Be Part of HALA as a Residential Support Specialist


Pursue a rewarding career where you can leave a positive impact in the world. Join our passionate team at HALA. Our organization has new locations opening over the course of several months and has new client referrals arriving almost daily.

Join Us

Harbor Alternate Living Association is looking for residential support specialists. If hired, you could be working in any of our communities located in:

  • Aberdeen
  • Elma
  • Hoquiam
  • Montesano
  • Ocean Shores

Responsibilities of the Role

Support specialists will be providing in-home care to clients with developmental disabilities. The goal is to incorporate choice and independence in their lives while making sure they are safe and healthy.

Benefits and Wages

Effective July 21, 2020 our starting wage is $14.00 per hour. All training is provided at no cost. Sick leave is accumulated after 90 days and vacation pay after the first year and HALA pays 100% of the premium for Washington's paid Family  & Medical Leave benefits.  Our organization also provides medical insurance to every eligible, full-time employee at a very low cost.

Requirements to Apply

Applicants must be 18 years old or older, able to pass a background check, and have proof of a high school diploma or GED. If you think you are a good fit for our team, fill out our application by clicking the button below.

Due to COVID-19 precautions, our office is currently closed to the public but we are still working and still hiring.  Please submit your completed application to our HR Manager via email at hr@hala-gh.org.  Someone will contact you for an interview over the telephone or Zoom.

When things return to normal you may submit your application to our office at 111 S Wooding St Aberdeen to get started with your new career. If you have any questions, feel free to contact our HR department.