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:

Fund Development Manager

FT/exempt. Reporting to the Chief Development Officer, the Fund Development Manager expands Human Options’ revenue and funding opportunities by implementing effective donor cultivation, recognition and outreach strategies, and managing all agency marketing and communication objectives. This position will meet or exceed fundraising goals by promoting deeper stakeholder engagement through the building of collaborative relationships while strategically managing and executing the annual fundraising gala, annual giving campaigns and managing two staff. The Fund Development Manager must be able to anticipate project needs, discern work priorities, and meet deadlines. In addition, he/she must have the ability to thrive in an environment that requires significant self-initiative, anticipate project needs, manage multiple projects at once, and collaborate among many team members both internal and external to Human Options.

Residential Case Manager

FT/40 hrs. 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.

Grant Writer/Development Coordinator

FT/exempt. Under the direction of the Chief Development Officer the Grant Writer / Development Coordinator leads the strategy, research, writing, and submission of grant proposals, Letters of Intent (LOI), grant reports, and materials/correspondence needed to support Human Options’ fundraising and outreach goals. The ideal candidate is an effective storyteller who can glean information from a wide range of sources to weave a compelling narrative and case for support. The Grant Writer / Development Coordinator thrives on deadline-driven work, keeping multiple projects moving forward simultaneously and continually throughout the year. Coordinating and supervising one highly experienced Grant Writer, they work together to meet all fundraising objectives with our government agencies, private and corporate foundations.


FT/exempt. Two evening shifts per week, Wednesday and Thursday (11 a.m. – 7 p.m.) and 3 day shifts per week, Monday, 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 40 hour position with a strong focus on children’s counseling services.

Community Educator

FT/32 hrs. Under the supervision of the Community Education Manager, the Community Educator develops and implements educational and outreach presentations, programs and activities for youth and adults, focusing on healthy relationships, intimate partner violence, teen dating violence and bullying. The Community Educator travels and works primarily in central Orange County, working closely with school districts, local universities, faith-based organizations and community groups. The Educator will maintain and establish new community partnerships to drive education and outreach for violence prevention education and awareness. Will assist and participate in recruiting participants, volunteers and activists to assist in the agency’s domestic violence outreach and education efforts throughout target communities.

Administrative Assistant

PT/ 20 hrs. Evening shifts required Tuesday & Thursday 11:30 a.m. – 8 p.m. Under the direction of the Program Director, the Administrative Assistant is responsible for greeting clients in person and over the phone, providing referrals to external agencies, managing intakes for site, providing general administrative support including answering the phones, collecting fees/donations, providing assistance with copying, mailings and other general office duties and entering statistical and analytical data into Human Options databases.

*Last updated 3/15/19

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.