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 current 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.

Read stories and reflections from L’Arche assistants on our blog!

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