At 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:
Hotline Advocate – Relief (On-Call)
Under the direction of the Program Supervisor, the Hotline Advocate – Relief will be available to take shifts in the evening, overnight, weekends, or holidays. This position will be responsible for answering our 24-hour Hotline and will provide oversight of our Shelter and Second Step properties. The Hotline Advocate-Relief will be responsible for conducting telephonic and in person intakes for victims of domestic violence seeking shelter and will support shelter clients during evening and overnight hours. Click here for more info and to apply.
Hotline Advocate – Overnight
Under the direction of the Program Manager, the Overnight Hotline Advocate will work the overnight shift, Sunday through Thursday from 10:45 pm – 6:45 am. This position will be responsible for answering our 24-hour Hotline and will provide oversight of our Shelter and Second Step properties. The Overnight Hotline Advocate will be responsible for conducting telephonic and in-person intakes for victims of domestic violence seeking shelter and will support shelter clients during evening and overnight hours. Click here for more info and to apply.
Mental Health Therapist – I
Reporting to the Clinical and Outreach Supervisor and Newport Mesa FRC Supervisor, The Mental Health Therapist provides direct clinical and psychoeducational services to individuals, minors, families and groups. The Mental Health Therapist facilitates client education and support groups, and promotes domestic violence awareness and prevention through community outreach. Click here for more info and to apply.
Mental Health Therapist – II
Reporting to the Clinical and Outreach Supervisor, the Mental Health Therapist- II provides direct clinical and psychoeducational services to individuals, minors, families and groups. The Mental Health Therapist- II facilitates client education and support groups, and promotes domestic violence awareness and prevention through community presentations and outreach. Click here for more info and to apply.
The Human Resources Manager 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, organizational development; employment and compliance to regulatory concerns regarding employees and benefits administration. Click here for more info to apply.
Community Engagement Coordinator/PEP Facilitator
Under the supervision of the Program Supervisors for Minnie Street and Newport Mesa FRC, the Community Engagement Organizer will have the responsibility of coordinating the work of the Community Engagement Advisory Committee (CEAC) and Youth Action Council (YAC) at both the Newport Mesa and Minnie Street Family Resource Centers. This position will also work to recruit, develop schedules, and provide direction to all volunteers at the FRCs. Responsibilities include recruiting, organizing and leading a team of volunteers to work collaboratively to support MSFRC and NMFRC, and coordinating and facilitating CEAC and/or YAC meetings and events. Additionally, the employee will be in charge of the Personal Empowerment Program for both FRCs including registration of participants, data entry and facilitation of the classes. Click here for more info to apply.
Supportive Services Supervisor (EHVP)
Reporting to the Residential Program Manager, supervise and coordinate all supportive services of the Emergency Housing Voucher Program. The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) made housing choice vouchers available to local public housing authorities in order to assist individuals and families who are experiencing homelessness; at risk of homelessness; fleeing, or attempting to flee domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, stalking or human trafficking. The Supportive Services Supervisor maintains exceptional knowledge of the intersection between domestic violence and housing, and effectively manages community partnerships relative to permanent housing and domestic violence. This position will provide direct supervision to EHV case managers and oversight of partnering domestic violence agencies participating in the EHV program. This position operates in a 40 hour week, one weekend day may be required. Click here for more info to apply.
Under the direction of the Program Manager, the Domestic Violence Advocate (DVA) is a 20 hour/week position. The DVA 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 and FRC staff to assure that all services and programs provided by Human Options operate under the guidelines of trauma informed care and voluntary services. Click here for more info to apply.
Human Options seeks a detail-oriented person with excellent organizational and interpersonal skills to be a part of the Finance and Accounting staff. The Business Administrator will perform administrative tasks and services to support effective and efficient operations of the organizations. The position reports to the Finance Director and will support both the Finance and Human Resource administration functions. Click here for more info to apply.
*Last updated 9/1/21
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.