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Bilingual Group Facilitator

Legal Advocate (2 positions available)

Operations Supervisor
















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Employment Opportunities

We are excited that you are considering the House of Ruth Maryland (HRM) for your career plans. Please take a moment to review the job opportunities that are available. All of our positions are posted here as they are made available. To be considered for a position with HRM, you must meet the qualifications outlined for the position, pass a criminal background check, and be able to understand and be sensitive to intimate partner violence and how it impacts victims. You may email or submit your cover letter and resume to:

House of Ruth Maryland
2201 Argonne Drive
Baltimore, MD 21218
Attn: Human Resources
Fax: (410) 889-2130

Your resume will be reviewed by the hiring manager and you may be contacted to schedule an interview.

In some cases, you may not hear from us right away, which may indicate that we do not have a position that would match your skills. However, we will keep your resume on file for six months should something become available.

If you do not get the job you applied for please continue to visit our website as new positions are posted frequently.


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Bilingual Group Facilitator – Part-Time


The Group Facilitator co-facilitates psycho-educational groups for men referred to the agency’s abuse intervention program. The Facilitator ensures that group work is aligned with the program philosophy and that program participants receive the program’s full curriculum. The Group Facilitator works with the Adelante Familia Coordinator to ensure the goals, objectives, and work effort of the program are consistent with the mission of House of Ruth Maryland and advance the agency and program’s strategic goals and objectives.

* Facilitates group sessions and provides back up coverage as required in accordance with the program’s curriculum and design.

* Communicates with Parole & Probation supervision agents regarding participant progress and status.

* Maintains electronic and paper file documentation for groups and participants in keeping with program standards.

* Addresses issues with participants individually, including conflicts, referrals for additional services, and assessment of appropriateness to continue in the program.

* Collects, handles, and documents fees in accordance with program policy.

* Actively participates in staff meetings and case review sessions.

* Involved in program development activities, including group curriculum design, procedure development and implementation and creation of new program initiatives.


* Bachelor’s degree in human service field.

* Minimum 1 year experience facilitating groups.

* Good written and verbal communication skills in both English and Spanish.

* Client assessment, group work and conflict management skills required.

* Computer literate (MS Word, internet, e-mail).

* Ability to understand intimate partner violence and how it affects the client population.

* Ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds.

* Ability to pass a criminal background check.

* Must be violence free in own life with no charges of violence within a minimum of three years. If applicant has ever been identified as a perpetrator of intimate partner violence the applicant must have successfully completed a certified abuser intervention program.

Legal Advocate – Full-Time, Baltimore

We are currently recruiting for 1 English speaking Advocate and 1 Bilingual (fluent in Spanish and English) Advocate.

The Legal Advocate provides first contact to victims of domestic violence seeking legal services, including protective orders, peace orders, and divorce and custody representation. The Legal Advocate provides legal information, referrals, and advocacy to clients. The Legal Advocate conducts an intake with each client, obtaining demographic information, a description of recent and prior abuse incidents, and details about the relief requested in the client’s legal case, conducts a lethality assessment and creates a safety plan with each client. The Legal Advocate provides referrals to social services, housing and shelter assistance, mental health care services, and other crisis intervention services. The Legal Advocate participates in the identification of systemic obstacles for victims of domestic violence, and assists in formulating a plan and strategies for the removal of those obstacles.


* Bachelor’s degree, law degree, or equivalent advocacy experience.

* Demonstrated knowledge, skills and ability to assist and advocate on behalf of victims of domestic violence in various environments.

* Ability to develop and maintain good working relationships with individuals of diverse backgrounds, including clients, House of Ruth staff, and members of the community.

* Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and handle multiple tasks at one time.

* Computer literate (MS Word, internet, email).

* Ability to travel among HRM offices and courthouse offices.

* Ability and willingness to implement management decisions which s/he has not participated in making.

* Ability to function with limited supervision.

* Ability to pass a criminal background check.

Operations Supervisor, Full-Time, Baltimore

The Operations Supervisor is responsible for the program’s administrative activities, particularly those associated with documentation of the program application and enrollment process, applicant/participant tracking and reporting, and routine administrative activities.

* Supervise program administrative staff; develop and maintain weekly schedule, adjusting to ensure program coverage. Manage budgeted hours for Administrative Assistants.

* Assist the Program Manager with the day-to-day operation of the Gateway Project, including program coverage, case recording and record keeping, and information system utilization.

* Recruit students and volunteers.

* Ensure the collection and integrity of client/service data.

* Establish collaborations and formal service linkage agreements to increase the number of clients served, and provide more comprehensive services to clients.

* Develop and maintain liaison with agencies referring individuals to the program, as well as with off-site group locations.

* Serves as the liaison between Baltimore City Domestic Violence Docket staff, House of Ruth Maryland programs, and other related systems.

* Answer inquiries from and directs inquiries to the Division of Parole & Probation and other criminal justice professionals.

* Compile and distribute reports to Division of Parole & Probation supervision agents.

* Coordinate the orientation of program volunteers and supervise administrative volunteers.

* Produce, maintain and distribute group schedules, staff contact lists and other information and reference tools.

* Maintain applicant/participant and related victim records using Efforts to Outcomes database system, including opening case files, closing files, and conducting quality checks to ensure accurate and current client information for the Gateway Project.

* Oversee the generation of completion letters and termination letters for Programs Manager to review. Distribute letters after review.

* Take initiative and create systems that improve efficiency and effectiveness of administrative functioning of the program.

* Ensure the collection and integrity of client/service data.

* Assist the Programs Manager in preparing analysis of and reports on critical areas of program operations including program refinements and outcomes.

* In coordination with the Programs Manager, identifies and takes action to address needs for improved program practice and takes initiative in the development of new program initiatives.

* Order and maintain inventory of supplies.

* Assist, on as needed basis, with group sign-in, generating and posting attendance records, collecting fees and issuing receipts.

* Assist with program development special projects.


* Supervisory experience is preferred.

* Minimum of one year experience in office management including record keeping, data entry, and preparing correspondence.

* Computer literate (MS Word, internet, e-mail).

* Good verbal and written communication skills.

* Ability to understand domestic violence and how it affects the client population.

* Knowledge and understanding of dynamics of domestic violence.

* Ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds.

In order to work in the House of Ruth Maryland’s Abuse Intervention Programs, applicants must be violence free in own life with no charges of violence within a minimum of three years. If applicant has ever been identified as a perpetrator of domestic violence, the applicant must have successfully completed a certified abuser intervention program.

The House of Ruth Maryland is an equal opportunity employer. We will not discriminate and will take affirmative action measures to ensure against discrimination in employment, recruitment, advertisements for employment, compensation, termination, upgrading, promotions, and other conditions of employment against any employee or job applicant on the bases of race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.


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