An invitation to lead through serving

Position Overview

Applications for Executive Director of Australian Lutheran World Service invited

 Australian Lutheran World Service reaches out in love, for justice. Impacting lives across the world, ALWS has served as the overseas aid agency of the Lutheran Church of Australia since 1947.

Emerging at an exciting time in our history, the Board of ALWS invites suitable candidates to consider taking on the role of Executive Director, leading the small, committed and highly talented team at the organisation to deliver its strategic plan over the coming years.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be a practicing Christian who supports a Lutheran understanding of the Gospel
  • Have a passionate heart for international humanitarian aid
  • Possess proven leadership capability, senior management skills and experience engaging external stakeholders

ALWS is committed to diversity and an equal opportunity employer.

Ideally commencing in July 2022, the Executive Director of ALWS reports directly to the board and is a highly visible and influential leader within the wider Lutheran church.

More Information

ALWS is committed the safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults, and as part of the application process will undertake rigorous screening, including referee checks, criminal record checks and working with children checks, where applicable.

How to Apply

Interested applicants should first contact the chair of the ALWS Board, Ms Jodie Hoff, via [email protected], to discuss their application and receive a copy of the application package.

Applications for this position close COB Thursday 31 March 2022.


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