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:

Personal Information


Applicant Type

L'Arche Experience



Eligibility to Work in the United States


Background Clearence

L'Arche Boston North requires criminal background check(s) as part of the hiring process. Please note that no offer is final until a criminal background check has been completed. Prior to a final offer from L'Arche Boston North, you will be required to disclose information regarding your criminal record and/or to authorize L'Arche Boston North to review your criminal record to the extent authorized by the law of The Commonwealth of Massachusetts.




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Education and Work Experience

Please note: You may include any verified work performed on a volunteer basis.

Occupational Background: (Two options) Email your resume to or use our form to list the agency/employer name, Contact information, phone number, position title, number of years employed, and reason for leaving in chronological order from most recent backward.

Education Background: Please specify names of schools, colleges etc., your degree or certification type, and dates attended.

Short Answer Questions

The following questions are voluntary. Your responses will give us a deeper sense of who you are and your interest in L'Arche Boston North. If you choose to respond, please answer each question in one-two paragraphs.

I, the undersigned, authorize L'Arche Boston North to conduct a complete investigation of all statements contained in this application. In the event of employment, I understand that falsification, misrepresentation or omission of facts requested on this application constitutes grounds for immediate dismissal. I certify that all information given in this form is true and accurate.