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"We are people, with and without intellectual disabilities, sharing life in communities belonging to an International Federation. Mutual relationships and trust in God are at the heart of our journey together We celebrate the unique value of every person and recognize our need of one another."

A Live-Out Assistant will be a regularly scheduled position and the person will work part-time according to the needs of the community. The times of greatest need will be discussed in the interview.

  • Please click here to read and print the JOB DESCRIPTION (required for application submission).

  • Please click here to read and print the CHARTER OF THE COMMUNITIES OF L'ARCHE (required for application submission).

PERSONAL INFORMATION
Street, City, State, Zip, Country
IF DIFFERENT THAN CURRENT (Street, City, State, Zip, Country)
Do you meet the minimum age requirement (21 years old) for caregivers?
Do you have a current driver's license
The ability to drive is a requirement in our community
Please list any languages and fluency (limited, proficient, fluent)
BACKGROUND INFORMATION

L’Arche Wavecrest requires criminal background checks as part of our hiring process. Please note that no offer is final until a criminal background check has been completed. Prior to a final offer from L’Arche, you will be required to disclose information regarding your criminal record and/or to authorize L’Arche to review your criminal record to the extent authorized by the State of California.

Are you a United States citizen or otherwise authorized to work in the United States?
Are you able to provide proof of U.S. citizenship or proof of authorization to work in the United States if conditionally offered a position with L’Arche?
Please note we will need to verify proof of employment
L'ARCHE EXPERIENCE
Have you ever lived or volunteered in a L'Arche Community before?
If yes, may we contact each community listed above for a reference?
Have you applied to any individual L’Arche USA community or L'Arche community in another country?
EXPERIENCE WITH VULNERABLE POPULATIONS
SHORT ANSWER QUESTIONS

The following questions will give us a deeper sense of who you are and your interest in L’Arche. Please attach additional page(s) for your answers.

(example: skills, experience, attitudes, etc.)
APPLICATION CHECKLIST & SUBMISSION

“I, the undersigned, authorize L’Arche Wavecrest and its respective communities to conduct a complete investigation of all statements contained in this application. In the event of employment, I understand that falsification, misrepresentation or omission of facts requested on this application constitutes grounds for immediate dismissal. I certify that all information given in this form is true and accurate.”

Please check that you have completed the following:
Equal Opportunity Employer

L’Arche Wavecrest is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and will accept applications, hire qualified applicants, administer all terms and conditions of employment, and make available all benefits and compensations of employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability (as defined by law), or age except when such constitutes a bona fide occupational qualification necessary to proper and efficient administration. L’Arche Wavecrest complies with all applicable federal, state, and local laws with regard to equal employment opportunity.

If you would like to submit your application by mail the address is:
PO BOX 4789, Orange, CA 92867 USA
Email: info@larchewavecrest.org.
You can reach us at (714) 923-1221 if you have any questions.