Become a volunteer

Discover three examples to bring in your passion, experience and desire for L’Arche.

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Become an assistant

Live-in or non-residential assistants are volunteers or salaried employees depending on the role, responsibility and employment law of the country.

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Participate in the International Programs

Immerse into a new culture in Asia, Africa or Latin America. 

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Where to find our opportunities?

On our website

We post the latest employment and volunteer opportunities in our single communities, most of them in the global south.

Discover our job offers

On our Facebook Group

The communities and national offices share their volunteer and employment opportunities.

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On our LinkedIn page

We share volunteer and employment opportunities within the Federation.

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How to join us?

We encourage you to first apply to be an assistant in your own country. If you want to be an assistant in another country check out whether countries are accepting applications from foreign nationals by clicking on the country you are interested in. You will be directed to their website or to an application form.

Select the country nearest to you:


Or use this map to make direct contact with a community of L’Arche nearest to you

"Living with an experienced L’Arche member coming from another community was very helpful and meaningful for me.” - Sindhu Devi, Community Leader from Asansol, India