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Community Leader / Executive Director

Frederick, MD

L’Arche Frederick, Maryland, an official project of the Federation of L’Arche, is searching for its Founding Community Leader / Executive Director!

Accountable to the Board of Directors and the Federation Representative, this nonprofit executive will lead our community in the implementation of our Founding Mandate.

With an initial three year commitment, this visionary will lead us in:

  • creating sustainable practices to ensure the vitality and longevity of L’Arche Frederick
  • fostering a vibrant and inclusive spiritual community for adults with and without intellectual disability
  • fundraising, fiscal management, and establishing formal services licensed through the Maryland Developmental Disability Administration
  • deepening our impact throughout Frederick County as we prepare to apply for provisional community status within L’Arche USA

At the heart of L’Arche are people of all abilities, who build relationships of mutual respect and friendship in which the value of each person is celebrated, and difference is welcomed. To learn more about L’Arche and its people, watch one of these videos.

Click here to review the Founding Mandate.

This is a Full-Time Exempt Position in Frederick, Maryland.  Salary commensurate with experience with a competitive benefit package.  Travel required up to four weeks of the year. Flexible start date, beginning of 2020.

If you know of someone that you’d like to nominate for this role, submit your nominations to the Discernment Team here.

Candidates should send a customized cover letter and resume to: Thomas Marquis, L’Arche USA Federation Representative, at tmarquis@larcheusa.org. Applications are being accepted until position is filled.

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