Human Options Job Opportunities

MotherandDaughterAt Human Options, we are committed to a supportive work environment where employees care deeply about making positive changes in the lives of our clients—and each other.

If you believe that we all play an important role in breaking the cycle of domestic violence, join us in making a life-changing difference for survivors of trauma and domestic abuse.

Each and every day, we work together to help abused women, children and seniors build and thrive in healthy relationships and gain emotional and economic independence.

Together, we CAN break the cycle of domestic violence.

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Our current openings include:

Domestic Violence Advocate

PT/20 hrs. Under the direction of the Program Supervisor, the Domestic Violence Advocate is responsible for working in the community to provide domestic violence victim intervention during the assigned shift, including responding to calls with law enforcement (ride-a-longs) to provide crisis intervention and resource referrals, and conducting screenings and intakes for victims seeking emergency shelter housing. This position will spend a significant portion of time in partnership with law enforcement responding to domestic violence emergency calls. The DVA will work closely with all Human Options Shelter staff to assure that all services and programs provided by Human Options operate under the guidelines of trauma informed care and voluntary services.

Development Associate

FT/40 hrs. The Development Associate will be responsible for all gift entry and donor acknowledgements, using the donor database (Raiser’s Edge) daily to track donor information, pull queries and reports, and reconcile with Finance to ensure proper accounting of all donations. It is a fast paced position that requires a keen eye to detail, demonstrated success in problem solving, and an intermediate proficiency with excel and databases. The Associate will conduct prospect research, assist with major events and fundraising campaigns, and interact with donors, board members and volunteers.

Children’s Activity Leader

Seasonal/hours will vary. The Children’s Activity Leader plans and uses a structured age appropriate curriculum to assist children in building social, emotional, fine motor, gross motor, cognitive and language skills as well as tools specifically relevant to the population such as safety planning. This position requires a high level of self awareness, interpersonal communication, organization, and flexibility.

Therapeutic Program Supervisor

FT/exempt. Reporting to the Residential Services Manager, supervises and coordinates adult and children’s therapeutic programs to ensure clinical services are delivered and aligned with non-therapeutic agency programs and trauma informed care, with an emphasis on healing and self- sufficiency. The Therapeutic Program Supervisor also works closely with the Residential Services Manager to lead other program supervisors in the coordination and alignment of therapeutic and non-therapeutic programs in each department and oversee all department activities and staff in the Residential Services Manager absence. Therapeutic Program Supervisors are expected to be available to provide agency-wide on-call services for clients in crisis after hours and on weekends and holidays, as necessary.

Staff Accountant

FT/40 hrs. Human Options seeks a detail-oriented person with excellent organizational and analytical skills to be a part of the Administrative staff. The Staff Accountant will be responsible for performing accounting functions essential to the operation of the organization in accordance with Human Options’ standard procedures and GAAP. The position reports to the Finance Director.

Case Management Supervisor

FT/exempt. Reporting to the Residential Program Director, supervise and coordinate residential case management and housing placement programs to ensure services are delivered with sensitivity to the effects of trauma experienced by clients, and with an emphasis on economic self-sufficiency. The Case Management Program Supervisor maintains exceptional knowledge of, and effectively establishes/manages community partnerships relative to, temporary/permanent housing, financial/employment assistance, educational development, vocational training and related programs and services. This position also assists the Program Director in the management and administration of program/location facilities and staff and is expected to be available to provide agency-wide on-call services for clients in crisis after hours and on weekends and holidays, as necessary. This position operates from multiple locations in the central Orange County area and is required to work a Sunday-Thursday schedule to assure staff support and seamless transition of care and referrals for Residential clients.

Clinical and Outreach Services Manager 

FT/exempt. Under the direction of the Chief Program Officer as a member of the Operations Team, effectively manages all facets of the Center for Children and Families (CCF), Family Resources Centers (FRC) and Outreach Programs in alignment with external trends, partnerships and the principles of Trauma Informed Care. The Clinical and Outreach Services Manager will directly supervise management and administrative staff at all locations. This position provides critical leadership to, and partners with, clinical and non-clinical staff to ensure services are delivered with sensitivity to the effects of trauma experienced by clients and an emphasis on healing and self-sufficiency. The Clinical and Outreach Services Manager works with the Chief Program Officer to develop effective strategies and service delivery metrics to assure that all Agency therapeutic and advocacy programs are compliant with contractual requirements and aligned to holistically address the emotional and referral/community resource needs of eligible clients.

Hotline Advocate 

FT/40 hrs.  Shift: Wednesday – Sunday 2:30 – 11 p.m. Under the direct supervision of the Shelter Supervisor, the Hotline Advocate is primarily responsible for handling hotline calls and insures satisfactory shelter operations. The Hotline Advocate assists clients as needed providing support and assistance.

Family Advocate/Family Support Specialist (FSS)/Differential Response (DR) FSS – Temporary 

FT/40 hrs. Tentative Schedule: Monday through Friday, day shift with two evenings. Under the direction of the FRC Supervisor/Coordinator or Therapeutic Program Supervisor, the Family Advocate/FSS/DR FSS is responsible for providing comprehensive case management and family advocacy services to Human Options clients. The Family Advocate/FSS/DR FSS is responsible for ensuring participants access services, follow up with participants as needed, complete pre and post assessment tools, perform home visits as needed, work closely with FRC and community partners in other Social Services Agencies, and prepare and submit data and reports as required by grants. Depending on assignment, some positions may work at a combination of sites.

Finance Manager 

Management position overseeing all aspects of Finance and General Accounting.

Children’s Activity Leader – Part Time (Costa Mesa)

PT/10 hrs. The Children’s Activity Leader plans and uses a structured age appropriate curriculum to assist children in building social, emotional, fine motor, gross motor, cognitive and language skills as well as tools specifically relevant to the population such as safety planning. This position requires a high level of self awareness, interpersonal communication, organization, and flexibility.

Hotline Advocate – Relief (Orange County) 

Under the direction of the Program Supervisor, the Hotline Advocate is responsible for implementation of all Emergency Shelter Hotline Office responsibilities during the assigned shift, including responding to calls for crisis intervention and resource referrals on the 24-hour domestic violence telephone line, conducting new client screenings and intakes, and providing assistance and services to clients residing at the Emergency Shelter. The Hotline Advocate works closely with all Emergency Shelter staff to assure that Shelter services and programs operate under the guidelines of Trauma Informed Care and Voluntary Services.

*Last updated 9/21/17
No employment inquiries via phone calls please. We value work life balance and many of our positions offer flexible work schedules—depending on program needs. EOE.

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