Human Resources

One of The Arc of Spokane's greatest asset is its workforce. That's why we provide competitive wages, good benefits, and a positive work environment for more than 225 people in Spokane. We honor the values of individual integrity, mutual respect, personal accountability, and dedication to the people we serve and to each other.  

How to Apply

Applications are available at our office or by downloading the PDF forms
below. 
Please complete the Application for Employment and Affirmative Action form and return it to us by mail or in person at the address listed below.  Unfortunately, we cannot accept applications submitted electronically.

Application for Employment.pdf
Affirmative Action Form.pdf

The Arc of Spokane
ATTN: Human Resources
320 E 2nd Ave.
Spokane, WA 99202

An original, signed application must be on file with Human Resources before being considered for a position. For questions, contact Pam Mulvania at pmulvania@arc-spokane.org or Wendy Horn at whorn@arc-spokane.org

BENEFITS - Benefits are an important part of the compensation package offered by The Arc of Spokane, and we are committed to providing the best benefits possible to our employees, including:
Medical
Dental
Life Insurance
Retirement Plan
Paid Vacation
Paid Sick Days
Personal Days
Holiday Pay
Bereavement Leave
Job Training

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
The Arc recognizes the Washington Law Against Discrimination (WLAD) which prohibits employers from discriminating against any person because of the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability or the use of a trained guide dog or service dog by a person with disabilities. 

CURRENT OPENINGS
Updated: August 22, 2014

RECEPTIONIST
Successful non-profit agency serving persons with developmental disabilities and their families seeks organized, motivated person with strong follow through that has initiative and attention to detail for our receptionist position. Must have excellent communication skills with emphasis on listening, tact, diplomacy and patience. Professionally answer and route calls using multi-line phone system; accurately take messages and greet customers with a smile. Data entry, process incoming and outgoing mail, some light bookkeeping tasks, newsletter preparation and general office support. Requires dependability, strong interpersonal, writing & typing skills, proficiency with email, computer/ MS Office, organizational skills, and ability to multi-task efficiently. Possess ability to pass required background check, have a valid Washington driver’s license and proof of insurance. Full-time position, 40 hours per week, $9.50-10.93/hr., DOE, M-F, 8:30 am – 5pm. Includes vacation, sick, personal leave and medical, dental, life, and retirement benefits once eligible. Please submit required application, letter of interest and resume to The Arc of Spokane, 320 E 2nd Ave, Spokane, WA 99202 or download application above. Position closes Friday, August 29, at 5pm.

SUPPORTED LIVING CAREGIVERS
Immediate Openings
Most of us want a job where we feel good going home at night, knowing we made a difference in someone’s life. If this is how you want to feel, there is a great opportunity at The Arc of Spokane. You can be active, have fun with others, make a difference…and get paid for it!
We are hiring for permanent and temporary (through the end of 2014) positions, part-time or full-time hours. We have mostly swing shifts available at this time, including weekends. Temporary positions offer more flexibility in schedule and shift times. Must be at least 18 years of age and have a high school diploma or GED, must be able to pass required background check. Reliable transportation (driver’s license and proof of insurance) may be required for some positions. Good communication, computer and writing skills needed. Starting pay is $9.85 per hour with benefits for full-time positions after 60 days.
Fill out required application at 320 W. Second Avenue Monday through Friday, 8:30am-5pm or download above.


The Arc of Spokane Thrift Store has the following positions open!

CASHIER TEAM – 1 Part time position 15-20 hours per week.
You are our customers positive first impression!  You are friendly, enthusiastic and are the first and last person that our customer see daily.  You educate our customers of our mission and what we stand for.  You are accurate on the register and quick to multi task with phones, ringing and general service needs. If you love to interact daily with customers and want to build our growing reputation, a cashier at the Arc of Spokane Thrift store is a great match for you!

PRODUCTION ASSOCIATE -  1 Part time position up to 24 hours per week.
It takes keen eyes and a knowledge of quality goods to work on our production team. You might sort, tag, or price donations. Your understanding of apparel and household items means that quality donations make it to our sales floor in a well-priced and timely manner. You are on your feet and moving constantly throughout your shift. Your diligence and ability to meet hourly production goals and quotas make you a perfect candidate for a production position at the Arc of Spokane Thrift Store

GENERAL LABOR – 1 Part time position up to 24 hours per week.
It takes a lot of energy and persistence to make it on the General Labor team at the Arc of Spokane Thrift Store.  In the General Labor department, you’ll assist  donors with their donations as they drive up and drop off bags and boxes. You’re quick to smile and help and say thank you!  And then you’re on the move, starting those donations on their journey. You are lifting and moving all day, so being able to consistently lift heavy boxes and bags is a must. There’s always a lot to do at our store, and it all starts with the General Labor Team: sorting donations, recycling garbage, breaking down boxes, hauling donation carts, loading and unloading trucks, and helping our team and customers with whatever they need. If you’re looking for a great team opportunity, and can work hard and get the job done, our General Labor job may be just what you’re looking for! 
 
Successful candidates will have a positive attitude, the desire to work as a team and will always strive for exceptional customer service.

Work shifts vary based on the needs of the department and may include weekends and holidays.

Minimum Requirements: Should be at least 18 years old, have a High School diploma or GED, and Must successfully pass our required background check.

Starting Pay: $9.32 per hour. All positions require you to be flexible and available Mon-Sat.

If you are interested, enthusiastic and a go-getter. . . Please fill out our required application at The Arc of Spokane's main office located at 320 E. Second Avenue, Spokane, WA 99202 between the hours of 8:30am and 5pm, Monday-Friday. Applications can also be downloaded at www.arc-spokane.org and either mailed or brought in to the office.

*Applications and inquiries are not accepted at the Thrift Store.

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CARE PROFESSIONALS WITH THE ARC OF SPOKANE RECEIVE NATIONAL AND STATE AWARDS
The American Network of Community Options and Resources (ANCOR), a national association of support professionals, has recognized two care professionals with The Arc of Spokane for providing truly outstanding support for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Stephanie Boyle, a direct support professional in The Arc's Supported Living program, received ANCOR's 2014 National Direct Support Professional of the Year award from a pool of nominees across the United States. Kristie Sundheim, a direct support professional in The Arc's Individual Employment program, received ANCOR's 2014 Direct Support Professional of the Year for Washington State from a pool of nominees across the state. Stephanie and Kristie were presented the awards at ANCOR's 2014 annual conference, Beyond the Envelope, in Miami, Florida on May 6, 2014. The Arc of Spokane is honored to have--not one but two--of the nation's outstanding direct support professionals on its tam. Congratulations, Stephanie and Kristie!  

    Stephanie Boyle (right), ANCOR's 2014 National Direct Support Professional of the Year     

 

 

 

 

 

    Kristie Sundheim, ANCOR's 2014 Direct Support Professional of the Year for Washington State

 

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EMPLOYEES OF THE YEAR - 2013

2013 EMPLOYEE OF THE YEAR (Line Staff)   
Suzette Wilson, Executive Assistant
Since coming to The Arc Suzette has proven herself to be a hard worker, a team player, efficient, resourceful, and a pleasure to be around.  She has taken on duties from a variety of programs and performed tasks with great accuracy.  She has always shown great initiative and frequently points out ways that processes can be improved. Suzette is a wonderful asset to The Arc of Spokane for her willingness to go above and beyond her assigned duties.  She received a performance rating of outstanding last spring. Suzette does all of her tasks well and quickly and with an engaging, positive and friendly disposition. She is a dream employee.  

 
2013 EMPLOYEE OF THE YEAR (Leadership)
Brian Holloway, Director of Advocacy & Family Support and Communication/Development
Brian has gone above and beyond the call of duty transitioning into the role of Advocacy and Family Support Director. As a manager he allows you the freedom to be creative in exploring new ways to impact the families we serve. He goes out of his way to meet and hear every families story/concern in the room and wants to make sure that every family is included and will be impacted in some way by the workshops that we offer.  Brian's wonderful skills include organization, leadership abilities and the ability to encourage cooperation and growth among his team. Under his leadership, Brian has improved the morale of the AFS team by instilling a sense of stability.

 

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