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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. Please select the link under the posting for the position you are interested in below and follow the instructions. If you are interested in more than one position, you will need to apply to each position individually using the link for that specific job.

Candidates who do not go through the online application process will no longer be considered.

One you have completed the application process, your resume and credentials 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 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 Contact Center Counselor – Part – Time, Baltimore

MUST BE FLUENT IN SPANISH AND ENGLISH

The Contact Center Counselor is a position that provides the first (and often only) contact that many victims and others have with the House of Ruth Maryland over the phone. The Counselor offers customer service, information and referral, crisis intervention counseling, and technical assistance in response to telephone inquiries. The Contact Center Counselor has two primary responsibilities: to provide Line One coverage and back up coverage to the 24/7 crisis hotline, and to make outreach and follow up calls to former program participants. As such, the Counselor is a creative, energetic problem solver who exercises initiative, empathy, compassion, listening, and patience in providing crisis intervention to callers.

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Bilingual Legal Advocate – Full-Time, Montgomery County

The Legal Advocate - Bilingual provides first contact to victims of intimate partner violence seeking legal services, including protective orders, peace orders, and divorce and custody representation. The Legal Advocate - Bilingual also conducts outreach within the Hispanic, foreign-born, and non-English speaking communities to victims of intimate partner violence. The Legal Advocate provides legal information, referrals, and advocacy to clients in both English and Spanish. The Legal Advocate - Bilingual 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 intimate partner violence, and assists in formulating a plan and strategies for the removal of those obstacles.

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Bilingual Service Coordinator – Full-Time, Baltimore

The Bilingual Service Coordinator is primarily responsible for providing continuous coordination of culturally specific services for Latino immigrant victims seeking services with the HRM. This position is responsible for welcoming and orienting new residents to the program, providing crisis intervention and safety planning, developing a culturally relevant 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. Participants in House of Ruth Maryland programs are all victims of Intimate Partner Violence and have experienced complex traumatic events that shape how they interact with the people around them. The Service Coordinator must have a firm understanding of trauma, the effects of trauma, engaging traumatized people, and must be comfortable working in a Voluntary Services program model.

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Clinical Supervisor – Part-Time, Baltimore City and Prince Georges County

The Clinical Supervisor will work closely with the Clinical Services Manager 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 Prince George’s County offices. The candidate must be able to split hours between two work locations.

In collaboration with the Clinical Services Manager, the Clinical Supervisor ensures that the goals, objectives, and work effort of the staff at these sites are consistent with the mission of the House of Ruth Maryland and advances the agency and program’s strategic goals and objectives.

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Community Advocate – Part-Time (30 hrs/weekly), Prince George’s County

The Community Advocate is primarily responsible for acting as the first contact for the public and incoming program participants at the Brentwood site, with one day per week working at the Rockville site. The Community Advocate evaluates and accepts participants into a community based rapid re-housing program: Safe Homes Strong Communities; welcoming and orienting new residents to the program; providing crisis intervention and safety planning in person and over the phone; and developing an individualized intervention strategy, support system, and connection to programs. In addition, this position is responsible for maintaining good relationships with area landlords and community resources. Home visits are part of the job. This position is key in setting a helpful, welcoming, and informed tone for each individual’s experience with us. Participants in our programs are traumatized by the intimate partner violence they have experienced. As such, the Community Advocate must be comfortable engaging traumatized people in a sensitive manner and must be comfortable working in a Voluntary Services program model. In addition to client support, the Community Advocate is responsible for providing administrative assistance and support to the day to day office operations of the Brentwood Building, including answering the Site’s primary phone line and door; entering information into the Agency Client Database, putting together informational packets, scheduling, and handling all aspects of the mail; and distributing material assistance to eligible program participants.

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Group Facilitator- Full-Time, Baltimore

The Group Facilitator ensures that group work in the Gateway Project, one of the agency’s abuse intervention programs, is aligned with the programs’ philosophy and that program participants receive the programs’ full curriculum. The Group Facilitator also works with men who identify as gay, bisexual, transgender, or queer, individually on a case-by-case basis to deliver intervention programming. The Group Facilitator works with the Program Manager to ensure the goals, objectives, and work effort of the programs are consistent with the mission of the House of Ruth Maryland and advance the agency and programs’ strategic goals and objectives. The Group Facilitator also assists with special projects and provides back up coverage for Intake, Orientation and Group sessions.

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Program Assistant – Full-Time, Baltimore

MUST BE FLUENT IN SPANISH AND ENGLISH

Position Summary: 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.

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Staff Attorney-POARP – Full-Time, Prince Georges County

The Staff Attorney - POARP advises and represents victims of intimate partner violence in protective and peace order proceedings, and in related matters such as contempt, modification, extension and shielding proceedings. The Staff Attorney delivers client-focused legal services by working with clients to determine their objectives and develop realistic strategies for achieving those objectives, through assessment and awareness of clients’ particular social and cultural needs, by developing safety plans specific to clients’ particular circumstances, and by seeking and processing clients’ feedback. This position carries a full caseload of protective/peace order cases, supports the Clinic’s fundraising efforts, and participates in the Clinic’s advocacy efforts (appellate work, legislation, training, etc.). The Staff Attorney participates in the identification of systemic obstacles for victims of intimate partner violence, and assists in formulating a plan and strategies for the removal of these obstacles, including innovative legal strategies, community education, and appellate or legislative advocacy. The Staff Attorney provides referrals to social services, housing and shelter assistance, mental health care services, and other crisis intervention services.

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Staff Attorney-Full-Time, Montgomery County

The Staff Attorney - POARP advises and represents victims of intimate partner violence in protective and peace order proceedings, and in related matters such as contempt, modification, extension and shielding proceedings. The Staff Attorney delivers client-focused legal services by working with clients to determine their objectives and develop realistic strategies for achieving those objectives, through assessment and awareness of clients’ particular social and cultural needs, by developing safety plans specific to clients’ particular circumstances, and by seeking and processing clients’ feedback. This position carries a full caseload of protective/peace order cases, supports the Clinic’s fundraising efforts, and participates in the Clinic’s advocacy efforts (appellate work, legislation, training, etc.). The Staff Attorney participates in the identification of systemic obstacles for victims of intimate partner violence, and assists in formulating a plan and strategies for the removal of these obstacles, including innovative legal strategies, community education, and appellate or legislative advocacy. The Staff Attorney provides referrals to social services, housing and shelter assistance, mental health care services, and other crisis intervention services.

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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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