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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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Clinical Supervisor
Baltimore and Prince Georges County Offices – Full Time with Benefits

The Clinical Supervisor will work closely with the Director of Clinical Services to achieve strategic goals and foster an environment that values, supports, and builds the expertise of our staff. The Clinical Supervisor is responsible for clinical supervision, support and clinical guidance to the Clinical Services staff in the Baltimore City and Brentwood offices. They are also responsible for providing direct therapeutic services to victims of intimate partner violence. The Clinical Supervisor is responsible for maintaining the integrity of the program, complying with agency wide standards, professional standards, and grant specifications for service and record keeping. The candidate must be able to travel between multiple work locations and work at least two evenings a week.

• Must hold an LCSW-C license in Maryland
• The ideal candidate will have a minimum of two years’ experience providing clinical supervision to licensed therapists and have experience providing therapeutic support services for vulnerable populations
• Must have current knowledge on assessment of and therapeutic services for adults and children
• The ideal candidate will have experience in crisis interventions and demonstrate skill in working with people from diverse races, cultures and socio-economic classifications. Must be able to work independently
• Experience in Microsoft Word and Excel and the ability to manage an electronic data tracking system are also required
• Candidates should have a demonstrated record of increasing responsibility and staff development

Baltimore; P/T with Benefits evening and weekend hours required

The Cook is responsible for preparing assigned meals according to daily production expectations. The cook also ensures proper food handling procedures while creating meals that are nutritionally balanced and appealing.
Minimum Qualifications:
• High School Diploma or GED required.
• Must have Sanitation Certification as required to meet Baltimore City and State of Maryland food preparation and sanitation regulations or willing to get one within the first 6 months of employment.
• Minimum of two years’ experience in food services operation.

Group Facilitator - Gateway Project
Monday and Tuesday 9 – 1pm-Part time No Benefits

The Gateway Project is a psycho-educational program for men who have been abusive toward an intimate partner. The Group 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 Program Manager 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. Some day and some evening hours are required.


• Bachelors degree in human services field. Masters degree preferred
• Minimum 1 year experience facilitating groups
• Good written and verbal communication skills
• 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
• 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
Montgomery County Office-Full-Time with Benefits

The legal advocate provides first contact to victims of domestic violence seeking protective orders, peace orders, and divorce and custody cases. The legal advocate provides legal information, referrals, safety planning and advocacy to victims of domestic violence. The 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.

Minimum Qualifications:
• 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 travel and rotate among HRM offices and courthouse offices as needed
• Ability to work in fast paced environment. Computer literate (MS Word, internet, e-mail)
• 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 with limited supervision

POARP Staff Attorney
Montgomery County-Full Time with Benefits

The POARP Staff Attorney advises and represents victims of domestic violence in Protection or Peace Order proceedings in Montgomery County, and in related matters such as contempt, modification and extension proceedings. The POARP Staff Attorney is responsible for the efficient administration of the POARP courthouse office by insuring that walk-in clients are seen and advised of their legal rights promptly, that all clients requesting representation be accepted or rejected promptly, by maintaining cordial and professional relationships with all courthouse staff, and by providing timely reporting of services provided for funding reports. The POARP Staff Attorney works to improve the system of justice for victims of domestic violence by attending community, bar and civic meetings regarding domestic violence related concerns, participating in research and impact litigation efforts, and by supporting the work of the long-term litigation attorneys and managing attorneys of the DVLC.

• Staff attorney must be licensed to practice law in the State of Maryland
• Staff attorney must be able to learn and litigate civil and domestic law
• Familiarity with criminal law helpful
• Staff attorney must be able to advocate effectively for victims of domestic violence and have a demonstrated commitment to legal services.
• Staff attorney must be able to write effectively and utilize computer technologies (MS Word, internet, e-mail)
• Staff attorney must be able and willing to travel among HRM offices and courthouse offices
• Staff attorney must be able and willing to implement management decisions that s/he has not participated in making
• Interest in litigating divorce and custody cases, as well as appellate cases desired

Program Assistant
Adelante Familia – Full Time with Benefits

The Program Assistant is responsible for the administrative activities, particularly those associated with the program’s service enrollment processes, client case tracking & reporting, and routine administrative tasks and support of the day-to-day office operations of the Adelante Familia site.

• Ability to communicate orally and in writing in both Spanish & English
• High school diploma or GED
• Experience with office equipment including multi-line phones
• 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 be flexible to work 1 weeknight (when necessary) from 6:30PM to 9:30PM



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