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:

Therapist / Counselor (Costa Mesa) 

FT/exempt. Shift: Tuesday – Friday with two evening shifts per week, Wednesday and Thursday (11:30 a.m. – 8 p.m.) and two day shifts per week, Tuesday and Friday (8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.) Reporting to the Therapeutic Program Supervisor, provides individual, child, and family counseling, facilitates client education and support groups, and promotes domestic violence awareness through community presentations and outreach. This is a 32 hour position with a strong focus on children’s counseling services.

Therapist / Counselor 

FT/exempt. Shift: Tuesday – Friday with two evening shifts per week, Wednesday and Thursday (11:30 a.m. – 8 p.m.) and two day shifts per week, Tuesday and Friday (8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.) Reporting to the Therapeutic Program Supervisor, provides individual, child, and family counseling, facilitates client education and support groups, and promotes domestic violence awareness through community presentations and outreach. Takes leadership of the Shelter Therapeutic Children’s Program which serves children who have a range of developmental needs and have been affected by the compounding trauma of domestic violence, caregiver loss, and displacement.

Children’s Activity Leader/Out of School Time Youth Leader (Costa Mesa) 

PT/TBD hrs. The Children’s Activity Leader (CAL)/ Out of School Time (OST) Youth 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. The OST Youth Leader plans, coordinates, recruits and facilitate group classes with designated curriculums like the Children’s Empowerment Group for minors between the ages of 6-11 and Safe Dates for teens ages 12-17.

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.

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 1/3/18
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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