CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES

Becoming involved at L'Arche will profoundly impact your life! You will be welcomed into a loving community where you will be appreciated and where your presence can make a difference.

Please note that a criminal records check is required for all assistants, employees and volunteers at L'Arche Lethbridge.

Urgent: Hiring now for an Administrative Assistant

We are seeking an ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT for administrative support, reception, and office management. This position is 40 hours/week.

Desired qualities include:

  • Welcoming
  • Helpful
  • Collaborative
  • Thorough
  • Detail-oriented

Required skills include:

  • Previous administrative experience and/or post-secondary training in administration
  • Computer proficiency (Microsoft Office Suite, database, website management)
  • Excellent verbal, written, organisational and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to effectively create and manage office records and systems
  • Ability to take direction, take initiative and work independently
  • Clean criminal records check and ability to maintain confidentiality

A full list of required responsibilities will be posted here next week.

L'Arche Lethbridge is a community of individuals with and without disabilities which also provides residential support to our members with a developmental disability. For more information about the qualities expected of an Administrative Assistant in the context of the L'Arche Identity and Mission, please see the introductory Role Guide for persons in administrative roles here.

Send cover letter and résumé by November 25, 2018 to marie.m@telus.net.

Live-in Assistants

Our teams of 4-5 Live-in Assistants in each home are key to keeping our mission and identity alive and well! Assistants come to L'Arche Lethbridge from right here in town and from around the world. Some come for a year of service; others make a lifelong commitment as members of the L'Arche Lethbridge Community. Please click here for information about becoming an Assistant at L'Arche Lethbridge. 

Respite Worker/Casual Relief

L'Arche Lethbridge employs a pool of Respite Workers who help to support the life in our homes when our Live-in Assistants are away. For more information about Respite work at L'Arche Lethbridge, and how to apply, please click here.

Awake Overnight Worker

L'Arche Lethbridge employs three to four people for Awake Overnight shifts (permanent full time, permanent part time, and casual respite). Awake Overnight Workers are responsible for supporting the overnight needs of three individuals with an intellectual disability including personal care as well as some light housekeeping. If you are capable of creating a positive, caring relationships with adults with disabilities and are also reliable and responsible, and most importantly, willing to stay awake all night, this could be a great fit for you. To apply, please use the Application Form for Respite Workers found here

Handy Persons

L'Arche Lethbridge is building a team of Volunteer Handy Persons. If you know the difference between a Robertson and Philips screwdriver, can cut a board straight with a saw, and know how to lay paint with a roller we want to hear from you.

Board of Directors

L'Arche Association of Lethbridge currently has vacancies on the Board of Directors.

Gardener

Help with our flower gardens and yard work.

Friend & Volunteer

  • Take a person to church
  • Cook a meal or teach someone else to cook
  • Help mend clothes and teach sewing skills
  • Help someone improve their English
  • Come and visit

If you would like to become a friend or volunteer at L'Arche Lethbridge, please contact Van at 403-328-3735 x6 or vovejera@telus.net