Job opportunity: Organization Leader, L’Arche Tecklenburg, Germany

About L’Arche Tecklenburg

L’Arche Tecklenburg is a Christian ecumenical community which, together with the communities in Ravensburg and Landsberg, belongs to L’Arche Germany and thus to L’Arche International. L’Arche Tecklenburg is the provider of a residential offer for people with intellectual disabilities in a special form of integration assistance according to SGB IX. L’Arche Tecklenburg works under the umbrella organization of the Diakonie. A total of 18 residents with intellectual disabilities as well as employees who wish to do so live together in two houses in Tecklenburg.
In the course of a succession plan we are looking for the next possible date an Organization Leader (f/m/d) full or part time


They offer:

  • A responsible and fulfilling job with a high degree of creative freedom and short decision-making paths in order to develop the organization actively and in cooperation with the Community Leader, which oversees the pedagogical, community-related and spiritual aspects, and the Board of the association.
  • Extensive offerings for personal and professional development.
  • Assistance in finding housing.
  • Performance-related remuneration according to BAT-KF with capital-forming benefits, special payments as well as 30 vacation days and additional regeneration days (up to 2 days per year) as well as attractive benefits such as bike leasing and formation opportunities.
  • Belonging to an international / vibrant community that values mutual relationships.
  • Affiliation with the L’Arche International network.


Your tasks:

  • Planning and controlling of the budget of the organization in cooperation with the funding agencies, authorities and the tax advisor.
  • Implementation of professional standards and legal framework, in particular further development of special living arrangements as part of the BTHG conversion.
  • Implementation of necessary organizational changes including optimization of administrative processes and participation support.
  • Personnel responsibility for approximately 20 employees in cooperation with Community Leader and Board.
  • Development of a standardized documentation system.
  • Updating the QM system.
  • Planning and management of structural changes: comprehensive refurbishment of the existing building and construction of a new outpatient/inclusive residential facility.


They expect

  • Academic qualification in the field of social management / health care.
  • Leadership experience in inclusion assistance with knowledge of the BTHG.
  • Cooperation with Community Leader and Board.
  • Interest and willingness to support the involvement of L’Arche Tecklenburg Ark into L’Arche International.
  • Participative leadership style that respects the Christian character of the institution.
  • And last but not least, enjoyment of people and a willingness to engage in mutual relationships.


Please send your application to:
Archegemeinschaft Tecklenburg e.V. – Chairman of the Board: Alexander Fenker
Phone: 0178 – 4768382 / Mail:
Bodelschwinghweg 6, 49545 Tecklenburg

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