Home of Guiding Hands is a non-profit organization that is committed to the best practices in our program delivery and service provision. We believe that individuals thrive where they can direct their own lives in a setting that offers a more fulfilling lifestyle, provides individualized attention, increased opportunities for self-sufficiency, and encourages greater community integration and success.
Our programs include an independent living program, in-home respite program, early childhood development, adult family home agency, life planning project, counseling and family support services, and transportation services. HGH also provides individuals with residential training and support in our 31 homes located throughout San Diego County. We are one of the largest providers in San Diego County serving 1,500 children, adolescents and adults with developmental disabilities.
Join our team and be a part of our mission “to improve the lives of those we serve.”
- Medical Care
- Dental Care
- Vision Care
- Life Insurance
- Accident and Critical Illness
- 403 (b) Retirement Plan
- Employee Assistance Program
- Paid Vacation
- Sick Time Off
- Discounted Movie Tickets
- Discounted prices for amusement parks, attractions, hotels, activities, etc.
- Discount at Verizon
All of our applications are online. Please apply with the link below or if you do not have access to a computer, there is a computer available at our corporate office.
Home of Guiding Hands Corporate Office, 1908 Friendship Drive, El Cajon, CA 92020
Community Living Counselor– A Community Living Counselor helps support a client who has the desire to live in his or her own home or apartment. Counselors assist individual’s with independent living skills training including but not limited to: budget and money planning, menu planning and nutrition, shopping and price comparison, and home and maintenance cleaning. Counselors support individual’s live self-directed lives.
Early Childhood Educator– An Early Childhood Educator provides therapeutic and educational interventions to children 0-3 years who are at risk for developmental delays or who may be diagnosed with a developmental disability. Early Childhood Educators work with the child and their family in their home on a one-on-one basis.
House Manager- A House Manager leads a team of dedicated residential staff to support our residents in reaching their highest potential. They support each resident with making meaningful connections with people in their community and pursuing individual life goals. The House Manager is responsible for the supervision of direct care staff performance, efficient operation of a licensed home and ensuring quality service and advocacy of the residents.
Qualified Intellectual Disability Professional/Administrator– A QIDP/Administrator leads teams of dedicated residential staff to support our residents in reaching their highest potential. They support each resident with making meaningful connections with people in their community and pursuing individual life goals. Administrators are leaders that facilitate services in 31 separate homes for adults, adolescents and children throughout San Diego. Administrators have expertise and training in the field of intellectual and developmental disabilities, state and federal regulations. The QIDP/Administrator has 24-hour responsibility for the health, safety, programs, and services to consumers residing in assigned house(s).
Residential Behavior Technician– A Residential Behavior Technician supports children and adolescents with a dual diagnosis of developmental disability and mental illness achieve independence by overcoming barriers to living, learning and playing in their own community. The RBT is responsible for the efficient operation of the home and ensuring quality services and advocacy to the clients. They help with day-to-day activities such as self-help skills, community inclusion and independent living skills.
Residential Facilitator– A Residential Facilitator supports children and adolescents with a dual diagnosis of developmental disability and mental illness achieve independence by overcoming barriers to living, learning and playing in their own community. The Residential Facilitator works 1:1 with clients and is responsible for the efficient operation of the home and ensuring the quality services and advocacy to the children.
Residential Service Technician– A Residential Service Technician provides individualized quality care to clients in an environment which promotes their rights, dignity and freedom of choice; implements programs and services as specified in the client’s individualized service plan; completes accurately all reports, data collection and other information documenting the care and services provided in keeping with licensing regulations and Agency policies.
Respite Worker– A Respite Worker offers much-needed relief to families who provide 24 hour care for a loved one with a developmental disability. This temporary break allows the care providers to rest and rejuvenate with the security of knowing that their loved is well supported.
Transportation Driver– A Transportation Driver performs work in the operation of a vehicle to assure the safe transportation of clients to and from various destinations.
Transportation Aide– A Transportation Aide assures the safe transportation of passengers to and from various destinations, assists passengers on entry and exit from vehicles and follows guidelines for safely securing passengers, wheelchairs, cargo, etc.