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Male / Masc Group Facilitator 

Position Male / Masc Group Facilitator  
Location Community Engagement Center  
Department 4000 Gateway  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Job Type Regular  
Level of Education Bachelors' degree in a human service field is required.  
Shift Various Shifts  

Position Summary:

The group facilitator ensures that group work in the agency’s abuse intervention programs is aligned with the programs’ philosophy and that program participants receive the program’s full curriculum. Group facilitator’s work with program leadership to ensure the goals, objectives, and work efforts of the program are consistent with the mission of the House of Ruth Maryland and advance the agency and programs’ strategic goals and objectives. In addition to co-facilitating several groups per week, the group facilitator supports the program’s orientation sessions and conduct bio-psycho-social intake assessments with new participants. The group facilitator also assists with special projects such as curriculum development, training, and community outreach, as well as, provides backup coverage for other facilitators on an as-needed basis. This position is responsible for building relationships with community partners to create and maintain opportunities for services to support program participant’s success in Gateway Project.

Standard Schedule: This position’s primary work site is the agency’s Community Engagement Center in Baltimore City. The schedule is Monday: 10am to 8pm, Tuesday: 12pm to 10pm, Wednesday: 10-8, Thursday: 12pm to 10pm, Friday, Saturday and Sunday: off. This schedule may be adjusted to ensure staff safety and uninterrupted service delivery.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Facilitates psycho-educational group sessions and provides back up coverage as required in accordance with the program’s curriculum and design.
  • Conducts one-on-one sessions with participants as needed.
  • Conduct bio-psycho-social intake assessments and orientation sessions.
  • Consistently communicate with Parole & Probation agents and other referral partners regarding participant progress and status.
  • Participate in group preparation, facilitation, and debrief, as well as, peer review sessions with other group facilitators.
  • Maintain electronic and paper file documentation for groups and participants in keeping with program standards.
  • Address issues with participants individually, including fee assessments, conflicts, referrals for additional services, and assessment of appropriateness to continue in the program.
  • Collect, process, and document fees and attendance in accordance with program policy.
  • Attend and participate in regular staff meetings.
  • Is involved in program development activities, including group curriculum design, procedure development and implementation, and creation of new program initiatives.
  • Must work some evenings to provide group coverage.


  • Establish, adjust, and collect participant fees.
  • Make recommendations regarding participant program status.
  • Represent the program and the agency in the community.


Measures of Success and/or Accountability:

  • Program procedures are carried out in a uniform manner, with a focus on compassion for program participants and consistency in explanation of purpose.
  • Meets program standards and objectives.
  • Reputation with program partners and in community.
  • Client and staff feedback
  • Evaluation by Facilitator Supervisor
  • Ability to successfully complete the Gateway Project abuse intervention program by being able to acknowledge the use of abusive behaviors and commit to working on self.
  • Work is documented clearly, concisely, and in keeping with agency accepted professional standards.


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 House of Ruth Maryland offers: Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Time Off, Sick Leave, 403(b), and more.  
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.  

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