Employment Opportunities

Community Living routinely seeks Full Time, Part Time and Substitute Employees to fill openings as Community Support Specialists (Direct Support Staff), in the five branch locations.   

Community Living prides itself on individualized teaching and training in all aspects of daily living, while supporting individuals with a wide range of support needs.  Individualized teaching and training may include; personal hygiene, cooking, cleaning, laundry, grocery shopping and menu planning, paying bills, budgeting, assistance with medications, doctor appointments, following doctor orders, support with complex medical issues and complex diets, support with mobility issues, including the use of walkers, gait belts and wheelchairs, support with communication devices, transportation, and support with activities. 

Community Living supports individuals to live in their own homes within their own communities, with support that ranges from just a few hours per week to twenty-four hours per day by dedicated and qualified staff.

Community Living provides support to clients twenty-four hours per day, seven days a week, therefore, employees may be required to work shifts which can vary 4 hours to 13 hours per shift, depending upon the shift available.  Substitute employees are asked to cover any open Full time or Part time shift openings, however, substitutes are not guaranteed any minimum number of hours per work week.  

Open Positions: 


Renton Branch

  • Community Support Specialists (FT, PT, SUB) - Open Due Date

Yakima Branch

  • Community Support Specialists (FT, PT, SUB) - Open Due Date

Sunnyside Branch

  • Community Support Specialists (FT, PT, SUB) - Open Due Date

Grandview Branch

  • Community Support Specialists (FT, PT, SUB) - Open Due Date

Clarkston Branch

  • Community Support Specialists (FT, PT, SUB) - Open Due Date


To be eligible to work each employee must:

  • Be at least eighteen years of age
  • Provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States
  • Pass a State DSHS background clearance
  • Provide proof of High School Diploma or GED
  • Possess a valid Driver's License
  • Possess automobile insurance coverage
  • Pass a motor vehicle report check
  • Have access to a reliable home phone or cellular phone  

Wages and benefits:

All full-time employees receive a comprehensive benefits package which consists of the following, (part-time employees receive a partial benefits package):

  • Paid training
  • Medical and Dental Insurance
  • Paid Personal Leave (vacation, holiday, & sick)
  • Optional vision insurance
  • Optional life insurance
  • Optional 401(k) program
  • Optional Aflac insurance
  • Longevity bonus
  • Referral bonus
  • Mileage reimbursement
  • Staff expense reimbursement
  • Ability to cash out personal leave hours

Community Living routinely conducts interviews for open positions, if you are interested in employment, and can meet all of the conditions of employment, you can print off an employment application and email to the branch directly, or call the branch office you are interested in to make an appointment for an interview and complete the employment application then.

Clarkston Branch:          clarkston@community-living.org

Sunnyside Branch:        sunnyside@community-living.org

Grandview Branch:          grandview@community-living.org

 Yakima Branch:            yakima@community-living.org

Renton Branch:          renton@community-living.org

  Community Living is an equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.  Reasonable accommodations are provided for qualified individuals with disabilities.