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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
jobs@hruthmd.org
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.

AA/EOE

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Clinical Supervisor

Baltimore and PG County – 16 Hours a Week

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 providing one-on-one clinical supervision, support and clinical guidance to the Clinical Services staff in the Baltimore City and Prince George’s County offices. The Clinical Supervisor is responsible for supporting the integrity of the program, complying with agency wide standards, professional standards, and grant specifications. The candidate must be able to split hours between two work locations.

Qualifications:

Must hold an LCSW-C license in Maryland. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of three 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, knowledge of trauma informed approaches and demonstrate skill in working with people from diverse races, cultures and socio-economic classifications. Must be able to work independently. Candidates should have a demonstrated record of increasing responsibility and staff development.


Infant and Toddler Teacher, Baltimore -Part-time with Benefits

The Infant/Toddler teacher is responsible for the day-to-day care of toddlers in the classroom.  She plans creative, educational, fun activities for them as well as addresses their basic needs.

The hours for this position are as follows: Monday and Friday 2:30pm – 6:30pm, Tuesday 1pm -9pm, Wednesday and Thursday 2:30pm to 9pm.

Qualifications: 

Must be 20 years old or older.  High school diploma or GED required, some college preferred. 90 hour Early Childhood Education certificate and 45 hour Infant/Toddler certificate required.  One (1) year experience working with infants and/or toddlers.  Knowledgeable about the impact of intimate partner violence and trauma on child development, behavior and on their families.


Outreach Specialist, Baltimore – Full Time

The Outreach Specialist is the agency’s first contact with victims identified through the Lethality Assessment Program. The Specialist is primarily responsible for making outreach calls to victims identified by the Baltimore City Police Department (BCPD) and offers safety planning, IPV education, linkage to House of Ruth Maryland (HRM) services, and referrals to appropriate community resources. This position is also responsible for tracking those contacts and outcomes and entering the information from the lethality assessment screens into the HRM client database system (ETO). The Specialist is a creative, energetic problem solver who exercises initiative to help callers and is a skilled professional who has excellent crisis intervention skills including empathy, compassion, listening, patience, and the ability to assess each victim’s situation relative to lethality, assist them in making a safety plan and engage them in appropriate services. The Specialist is responsible for developing an excellent working relationship with other HRM program and its staff, to ensure the timely, effective and seamless provision of services and must have the maturity and skills to work with people from economically and culturally diverse backgrounds in many different capacities.


Qualifications:

• Bachelors degree.
• Two years experience doing outreach, answering hotline or working in customer service.
• Knowledge and understanding of domestic violence.
• Knowledge or ability to learn database management systems; comfortable learning new systems.
• Oral fluency in English and Spanish highly preferred.
• Demonstrated ability to work quickly and calmly in a crisis
• Demonstrated ability to make decisions which de-escalate conflict and/or resolve a crisis effectively.
• 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. Particular emphasis on communication over the telephone.
• High degree of accuracy and attention to detail
• Must pass Criminal Background Check.


Preschool Teacher, Baltimore – Part –Time

The Child Care Teacher-Preschool is responsible for the day-to-day care of children ages 6 weeks –5 years in the classroom planning creative, educational, fun activities for them as well as addresses their basic needs. 

The hours for this position are as follows: Mondays and Fridays 2:30 to 6:30pm, Tuesdays 1pm to 9pm, Wednesdays and Thursdays 2:30pm to 9pm.

Qualifications: 

Must be 20 years old or older.  Associates degree in Early Childhood Education or related major preferred and 90 hour Early Childhood Education certificate required.  Two years’ experience may be substituted for the AA degree. Must have one (1) year experience working in the child care field and be knowledgeable about the impact of domestic violence and trauma on child development, behavior and on families.   


Residential Therapist, Baltimore – Full-time

The Residential Therapist is responsible for direct clinical service and program administration of therapeutic services for battered women residing in the Emergency and Transitional Housing Residential Program. The Residential Therapist facilitates and supports a team approach among staff to address the trauma, mental health and other clinical issues clients may present. The Residential Therapists sees clients on an ongoing basis as well as in crisis situations and is responsible for maintaining the integrity of the Clinical Services department in the residential setting.

Qualifications:

Position qualifications include a Masters degree in social work with experience in trauma and/ or addictions preferred. Candidate must be a licensed LCSW-C in Maryland. Clinical assessment skills and experience working in a residential setting preferred. Candidate must demonstrate familiarity with the dynamics of domestic violence, impact of families living in poverty, and skill working with trauma victims and people from diverse backgrounds. Successful candidate will demonstrate high level of initiative, ability to work independently, and skill working as a team member. Candidate must be computer literate (MS Word, internet, e-mail). Fluency in Spanish preferred.


Ruth’s Closet Sales Associate/Donation Center Associate
Baltimore/Pikesville – Part – time 19 hours/week

The Ruth’s Closet Sales Associate/Donation Center Associate is an hourly employee. This position does not include benefits. The Ruth’s Closet Sales Associate/Donation Center Associate works mainly at Ruth’s Closet in Owings Mills, MD, and transports donations and merchandise between Ruth’s Closet and the Weinberg Center at House of Ruth, where donations processing and storage occurs.

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.

The Donation Center Associate works with the Ruth’s Closet Store Manager to schedule and perform delivery of merchandise to Ruth’s Closet from Weinberg Center and delivery of donations to Weinberg Center from Ruth’s Closet. At Weinberg Center, the Donation Center Associate is responsible for the daily operations of the HRM Donation Center in the absence of the Social Enterprises Manager, assuring that donated commodities are received, sorted, stored, and distributed in a timely and efficient manner. These efforts are accomplished through effective direct supervision of volunteers and coordination with Social Enterprises Manager and HRM programs and departments that utilize donations.

Work Schedule
Flexible weekday hours (11.5 hours)
Every other Saturday 9:45am - 5:15pm (7.5 hours)

Qualifications:

Experience in a position involving customer service required. Sales experience in retail environment preferred. Experience working with volunteers a plus. Must be reliable, including have own transportation. Must have high ethical standards and successfully complete a background check. Must be highly motivated, able to work independently, and exercise good judgment and discretion. Must be able to follow direction and when needed, initiate action and make sound decisions. Strong interpersonal skills required. Must be outgoing and capable of engaging effectively with people from diverse backgrounds. Must demonstrate flexibility and be able to multi-task. Must be resourceful, even tempered, and a skilled problem solver.


Ruth's Closet Store Manager - full-time

The Ruth’s Closet Store Manager is an exempt, full-time, benefits-eligible employee of House of Ruth Maryland (HRM). The Store Manager is responsible for smooth operation of Ruth’s Closet, managing critical daily operational systems for Ruth’s Closet, including sales transactions, preparing and pricing merchandise, merchandising the sales floor, stockroom management, and donation receiving. The Store Manager is responsible for banking, purchasing, and reporting financial transactions for Ruth’s Closet. The Store Manager is responsible for training, scheduling and supervising part-time staff, interns and volunteer Sales Associates. The Store Manager is responsible for working with HRM staff to develop store promotions and provide input on marketing strategies. The Store Manager is responsible for coordinating with HRM Donation Center staff to ensure distribution of donated commodities to Ruth’s Closet.

Qualifications:

High School Diploma required, Bachelor’s degree preferred. Supervisory experience in retail environment required. Experience working with volunteers a plus. Must be reliable and have own transportation. Must have high ethical standards and successfully complete a background check including financial information. Must be highly motivated, able to work independently, and exercise good judgment and discretion. Must be able to follow direction, initiate action and make sound decisions. Strong interpersonal skills required. Must be capable of engaging effectively with people from diverse backgrounds. Must demonstrate flexibility and be able to multi-task. Must be resourceful, even-tempered, and a skilled problem solver.


Sales Associate
Pikesville – Part – time 15 hours/week

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.

Weekly Work Schedule
Flexible weekday hours (7.5 hours)
Every other Saturday 9:45am - 5:15pm (7.5 hours)

Qualifications
Experience in a position involving customer service required. Sales experience in retail environment preferred. Experience working with volunteers a plus. Must be reliable, including have own transportation. Must have high ethical standards and successfully complete a background check. Must be highly motivated, able to work independently, and exercise good judgment and discretion. Must be able to follow direction and when needed, initiate action and make sound decisions. Strong interpersonal skills required. Must be outgoing and capable of engaging effectively with people from diverse backgrounds. Must demonstrate flexibility and be able to multi-task. Must be resourceful, even tempered, and a skilled problem solver.


Staff Attorney, Baltimore District Courthouse - Full-time with Benefits

The POARP Staff Attorney advises and represents victims of domestic violence in Protection or Peace Order proceedings, 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. This position will be located in the House of Ruth’s office at the Baltimore District Courthouse.

Qualifications:
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. Bilingual in Spanish and English highly desired but not a requirement.


 

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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