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Lutheran Services in America employees are a diverse group committed to empowering people in America to lead their best lives—so all communities can thrive. We value our employees and offer a wide range of benefits to meet the needs of our staff and their families. Employee health, wellness and career development are top priorities.

Donor Relations & Stewardship Manager

Lutheran Services in America

May 31, 2022

Washington DC

Reporting to the Vice President of Development, the Donor Relations & Stewardship Manager will manage relationship building with current and prospective funders. Successful candidates will have knowledge of fundraising best practices, strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to thrive in an entrepreneurial environment.

Apply Now >

Director of Public Policy and Advocacy Disability Network

Lutheran Services in America Disability Network

May 17, 2022

Washington, DC

The Director of Public Policy and Advocacy will lead advocacy on disability issues with Congress and the Administration as well as work directly to strengthen the ability of nonprofit organizations to support people with disabilities.

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Join Our Member Organizations

Deputy Director of Housing Services

Compass Housing Alliance

June 13, 2022

Seattle, WA

Work experience is a key factor for success in this role at Compass Housing Alliance. In addition, success in this role requires a passion for knowledge and drive for continuing professional development or education. A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in social work or related field would be a compliment to the required experience.

Apply Now >

Executive Director

Wernle Youth & Family Treatment Center

June 6, 2022

Richmond, IN

The Executive Director at Wernle Youth & Family Treatment Center provides leadership, direction, and supervision for all departments responsible for the day-to-day operations of the agency and participates in the development, implementation, supervision, and on-going evaluation of all residential treatment services, including therapeutic and behavior management.

Apply Now >

Spiritual Life Leader

Lutheran Child and Family services of Indiana/Kentucky

May 19, 2022

Indianapolis, IN

A LCMS pastor, DCE, Deaconess, or equivalent to lead the spiritual life programs is needed in Indianapolis at Lutheran Child and Family Services of Indiana/Kentucky. For more information contact Pastor John Kolb, Chaplain.

Apply Now >

Chief Experience Officer (CXO)

Lutheran Senior Services

May 18, 2022

St. Louis, MO

The Chief Experience Officer at Lutheran Senior Services acts as the system champion dedicated to creating a world-class culture of excellence and providing strategic leadership for overall human resources, marketing, mission integration, and community outreach efforts including a commitment to CQI (continuous quality improvement) principles. For more information contact Jessica Spurgin.

Apply Now >

Chaplain

The Lutheran Village at Miller’s Grant

May 18, 2022

Ellicott City, MD

Lutheran Social Ministries of Maryland has an exciting opportunity for a full time Chaplain in our Ellicott City Community, the Lutheran Village at Miller’s Grant. The Chaplain will serve a vital role as a spiritual supporter to all residents and team members regardless of faith tradition. Come join a vibrant culture of caring, collaboration, and support! For more information apply below.

Apply Now >

Director of Marketing, Communications and Advocacy

Lutheran Services in Iowa

May 6, 2022

Des Moines, IA

The Director position oversees all marketing, internal and external communications, and advocacy communications for Lutheran Services in Iowa.

Apply Now >

Development Coordinator

Compass Housing Alliance

April 29, 2022

Seattle, WA

As a member of the Advancement team, the Development Coordinator at Compass Housing Alliance plays a key role maintaining and managing the Raiser’s Edge database, managing the annual fund fundraising activities, and supporting the fund development functions of the department.

Apply Now >

Vice President of Faith Integration

Able Light

April 26, 2022

Colorado | Wisconsin

The VP of Faith Integration makes evident our Christian Mercy Mission identity through the integration of faith into the working and serving environment at AbleLight.

Apply Now >

Director of Development

Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry

Cleveland, OH

Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry seeks a Director of Development with donor relations experience, an engaging personality and the ability to articulate a compelling case for support.

Apply Now >

Human Resources Coordinator

Compass Housing Alliance

April 20, 2022

Seattle, WA

The Human Resources Coordinator at Compass Housing Alliance corresponds with the public, applicants, candidates, staff, and management to answer questions about hiring procedures, benefits, and other agency policies.

Apply Now >

Director, World Hunger

The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

April 19, 2022

Remote

The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America is seeking a Director for World Hunger to provide strategic planning, budget development, direction setting and supervision of the ELCA World Hunger grants team.

Apply Now >

Program Manager, World Hunger-International

The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

April 19, 2022

Remote

The Program Manager, World Hunger-International at the ELCA manages the active WH-international grants for quality and accountability.

Apply Now >

Program Manager, World Hunger-Domestic

The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

April 19, 2022

Remote

The Program Manager, World Hunger-Domestic at ELCA manages the active WH-domestic grants for quality and accountability.

Apply Now >

Program Manager - Lutheran Disaster Response-International

The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

April 19, 2022

Remote

The Program Manager - Lutheran Disaster Response-International at ELCA manages the active LDR-I grants for quality and accountability.

Apply Now >

Program Manager, Lutheran Disaster Response-US

The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

April 19, 2022

Remote

The Program Manager, Lutheran Disaster Response-US at ELCA manages the active WH-domestic grants for quality and accountability.

Apply Now >

Program Director - URM Virginia

Lutheran Social Services of the National Capital Area

March 28, 2022

Fairfax, VA

The Program Director at Lutheran Social Services of the National Capital Area is responsible for managing the Unaccompanied Refugee Minor (URM) Program for the Foster Care Services Department in the Virginia region.

Apply Now >

Director of Community Engagement

Lutheran Social Services of the National Capital Area

March 28, 2022

Fairfax, VA

The Director of Community Engagement oversees Lutheran Social Services of the National Capital Area’s overall community engagement strategy and provides leadership direction to the Community Engagement Coordinators, the Logistics Coordinators, Volunteer Coordinators, and GNP Program Managers in areas of community outreach and engagement, volunteers' coordination and management.

Apply Now >

Chief People Officer

Lutheran Social Services of the Southwest

March 25, 2022

Phoenix, AZ

As a member of the Lutheran Social Services of the Southwest Executive Team, this newly created role is responsible for all Human Resources efforts in support of LSS-SW’s Strategic Plan and organizational health goals.

Apply Now >

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Deputy Director of Housing Services

Compass Housing Alliance

June 13, 2022

Seattle, WA

Work experience is a key factor for success in this role at Compass Housing Alliance. In addition, success in this role requires a passion for knowledge and drive for continuing professional development or education. A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in social work or related field would be a compliment to the required experience.

Apply Now >

Executive Director

Wernle Youth & Family Treatment Center

June 6, 2022

Richmond, IN

The Executive Director at Wernle Youth & Family Treatment Center provides leadership, direction, and supervision for all departments responsible for the day-to-day operations of the agency and participates in the development, implementation, supervision, and on-going evaluation of all residential treatment services, including therapeutic and behavior management.

Apply Now >

Spiritual Life Leader

Lutheran Child and Family services of Indiana/Kentucky

May 19, 2022

Indianapolis, IN

A LCMS pastor, DCE, Deaconess, or equivalent to lead the spiritual life programs is needed in Indianapolis at Lutheran Child and Family Services of Indiana/Kentucky. For more information contact Pastor John Kolb, Chaplain.

Apply Now >

Chief Experience Officer (CXO)

Lutheran Senior Services

May 18, 2022

St. Louis, MO

The Chief Experience Officer at Lutheran Senior Services acts as the system champion dedicated to creating a world-class culture of excellence and providing strategic leadership for overall human resources, marketing, mission integration, and community outreach efforts including a commitment to CQI (continuous quality improvement) principles. For more information contact Jessica Spurgin.

Apply Now >

Chaplain

The Lutheran Village at Miller’s Grant

May 18, 2022

Ellicott City, MD

Lutheran Social Ministries of Maryland has an exciting opportunity for a full time Chaplain in our Ellicott City Community, the Lutheran Village at Miller’s Grant. The Chaplain will serve a vital role as a spiritual supporter to all residents and team members regardless of faith tradition. Come join a vibrant culture of caring, collaboration, and support! For more information apply below.

Apply Now >

Director of Marketing, Communications and Advocacy

Lutheran Services in Iowa

May 6, 2022

Des Moines, IA

The Director position oversees all marketing, internal and external communications, and advocacy communications for Lutheran Services in Iowa.

Apply Now >

Development Coordinator

Compass Housing Alliance

April 29, 2022

Seattle, WA

As a member of the Advancement team, the Development Coordinator at Compass Housing Alliance plays a key role maintaining and managing the Raiser’s Edge database, managing the annual fund fundraising activities, and supporting the fund development functions of the department.

Apply Now >

Vice President of Faith Integration

Able Light

April 26, 2022

Colorado | Wisconsin

The VP of Faith Integration makes evident our Christian Mercy Mission identity through the integration of faith into the working and serving environment at AbleLight.

Apply Now >

Director of Development

Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry

Cleveland, OH

Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry seeks a Director of Development with donor relations experience, an engaging personality and the ability to articulate a compelling case for support.

Apply Now >

Human Resources Coordinator

Compass Housing Alliance

April 20, 2022

Seattle, WA

The Human Resources Coordinator at Compass Housing Alliance corresponds with the public, applicants, candidates, staff, and management to answer questions about hiring procedures, benefits, and other agency policies.

Apply Now >

Director, World Hunger

The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

April 19, 2022

Remote

The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America is seeking a Director for World Hunger to provide strategic planning, budget development, direction setting and supervision of the ELCA World Hunger grants team.

Apply Now >

Program Manager, World Hunger-International

The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

April 19, 2022

Remote

The Program Manager, World Hunger-International at the ELCA manages the active WH-international grants for quality and accountability.

Apply Now >

Program Manager, World Hunger-Domestic

The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

April 19, 2022

Remote

The Program Manager, World Hunger-Domestic at ELCA manages the active WH-domestic grants for quality and accountability.

Apply Now >

Program Manager - Lutheran Disaster Response-International

The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

April 19, 2022

Remote

The Program Manager - Lutheran Disaster Response-International at ELCA manages the active LDR-I grants for quality and accountability.

Apply Now >

Program Manager, Lutheran Disaster Response-US

The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

April 19, 2022

Remote

The Program Manager, Lutheran Disaster Response-US at ELCA manages the active WH-domestic grants for quality and accountability.

Apply Now >

Program Director - URM Virginia

Lutheran Social Services of the National Capital Area

March 28, 2022

Fairfax, VA

The Program Director at Lutheran Social Services of the National Capital Area is responsible for managing the Unaccompanied Refugee Minor (URM) Program for the Foster Care Services Department in the Virginia region.

Apply Now >

Director of Community Engagement

Lutheran Social Services of the National Capital Area

March 28, 2022

Fairfax, VA

The Director of Community Engagement oversees Lutheran Social Services of the National Capital Area’s overall community engagement strategy and provides leadership direction to the Community Engagement Coordinators, the Logistics Coordinators, Volunteer Coordinators, and GNP Program Managers in areas of community outreach and engagement, volunteers' coordination and management.

Apply Now >

Chief People Officer

Lutheran Social Services of the Southwest

March 25, 2022

Phoenix, AZ

As a member of the Lutheran Social Services of the Southwest Executive Team, this newly created role is responsible for all Human Resources efforts in support of LSS-SW’s Strategic Plan and organizational health goals.

Apply Now >

Director of Marketing, Communications and Advocacy

Lutheran Services in Iowa
Des Moines, IA
The Director position oversees all marketing, internal and external communications, and advocacy communications for Lutheran Services in Iowa.
APPLY NOW >

Development Coordinator

Compass Housing Alliance
Seattle, WA
As a member of the Advancement team, the Development Coordinator at Compass Housing Alliance plays a key role maintaining and managing the Raiser’s Edge database, managing the annual fund fundraising activities, and supporting the fund development functions of the department.
APPLY NOW >

Vice President of Faith Integration

Able Light
Colorado  |  Wisconsin
The VP of Faith Integration makes evident our Christian Mercy Mission identity through the integration of faith into the working and serving environment at AbleLight.
APPLY NOW>

Director of Development

Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry
Cleveland, OH
Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry seeks a Director of Development with donor relations experience, an engaging personality and the ability to articulate a compelling case for support.
APPLY NOW>

Human Resources Coordinator

Compass Housing Alliance
Seattle, WA
Lutheran Metropolitan Ministry seeks a Director of Development with donor relations experience, an engaging personality and the ability to articulate a compelling case for support.
APPLY NOW>

Program Manager, Lutheran Disaster Response-US

The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
Remote
The Program Manager, Lutheran Disaster Response-US at ELCA manages the active WH-domestic grants for quality and accountability.
APPLY NOW>

Director, World Hunger

The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
Remote
The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America is seeking a Director for World Hunger to provide strategic planning, budget development, direction setting and supervision of the ELCA World Hunger grants team.
APPLY NOW>

Program Manager, World Hunger-International

The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
Remote
The Program Manager, World Hunger-International at the ELCA manages the active WH-international grants for quality and accountability.
APPLY NOW>

Program Manager, World Hunger-Domestic

The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
Remote
The Program Manager, World Hunger-Domestic at ELCA manages the active WH-domestic grants for quality and accountability.
APPLY NOW>

Program Manager - Lutheran Disaster Response-International

The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
Remote
The Program Manager – Lutheran Disaster Response-International at ELCA manages the active LDR-I grants for quality and accountability.
APPLY NOW>

Chief People Officer

Lutheran Social Services of the Southwest
Phoenix, AZ

As a member of the Lutheran Social Services of the Southwest Executive Team, this newly created role is responsible for all Human Resources efforts in support of LSS-SW’s Strategic Plan and organizational health goals.

Working closely with the Chief Finance Officer and Chief Program Officer, you and your team would design and implement the organization’s People Strategy which includes diversity, equity and inclusion, recruitment and selection, onboarding and orientation, rewards approaches (including compensation, benefits programs, employee recognition and rewards), staff learning and development, employee relations, and regulatory compliance at the national, state and local levels.

This role requires:

  • a Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Organization Development or similar AND greater than ten (10) years’ experience in Human Resources roles, including at least 3 years leading a Human Resources team
  • current certification as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) or SHRM-Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP)

Salary Range $90 -110k.

Please forward your resume to HR@LSS-SW.org with subject line “Chief People Officer.”

Community Engagement Manager

Compass Housing Alliance
Seattle, WA
The Community Engagement Manager at Compass Housing Alliance is responsible for managing and operating the volunteer and in-kind resources programs.
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Program Manager

Compass Housing Alliance
Seattle, WA
The primary role of the Program Manager at Compass Housing Alliance is to ensure service delivery consistent with the Compass mission, values, and vision through appropriate planning, implementation, operation, and evaluation of assigned programs.
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Program Coordinator, PSMP

Compass Housing Alliance
Seattle, WA
The Program Coordinator at Compass Housing Alliance provides oversight and coordinates programming that will directly address a guest’s barriers and enable a smooth transition from homelessness into next step housing.
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