Work For Us

St. Louis Arc offers a supportive environment that embraces our employees’ creativity, enthusiasm, and skills.  When people are treated with Respect, are involved in the Collaboration of ideas, and feel a sense of Empowerment, they are more likely to take pride in their work. Empowering people and changing lives – that’s the Arc Advantage.

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Learn more about current opportunities available with the St. Louis Arc. For more information or to ask questions about an application, please email our recruitment team.

Current Job Openings

Meaningful Work

Our Direct Support Professionals (DSP’s) are essential to the Arc’s success. Joining the Arc team in a direct support role is a wonderful way to provide care for others and launch a successful career with growth opportunities. The Arc offers competitive wages, benefits, and paid time off to our full-time staff.  Part-time positions offer flexibility in scheduling.  The Arc welcomes people who are new to the field, as well as experienced professionals. All employees are provided the training and support needed to succeed and thrive!

Please note we have updated our job board as of January 16, 2019. Returning users will need to create a new profile for this new, mobile-friendly platform.

Benefit Options

The St. Louis Arc offers benefit options for full and part time employees.  Learn more about the Employee Benefit Highlights for New Employees.

Respect, Collaboration, and Empowerment

Learn more about what it means to be a part of the Arc Advantage.

Hiring Policy

We hire dedicated candidates for each position available. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit based factors.

We promote a professional and fair environment by consistently administering the harassment policy, employing zero tolerance with allegations of retaliation, and immediately investigating and responding to formal and informal grievances. We also make a real effort to encourage and promote diversity through various recruiting and promotional avenues.

Pre-Employment Screenings

The safety of our employees and the people we support is of utmost importance to the St. Louis Arc. We will conduct background screenings for all new hires in accordance with the policies of the St. Louis Arc and funder requirements. We maintain a drug and alcohol free workplace.

Americans with Disabilities Act:

The St. Louis Arc is an equal opportunity employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Agency will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the Agency.

Federal Notice

The St. Louis Arc operates in compliance with all Federal, state, local laws. Please see the Federal Posters below regarding some of these important regulations:


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