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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.

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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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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 and foremost about being a friend. It is about sharing a home, sharing meals, sharing spirituality, and sharing the experiences of daily life. Learn more and apply today!

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Service Team Leader | L’Arche Greater Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C.

A successful candidate for the STL position will lead with compassion and flexibility, empowering and supporting the growth of the team and each team member. The STL will work closely with a Home Life Leader in each home, uplifting the mission of L’Arche: to share the gifts of people with intellectual disabilities.

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Development Director | L’Arche Atlanta

Atlanta, GA

The Development Director will be responsible for leading and managing L’Arche Atlanta’s fundraising efforts to raise $1 million in annual operating support and successfully complete upcoming house campaigns.

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Founding House Leader | L’Arche Frederick

Frederick, MD

The House Leader is responsible for the overall integration of the L’Arche mission in the day-to-day life of the home, while planning and overseeing high quality support for each person with an intellectual disability.

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Director of Development | L’Arche Jacksonville

Jacksonville, FL

L’Arche Jacksonville is looking for a Director of Development to help foster a culture of storytelling and fundraising in their community. This person should be excited to invite individuals, foundations, corporations, faith communities, and businesses into the work of L’Arche through their financial support.

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House Manager | L’Arche St. Louis

St. Louis, MO

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

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Home Life Leader | L’Arche Greater Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C.

L’Arche GWDC is seeking TWO dedicated leaders to guide household members through the experience and tasks of daily life and growth as a community. A strong candidate will have demonstrated maturity and confidence in entrusting others and demonstrated commitment to personal and communal growth.

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House Leader | L’Arche Cleveland

Cleveland, OH

L'Arche Cleveland is looking to hire TWO new House Leaders! Guided by the Mission and Charter of L’Arche, the House Leader is responsible for overseeing the home and nurturing the growth and direction of its members.

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