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 relationship violence.

Each and every day, we work together to help anyone who has been affected by relationship violence, build and thrive in healthy relationships and gain emotional and economic independence.


Together, we CAN break the cycle of relationship 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.

Mobile Therapist
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.

Under the direction of the Chief Operations Officer, effectively manages all facets of the Legal Advocacy program in alignment with external trends and partnerships. The Manager will directly manage the legal advocacy team and provide supervisory support to non-legal advocacy staff at the residential and community-based sites. The Legal Advocacy Program Manager informs and implements strategies and service delivery metrics to assure that all legal advocacy services are compliant with all contractual requirements. Click here for more info and to apply.

Grant Administrator
Human Options seeks a detail-oriented individual with excellent organizational and analytical skills to fill the position of Grant Administrator. In cooperation with the Director of Finance, the candidate will assist in the execution of the organizations billing functions, including grants/contract financial review and related financial reporting. In cooperation with the Grant Writer, the candidate will support maintenance of grant documentations and monitor grant spending and timelines. The ideal candidate is proficient with financial accounting software, non-profit accounting principles, and possesses grant/contract financial management experience.  Click here for more info and to apply.

Staff Accountant
Human Options seeks a detail-oriented person with excellent organizational and analytical skills to be a part of the administrative staff.  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.  The position reports to the Director of Finance.  Click here for more info and to apply.

Hotline Supervisor 
The Hotline Supervisor coordinates all facets of Hotline, both staff and volunteers, and oversees implementation of routine day-to-day operations of Hotline. The Hotline Supervisor provides direct supervision to all Hotline Advocates to ensure operational guidelines are followed and is responsible for scheduling consistent staffing coverage. The Hotline Supervisor is also responsible for maintaining accurate resources for clients.  Click here for more info and to apply.

Lead Children’s Advocate
Under the supervision of the Therapeutic Program Supervisor, the Lead 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 psychoeducational materials related to domestic violence. The Lead Children’s Advocate acts as an ambassador for Human Options and provides presentations, training, and program updates related to domestic violence and children. The Lead Children’s Advocate is required to work two evenings during the week and occasionally on weekends.  Click here for more info and to apply.

*Last updated 5/17/22

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.