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:

Executive Administrator  

FT/exempt. Under the direction of the Chief Executive Officer, provides a wide range of executive and administrative support, working independently with little to no supervision. This position also provides office administrative support to the business office working to enhance the effectiveness of the office.

Development and Database Associate  

FT/​40 hrs. Under the direction of the Fund Development Manager, the Development and Database Associate is responsible for providing skilled support to the fundraising team with an emphasis on database management including: entering, reporting, evaluating, and analyzing data. The Development Associate will also be responsible for overseeing donor communications, mailing list management, donor/prospect research, as well as support Fund Development fundraising events and special activities. It is a fast-paced position that requires proficiency with Microsoft excel and donor database (Raisers Edge) 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 procedures.

Legal Advocate 

FT/​Locations: Various sites throughout Orange County, including Irvine, Lake Forest, San Juan Capistrano & more. The Legal Advocate conducts assessments with domestic violence clients to identify legal issues, options and goals, and provides education, referrals, and resources to support client’s safety planning needs.

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.

Data Analyst 

FT/40 hrs. The Data Analyst will be responsible for general oversight, reporting, training and user support to ensure the proper use of ETO by our program staff and ensure timely and complete collection of participant data. The main focus of the role will be to provide technical and instructional support related to data management and reporting, and assist in building and fine-tuning reports via ETO Results. The Data Analyst will also help provide key technical administration and expertise in the development and use of ETO to measure and report on the progress of each of our programs and our agency as a whole. This position reports to the Chief Program Officer and works very closely with senior leadership staff and grant writing team. There are no direct staff reports to this position. In addition to the Data Analyst position responsibilities this position will be responsible for all scheduling, travel and internal/external communication support to the Chief Program Officer. This will include calendaring meetings and note taking as well as other administrative duties.

Prevention and Education Program Manager 

FT/40 hrs. Under the supervision of the Chief Program Officer, the Program Manager aligns all Human Options’ prevention and education programs with the Agency’s strategic mission to ignite social change by educating Orange County to recognize violence and advocate for those affected by abuse. The manager will have the responsibility of establishing, maintaining, and enhancing efforts aimed at awareness and prevention of interpersonal relationship violence. This position will have primary responsibility of establishing new community partnerships, developing outreach programs, and collaborating with staff to create compelling and interactive presentations and awareness campaigns for domestic violence education and prevention. 

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 9/10/19

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.