L’Arche USA & Communities Jobs

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

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

The Director of External Affairs will be driven by the challenge to position a niche organization’s brand in a competitive communications environment. They will be motivated to build an inclusive society by amplifying the voices of people with intellectual disabilities. Establishing L’Arche USA’s public engagement program on this premise will be the daily bread and butter of this role.

This is a senior management position for an experienced leader. Managing a team of two people (Manager of Digital Communications and Recruitment Coordinator) and working closely with the Director of Development and the Executive Director, the Director of External Affairs will make strategic decisions that will forge new relationships to build L’Arche’s visibility, increase its programmatic impact, yield talent acquisition, and financial resources.

This position is based in Portland, Oregon and requires national travel. Send your full application (cover letter, resume, relevant work samples and compensation requirement) before March 22 to Tina Bovermann, L’Arche USA Executive Director, at tina@larcheusa.org.

Community Coordinator – L’Arche Portland

As a member of the Community Leadership Team, the eastside Community Coordinator shares responsibility for the overall growth and direction of L’Arche Portland.

Guided by the mission and Charter of L’Arche, the eastside Community Coordinator supports the daily life in our eastside homes, coordinates community events and volunteers on the eastside of Portland, and supports all community members in more fully living the mission of L’Arche.

Please submit cover letter and resume to Andy Noethe at director@larche-portland.org by March 31, 2019.

Service Team Leader – 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 in the context of an intentional, inter-denominational Christian community. L’Arche GWDC operates two homes in Arlington, VA and is seeking a new leader to encourage and support the team of Assistants. The Service Team Leader position serves the needs of core people through the management of a team of Assistants.

The STL will work closely with a Home Life Leader in each home, and wider leadership teams. A strong candidate for the STL position will lead through experience, support the growth of each team member, and learn from the mission and people of L’Arche.

Candidates can make inquiries and submit a cover letter and resume to Caitlin Smith, join@larche-gwdc.org by March 4th, 2019.

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

The Finance Coordinator 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.

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.

Assistants

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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