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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 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.


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.

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.


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.   

Resident Advocate – Working Every Other Weekend 4pm to Midnight

The Resident Advocate is an essential staff position primarily responsible for covering the daily operations of the Shelter program, including welcoming and orienting new residents to the program, providing crisis intervention and conflict resolution services to residents, and daily enrichment activities to improve shelter stay.  This position is also responsible for primary and back up coverage on the 24 hour hotline and back up coverage for operation activities such as readying a room for occupancy, accepting and distributing donations, and light housekeeping.

Hours for this position are every other weekend 4pm to Midnight:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Services or Associates plus 3 years of experience in client centered advocacy or residential program.
  • Excellent oral and written interpersonal skills with a strong ability to relate to a diverse range of individuals including victims, children, donors, and community professionals.
  • Be able to work in a fast paced environment with demonstrated ability to juggle multiple competing tasks and demands.
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 20 pounds.
  • Knowledge of local human service resources
  • Experience with conflict resolution/ mediation.
  • Candidates with fluency in Spanish as well as English strongly preferred.

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.


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.

Sales Associate, Ruth's Closet
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)

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.

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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