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: April 18, 2014

PROTECTIVE PAYEE SERVICES:
The Arc of Spokane is looking for an enthusiastic, caring individual with some bookkeeping background to join our Financial Management Department. Our protective payee program 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 and use of computerized checkbook software/MS Office. A qualified candidate will have excellent communication skills with emphasis on listening, tact, diplomacy and patience.
Successful candidates will encourage clients to gain long-term financial independence and promote a good working relationship with landlords, creditors, and state and federal agencies. As a member of the FM Department, you will be responsible for maintaining up to 200+ client bank accounts, computer registers and client files in auditable condition following Social Security guidelines for representative payees for adults with developmental disabilities and/or mental health diagnosis.
Requirements: Must be at least 18 with a HS Diploma/GED, valid driver's license and current insurance with the ability to pass a background check. 2+years in personal finance/accounting is preferred but not required. The Financial Management Counselor position is Full Time M-F 8:30am to 5:00pm, $10.75-12.36/hr DOE . Benefits including medical, dental, life insurance, leave time, and retirement once eligibility criteria is met. 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: April 25th, 2014 at 5pm.

JOB DEVELOPER
The Arc of Spokane is seeking a Job Developer to assist persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities in finding employment. Will work with prospective employers to develop employment opportunities for our clients.  Must be able to work well with both our clients and community employers.  Must be comfortable contacting, and developing business relationships, with community employers.  Must be committed to the idea that each individual can bring value as an employee and make significant contributions in the workplace.  This position will also include some direct client coaching, and so applicants must also be willing to work elbow-to-elbow with clients in accomplishing team work objectives.  Previous experience developing jobs is desired.  Bachelor's degree preferred, but equivalent experience will be considered. Sales/marketing background helpful. Must pass background check, have valid driver's license and insurance and clean MVR. Temporary full-time, 40 hours/week, (hours are flexible to meet the client’s needs but generally will be from M-F during 8:30am-5pm); $10.50 to $14.00/hour DOE. Please submit required application with resume, cover letter, and list of 3 professional reference; application deadline is April 25th  by 5pm.  Applications available at 320 E. Second Ave., or download above.

SUPPORTED LIVING CAREGIVERS
We look forward to meeting you!
If you are looking to mentor, coach and assist adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, then we are looking for you! 
If you are interested in helping to design participant training programs and support them in maintaining their homes, then you want to talk to us! 
If you already have a job and are seeking to supplement your income with part time work, this could be the place for you!
If you’re a student looking for swing shifts or weekend hours, we may be just the employer you’re looking for!
If you have the ability to work as part of a team to support our mission, then The Arc of Spokane may be for you!  
Supported Living MISSION:  To create a home environment in which people actively participate in the adventure of community living.
The Arc of Spokane is a great place to work. We offer on the job training and cover all costs of your required licensing and certifications. Starting pay is $9.60-11.04/hr. with premium pay for holiday work, and some pro-rated benefits starting at 20 hours per week. We have several part-time positions available, Work schedules and hours vary by site, we operate 24/7/365.
Requirements: Must be 18, HS diploma or GED, with good communication and writing skills. Must be able to lift 50 lbs. For the protection of our constituents, we are required to conduct state and federal background checks that you must pass successfully. Most positions require a valid driver’s license, insurance, and clean MVR. Required applications are available at The Arc of Spokane office located at 320 E 2nd Ave. Spokane, WA 99202 or download above.

LPN
Have you “been there and done that” with the politics of big hospital work? Or the pressure of high resident-to-staff ratios in nursing care facilities? Be part of our group of dedicated caregivers instead! We offer a fun and low-key work environment in a beautiful and well-organized home serving five young adults in Spokane Valley. Our nurses provide treatments, ongoing assessment, administer medications and tube feedings, coordinate care with physicians and pharmacy, and work cooperatively with the nursing assistant team. We have a part-time graveyard weekend position available. Not physically demanding. Check us out; you’ll be glad you did! REQ: LPN, able to pass background check, have reliable transportation. $17.50
-$20.13 per hour, DOE. Required applications are available at The Arc of Spokane office located at 320 E 2nd Ave. Spokane, WA 99202 or download above.

PARA-TRANSIT VAN DRIVER:
The Arc of Spokane is now accepting applications for a Driver/client support to join our team who is intelligent, team-oriented and who wants to make a difference in the lives of adults with developmental disabilities. We have a part-time position 16-20 hours per week plus on-call as needed. Position is more than just driving! The selected applicants will be responsible for managing a schedule of appointments for our clients; supporting our clients while in the vehicle; ensuring safe transport to and from appointments/shopping; and operating an oversized Para-transit van with a wheelchair lift for the agency. Experience in this field is preferred but not mandatory. This position requires a high school diploma or GED, minimum age 25, ability to pass a background check, completing the required training provided, reliable transportation and insurance, MUST have a valid driver's license and clean driving record for the past five years, and a strong commitment to supporting people's needs positively while treating them with dignity and respect. Will be required to pass STA driver training. Pay is $9.60/hour with on-the-job training and agency pays for basic certifications. Required applications are available at The Arc of Spokane office located at 320 E 2nd Ave. Spokane, WA 99202 or download above.

THRIFT STORE OPENING:  EXPERIENCED PRICING ASSOCIATES
The Arc of Spokane Thrift Store is hiring part-time Pricing Associates for our fast-paced, team oriented store. It takes a very keen eye and awareness of quality goods to work on our Production Team. As a successful Pricing Associate, you will possess exceptional knowledge of determining the value of an item and have a talent for setting fair, yet competitive prices on our donated goods.
If you have experience with pricing and tagging merchandise and understand the value of ensuring that quality, well-priced apparel and hard goods make it to the sales floor in a timely manner then we want to meet you!
Our Associates are on their feet and constantly moving throughout their shift. Diligence and the ability to assist in meeting hourly production goals and sales quotas will make you a perfect candidate for this position at The Arc of Spokane's Thrift Store. Successful candidates will also have a positive attitude, the desire to work as a team and will always strive for exceptional customer service. Physical requirements for this position will include but are not limited to: The ability to stand, twist, bend and lift up to 50 lbs regularly. Work shifts vary based on the needs of the department and will include weekends and holidays. This position also requires you to be flexible Mon-Sun.
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.
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 above and either mailed or brought in to the office.  **No inquiries or applications will be accepted at The Thrift Store.

THRIFT STORE OPENING: PRODUCTION ASSOCIATES 
The Arc of Spokane Thrift Store is hiring part-time Production Associates for our fast-paced, team oriented store. It takes a very keen eye and knowledge of quality goods to work on our Production Team. If you have experience with sorting, tagging and pricing donations and understand the value of ensuring that quality, well-priced apparel and hard goods make it to the sales floor in a timely manner then we want to meet you!
Our Production Associates are on their feet and constantly moving throughout their shift. Diligence and the ability to meet hourly production goals and quotas will make you a perfect candidate for a production position at The Arc of Spokane's Thrift Store. Successful candidates will also have a positive attitude, the desire to work as a team and will always strive for exceptional customer service. Physical requirements for this position will include but are not limited to: The ability to stand, twist, bend and lift up to 50 lbs regularly. 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. This position requires you to be flexible and available Mon-Sun.
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 above and either mailed or brought in to the office.  

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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.