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 or Wendy Horn at

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:
Life Insurance
Retirement Plan
Paid Vacation
Paid Sick Days
Personal Days
Holiday Pay
Bereavement Leave
Job Training

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. 

Updated: December 15, 2014

The Arc of Spokane, a local non-profit supporting individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and thier families, is looking for an enthusiastic individual with payroll/accounting background to join our HR/Finance department as an Assistant. Our department is motivated in finding someone who has initiative, is organized and knows the value of paying attention to detail. As a candidate, you must be proficient with data entry/ten-key and use of computerized accounting software/MS Office. A qualified candidate will have excellent communication skills with emphasis on listening, tact, diplomacy and patience.
This position responsible for auditing/verifying time records, processing multiple payrolls, maintaining garnishment paperwork and withholding. Experience with electronic time records a plus. Creating and maintaining records/files in auditable condition, filing, data entry, processing employment applications and notifications, assist with new hire orientation and preparing required new hire paperwork, assisting with employee inquiries, respond to employment verificatons, copying forms and packets as assigned, other light bookkeeping and general administrative duties. This position may also provide some backup relief for receptionist.
Requirements: Must be at least 18 with a HS Diploma/GED, valid driver's license and current insurance with the ability to successfully pass required background check. Must maintain confidentiality, have the ability to be flexible and work independently. Legible handwriting, initiative, good communication skills. 2+years in finance/accounting/HR/ Office administration is preferred.Knowledge of payroll and wage and hour law a must. Full-time, M-F 8:30am to 5:00pm, $10.50-13.51/hr DOE . Includes benefits once eligibility criteria has been met. Please fill out the required application, attach resume and cover letter and forward Attn: HR to The Arc of Spokane, 320 E. Second Avenue, Spokane, WA 99202 or download above.
Position closes Wednesday 12/31/14 at 5pm.

Brrr!!!... Cold weather and the holidays are upon us!  During this time of year, higher heating bills and holiday costs can take the “Merry” out of your day. If you could design a job to make some extra Christmas cash what would it be?  What would you do?
Would your day be spent… ice skating, holiday decorating, doing crafts, baking, shopping, wrapping gifts or dropping into the local coffee house for a salted caramel latte? What if you could share your time and hobbies with others? Imagine being able blend your talents and interests in a way that supports people with developmental disabilities in reaching their highest level of independence.
The Arc of Spokane is searching for creative, energetic and hard-working people to support our adult clients with developmental disabilities in the areas of independent living, community skills, personal care and safety. We offer on the job training and will assist you in obtaining your Registered Nursing Assistant license and other basic certifications for this field. Your schedule flexibility is key. Hours will vary depending on the needs of each Supported Living Site. Currently we are looking to fill part-time and full-time direct support staff positions.
**Minimum Requirements**
      Minimum age 18
      Completed HS Diploma or GED
      Must be able to successfully pass a background check
      Legible handwriting & good communication skills
      Reliable transportation (driver’s license & proof of insurance)
Work schedules and hours available, vary by each site. (Days, Swing, NOC-Shift).
Must be able to attend the paid training and obtain certifications.
Wage is $9.85/hr.
Required application available at The Arc of Spokane, 320 E 2nd Ave, Spokane, WA 99202 or download above. 
Only completed applications will be given consideration.


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




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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