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.  

Current Openings

The following position list was updated on September 28, 2016.
Scroll down for full descriptions of each position. 

  • Community Living Instructor
  • Community Living Instructor - GRAVEYARD
  • Supported Living Team Lead
  • Thrift Store Production Team
  • Donation Driver
  • Community Access Specialist
  • Facilities Lead

How to Apply

A signed application must be on file with Human Resources before being considered for a position. Applicant's signature and/or typed name when submitting an application electronically certifies that they have read and understand the application and agree to the terms and conditions.

Applications are available at our main 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, to workwithus@arc-spokane.org, or in person at the address listed below. 

The Arc of Spokane
ATTN: Human Resources
320 E 2nd Ave.
Spokane, WA 99202

Click here for the Application: Application for Employment

Click here for the Affirmative Action Form: Affirmative Action Form

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 Opening Descriptions

COMMUNITY LIVING INSTRUCTOR
Do you like to support people?
Are you a caregiver looking to join a great agency? Promote independence & choice in the lives of people with developmental disabilities in our community. Become a Community Living Instructor with The Arc of Spokane!

The Arc of Spokane is searching for enthusiastic, hard-working people to support our adult clients in their homes. Our care giving positions offer a variety of opportunities to support adults with developmental disabilities in the areas of; independent living, community skills, personal health & 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.

Schedule flexibility is key. Hours will vary depending on the needs of each Supported Living Site.

Full and Part-time positions available. Hours, days and shifts vary by individual site - Your flexibility is key!!! Benefits for 30+ hours per week once eligibility criteria is met.

Male and Female applicants needed.

**MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS**

Minimum age 18,
Completed a HS Diploma or GED,
Must be able to successfully pass a required background check
Legible handwriting & and good communication skills
Reliable transportation (driver's license and proof of insurance)
Work schedules and hours available vary by each site. (Days-Swing-Noc Shifts) Must be available to work the paid training and obtain certifications. Wage is $10.25/hr.

If this sounds like a good fit for you,

If you are interested, please fill out the required application at The Arc of Spokane, 320 E. 2nd Ave, Spokane, WA 99202 or download the required application above and return to the address above or email it to workwithus@arc-spokane.org. Office hours are from 8:30am-5:00pm, M-F. EOE

COMMUNITY LIVING INSTRUCTORS - GRAVEYARD
Do you like to work nights? Or are you a student, looking for a job that will leave your days free for school?
We have immediate openings for the following graveyard caregiver positions:

  • Full-time on the South Hill supporting four female clients in their home, shifts are 11pm to 7am.
  • Full-time split between Five Mile area and Downriver Golf Course area: 10pm-6am supporting one female client  in each home.

The Arc of Spokane provides paid on-the-job training for you to get all necessary certifications for this work. $10.25/hour to start. Positions come with Medical, Dental, Life Insurance and Retirement once criteria is met. Must be 18, HS diploma or GED, Must pass required background check and FBI fingerprint check. You may pick up an application at our office located at 320 E. Second Ave., or download and submit at www.arc-spokane.org/Human_Resources. Contact us today to apply!

SUPPORTED LIVING TEAM LEAD
The Arc of Spokane is now accepting applications for SUPPORTED LIVING TEAM LEAD positions. Candidates will be team-oriented and want to make a difference in the lives of adults with developmental disabilities. Provide training, support and encouragement in community living environment for adults with developmental disabilities, and assist the Supported Living Manager in coordinating delivery of supported living and therapeutic services at the home site. Teach participants by role modeling values and appropriate interactions to facilitate building friendships, enhancing family and community interactions, relationships, and developing realistic expectations for the participant. Ensure health and safety issues are monitored. May schedule and coordinate resident’s medical, dental and support services as required in Plan of Care (POC), Individual Service Plan (ISP) and Individual Instruction and Support Plan (IISP) goals. May assist in screening, interviewing, hiring and training personnel including peer coaching. Train and support staff to accurately, thoroughly and timely document daily events occurring during each shift of the individual participant activities, i.e., incidents, medical, behavioral, work on goals, and community involvement. 

Requires high school diploma or GED, completion and pass of Washington State background check and FBI fingerprint check with renewal every three years, attend and/or initiate fulfilling and keeping current required certifications such as First Aid/CPR, Bloodborne Pathogens, HIV/AIDS, annual continuing education units, and other relevant trainings, may require physically assisting non-ambulatory or assaultive participants, including lifting of up to 80 lbs, requires flexibility in scheduling work hours in order to meet the program’s 24-hour per day, 7days per week required coverage. Work shifts may include weekends; day, swing and graveyard shifts; split shifts; and holiday assignments. Share on-call rotation duties as part of the site leadership team, requires personal transportation available for work-related use and valid driver’s license with proof of liability insurance, must maintain a working cell phone. Two years' experience with adults with developmental disabilities. AA degree in Social Services, Human Services, or related field preferred. Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, Therap, QuickMAR, and email.

Four full-time positions available, varying locations in Spokane, $11/50-13.23 per hour. Positions come with medical, dental, life insurance, and retirement once criteria is met. You may pick up an application at our office located at 320 E. 2nd Ave or download it above and submit it to workwithus@arc-spokane.org. Application deadline is Friday, October 10th at 5pm.

THRIFT STORE PRODUCTION DEPARTMENT
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 are dependable, 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:

1 position - Labor/Utility, 25 hours per week, $9.47/hr, Tu-Sa, 7am-Noon.

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.

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 download above and return to the address above or email it to workwithus@arc-spokane.org.

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

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

DONATION DRIVERS
Do you want to help your community!

The Arc of Spokane is looking for customer service oriented drivers to drive our 7 ton step-van to designated locations to collect donations from our community.

One part-time 24 hour per week position starting at $11 per hour DOE, must also be available weekends. Driving knowledge of Spokane and surrounding areas helpful.

Requirements: Must be at least 21, have a valid WA driver's licenses, (CDL not required), clean driving record for the past three years which will ensure acceptance of agency insurance, good verbal skills, ability to lift up to 50 lbs repeatedly, and work in various weather conditions. You must also be able to pass the required background check.

If you are interested, please fill out the required application at The Arc of Spokane, 320 E. 2nd Ave, Spokane, WA 99202 or download the required application above and return to the address above or email it to workwithus@arc-spokane.org. Office hours are from 8:30am-5:00pm, M-F. EOE
NO APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED AT THE THRIFT STORE.

COMMUNITY ACCESS SUPPORT SPECIALIST
The Arc of Spokane is seeking a Support Specialist for our Community Access program. Support Specialists enjoy flexible work hours and working in a fun, creative, team environment where staff is empowered to help individuals succeed in accessing the community and building relationships.

Typical support services include:
Assisting individuals to participate in community activities, events and organizations with the goal of building relationships and developing opportunities for community inclusion.
Research and investigate individual's strengths and capacities and identify specific support needs that may be required for successful engagement with the community.
Assist with planning and documentation related to service.

Required Qualifications:
Non-profit and community values
Proactive communicator
Self starter/independent worker
Team player
Desire to help others succeed
Driver's license, reliable transportation, auto insurance, clean 3 year driving record
Able to pass required background check.

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities OR
Experience volunteering, organizing, planning activities, etc. in the community.
Networking skills
Research skills
Computer skills

1 Full-time positions available, with excellent benefits after 60 day eligibility period, $9.60-11.04 per hour, DOE.

If you are interested, please fill out the required application at The Arc of Spokane, 320 E. 2nd Ave, Spokane, WA 99202 or download the required application above and return to the address above or email it to workwithus@arc-spokane.org. Office hours are from 8:30am-5:00pm, M-F. EOE

FACILITIES LEAD
The Arc of Spokane is seeking an experienced, knowledgeable, and hard-working person with an affinity for our mission who has the skills necessary to be responsible for custodial and maintenance of facilities and equipment. Successful candidate may assign work shifts and provides direction to custodian/maintenance technician to ensure quality performance while on site. Performs routine and non routine custodial, maintenance, and repair for agency facilities including but not limited to HVAC, light fixtures, preventative maintenance, minor plumbing, painting, snow removal, landscaping, oversees inventory and stocking, safety and security inspections, servicing equipment, and setting up facilities for functions.

Must be 18, have HS Diploma/GED, 2 years experience in a commercial setting preferred, WA drivers license, insurance, clean MVR & pass required background check. Must be able to lift 50lbs, kneel, twist, bend, push/pull frequently and work in extreme outside temperatures as needed.

Full-time position, 40 hours per week, need to be available M-Su (on-call in Facility Managers absence), typical schedule M-F, full benefits once criteria met. $12.00-13.80 per hour DOE.

If you are interested, please fill out the required application at The Arc of Spokane, 320 E. 2nd Ave, Spokane, WA 99202 or download the required application above and return to the address above or email it to workwithus@arc-spokane.org. Office hours are from 8:30am-5:00pm, M-F. EOE

 

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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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