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:

Director of Finance

FT/Exempt- Under the direction of the Chief Executive Officer, the Director of Finance is responsible for budgeting and reporting financial reporting, developing and maintaining accounting practices and procedures to ensure accurate and timely financial statements in accordance with regulatory requirements for funders and nonprofit organizations. Responsible for general ledger management, monthly year-end, and grant year closings, accounts payable, funder’s reports and audit preparation. Supervises the financial staff to ensure work is properly allocated and completed in a timely and accurate manner. This position addresses tight deadlines and will have contact with senior-level managers, the C-Suite, and funders, which requires strong interpersonal communication skills both written and verbal. The ideal candidate will directly oversee and manage the corporate budget, managing the Agency’s audit process, financial statement preparations and maintain strong relationships with funders. Click here to apply. 

Community Educator

FT/​40 hrs. This position requires a flexible work schedule, schedule can vary from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm. Monday thru Friday and some weekends. 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. Click here to apply. 

Hotline Advocate – Relief (On Call)  

Potential shifts: Friday, Saturday & Sunday. 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. Click here to apply. 


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. Click here to apply. 

Clinical Case Manager/Therapist-Military Connection 

FT/40 hrs. Shift: Monday, Tuesday & Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Wednesday & Thursday 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. The Clinical Case Manager (CCM)/Therapist will have two different roles. The Clinical Case Manager (CCM) 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 Therapeutic Program Supervisor, the Clinical Case Manager (CCM) is responsible for providing individual adult counseling services to Human Options military connected clients who are eligible for these services under the contract. Services can be offered at all 15 Family Resource Centers (FRC) in Orange County, depending on need. The CCM will also be responsible for facilitating military culturally competency trainings to FRC staff. The second role will consist of a Therapist under the Mission Hospital grant in two Family Resource Centers (FRCs). The Therapist will provide individual, child, and family counseling, facilitate client education and support groups, and promote intimate partner violence (IPV) awareness through community presentations and outreach. Therapist may split their schedules between sites (Lake Forest and San Juan Capistrano) and will be required to work at least two regular weekly evening shifts when positions are full time. When positions are part time a minimum of one evening shift is required. Click here to apply. 

Children’s Activity Leader

PT/10 hrs. Under the direction of the Children’s Program Coordinator, the Children’s Activity Leader at Second Step serves families experiencing the compounding trauma of domestic violence, child abuse and displacement. Click here to apply. 

Staff Accountant

FT/40 hrs. Under the direction of the Finance Director, the Staff Accountant will be responsible for performing accounting functions essential to the operation of the organization in accordance with Human Options’ standard procedures and GAAP. This position requires a detail-oriented person with excellent organizational and analytical skills. Click here to apply. 

*Last updated 11/11/19

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.