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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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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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Executive Director of Disability Services

Inspiritus

October 6, 2022

Statewide Georgia

Executive Director of Disability Services provides leadership, consultation, and support for Disability Services and partners with other programs as required for health care support. The Director is responsible for the day-to-day and long-term supervision, growth, and program quality enhancement, as established in the strategic objectives identified in the Inspiritus strategic plan.

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Quality Manager

Inspiritus

October 6, 2022

Remote, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee

The Quality Manager is responsible for ensuring the development, implementation, and maintenance of quality, performance enhancement, and outcome measurement systems within Programs and Administration. This will be carried out in partnership with the COO, Executive Directors, CFO, CDO, and Human Resources, in accordance with internal and external regulatory bodies.

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Regional Directors

AbleLight

October 4, 2022

California market and Oregon / Washington market

As a market leader, the Regional Director will be focused on understanding the needs of the people AbleLight supports and creating an environment that attracts and retains the talent needed to deliver these exceptional services in a fiscally responsible way that supports quality and drives growth. The Regional Director will partner with external stakeholders such as community, government, and business leaders in addition to partnering with internal colleagues to meet the needs of those AbleLight supports.

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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.

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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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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.

Apply Now >

Executive Director of Disability Services

Inspiritus

October 6, 2022

Statewide Georgia

Executive Director of Disability Services provides leadership, consultation, and support for Disability Services and partners with other programs as required for health care support. The Director is responsible for the day-to-day and long-term supervision, growth, and program quality enhancement, as established in the strategic objectives identified in the Inspiritus strategic plan.

Apply Now >

Quality Manager

Inspiritus

October 6, 2022

Remote, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee

The Quality Manager is responsible for ensuring the development, implementation, and maintenance of quality, performance enhancement, and outcome measurement systems within Programs and Administration. This will be carried out in partnership with the COO, Executive Directors, CFO, CDO, and Human Resources, in accordance with internal and external regulatory bodies.

Apply Now >

Regional Directors

AbleLight

October 4, 2022

California market and Oregon / Washington market

As a market leader, the Regional Director will be focused on understanding the needs of the people AbleLight supports and creating an environment that attracts and retains the talent needed to deliver these exceptional services in a fiscally responsible way that supports quality and drives growth. The Regional Director will partner with external stakeholders such as community, government, and business leaders in addition to partnering with internal colleagues to meet the needs of those AbleLight supports.

Apply Now >

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.

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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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