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House of Ruth Maryland
2201 Argonne Drive
Baltimore, MD 21218
Attn: Human Resources
Fax: (410) 889-2130
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Associate Director of Development (Full-time with benefits package)
The House of Ruth Maryland, the state’s most comprehensive direct service and advocacy organization serving victims of intimate partner violence, is seeking an Associate Director of Development to join its team. The House of Ruth Maryland is a highly regarded non-profit organization with a $6.5 million annual budget.
As a member of the agency’s Senior Staff, the Associate Director of Development is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Development Department and supervision of staff. The Associate Director assists in developing the Development Department budget and agency fundraising goals and strategies and is responsible for all aspects of the organization’s Annual Giving Program. The Associate Director manages a minimum of four signature annual fundraising events and oversees 3rd party events, fostering relationships with sponsors and donors, as well as supporting the work of event committees and volunteers. The Associate Director is responsible for quality assurance oversight of the donor database.
BA degree plus 3-5 years fundraising experience required, including donor relations, direct mail and special events. Some supervisory or managerial experience a plus. Experience working with databases, specifically Raiser’s Edge, and strong computer skills. Excellent communication skills are essential, including ability to facilitate complex, sensitive, and confidential interactions involving Board members, donors, vendors, volunteers, and agency staff. Able to focus and produce under pressure while maintaining composure and directing the efforts of others. Able to understand intimate partner violence and how it impacts victims. Proven track record of working effectively with people from diverse backgrounds.
The House of Ruth Maryland offers a competitive salary in addition to a benefits package that includes health and dental insurance, paid leave, and voluntary life and disability insurance. All candidates must pass a criminal background check prior to hire.
To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter with salary requirements to:
House of Ruth Maryland, Inc.
Attn: Human Resources
2201 Argonne Drive
Baltimore, MD 21218
No Phone Calls Please!
Bilingual Client Services Position
The Bilingual Client Services Coordinator is primarily responsible for providing continuous coordination of culturally specific services for Latino immigrant victims seeking services with Adelante Familia at the HRM. This position is responsible for welcoming and orienting new residents to the program, providing crisis intervention and safety planning, developing a culturally sensitive intervention strategy, support system, and connection to programs. Offsite visits are part of the job. This position is also responsible for providing rotating coverage on the 24 hour hotline.
- Provide comprehensive and culturally sensitive coordination of services for a caseload of approximately 15 Latino immigrant participants referred from HRM 24 hour hotline, other HRM departments, and self referral through walk -in. Work with participants to make introductory contact within 24 hours of receiving case assignments, provide a thorough assessment of needs through a modified bio-psycho-social assessment, create a comprehensive and culturally appropriate service plan with timeline for completion, coordinate with internal and external providers of services, and follow up with participants after closing of case file.
- Assess safety needs, make recommendations for action to improve or maintain safety.
- Gathers and synthesize information on participant from agency sources and from significant recent and current community support systems.
- Work with participants to clearly identifying support people in the participant’s life and how they might contribute to the participant achieving goals.
- Guide and support participants to increase self-sufficiency skills, safety, education on domestic violence, and problem solving in group and one-on-one settings. Educate participants on American processes and systems including teaching self-advocacy skills and advocating on behalf of participants when necessary to achieve participant goals.
- Maintain paper and electronic case files in keeping with program standards.
- Assist Program Manager and Director in compiling necessary statistical data and narrative for grant reports and applications.
- Assess participant’s mental health and substance abuse needs, make recommendations for further treatment and coordinate a plan for addressing those needs that respects the cultural beliefs of participants.
- Coordinate participant’s use of agency and community services to provide comprehensive and unduplicated services that maximize client success, including organizing team meetings as necessary.
- Provide or arrange for interpretation services as necessary.
- Visit participants in home environments that have been determined to be safe.
- Participate in Client Services Team meetings and make recommendations concerning individual participant’s eligibility for financial assistance and expected termination date from the program.
- Assist participants in planning for exit from program, including connecting participants with other agency services and outside local resources.
- Provide admissions screening for participants seeking to enter HRM Residential programs and make recommendations for admissions decisions, including placement assistance for Risk One clients who may require emergency shelter.
- Educate residents on community and agency resources and helps make connections to said resources. Shares resources with Client Services team.
- Provide one on one counseling for participants in crisis and to help participants resolve conflict.
- Distribute material goods in accordance with program procedure such as clothing, bus tokens, and personal hygiene supplies.
- Provide relief and back-up coverage in emergency and urgent situations if required.
- Answer 24 hour hotline as part of rotating team of staffing.
- Other Duties as assigned.
- Bachelors degree in human services field or five years experience providing counseling, case management, or client centered advocacy.
- At least one year of experience in direct service provision with the Latino immigrant community.
- Oral and written fluency in English and Spanish.
- Knowledge and understanding of domestic violence.
- Knowledge of local human services programs/ agencies and housing resources.
- Excellent oral and written interpersonal skills with a strong ability to relate to a diverse range of individuals including victims, children, donors, business leaders, human service providers, and donors.
- Demonstrated ability to juggle multiple competing tasks and timelines.
- Clean driving record, current state driver’s license, and reliable personal transportation.
- Must pass Criminal Background Check.
Bilingual Research Internship – MUST BE BILINGUAL IN SPANISH/ENGLISH
8 to 16 hours/wk with an 8 month commitment REQUIRED
The Bilingual Research Associate will oversee a qualitative research project to engage Baltimore City’s Latino communities (hereafter referred to as “the community”) in a process to solicit feedback about strategies to improve services, increase the agency’s visibility in the community and how to best mobilize the Latino community to end intimate partner violence.
The goals of the project are to:
- Increase community members’ knowledge of intimate partner violence,
- Provide program developers with the priorities of the community members so they can effectively design culturally competent services,
- Increase the connection, trust and mutual understanding between the community and agency staff.
Ability to communicate orally and in writing in both Spanish & English. Bachelors degree in a human service or science related and some graduate courses in the same. Computer literate (MS Word, internet, e-mail), including the ability to search and retrieve information from the internet. Demonstrated ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks. Ability to take initiative, to work with people of diverse backgrounds and to work without direct supervision. Ability to understand intimate partner violence and how it affects the client population. Knowledge of Latino community and resources in Baltimore City is preferred. Must have a genuine interest in Baltimore City’s Latino community, care about the well-being of its members and have the capacity to communicate that caring.
Please submit your expression of interest to Jesus Rivera at firstname.lastname@example.org. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.
Infant and Toddler Aide – Part time with Benefits
The Aide assists the Senior Staff. The candidate supervises and insures the safety and well-being of the children at all times. The Aide may temporarily assume responsibilities of the senior staff person in her absence.
Must have their high school diploma, GED equivalency or transcript showing that they earned at least 6 college credits and have completed 9clock hours ofcontinuing education units (CEUs) in Family, Staff and Community Communications. Knowledgeable about the impact of domestic violence and trauma on child development and behavior, and on children’s families. Must be able to lift 20lbs. and to get down onto the floor with children.
Resident Advocate (Part-Time with Benefits Monday – Friday 6pm - midnight)
The Resident Assistant is responsible for providing non-therapeutic support to women and children living in shelter. The Resident Assistant assists with program operations including housekeeping, food service, Hotline coverage, and monitoring the facility for safety and security.
High School Diploma or GED required. One year experience working in a residential facility preferred. Good written and verbal communication skills including the ability to resolve conflict in a professional manner. Proficiency in MS Word and database programs. Demonstrated skill in working effectively with people from diverse backgrounds. Fluent in Spanish a plus.