Founding Assistant Position Interested in living together with adults with intellectual disabilities, in a community of faith and friendship? Interested in helping make explicit the sacred value of each human being – and helping found a new community of L’Arche in Atlanta? Friends of L’Arche Atlanta a local initiative of the International Federation of L’Arche is currently recruiting founding assistants for its first home in Atlanta, where three adults with intellectual disabilities will share life with three assistants. Position begins June 1, 2012. Interested candidates must have the desire to create community with people of all abilities, and to help found a new initiative of L’Arche. College degree required. Modest stipend in addition to room, board and health care. 2-year commitment preferred. Interested candidates should send cover letter and resume to Curt Armstrong, Executive Director, Armstrongcurt@gmail.com by April 30, 2012.
Program Coordinator Friends of L’Arche Atlanta is a local initiative of the International Federation of L’Arche (www.larche.org), and is currently seeking a part-time Program Coordinator to oversee quality of care in its first home in Atlanta, where three adults with intellectual disabilities will share life with three assistants, living together in the manner of a family. The main aspect of this mission will be in assisting our team of house assistants in providing quality care and meeting the requirements of the State of Georgia Division of Disabilities as a licensed provider. 20 hours per week, commensurate compensation with market rate; Master’s or bachelor’s degree in social work, psychology, special education, or a field relating to developmental disabilities and at least two years experience working with adults with developmental disabilities, preferably in a Community Residential Alternative setting. The position begins May 15, 2012. Send cover letter and resume to Curt Armstrong, firstname.lastname@example.org.