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FAQ's Working at Hope House for the Multiple-Handicapped

These questions are intended to give you a better idea about working for Hope House for the Multiple-Handicapped,  Inc. (Hope House). Should you have any further questions, please contact Human Resources. Keep in mind that working for Hope House means working for the agency and not a single facility or location.

Q. What positions are available?
A. Open positions are listed on the applicant portal at, or you can click           . We are always looking for new staff that can drive the mission of Hope House.

**If you are NOT applying for a Direct Care Staff position, please contact HR for shift schedules or Click               to contact HR or call 626-747-9302.

Q. What would I be doing as a Direct Care Staff?
A. At Hope House, Direct Care Staff are the people who are working directly with our clients. Your job would be to teach clients the things that we take for granted everyday (i.e. brushing teeth, cooking food, etc.)

Q.What hours are available to work?
A. We have three shifts for Direct Care Staff. AM, PM and NOC shifts.

     AM- Monday through Friday:  5:30am - 9:30am

              Weekends:  7:00am - 3:00pm

     PM - Monday through Friday:  2:00pm - 10:00pm

              Weekends: 2:00pm - 10:00pm

      NOC - 7 days a week:  10:00pm - 6:00am

Q. Do I have to work weekends or holidays?
A. We require all direct care staff to work weekends. We also work on holidays and special accommodation is made on a case by case basis but is never a guaranteed.

Q. How long is orientation for Hope House?
A. Orientation is a week-long training from 9am to 5:30pm. You must complete all of orientation to start working for Hope House.

Q. How often do you hire new staff?
A. We hire new staff almost every month. This means that if you submit an application right after we conduct interviews, it could take more than 1 month before we get back to you.

Q. What should I know about Hope House clients?
A. We work with children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities who have behavioral challenges. Our residents need supports and care to ensure they are learning skills that will improve their quality of life and safety in the home and in the community.  These skills include activities of daily living, communication, cooking, socialization, and making choices, among others.

Q. Where are your facilities located?
A. We operate 12 facilities in El Monte, Monrovia and Baldwin Park. All of our facilities are within 2.5 miles of our main Peck Road location.


Have more questions? Please contact Human Resources at 626-747-9302.

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for Discovery, Choice and Self-Determination
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