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Job Number:  40598
Live In House Assistant
Job Posted: Thursday, 21 December 2017
Closing Date: Tuesday, 19 June 2018
(5 days ago)
L'Arche Cape Breton
Region: Eastern area Type: Full time
Location: Inverness County Salary: $26,000+

L'Arche Cape Breton is a non-profit charitable organization, and is looking for energetic, open-minded, and enthusiastic individuals to spend time as live-in assistants in our community for a minimum of one year. We are a faith based community and part of an international federation of L'Arche communities around the world that provide homes and meaningful work programs for individuals with disabilities. Assistants and Core Members (adults with disabilities) live and work together placing emphasis on friendship and mutual relationships. 


We live intentionally together, sharing meals, attending local events, celebrating holidays and finding moments of joy in daily tasks. L'Arche is an opportunity to learn about community development, grow in your faith and develop life long friendships with a diverse group of people. 





Applicants to L'Arche Cape Breton need not have previous experience or training. Any and all training you need is provided during your first three months in the community.  However, we are looking for people who are:


•        Flexible and Open Minded

•        Mature and Honest  

•        Able to collaborate as part of a team

•        Able to make a year long commitment

•        Able to live in a L'Arche home




As an assistant at L'Arche Cape Breton you will live in a home with 3-4 other assistants and 3-4 Core Members. As a member of the home assistants are expected to participate in regular household chores (cooking, cleaning, laundry etc.) Assistants are also required to support core members with personal care as needed and are expected to participate in a variety of community events.


We welcome new assistants on a revolving basis, and applications are always welcome!


If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact us!



How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Interested applicants can contact the Assistants Coordinator or apply directly though L'Arche Canada http://www.larche-work.ca) and indicate their interest in L'Arche Cape Breton.
Contact Details:
Donna MacPherson
L'Arche Cape Breton
3 L'Arche Lane
Iron Mines, NS, B0E 3M0

Tel: (902) 756 3162
Fax: (902) 756 3381
www:   www.larchecapebreton.org

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