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: November 21, 2014

Are you an enthusiastic, organized, detail oriented and creative team leader? Want to share your passion and abilities in an environment promoting independence and choice for adults with developmental disabilities? The Arc of Spokane is seeking an individual that has strong leadership skills, great communication skills and the ability to adapt to daily changes that may occur without notice. This individual will have exceptional organization skills and will assist and report to Program Manager on all member concerns, successes, and any other pertinent information needed for reporting or collecting. Successful candidate will need to have an ability to work in a group, along with the capability to work independently with little to no supervision periodically, an ability to lead a strong team of two other staff and multiple volunteers that support our members in classes throughout the day.  Along with fostering a strong team, this individual will create a bi-monthly calendar that depicts age appropriate activities and assist Program Manager in helping staff and volunteers stay accountable with activities.
Requirements: Must be 18 with diploma or GED, driver's license, insurance, clean MVR, able to pass required background check. Must be able to perform physical aspects of the job, which may include physically supporting/assisting members and lifting up to 50 lbs.
Full-time, 40 hours per week, 8am – 4:30pm M-F, with an occasional Friday night at our new valley location. $11.50 - $13.23 DOE, excellent benefits once eligibility has been met. Send cover letter, resume and completed required application to The Arc of Spokane, 320 E 2nd Ave, Spokane, WA 99202 or download above
Position closes Monday December 1 at 5pm.

One part-time position soliciting for clothing and reusable household items for The Arc of Spokane, up to 24 hours per week, minimum wage, basic computer knowledge and good telephone voice, training provided. 
Must be 18, HS Diploma or GED, be dependable & pass required background check. Your flexibility to be available from 9am to 7pm, M-Sa, to fill needed shifts is key! 
Required application available at The Arc of Spokane, 320 E 2nd Ave, Spokane, WA 99202 or download above.

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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