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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.

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Join Our Member Organizations

HR Assistant

Compass Housing Alliance

September 23, 2022

Seattle, WA

The HR Assistant is an important link to ensure quality services, both internally and externally, by providing administrative support to the HR department. They are responsible for the maintenance of employment recordkeeping and preparation of official documents. They provide employee information to authorized persons and assist employees on matters regarding HR forms, records, and procedures.

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Development Coordinator

Lutheran Social Services of Southern California

September 19, 2022

Orange, CA

Reporting to and working closely with the Chief Development & Marketing Officer, the Development Coordinator is responsible for all administrative duties in the development and marketing department. Having a can-do attitude, they are also responsible for stewarding donors, volunteers, staff and all other LSSSC constituents with world-class customer services. The ideal candidate is a high-performing motivated individual who wants to grow personally and professionally and is passionate about the mission of LSSSC.

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Church, Community and Business Development Officer

Lutheran Social Services of Southern California

September 19, 2022

Orange, CA

Under the Chief Development Officer’s direction, the CCBD Officer will identify, cultivate, solicit and steward relationships with churches, faith-based schools, community groups and businesses. The Business and Church Development Officer will personally secure gifts-in-kind, services and financial contributions by communicating LSSSC’s activities, programs and mission/vision while working with staff at various sites and leveraging volunteers in every county we serve.

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Human Resources Director

Compass Housing Alliance

August 29, 2022

Seattle, WA

The Human Resources Director plans, manages, and evaluates the overall provision of Human Resource services, policies, compliance, benefits, employee and labor relations, training and development and programs for the organization in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. The Director is responsible for the development of the department’s budget as well as the planning, implementation and administration of HR programs that support a diverse workforce.

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Human Resources Specialist

Compass Housing Alliance

August 19, 2022

Seattle, WA

The HR Specialist corresponds with the public, applicants, candidates, staff, and management to answer questions regarding HR policies and practices. This position leads and coordinates the efficient processing of agency recruiting, staffing, training, benefits, and other HR functions. They maintain HR-related recordkeeping including both online and physical filing and distributions. The Specialist liaises with payroll, IT, union representatives, and other departments to ensure quality, timely, and accurate processing.

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Chief Development Officer

KenCrest

August 18, 2022

Blue Bell, PA

The Chief Development Officer champions friend-making for fund development for the KenCrest enterprise. This position leads the development of major gifts, individual and planned giving, cultivation and fundraising events, board relations, database & donor services, and marketing and communications.

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Program Manager at Supportive Housing

Compass Housing Alliance

August 18, 2022

Seattle, WA

This position oversees all aspects of the Nyer Urness House program. The primary role of the Program Manager is to ensure service delivery consistent with the Compass mission, values, and vision through appropriate planning, implementation, operation, and evaluation of assigned program. The Program Manager also seeks meaningful cross-program collaborations through knowledge of other agency programs, initiatives, and strategic plans.

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Program Manager at Multiple Supportive Housing Locations

Compass Housing Alliance

August 12, 2022

Seattle, WA

This position oversees all aspects of the Cascade Women’s Program and Compass on Dexter. The primary role of the Program Manager 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 Manager at Women’s Emergency Shelter

Compass Housing Alliance

July 13, 2022

Seattle, WA

This position oversees aspects of the assigned program(s). The Program Manager's role is ensuring service delivery consistent with the Compass mission, values, and vision through planning, implementation, operation, and evaluation of assigned program(s). The Program Manager seeks cross-program collaborations through knowledge of other agency programs, initiatives, and strategic plans.

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Night Program Coordinator at Men’s Emergency Shelter

Compass Housing Alliance

July 6, 2022

Seattle, WA

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

Apply Now >

Development Coordinator at Supportive Family Housing

Compass Housing Alliance

July 6, 2022

Seattle, WA

As a member of the Advancement team, the Development Coordinator 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 >

Human Resources Specialist at Supportive Family Housing

Compass Housing Alliance

July 6, 2022

Seattle, WA

The Human Resources (HR) Specialist is an important link to ensure quality services both internally and externally. They correspond with the public, applicants, candidates, staff, and management to answer questions regarding HR policies and practices.

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HR Assistant

Compass Housing Alliance

September 23, 2022

Seattle, WA

The HR Assistant is an important link to ensure quality services, both internally and externally, by providing administrative support to the HR department. They are responsible for the maintenance of employment recordkeeping and preparation of official documents. They provide employee information to authorized persons and assist employees on matters regarding HR forms, records, and procedures.

Apply Now >

Development Coordinator

Lutheran Social Services of Southern California

September 19, 2022

Orange, CA

Reporting to and working closely with the Chief Development & Marketing Officer, the Development Coordinator is responsible for all administrative duties in the development and marketing department. Having a can-do attitude, they are also responsible for stewarding donors, volunteers, staff and all other LSSSC constituents with world-class customer services. The ideal candidate is a high-performing motivated individual who wants to grow personally and professionally and is passionate about the mission of LSSSC.

Apply Now >

Church, Community and Business Development Officer

Lutheran Social Services of Southern California

September 19, 2022

Orange, CA

Under the Chief Development Officer’s direction, the CCBD Officer will identify, cultivate, solicit and steward relationships with churches, faith-based schools, community groups and businesses. The Business and Church Development Officer will personally secure gifts-in-kind, services and financial contributions by communicating LSSSC’s activities, programs and mission/vision while working with staff at various sites and leveraging volunteers in every county we serve.

Apply Now >

Human Resources Director

Compass Housing Alliance

August 29, 2022

Seattle, WA

The Human Resources Director plans, manages, and evaluates the overall provision of Human Resource services, policies, compliance, benefits, employee and labor relations, training and development and programs for the organization in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. The Director is responsible for the development of the department’s budget as well as the planning, implementation and administration of HR programs that support a diverse workforce.

Apply Now >

Human Resources Specialist

Compass Housing Alliance

August 19, 2022

Seattle, WA

The HR Specialist corresponds with the public, applicants, candidates, staff, and management to answer questions regarding HR policies and practices. This position leads and coordinates the efficient processing of agency recruiting, staffing, training, benefits, and other HR functions. They maintain HR-related recordkeeping including both online and physical filing and distributions. The Specialist liaises with payroll, IT, union representatives, and other departments to ensure quality, timely, and accurate processing.

Apply Now >

Chief Development Officer

KenCrest

August 18, 2022

Blue Bell, PA

The Chief Development Officer champions friend-making for fund development for the KenCrest enterprise. This position leads the development of major gifts, individual and planned giving, cultivation and fundraising events, board relations, database & donor services, and marketing and communications.

Apply Now >

Program Manager at Supportive Housing

Compass Housing Alliance

August 18, 2022

Seattle, WA

This position oversees all aspects of the Nyer Urness House program. The primary role of the Program Manager is to ensure service delivery consistent with the Compass mission, values, and vision through appropriate planning, implementation, operation, and evaluation of assigned program. The Program Manager also seeks meaningful cross-program collaborations through knowledge of other agency programs, initiatives, and strategic plans.

Apply Now >

Program Manager at Multiple Supportive Housing Locations

Compass Housing Alliance

August 12, 2022

Seattle, WA

This position oversees all aspects of the Cascade Women’s Program and Compass on Dexter. The primary role of the Program Manager is to ensure service delivery consistent with the Compass mission, values, and vision through appropriate planning, implementation, operation, and evaluation of assigned programs.

Apply Now >

Program Manager at Women’s Emergency Shelter

Compass Housing Alliance

July 13, 2022

Seattle, WA

This position oversees aspects of the assigned program(s). The Program Manager's role is ensuring service delivery consistent with the Compass mission, values, and vision through planning, implementation, operation, and evaluation of assigned program(s). The Program Manager seeks cross-program collaborations through knowledge of other agency programs, initiatives, and strategic plans.

Apply Now >

Night Program Coordinator at Men’s Emergency Shelter

Compass Housing Alliance

July 6, 2022

Seattle, WA

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

Apply Now >

Development Coordinator at Supportive Family Housing

Compass Housing Alliance

July 6, 2022

Seattle, WA

As a member of the Advancement team, the Development Coordinator 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 >

Human Resources Specialist at Supportive Family Housing

Compass Housing Alliance

July 6, 2022

Seattle, WA

The Human Resources (HR) Specialist is an important link to ensure quality services both internally and externally. They correspond with the public, applicants, candidates, staff, and management to answer questions regarding HR policies and practices.

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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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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