L'Arche Wavecrest

Mission Statement

The Mission of L'Arche Wavecrest to create vital, healthy, spiritually rich homes for individuals with and without intellectual disabilities (IDD) and to build relationships that integrate the lives and gifts of individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities with all sectors of the wider community.  Such integration infuses civil society with true human values.

Jan 09, 2019
Live the teachings of Jean Vanier and Henri Nouwen! Live-in and live-out opportunities available. Gap year students are welcome to apply. Both a resume and cover letter are required for consideration. The Intern/Assistant facilitates the topics of physical care, safety, personal growth/support, spirituality, and community lives of each Core Member are happening within the home. This person is to provide consistency and continuity in the lives of the Core Members. Visit our website to learn about us: www.larchewavecrest.org In the Abraham House, our Core Members need assistance in the morning hours, late afternoon, and evening. An Assistant helps Core Members (adults with developmental disabilities) with basic needs: hygiene, health, finances, recreation, personal and spiritual growth. Share household responsibilities including cooking, cleanliness and maintenance of house and yard, upkeep of community vehicles, transportation for Core Members, record keeping. Help plan celebrations, leisure activities, trips, prayer, community nights, retreats, one-on-one outings with Core Members, other assistants and House Leader. Welcome guests and visitors into the home. Be an ambassador for L’Arche Wavecrest through experiences with local community events, social media, religious affiliations, and volunteers. Become familiar with and live by the L’Arche Rules of Cooperation. Develop supportive relationships with families of Core Members, neighbors, and professional human service workers (case workers, health care providers, counselors). Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Internship
L'Arche Wavecrest Orange, CA, USA Full time