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Join L’Arche: a place where difference is celebrated, mutuality helps build authentic relationships, and a deeper mission informs everyday life. Working at L’Arche is a unique opportunity that will help you grow both personally and professionally. There are over 1000 people in 21 communities and projects across 19 states who are discovering the beauty of a way of life centered around service, community, and hope. With a variety of positions, there is a place for everyone at L’Arche. Discover the place for you. Scroll down to view open positions!

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Become an Assistant

Assistants are the heart of L’Arche communities. While they come from various backgrounds and offer diverse gifts, they share a common commitment to the mission and values of L’Arche by offering key support to Core Members and other staff.

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Open Positions


United States

L’Arche USA is always looking for new people to join us in building community and creating a more inclusive world for people with disabilities. To be an Assistant is first[...]

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Director of External Affairs

Remote in USA

The Director of External Affairs for L’Arche USA will be driven by the challenge to position a niche organization’s brand in a competitive communications environment.  While marketing in support of[...]

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Development Director – L’Arche Chicago

Chicago, IL

You love meeting new people and listening to their stories. Making connections comes naturally to you. Inviting individuals, foundations, corporations, and businesses into the work of L’Arche through their financial support excites you. This profile fits you? Then join the L'Arch Chicago team!

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Knowledge & Learning Coordinator

Semi-Remote or Remote (Preference for Portland, OR)

This new role will have the chance to envision and strengthen our online learning system, including a knowledge library based in SharePoint and dynamic engagement platforms for classes, peer cohorts and collaboration spaces.

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Major Gift Officer

Remote in US Central or Eastern Time Zones

The Major Gift Officer for L’Arche USA will be fundraising in the US on behalf of all of L’Arche. This includes fundraising for USA, International, and local communities, with the primary focus[...]

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Executive Director and Community Leader – L’Arche Heartland

Overland Park, KS

The Community Leader is responsible for guiding L’Arche Heartland in living authentically the mission and values of L’Arche in its commitment to community among adults with and without intellectual disabilities, finding spirituality in its daily life, while simultaneously maintaining strict compliance with all licensing requirements.

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House Leader – L’Arche Cleveland

Cleveland, OH

Guided by the Mission and Charter of L’Arche and L'Arche Cleveland, the House Leader is responsible for overseeing the home and nurturing the growth and direction of its members. 

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House Leader – L’Arche Wavecrest

Orange, CA

L’Arche Wavecrest is in search of a Live-in Full-Time House Leader (Includes Room and Board) in Orange County, California. L’Arche is an intentional and inclusive community, grounded in spirituality, that[...]

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