Become an Assistant at L’Arche Boston North in Haverhill, MA

The assistants are at the heart of our program. They are an essential part of the everyday lives or our core members. The strength in L’Arche Boston North is our strong community, and assistants join that community by sharing day-to-day life with our core members while enriching their daily tasks and routines through support and friendship. The assistants create the loving community in which our core members thrive and grow.

Assistants take on many roles within L’Arche. Some assistants live with our core members within our four homes, while others live outside of our properties but share much of their time with our community. Assistants take on many roles in the daily lives of our members, including:

  • image of l'arche boston membersproviding transportation
  • preparing meals
  • managing schedules
  • completing household responsibilities
  • planning and participating in social events
  • in general, creating life in the home with core members

Assisting our community is not limited to the tasks above – there is a shared leadership model.

To be qualified to assist within our community we ask that you are at least 18 years old with a valid driver’s license. While you do not need experience working with someone with a disability you do need an open heart and the desire to work as part of a team.

To be considered for an assistant’s role please fill out the form below. Someone from our office will get back to you shortly!

Click on the roles below to learn more about each position:

Assistant Role Description

Relief Assistant Role Description

Awake Overnight Role Description

Fill out the form to apply to become a L’Arche Boston North Assistant:

L’Arche Boston North does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, active military or veteran status, age, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, disability, qualified handicap, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or Local law except when such constitutes a bona fide occupational qualification necessary to proper and efficient administration. No question on this application is intended to secure information to be used for such discrimination.


L’Arche Boston North does not discriminate on the basis of gender in compensation for women and men doing comparable work requiring similar skill, effort, and responsibility and is performed under similar working conditions.


It is unlawful in Massachusetts to require or administer a lie detector test as a condition of employment or continued employment.


I recognize that any offer of employment will be conditional upon my showing documents establishing that I am authorized to be employed by L’Arche Boston North and I agree to provide such documents as required by law.


This application will be given every consideration, but its receipt does not imply that the applicant will be employed.


L’Arche Boston North is authorized to obtain pertinent reference information from former employers in the processing of this application.


I HEREBY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT I HAVE READ AND UNDERSTAND THE FOREGOING DISCLOSURES.





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Notification and Agreement

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I CERTIFY THAT ALL ANSWERS GIVEN BY ME ARE TRUE, ACCURATE, AND COMPLETE. I UNDERSTAND THAT THE FALSIFICATION, MISREPRESENTATION, OR OMISSION OF FACT ON THIS APPLICATION (OR ANY OTHER ACCOMPANYING OR REQUIRED DOCUMENTS) WILL BE CAUSE FOR DENIAL OF EMPLOYMENT OR IMMEDIATE TERMINATION OF EMPLOYMENT, REGARDLESS OF WHEN OR HOW DISCOVERED.


Questions regarding this statement should be directed to the employment interviewer before signing. The application will be given every consideration, but its receipt does not imply that the applicant will be employed.


I authorize the investigation of all statements and information contained in this application. I release from all liability anyone supplying such information and I also release the employer from all liability that may result from making an investigation.


If hired, I agree to abide by all of the organization rules and regulations. I understand that if employed, my employment may be terminated with or without cause and with or without notice at any time at the option of either the organization or me. I further understand that no representation, whether or oral or written, by any representative of agent of the organization, at any time, can constitute a contract of employment unless such contract is in writing.


I understand that the organization shall have the maximum discretion permitted by law to administer, interpret, modify, discontinue, enhance or otherwise change all policies, procedures, benefits, or other terms or conditions of employment.


I acknowledge that I have read and understand the above statements and hereby grant permission to confirm the information supplied by me on this application and in any accompanying documents. Without limiting in any way the at-will status of my employment if I am hired, I understand that if any of the statements on this application and its accompanying documents are untrue, I may be immediately discharged.