L’Arche USA & Communities Jobs

The following positions are open in L’Arche communities across the United States and in the wider federation. 

Finance Assistant – L’Arche USA (Portland, OR)

The Finance Assistant is a full-time (1.0 FTE) role, reporting to the Director of Finance and administration. The role focuses on two critical operational areas: 1) finance and accounting support to the Director of Finance and Administration 2) administrative support for daily office operations. This is an hourly, nonexempt position based at the L’Arche USA National Office in Portland, OR.

Send your full application (cover letter, resume, and compensation requirement) to Andrew Callahan, L’Arche USA Director of Finance & Administration, at andrew@larcheusa.org. Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.

Director of Development – L’Arche USA (Portland, OR)

The Director of Development for L’Arche USA will advance fundraising efforts for L’Arche USA’s operations and L’Arche International and will support fundraising capacity-building in local L’Arche communities.

The Director will lead L’Arche’s fundraising in the U.S. by engaging current donors and prioritizing the development of new financial partners. L’Arche USA has identified an initial need of $5.7M in funding over the next three years. It is the Director’s responsibility to advance the effort to secure philanthropic funding at a level never seen before by L’Arche in the U.S.

This is a senior management position for an experienced leader. Managing a team of four development staff and working closely with our communications and program teams, the Director of Development will set and implement an expansive vision for L’Arche’s philanthropy in the United States.

Office Administrator – L’Arche St. Louis

You thrive in an office setting. Learning new processes and software comes easy to you. You enjoy answering the phone, connecting people to answers. You’re a people person. You bring order to chaos and can make a filing cabinet sing. You like working behind the scenes. Numbers and data entry are your thing. Feeling a connection between your work and your values is important to you. You want to make the world a better place and join others doing it. If that’s you, then join our team at L’Arche St. Louis! The Office Administrator (OA) is responsible for providing overall administrative and bookkeeping support for the Executive Director (ED), the office, and the community. It is a FT, non-exempt position. Apply to recruitment@larchestlouis.org.

House Coordinator – L’Arche Portland

L’Arche Portland is a faith-based organization in which people with and without intellectual disabilities create home and build community together. There is one Live-In Assistant in each home that holds the role of House Coordinator. This position carries the responsibilities of Resident Manager in compliance with Multnomah County Adult Care Home licensing requirements, ensuring quality care for core members (community members with intellectual disabilities). 

The House Coordinator works cooperatively with the other L’Arche Assistants and the Coordinating Team to create and support community life in our homes. This position requires a mature individual able to maintain confidentiality while dealing with a variety of personalities and the tensions and conflicts that result.

Please contact L’Arche Portland for an application at info@larche-portland.org or (503) 251-6901

Development Manager – L’Arche St. Louis

Are you looking for a full-time opportunity to put your development and communication skills in service of a good cause? Searching for something that could be more than a job, a place to belong? Consider L’Arche St. Louis. The Development Manager, a new position at L’Arche St. Louis, will create and implement a sustainable fundraising plan with a focus on individual major donors and relationships with key foundations. The Development Manager is also responsible for major events, preparing outreach materials, overseeing mass communication and managing donor and outreach data. To apply, submit cover letter and resume to recruitment@larchestlouis.org

Recruitment Coordinator – L’Arche Greater Washington D.C.

L’Arche Greater Washington, D.C. provides homes, residential services, and places of belonging for adults who have intellectual disabilities, the ‘core people’, in the context of an intentional, inter-denominational Christian community. The Recruitment Coordinator will be an impactful communicator who can liaise well with L’Arche GWDC’s leadership team, potential partners and applicants. They will attract people to the mission of L’Arche, focusing on how that mission is made known in the role of an assistant through mutual relationship and providing direct care to the core people. This is a part-time (15 hour/week) position. Send cover letter and resume to join@larche-gwdc.org.

Communication and Outreach Coordinator – L’Arche GREATER WASHINGTON D.C.

L’Arche Greater Washington, DC is an interdenominational Christian community of people with and without intellectual disabilities who share their lives together.  They seek a Communications and Outreach Coordinator, a role that is essential to the development team. Communications and writing are critical functions for successful fund development and L’Arche. As a part of this team, the Communications and Outreach Coordinator will seek to communicate and share L’Arche’s mission within community life and externally. Send cover and resume to join@larche-gwdc.org.


We accept applications for assistants on a rolling basis as communities have openings year-round. Assistants are adults of any age and background who are able to provide daily support and mutual friendship to people who have intellectual/developmental disabilities.

L’Arche Jobs Around the World

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