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.

Our current openings include:

Residential Services Manager

Under the direction of the Chief Program Officer, effectively manages all facets of Residential services and locations, including the Emergency Shelter and Second/Third Step Transitional Housing in alignment with external trends and partnerships. The Manager will directly manage staff at all residential locations. This position provides critical leadership to, and partners with, therapeutic staff to ensure services are delivered with sensitivity to the effects of trauma experienced by clients with an emphasis on healing and self-sufficiency. The Residential Services Manager informs and implements strategies and service delivery metrics to assure that all residential services are in compliant with all contractual requirements.

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Children’s Advocate

Under the supervision of the Children’s Advocate Team Leader, the Children’s Advocate will provide one-on-one interaction with children and parents, as well as group facilitation for children and adolescents. This position requires use of various evidence based curriculums and educational materials related to domestic violence. Children’s Advocates may be required to work some evening hours. 

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Hotline Advocate – afternoon/evening shift

Under the direct supervision of the Hotline 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.

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Information and Resource Specialist

Under the supervision of the Program Supervisor of Newport Mesa Family Resource Center, the Information and Resource Specialist will have the responsibility of providing registrations, information, linkages and referrals to families desiring services pertaining to basic needs, mental health, case management, housing, and other basic services. This position also is responsible for data entry and outreach.

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Peer Navigator (PN)/Family Support Advocate (FSA)

The roles of Peer Navigator (PN) and Family Support Advocate (FSA) are merged into one full time position. Depending on assignment some positions may work at a combination of sites.

The Peer Navigator role forms part of the Strong Families, Strong Children (SFSC) collaboration. Human Options serves as a subcontractor for Veterans Services to provide direct program services for victims of domestic violence who are veterans or a family member of a veteran. Under the direction of the Clinical and Outreach Supervisor, the PN is responsible for providing comprehensive case management and family advocacy services to Human Options clients who are eligible for these services under the contract.

The Family Support Advocate role falls under the direction of the FRC Program Supervisor and forms part of the Minnie Street Family Resource Center (MSFRC) collaborative within the Families and Communities Together (FaCT) grant. The FSA is responsible for providing comprehensive case management and family advocacy services to Human Options clients who may or may not have experienced domestic violence.

Overall, the PN/FSA is responsible for screening clients, ensuring participants access services, follow up with participants as needed, complete pre and post assessment tools, perform home visits as needed, participate in outreach events, work closely with internal and community partners in other Social Services Agencies, and prepare and submit data and reports as required by grants.

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Program Supervisor (FRC)

Under direction of the Clinical and Outreach Manager, supervise and manage all aspects of the Family Resource Center (FRC). 

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Senior Human Resources Generalist

The Senior Human Resource Generalist is responsible for the HR lifecycle for our Human Options teams, working closely with supervisors and managers. This position carries out responsibilities in the following functional areas: recruitment and employment, onboarding, employee relations, training, employee engagement, performance management, policy implementation, employment law compliance and benefits administration.

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*Last updated 10/14/20

Human Options is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We take affirmative action to ensure equal opportunity for all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant, please click here.

Human Options is a drug-free workplace. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. If you meet the minimum qualification, you will be contacted to further the application process.

No phone calls, outside agencies, or recruiters. We value work life balance and many of our positions offer flexible work schedules—depending on program needs.