Careers at L’Arche GWDC

Share your gifts

Working at L’Arche means being part of a community, where you both give and receive support. Check out our open positions below.

Become an Assistant

Looking for an adventure in community living that will help you discover the depths of the human spirit? Apply to become an assistant in L’Arche, where you’ll provide professional, personalized services to adults who have intellectual disabilities (known as “core members”), advocate for and with core members for the rights they deserve, and grow personally through mutual relationships within the community.

L’Arche’s mission inspires people from diverse backgrounds to help make our community a place where all people are welcomed and valued. It is most important that applicants to L’Arche have an open heart, a willingness to learn, a commitment to personal growth, and a belief in the unique sacredness of every person.

L’Arche welcomes applications from people of all ages, races, genders, faiths, and sexual orientations. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis and assistants are welcomed throughout the year based on the needs of the community. Preference is given assistants who commit to living in community for two years.

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Arlington, Virginia

Home Life Leader

We are now accepting applications for the Home Life Leader role in Arlington. The mission of the role is to lead a group of household members in creating a loving, trusting home life that is at the heart of community life, as well as to guide every member in deepening their membership commitment, doing so through prayer and trust in God.

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