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 255 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
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.

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: May 26th, 2016

Positions at The Arc Thrift Store! 

Janitor/Maintenance Technician

The Arc of Spokane Thrift Store is seeking a person experienced in basic building/facility custodial/maintenance duties including janitorial, hard floor care, painting, repairs, seasonal projects, landscaping, etc.

Must be 18, have HS Diploma/GED & pass required background check. Must be able to lift 50lbs, and work in extreme outside temperatures as needed, have reliable transportation, valid driver's license and insurance.

Full-time, 40 hours per week, may include weekends, evenings, and holidays. $9.47-10.89/hr, DOE.

Submit required application for consideration. Applications available at the Arc of Spokane, 320 E. 2nd Ave or download above and bring or mail to the main office.

Telephone Solicitors
Part-time positions soliciting for clothing and reusable household items for The Arc of Spokane, 20 hours per week, minimum wage, basic computer knowledge and good telephone voice, training provided. $9.47/hr

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It takes keen eyes and a knowledge of quality goods to work on our production team. You might accept donations from the public as a donation attendant, you may unload, sort, tag, hang or price donations.

Our associates are on their feet and constantly moving throughout their shift. You understand that you are a valued part of a team that works together to process our donated goods. You have initiative, diligence and the ability to assist in meeting hourly/daily/weekly production goals and sales quotas. If you possess these qualities, you may be a perfect candidate for the following open positions:

Furniture/Electronics Pricer, two positions, 28 hours per week, $9.62/hr

Physical requirements for most positions will include but are not limited to: The ability to stand, twist, bend and lift up to 50 lbs regularly. May also work in inclement weather or extreme temperatures.

Successful candidates will have a positive attitude, the desire to work as a team, and will always strive for exceptional customer service.

The production department schedule is Tuesday through Saturday, 7:00am - 3:30 pm for full-time and 7:00am - 12:00pm for part-time.

Minimum Requirements: 18 years old, have a High School diploma or GED, and MUST successfully pass our required background check.

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.

Please specify on your application which position(s) you are applying for.

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

 

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 hours per week and a full time 40 hours per week available. 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 $10.00/hour with on-the-job training and agency pays for basic certifications.

Please complete required application at The Arc of Spokane, 320 E. 2nd Ave., Spokane, WA 99202 or download application above

 

No Experience Necessary! Support Adults With Developmental Disabilities 
The Arc of Spokane is looking for people who can multi-task, prioritize, communicate in positive ways and effectively problem solve to support our adult clients with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

No experience necessary! We will train you for your new career!

We offer comprehensive new employee training in the areas of personal care, medical and behavioral supports, community integration, healthy relationships, electronic documentation, and other areas. We pay your time and expense for all licensing and required certifications. A generous benefits package is available the 1st of the month after 60 days of employment to those who work 30+ hours per week.

Throughout your employment as a Community Living Instructor, The Arc is committed to improving employee expertise by providing relevant, meaningful, and continuous training.

Currently we are looking to fill part-time and full-time Community Living Instructor staff positions.
Your schedule flexibility is key!

**Minimum Requirements**
Minimum age 18
Completed HS Diploma or GED
Must be able to successfully pass required background check
Legible handwriting & good communication skills
Reliable transportation (driver's license & proof of insurance) for most positions
Work schedules and hours available, vary by each site. (Days, Swing, Overnights)
Must be able to attend the paid training and obtain certifications
Wage starts at $10.00/hr.

**Please fill out the required application at**
The Arc of Spokane
320 E 2nd Ave. Spokane, WA 99202
Monday-Friday 8:30am-5:00pm
Or download application above.

 

                                         

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EMPLOYEES OF THE YEAR - 2015

2015 EMPLOYEE OF THE YEAR (Direct Care/Line Staff)   
John Reid, Maintenance

When I see John he is always hard at work. Every morning John checks in with the community center to make sure everything is ready for the day. He always greets our members with a smile and is always there to help when things get messy. John is always willing to help employees when there’s an issue with facilities and does so with joy and never a complaint. His response to problems is always positive and immediate. During his time with us we have had several incidents where he responded quickly to save us time and protect our property.  John has gone out of the way to make the work place a positive place to be and makes sure everyone knows they are appreciated. In all the years I have been at The Arc no maintenance crew has been better. John is a great asset to our agency, and we are thankful he is a part of our team.

2015 EMPLOYEE OF THE YEAR (Leadership)
Brandy Willey, Supported Living

Brandy has been a site manager in Supported Living for two years after working as a CLI and a lead.  Brandy has a saying: “I can’t withstand the waves of the ocean, but I can learn to surf.” Brandy handles the little and big waves with commitment to the participants, fairness to her staff, attention to detail, and a lot of integrity. Brandy never asks her staff to do anything she wouldn’t do herself. She displays a work ethic that inspires others and warrants a great deal of respect.  She has always done everything in her power to ensure all participants’ dreams become a reality no matter how many hours it takes. Brandy is a wonderful advocate for her participants, cares deeply for them and their families, and is kind and thoughtful about their needs. It has become apparent that supporting our participants is not just a job to her but a way of life. Her level of commitment and professionalism contributes to the outstanding quality of our services. She is truly a perfect example of an outstanding employee of The Arc.

 

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