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 (DVA) is a mobile position which 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.

Hotline Advocate – Overnight

FT/ Sunday through Thursday night: 10:45 p.m. – 6:45 a.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.

Executive Administrator 

Under the direction of the Chief Executive Officer, provides a wide range of executive and administrative support, working independently with little to no supervision. This position also provides office administrative support to the business office working to enhance the effectiveness of the office.

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.

Case Manager (Costa Mesa)

FT/40 hrs with evening shifts on T/Th. Under the direction of the Case Management Supervisor, the Case Manager is responsible for the assessment of need and implementation of case plans for individuals and/or families whose lives have been impacted by domestic violence. The Case Manager is responsible for providing ongoing support to participants with an emphasis on permanent housing, employment, and childcare, as well as social relationships and community participation across multiple shelter and housing platforms in Human Options. The Case Manager may be required to perform house visits and will work closely with community partners to provide participants access to resources. Human Options operates in the sphere of Trauma Informed Care and Voluntary Services and Case Management planning and execution will follow those guidelines.

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 3/16/17
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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