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

Administrative Coordinator

(Full-time, Mon thru Fri)

The Administrative Coordinator assists with back-office functions for the Employment Services Department, as well as other NH programs as needed. This position is vital to the success of the department, and handles duties such as oversight of authorizations for service, input and coordination of data, billing, payroll, filing and other essential functions.

Curriculum Specialist and Resource Developer

(Full-time, Mon thru Fri)

The CLC Curriculum Specialist and Resource Developer is responsible for designing and developing meaningful curriculum to fulfil Person-Centered Plan for each Member. The position is responsible for developing a variety of volunteer and recreational opportunities for Members in the community. The CLC Curriculum Specialist and Resource Developer will work with Member Services Coordinators (MSC) to match Members to compatible volunteer sites and fulfilling social/ recreational activities.

Human Resources Coordinator

(Full-time, Mon thru Fri)

The Human Resources Coordinator conducts the day-to-day operations of the department and ensures that all personnel actions and documentation are according to agency policy and employment law.  The HR Coordinator has primary responsibility for ensuring that personnel files and records are accurate, complete, and current.   As often has the first contact with employees, the HR Coordinator provides a high level of customer service and collaboration with others to resolve issues.  This position interacts and coordinates HR functions with staff, supervisors, management, PEO, and outside vendors.  These functions include and are not limited to benefits, HRIS, staff training, LOA management, worker’s compensation, employee evaluations, tracking reports, and resolving issues as needed.  The HR Coordinator serves as the designated backup to the HR Director in assigned areas and other HR team members as needed.

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.

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.

Community Living Services Coordinator

(Full time)

Conducts quality assurance consumer home visits weekly to ensure Life Skills Instructors are providing quality services to consumers in the community in a home of their own. Oversees caseload of 10 to 15 consumers; directly supervises and schedules the staff assigned to provide life skills instruction and/or supportive living services. Provides direct care services up to 24 hours per week and 16 administratively. Supports and serves as back-up to Community Living team

Direct Support Staff – Tier 1

(Full-time: Flex hours-5 days a week)

Direct Support Staff 1 provides services that enrich the lives of residents with developmental disabilities living in an intermediate care facility. Under the supervision of theHome 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.