Employment Opportunities

New Horizons, a non-profit serving individuals with special needs for nearly 65 years, seeks self-starters to be in various departments including Residential Living, Community Living, and Employment Services.  The work we have available is in the San Fernando Valley area. 

All Driving Positions

  • Must be 21 years or older
  • Must have a valid California Driver License and driving record acceptable to our insurance carrier
  • Must be legally driving for at least 3 years in the United States
  • Must successfully pass all pre-employment requirements, including background check, drug screening, and physical

Available Positions

Job Developer

(Full-time, Mon thru Fri)

Develops individual and group job placements in community employment for adults
with developmental disabilities (Members).

Direct Support Professional (DSP) Level 1 – Day Program

(Part-time, Mon thru Fri)

The Direct Support Professional (DSP) provides coaching, assistance, instruction, support, and advocacy to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities onsite, in the community, and remotely.

Full Time Direct Support Professional – Residential and Community Learning Center

The Direct Support Professional (DSP) provides coaching, assistance, instruction, support, and advocacy to Members in various New Horizons programs including Residential, day services, and community living services. The DSP provides services that enrich the lives of New Horizons’ Members through living skills development, health maintenance, personal care, and behavioral development. The DSP empowers Members by providing the support they need to live safely in their own home, neighborhood, community and job site.

Job Coach – Level 2

(Part-time: Flex hours-7 days a week.  Various shifts available during the week and/or weekends may include overnights /early mornings)

Provides instruction, coaching, assistance, support, and advocacy needed by individuals with developmental disabilities (consumers) to successfully work in a community job setting.

Residential Direct Support Professional

(Part-Time: Flex Hours – Days/Nights/Overnights)

Residential Direct Support Professional provides services that enrich the lives of residents with developmental disabilities living in an intermediate care facility. Under the supervision of the Home Manager and Care Provider, Direct Support Staff assists residents with living skills development, health maintenance, personal care, and behavioral development.

Life Skills Instructor / Mentor

(Part-time: Flex hours-7 days a week.  Various shifts available during the week and/or weekends may include overnights /early mornings)

Assist individuals living independently with basic self-help skills, house-keeping/meal preparation along with socialization activities.  Aid individuals with developmental disabilities with their basic self-help skills, and oversee and participate in basic housekeeping and meal preparation duties.  Additional requirements are: ability to pass a criminal background check; and have access to a car with acceptable driving record.
Driving at least 3 years in the US.

New Horizons offers a supportive, team environment. More importantly, it offers the opportunity to make a difference in someone’s life and well-being.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however due to the volume of applications received, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.