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:

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.

Therapist – Counselor FaCT 

FT/40 hrs. Shift: Monday & Thursday 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Therapist shall provide crisis, individual, family and/or group counseling services to parents/caregivers and/or children. Therapist facilitates client education and weekly psychoeducational groups such as Parenting Education and the Personal Empowerment Program (PEP), and promotes intimate partner violence (IPV) awareness through community presentations and outreach. Therapists may split their schedules between sites (i.e. FRC and Santa Ana School) and may 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.

Chief Development Officer 

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the Chief Development Officer (CDO) fosters a culture of philanthropy and ensure that fund development is executed in keeping with the organization’s values, vision, and mission. The Chief Development Officer (CDO) is responsible for the strategic direction, development, organization, promotion, implementation, expansion and assessment of all philanthropic avenues to increase financial support and organizational awareness. The CDO manages all aspects of the agency’s fundraising plans, including major gifts, annual giving, corporate and foundation relations, grants, sponsorships, planned giving, and special events. This position also ensures the effective design, development and implementation of the marketing, communications and public relations plans to build greater awareness of Human Options. The CDO works in close collaboration with other executive team members, key volunteer leaders, and members of the development and program teams to achieve the fundraising goals of the organization.

Therapist – Counselor

FT/40 hrs. Shift: Monday – Friday 8:30 a.m. to 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.

Therapist – Counselor

FT/32 hrs. Shift: Monday & Thursday 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday & Wednesday 8:30 a.m. to 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.

Administrative Assistant

FT/40 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.

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.

*Last updated 8/21/19

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.