St. Louis Arc

Supporting People with Developmental Disabilities and Their Families Since 1950

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Founded In....1950

Type of Business
Non-profit human services agency serving the St. Louis, MO, metro area

Number of Employees
People We Support.....3,500
Annual Budget...$19,500,000

The St. Louis Arc supports more than 3,000 adults and children with developmental disabilities and their families in the metropolitan St. Louis, Missouri area. We are recognized as a leader in quality services among professional agencies.

Our mission is to empower people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families to lead better lives by providing a lifetime of high-quality services, family support and advocacy.

Our employees include more than 400 qualified professionals whose extensive training, generous care, and commitment to the people and families we serve make the St. Louis Arc not only a leading provider of services but an outstanding place to work. We have a variety of community-based supports that offer employees professional satisfaction and personal rewards.

Our focus is to recruit and retain committed employees — they are our most valuable resource. We offer competitive wages and benefits, an established team of leaders, and opportunities for personal and professional growth.

St. Louis Arc offers flexible scheduling options for both full and part time positions; a variety of geographic locations within the St. Louis, Missouri metro area; ongoing training and professional development for all staff; and an environment where your creativity, enthusiasm and skills will make a difference in someone’s life!

Our community-based services include:Click for job list to begin.

  • Residential
  • Supported Employment
  • Leisure and Recreation
  • Early Childhood
  • Community Integration
  • Family Support
  • Respite
  • Advocacy and Prevention 

Pre-employment screening/documents are required for all employees. This includes:

  • Criminal Record Checks
  • Drug Screening
  • Proof of Education (minimum HS diploma or GED required for all positions)
  • DMV Checks (for all support positions)
  • Proof of Auto Insurance (for all support positions) 

Additional certifications and training will be required upon hire. This includes but is not limited to CPR; First Aid; and Medication Administration.

To learn about openings and apply, click the links at right or at the bottom of the page. For more information or with questions, email us at

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St. Louis Arc St. Louis Arc
1177 N. Warson Road
St. Louis, MO 63132 MAP IT!
Main Phone: 314-569-2211 Main Fax: 314-569-0778

Proud Member of United Way of Greater St. Louis - Image An Affiliated Chapter of The Arc - Image

Children's Service Fund