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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.

This person ensures that the needs of adults with intellectual disabilities are met and that their gifts are promoted both within the L’Arche Heartland community and in the wider environs. The Community Leader leads the implementation of the community mandate consistent with the Identity and Mission of L’Arche. This individual leads, manages, and administers the daily operations of the community in order to meet the financial, legal, and quality standards expected from the governmental authorities.

The Community Leader works cooperatively with the Board of Directors, the L’Arche Regional Leader, and the L’Arche Regional Council.


  • Nurture the spiritual life of the community
  • Assure state compliance as a licensed provider of Home and Community Based Supports for Residential and Day Service on the Kansas I/DD Medicaid waiver
  • Guarantee the quality of care for 37 adults with intellectual disabilities (residential and day services)
  • Build and develop a vibrant community life
  • Raise funds, develop the community, and manage its finances
  • Manage human resources
  • Promote the message of L’Arche
  • Work with Other L’Arche Communities
  • Work with L’Arche Heartland Board of Directors


Read more about these responsibilities and the role requirements in the PDF below.

Interested candidates please submit a Letter of Interest, a current Resume, and References with contact information to the L’Arche Heartland Discernment Team at

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