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"L'Arche communities are places of hope. Each person, according to his or her own vocation, is encouraged to grow in love, self giving and wholeness, as well as in independence, competence and the ability to make choices." -- The Charter of the Communities of L'Arche
L'Arche Portland provides a variety of opportunities for employment, membership and participation within our community. Below are employment opportunities that we are currently accepting applications for:
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Full-Time Live-In Assistant - L’Arche Assistants work with the other Assistants and the Community Leadership Team to create and support community life in our homes. An assistant must feel called to live in intentional community. See Become an Assistant to learn more.
Full-Time or Part-Time Live-Out Assistant - A L'Arche Assistant who lives outside our homes and works to help provide a safe and nurturing environment that supports the growth and well-being of each member of the community.
Awake Overnight Assistant - The L’Arche Awake Overnight Assistant would work cooperatively with day-time assistants to share responsibility for the upkeep of the home as well as quality of care for its residents.
Volunteer - L’Arche communities give witness to the reality that persons with disabilities possess inherent qualities of welcome, wonder, spontaneity, and friendship. Come and experience acceptance. Come and be changed. Volunteer with L'Arche Portland.