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: September 3, 2014

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.

EXPERIENCED THRIFT STORE PRICING ASSOCIATE:
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 at
www.arc-spokane.org and either mailed or brought in to the office.

**No inquiries or applications will be 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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