the Early Head Start program.

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Home Visitor (Pregnant Woman Program) – Early Head Start, St. Croix

Responsible for visiting families in their homes to support, assist and educate them regarding how to provide a safe, healthy, and developmentally appropriate environment for their child.

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Teacher – Early Head Start, St. Croix

Responsible for maintaining a safe, healthy, developmentally appropriate environment for infants and toddlers, which is based on best practice recommendations.  Responsible for assisting in completing required EHS functions related to the classroom.

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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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Bus Monitor/Teacher Aide – 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 all children on the bus during the bus route. Also assists classroom teachers in the care and education of children.

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Bus Driver/Teacher Aide – Early Head Start, St. Croix

Responsible for safely transporting EHS children and parents on the bus and maintaining of EHS vehicles.  Responsible for running errands for the program and assisting classroom teachers in the care and education of the children.

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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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