Mar 16, 2019


  • L'Arche Wavecrest
  • Orange, CA, USA
Full time Ministry, Pastoral Ministry, Young Adult Mission Work Nonprofit Nursing Social Work

Job Description

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:

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

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