Careers at L’Arche St. Louis
Are you looking for meaning and self discovery while providing valuable service with committed team members? L’Arche St. Louis is a “school of the heart” where learning is centered on Jean Vanier’s worldwide vision of creating a society where everyone belongs.
“L’Arche St. Louis is a place where adults with and without intellectual disabilities live together and share friendship, building a community strengthened by faith.
We seek to create a world that welcomes difference and celebrates the unique gifts of all people, in which each person has a genuine place of belonging.”
Why Be an Assistant?
Whatever your stage of life, whatever your background and experience, L’Arche is an opportunity to become your best self and support others to do the same. We believe that as we live our ordinary moments together in community we experience something extraordinary and develop vital skills in relating to others. We engage in society around us, modeling a vision of humanity that promotes inclusion over competition.
L’Arche St. Louis stands out as a qualified support provider offering excellent care in homes that are regulated by the State. Beyond that we share life in communities belonging to an International Federation with written practices and guidelines based on 55 years of experience lived out in 37 countries around the world. We celebrate the unique value of every person. Trust in God is at the heart of our journey together. People are welcome from diverse backgrounds and faith practices including those with no religious affiliation at all.
Live-in assistants are eligible to receive an attractive total compensation package which includes salary, room and board, medical insurance, paid time off, and a retirement plan.
Paid internships: Receive credit for coursework while working at L’Arche! (starting January and Summer 2019)
For all inquiries, contact Andy Thomas: firstname.lastname@example.org or call at (314) 405-8025.