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Lutheran Services in America is one of the nation’s largest health and human services networks. Join our community of faith and help grow the future of Lutheran social ministry in the United States. Tap into our powerful, national network to amplify the voice of your organization, advocate and tell your story on a national stage and get connected to a strong, trusted community of faith-based social ministry leaders.



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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.

Leadership Gifts Officer

Lutheran Services in America

February 3, 2023

Washington, DC

In this role, you will be responsible for developing new pathways to reach more donors and increase the individual giving portfolio. The Leadership Gifts Officer must be a seasoned fundraiser with a proven track record of inspiring commitment from a variety of donors.

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Chaplain

Lutheran Life Communities

January 24, 2023

Arlington Heights, IL

Lutheran Life Communities of Arlington Heights, IL desires candidates who have engaging attitudes, ELCA or LCMS endorsement preferred, ordained and are willing to serve all generations. Some key duties include: preaching, teaching, communion visits, community outreach, developing relationships and serving on an interdisciplinary team. Interested applicants may apply at: cory.wielert@lulife.org.

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Director of Annual Giving

Wartburg College

January 13, 2023

Waverly, IA

Wartburg College is looking for a well-organized individual to lead our annual giving division. The director position is responsible for overseeing gifts to the Annual Fund, managing Fund the Fortress crowdfunding campaigns, and planning UKnight Day, among other duties.

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Regional Development Coordinators

Lutheran Family Services Rocky Mountains

January 13, 2023

Denver and Colorado Springs, CO

The Regional Development Coordinator plays a key and integral role in the success of Lutheran Family Services Rocky Mountains fund development efforts, specifically through ongoing and proactive relationship management. For a full list of expectations, qualifications, benefits, and to apply, please visit our website at lfsrm.applicantpro.com/jobs.

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Advocacy Manager

Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota

December 8, 2022

Saint Paul, MN

As an Advocacy Manager, this role will provide leadership to LSS employees, external stakeholders, volunteers, individuals who access LSS services and community partners to build the public will in support of LSS’ vision and achieve LSS public policy priorities. This role will be responsible for representing LSS at the state legislature, in the community, and among coalition partners.

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Executive Director

Adult Lutherans Organized for Action

November 30, 2022

Remote

Adult Lutherans Organized for Action (ALOA) seeks a highly skilled part-time Executive Director to fulfill its important work of supporting and encouraging congregations and stakeholders for intentional ministry and service by, with, and for older adults. The Executive Director will carrying out fundraising, strategic plans, program activities, and policies and procedures as prescribed by the ALOA Board of Directors. To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to cross@aloaserves.org.

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Program Manager at Emergency Housing

Compass Housing Alliance

November 28, 2022

Seattle, WA

The Program Manager oversees all aspects of the assigned program. They ensure service delivery consistent with the Compass mission, through appropriate planning, implementation, operation, and evaluation of assigned program.

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Program Coordinator

Compass Housing Alliance

November 28, 2022

Seattle, WA

The Program Coordinator provides oversight and coordinates programming for the assigned human services program. Programming will directly address guest barriers and enable a smooth transition from homelessness into next step housing.

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Chaplain

Lutheran Life Communities

January 24, 2023

Arlington Heights, IL

Lutheran Life Communities of Arlington Heights, IL desires candidates who have engaging attitudes, ELCA or LCMS endorsement preferred, ordained and are willing to serve all generations. Some key duties include: preaching, teaching, communion visits, community outreach, developing relationships and serving on an interdisciplinary team. Interested applicants may apply at: cory.wielert@lulife.org.

Apply Now >

Director of Annual Giving

Wartburg College

January 13, 2023

Waverly, IA

Wartburg College is looking for a well-organized individual to lead our annual giving division. The director position is responsible for overseeing gifts to the Annual Fund, managing Fund the Fortress crowdfunding campaigns, and planning UKnight Day, among other duties.

Apply Now >

Regional Development Coordinators

Lutheran Family Services Rocky Mountains

January 13, 2023

Denver and Colorado Springs, CO

The Regional Development Coordinator plays a key and integral role in the success of Lutheran Family Services Rocky Mountains fund development efforts, specifically through ongoing and proactive relationship management. For a full list of expectations, qualifications, benefits, and to apply, please visit our website at lfsrm.applicantpro.com/jobs.

Apply Now >

Advocacy Manager

Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota

December 8, 2022

Saint Paul, MN

As an Advocacy Manager, this role will provide leadership to LSS employees, external stakeholders, volunteers, individuals who access LSS services and community partners to build the public will in support of LSS’ vision and achieve LSS public policy priorities. This role will be responsible for representing LSS at the state legislature, in the community, and among coalition partners.

Apply Now >

Executive Director

Adult Lutherans Organized for Action

November 30, 2022

Remote

Adult Lutherans Organized for Action (ALOA) seeks a highly skilled part-time Executive Director to fulfill its important work of supporting and encouraging congregations and stakeholders for intentional ministry and service by, with, and for older adults. The Executive Director will carrying out fundraising, strategic plans, program activities, and policies and procedures as prescribed by the ALOA Board of Directors. To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to cross@aloaserves.org.

Apply Now >

Program Manager at Emergency Housing

Compass Housing Alliance

November 28, 2022

Seattle, WA

The Program Manager oversees all aspects of the assigned program. They ensure service delivery consistent with the Compass mission, through appropriate planning, implementation, operation, and evaluation of assigned program.

Apply Now >

Program Coordinator

Compass Housing Alliance

November 28, 2022

Seattle, WA

The Program Coordinator provides oversight and coordinates programming for the assigned human services program. Programming will directly address guest barriers and enable a smooth transition from homelessness into next step housing.

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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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