ALWS is a child safe organisation and requires personnel to undertake regular Criminal Record Checks and sign and abide by the ALWS Child Protection Code of Conduct

Position Vacant ‐ ALWS Program Officer for Kenya-Djibouti & Emergencies

Australian Lutheran World Service (ALWS) is the overseas aid and development agency of the Lutheran Church of Australia (LCA).

We are seeking an organised and motivated person to join our Programs Team. 

This is a full-time position which covers a broad range of duties including:

  • managing the ALWS Kenya-Djibouti Program;
  • and managing all ALWS emergency responses other than those which occur within other ALWS country programs, either bilaterally with Program Partners, or multilaterally through the Action by Churches Together Alliance (ACT) and Church Agencies Network-Disaster Operations consortium.  

The location for this position in Australia can be negotiated.

ALWS invites qualified and experienced applicants who are committed to serving the world’s poor and marginalised through a global network of partners.

ALWS is a child safe organisation. As a condition of this, the successful applicant will be required to sign the ALWS Code of Conduct and complete a Criminal History Check. 

Expressions of interest and/or applications, including CVs are to be directed to the Executive Director at

Applications close Tuesday, 13 October 2017.

For more information, please visit our website at, or contact ALWS at 1300 763 407 or the Executive Director at