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Bilingual Legal Advocate, part-time

Major Gifts Officer

Operations Assistant, part-time

Ruth's Closet Sales Associate

Staff Accountant




















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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 Legal Advocate – Part-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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Major Gifts Officer – Full Time, Baltimore

The Major Gifts Officer is responsible for developing strategies to attract and retain donors to the mission of the House of Ruth Maryland. As such the Major Gifts Officer is responsible for the cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of gifts valued at $5,000 or more from a portfolio of high net worth donors and prospects. In concert with the Executive Director, Chief Operating Officer, Board of Directors and contracted external consultants, the Major Gifts Officer will lead the agency’s capital campaign, create a House of Ruth Legacy Society and develop and coordinate a Planned Giving Program for the agency.

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Operations Assistant, Part-time, Baltimore

The Operations Assistant is an essential staff position primarily responsible for non- therapeutic support to women and children living in the shelter and transitioning housing program. They assist with program operations specifically related to the aesthetics of the building. Responsibilities include preparing rooms for occupancy, accepting and distributing donated commodities, monitoring the facility for cleanliness, and identifying and reporting safety hazards. Shelter Residents are traumatized both by the intimate partner violence they experienced, and the sudden experience of homelessness. Families may also have unrelated trauma experiences from their lives. The Operations Assistant must be comfortable engaging traumatized people in a sensitive manner and must be comfortable working in a Voluntary Services program model.

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Ruth’s Closet Sales Associate – Part-Time, Baltimore

The Ruth’s Closet Sales Associate is an hourly employee. This position does not include benefits. The Sales Associate is responsible for the smooth operation of Ruth’s Closet in the absence of the Store Manager and must therefore have a working knowledge of critical, daily operational systems for Ruth’s Closet, including merchandising, stockroom, sales transactions, donation receiving, and volunteer staffing coverage. The Sales Associate works closely with volunteers to provide quality customer service to shoppers and to donors who are dropping off items at Ruth’s Closet. The Sales Associate works with minimal supervision and is responsible for opening and closing the store, managing the sales floor, sales transactions, volunteer direction and support, and handling emergencies or unanticipated events.

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Staff Accountant

Following generally accepted accounting principles, the primary activity of this position is to maintain the general ledger for the agency and its 10 locations including payables and reconciliations, and completion of supporting schedules for routine analysis, audits and grant needs. In addition, position provides customer and accounting support necessary for grant and contract compliance.

Please note: We will not begin interviewing until Mid-June for this position. If selected for an interview, please do not expect to be contacted by the selection committee until then.

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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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