L’Arche USA & Communities Jobs

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

Service Team Leader – L’Arche Greater Washington DC

L’Arche GWDC is seeking a Service Team Leader for their two homes, Highland House and 6th Street House, in Arlington, VA. The community is a daily sign of unity and hope for a world where everyone can belong. Along with core members, a team of assistants and community leaders, the homes are lead by a Service Team Leader (STL). The STL leads the team of assistants to provide competent services, through mutually transforming relationships between adults with and without intellectual disabilities. L’Arche GWDC is looking for a leader for the role who will encourage, challenge, and reveal the gifts of core members and their assistants in their everyday lives, to the wider community. The ideal candidate will have experience in case management and leadership positions, and a love for L’Arche. Any interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to Caitlin Smith, caitlinsmith@larche-gwdc.org by June 13th.

Home Life Leader – L’Arche Long Island

As a member of the Community Support Team the Home Life Leader shares responsibility in the overall growth and direction of L’Arche Long Island. Guided by the mission and charter of L’Arche the Home Life Leader is tasked with supporting the overall quality of life of the Core Members and Assistants living in the community as well as overseeing the general management of the home(s).  He/she provides support for the home(s), as well as overseeing orientation, training and formation for Assistants and Volunteers. This role consists of both direct care service related tasks and administrative functions. Prior L’Arche experience a plus. Interested applicants should send cover and resume to pmacmillan@larchelongisland.org.

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, implementing the community mandate, finding spirituality in its daily life, and 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. This person leads, manages, and administers the daily operations of the community to meet the financial, legal, and quality standards expected from the governmental authorities. The Community Leader reports to the Board of Directors and works cooperatively with the Board and the L’Arche Regional Leader and Regional Council. Interested applicants should send cover letter and resume to steve@larcheusa.org by June 20th.

Regional Leader – L’Arche USA

Are you ready to serve and lead within a global movement of diverse, faith-based communities inclusive of people with intellectual disabilities? Are you interested in travel, cooperative teamwork and contributing to the growth of a transformational network of communities? L’Arche USA is seeking candidates for two Regional Leader positions. View the full job announcement. Regional Leaders work as part of a National Team to mobilize efforts to design and implement L’Arche USA’s programs, operations and governance with a focus on current themes of Inclusion, Diversity, and Impact Evaluation. They also provide community support, quality assurance, and member knowledge and learning to the communities within their assigned region. Candidates must live in the geographical area of the region they would represent: Midwest Region or Southeast Region. This is a full time exempt position. Compensation/benefit information available upon request. Applications will be reviewed as they are received. Please send your resume and cover letter to Steve Washek: steve@larcheusa.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.

For L’Arche communities interested in posting open positions, please use these posting guides and send posting to sharon@larcheusa.org. Thank you!