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

Youth Services Instructor (YSI)


The Primary role for the Youth Services Instructor (YSI) is to implement a web-based and in-person curriculum for youth with disabilities in High School Transition classes, as well as support clients/Members who have recently transitioned from high school and who are seeking adult services, including travel training, residential services, employment, socialization, college to career learning opportunities, and other community-based options.

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.