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Service Coordinator 

Position Service Coordinator  
Location Admin Building  
Department Stability Services  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Job Type Regular  
Level of Education Associate's Degree in Human Services field may substitute for one year of experience.  
Shift Days  

Position Summary: The Service Coordinator is primarily responsible for providing continuous coordination of services for 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 an intervention strategy, support system, and connection to programs. Offsite visits are part of the job. This position is also responsible for contact center 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.

This position is based at the Baltimore City location, with approximately 30% of the time spent in travel around Baltimore City, Baltimore County, Prince George’s County and Montgomery County.

Standard Schedule: 

Standard hours for this position are Monday- Friday, starting between 8:00am-10:00am and finishing between 4:00pm-6:00pm. Flexibility to provide off schedule hours as needed to attend to critical work activities (home inspections, meeting with participants with schedule conflicts, etc.) is expected up to 10% of the time. This position is hybrid, with on-stie hours reporting to HRMs bulding location in Batlimore City. Local travel is expected around Baltimore City and County and encompasses up to 50% of the position. 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide comprehensive coordination of services for a caseload of approximately 15 participants referred from HRM 24 hour hotline and other HRM departments. Work with participants to make introductory contact within 24 hours of receiving case assignments, provide a thorough assessment of needs, create a comprehensive service plan with timeline for completion, coordinate with internal and external providers of services, and follow up with participants after closing of case file.
  • Assess safety needs, make recommendations for action to improve or maintain safety.
  • Gathers and synthesize information on participant from agency sources and from significant recent and current community support systems.
  • Work with participants to clearly identifying support people in the participant’s life and how they might contribute to the participant achieving goals.
  • Guide and support participants to increase self-sufficiency skills, safety, education on intimate partner violence, and problem solving. Educate participants on self-advocacy skills and advocate on behalf of participants when necessary to achieve participant goals.
  • Maintain paper and electronic case files in keeping with program standards.
  • Assist Program Manager and Director in compiling necessary statistical data and narrative for grant reports and applications.
  • Assess participant’s mental health and substance abuse needs, make recommendations for further treatment and coordinate a plan for addressing those needs.
  • Coordinate participant’s use of agency and community services to provide comprehensive and unduplicated services that maximize participant success, including organizing team meetings as necessary.
  • Visit participants in home environments that have been determined to be safe.
  • Participate in Service Coordination Team meetings and makes recommendations concerning individual participant’s eligibility for financial assistance and expected termination date from the program.
  • Assist participants in planning for exit from program, including connecting residents with other agency services and outside local resources.
  • Provide admissions screening for participants seeking to enter HRM Residential programs and makes recommendations for admissions decisions, including placement assistance for Risk One victims who may require emergency shelter.
  • Educate residents on community and agency resources and helps make connections to said resources. Shares resources with Service Coordination team.
  • Provide one on one counseling for participants in crisis and to help participants resolve conflict.
  • Distribute material goods in accordance with program procedure such as clothing, bus tokens, and personal hygiene supplies.
  • Provide relief and back-up coverage in emergency and urgent situations if required.
  • Answer 24 hour hotline as part of Contact Center staffing.
  • Other Duties as assigned.

Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

COVID Policy Human Resources will maintain records of vaccination status, and this will not have any bearing on your employment.  
Benefits Medical InsurancePrescription PlanDental InsuranceVision InsuranceLife InsuranceMental Health and Wellness ProgramEmployee Assistance Program  
EOE Statement House of Ruth Maryland is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other protected characteristics as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.  

This position is currently accepting applications.

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