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:

Raiser’s Edge Database Administrator

PT/hourly. 8:30-5pm on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Under the direction of the Fund Development Manager, the Raiser’s Edge Database Administrator is responsible for utilization and advancement of the development database. They will provide experienced support to the fundraising team with an emphasis on gift entry, data entry, reporting, evaluating, and analyzing data. This position requires an intermediate level of proficiency with Microsoft excel and donor database administration, as well as a keen eye to detail, demonstrated success in problem solving software challenges, and the ability to multi-task. It is an exciting role that will be responsible for establishing best practices and creating database procedures. Additionally, there will be light administrative duties such as answering the phone, assisting with events and mailings, and interacting with donors, board members and volunteers.

Therapeutic Program Supervisor

Full Time/salary. Reporting to the Residential Services Manager, supervises and coordinates adult and children’s therapeutic programs to ensure clinical services are delivered and aligned with non-therapeutic agency programs and trauma informed care, with an emphasis on healing and self- sufficiency. The Therapeutic Program Supervisor also works closely with the Residential Services Manager to lead other program supervisors in the coordination and alignment of therapeutic and non-therapeutic programs in each department and oversee all department activities and staff in the Residential Services Manager absence. Therapeutic Program Supervisors are expected to be available to provide agency-wide on-call services for clients in crisis after hours and on weekends and holidays, as necessary.

Peer Navigator – Family Advocate Domestic Violence

Full Time/hourly. Monday, Tuesday, and Friday: 8:30am to 5:00pm and Wednesday and Thursday: 11:00am to 7:30pm. In partnership with the Strong Families Strong Children Collaboration, Human Options serves as a subcontractor for the Child Guidance Center to provide services for victims of domestic violence who are veterans or a family member of a veteran. Under the direction of the Human Options Clinical and Outreach Services Manager, the Peer Navigator (PN) is responsible for providing comprehensive case management, and family advocacy services to SFSC clients who are eligible for the services under the contract. The PN also is responsible for providing training on domestic violence and the military to staff of the Orange County Family Resource Centers. In addition, the PN prepares and submits data and reports as required by grants.

Hotline Advocate – Relief

On-Call/hourly. 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.

Family Advocate/ Family Stabilization (FS) Family Support Specialist (FSS)

PT/20 hrs. Under the direction of the FRC Supervisor/Coordinator or Therapeutic Program Supervisor, the Family Advocate/FSS/DR FSS is responsible for providing comprehensive case management and family advocacy services to Human Options clients. The Family Advocate/FSS/DR FSS is responsible for ensuring participants access services, follow up with participants as needed, complete pre and post assessment tools, perform home visits as needed, work closely with FRC and community partners in other Social Services Agencies, and prepare and submit data and reports as required by grants. Depending on assignment, some positions may work at a combination of sites.

Out of School Time Youth Leader (OST) 

PT/hourly. The Out of School Time Youth Leader (OST) plans and uses a structured age appropriate curriculum to assist children and teenagers in building social, emotional, as well as tools specifically relevant to the population such as safety planning. This position requires a high level of self awareness, interpersonal communication, organization, and flexibility. The following Curriculum will be used “Children Empowerment Group” (ages 6-11). “Safe Dates” (ages 12-17). 

Children’s Activity Leader

PT/Relief, up to 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. 

Hotline Advocate – Relief Open Position

Full Time/hourly. Under the direct supervision of the Shelter Supervisor, the Hotline Advocate is primarily responsible for handling hotline calls and insures satisfactory shelter operations. The Hotline Advocate assists clients as needed providing support and assistance.

*Last updated 6/12/18

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.

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