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Leadership Roles in Communities across Canada

L’Arche Canada is seeking energetic, compassionate individuals who are willing to lead in our communities. Leaders are responsible for identifying and delivering on opportunities to fulfill the mission of L’Arche and to uphold the values and philosophy outlined in the Servant Leadership Model. The various types of roles are responsible for ensuring adherence with government standards and directives and local community policies.  Persons in leadership roles ensures that adequate structures, systems, resources, and processes are in place to meet the needs of the community.   Leadership roles supervise other team members and administrative personnel, etc., and must work closely with all stakeholders to manage the high-quality, person-centred care and well-being of the individual members of the local L’Arche homes and programs. 

Location: L’Arche Canada currently has 28 communities and 2 projects from coast to coast in Canada.  To view individual community locations please visit  to find out more. 

Major Duties and Responsibilities: (sample responsibilities from various leadership roles) 

  • Develops and fosters a comfortable, welcoming and affirming community-building atmosphere. 

  • Ensures celebrations, traditions, spiritual practices, and gatherings are inclusive and meaningful. 

  • Maintains regular and consistent schedule of individual (supervisory) roles and goals meetings, coaching, team meetings, and circles of learning. 

  • Ensures adequate time and resources are designated so formation and training programs are of high-quality and kept up to date. 

See details in document below

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