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

Custodial Training & Site Coordinator

(Full-time, Monday to Friday, 9:00 am – 5:30 pm (flexible))

The Custodial Training Coordinator oversees training of consumers at the New Horizons campus site, providing them with the skills and supports they need to graduate from New Horizons and move into competitive independent employment. Additionally, the CTC is responsible for  maintaining clean, well-maintained buildings and grounds in and around the New Horizons campus.

Sam’s Café Food Service & Banquet Hall Worker – Level 2

(Part-time, 30 hours/week, 10:00 am – 4:30 pm, Monday to Friday (flexible))

The Sam’s Café Food Service and Banquet Hall Worker coordinates and maintains daily operations in Sam’s Café.  Complies with New Horizons’ policies and procedures on customer satisfaction and service excellence. Works effectively and collaboratively with others toward common goals.

Direct Support Staff – Tier 1

(Part-time: 7am-3pm, Sat/Sun; 3pm-11pm, Sat/Sun; overnights, Sat/Sun)

And other shifts as needed. Assist residents to succeed in a residential home by teaching them personal living skills, and joining them in group activities. Comfortable with all aspects of adult hygiene. Must have ability to drive 8-passenger van. Additional requirements for this position are: pass a criminal background check. Have access to a car and an acceptable driving record.  Driving at least 3 years in the US.

Job Coach

(Part-time: Flex hours-7 days a week. )

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

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.

Community Support Instructor

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

The Community Support Instructor (CSI) provides instruction, coaching, assistance, support, and advocacy to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities that are transitioning from the Work Services program into volunteer settings and inclusive community activities.  The CSI-Level Two serves as the Team Lead for assigned community sites including the transportation of consumers to and from the site.  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.

Travel Trainer

(Part-time: Flex hours- 15 to 25 hours per week)

Responsible for one-on-one and small group travel training and support services to eligible Travel Training Program participants.

Travel Trainer Coordinator

(Full-time: 8:00am to 4:30pm – Monday through Friday)

Supports the implementation of the Travel Training Program including Metro grant compliance activities.

Special Events Assistant / After-Hours Worker

(Part-time: Flex hours – Shift begins as early as 5:00am and ends as late as 2:00am)

The Special Events Assistant performs tasks associated with a variety of special events at Sam’s Café and occasionally off campus.

Monarch Mobile Day Program Staff

(Part-time: 9:00am – 12:00pm/ 1:00pm – 4:00pm – Monday through Friday)

Provides on site, in-home/residence training, assistance, supports and education regarding service options, rights and responsibilities. The services are based on the Individual Program Plan and formatted to increase the abilities of the individual to move to a less restrictive program and/or environment. (Maybe a Certified Nurse’s Aide.)

Direct Support Staff / Care Provider, Residential

(Part-time: Shift runs from 2:00pm on Friday until 4:00pm on Sunday)

Assists adults with developmental disabilities in their daily activities and needs in a residential setting. Observe residents, record, and report any physical or emotional irregularities. Assist with personal hygiene of residents, as needed. Assist with and supervise basic self-help skills. Give guidance to residents regarding desirable health, hygiene, and appropriate behavior. Chaperone, participate in, and initiate social activities and discussions with family and group. Participate in and oversee basic housekeeping duties in the home and surrounding premises. Transport residents to medical and other appointments or activities, as needed.

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.