• Careers

    Work That Matters More

Lutheran World Relief offers career opportunities for caring, energetic individuals who wish to make a difference in our world.

Opportunities are available at a variety of locations with competitive wages and a generous benefits package that (depending on employment status) may include health, dental and life insurance, paid time off and retirement savings programs.

Employee Benefits

Lots of Paid Time Off!

  • Up to 24 days of vacation per year, based on role; 14 days to start for non-exempt positions/ 20 days to start for exempt positions
  • 11 paid holidays
  • 12 sick days
  • 2 personal days
  • Paid maternity/paternity/adoption leave

We-Got-Your-Back Insurance

  • Lutheran World Relief pays approximately 85% of health, dental and vision premiums for employees, spouses and legal dependents. Employees are eligible to participate in the health benefits on their first day of employment.
  • 100% paid life, accident and disability insurance premiums
  • 100% paid medical evacuation insurance premiums

Super-Generous Retirement Plan

  • Lutheran World Relief contributes 9% of an employee's salary into their 403(b) plan; no employee contribution required.
  • The vesting period is:
    • One year of service 25% vested.
    • Two years of service 50% vested.
    • Three years of service 100% vested.

Competitive Salaries!

  • Regular performance reviews and pay increases
  • Discretionary bonuses

Why I Love My Work


Being able to see a smile of satisfaction on the faces of the community beneficiaries in the course of doing my work is what makes me wake up each day to strive and make a difference in peoples’ lives. That gives me a lot of satisfaction.

Arthur Nkubito, Program Manager, Uganda