Jobs in the Field
Abuser Intervention Group Counselor (Licensed Clinician) – Montgomery County Abuser Intervention Program
Licensed clinician needed to conduct group counseling for domestic violence offenders. Counselors lead weekly psychoeducational groups in Rockville, using a 22-week program model. This is a part-time, evening position. On occasion, the counselor may have opportunities to conduct orientation groups or individual counseling sessions. Spanish-speaking a plus.
Raffi Bilek, LCSW-C
Staff Attorney – DV LEAP
The Domestic Violence Legal Empowerment and Appeals Project (DV LEAP) seeks an experienced domestic violence attorney to join DV LEAP’s efforts to create legal system reform through trauma-informed, client-centered appellate litigation, training and policy initiatives.
Training & Outreach Specialist (Part-time/Contractual) – Maryland Health Care Coalition Against Domestic Violence
The Maryland Health Care Coalition Against Domestic Violence is a 20+ year old statewide, collaboration dedicated to advancing the health care response to intimate partner violence by educating healthcare providers with the goal of improving the well-being of survivors. Coalition members are leaders within the health care field promoting a pro-active and effective advocacy-based response to Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) through screening, identification, education, intervention and treatment to assist domestic violence victims and survivors.
The Training and Outreach Specialist will be responsible for coordinating and facilitating education to the health care and general communities throughout the State of Maryland regarding prevention, intervention and the impact of IPV. Under the direction of the Coordinator, the Training and Outreach Specialist will support the functions of the Coalition, including: leading trainings, serving as a representative at various outreach events and advocacy meetings and maintaining website and media accounts. The Specialist must be a self- starter and work both independently and as part of a larger coalition team, and have a sincere passion for domestic violence prevention. Some work hours will be completed at our office in downtown Baltimore, although most hours will be completed remotely. Local statewide travel is required.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Lead the Coalition’s efforts to provide training and outreach regarding the health care response to domestic violence and other intimate partner violence issues.
- Outreach, plan, coordinate and implement training and outreach opportunities
- Provide educational presentations in health care settings, as well as follow up assessments and ongoing technical assistance
- Lead or co-lead workshops, seminars and presentations on related topics
- Manage outreach activities and events at various locations throughout Maryland
- Manage relationships and follow-up evaluations for all trainings and events
- Create or assist with the development of educational and awareness materials, such as PowerPoint presentations, brochures, handouts, evaluations and other materials
- Coordinate the distribution of CEU’s and maintain accreditation when required
- Manage marketing and media platforms, such as a newsletter, website and social media
- Track activities on a database and submit documentation in a timely manner
- Produce a monthly report of activities to be distributed to the Coalition’s leadership
- Report to Coalition leadership and Coordinator
- Other duties or tasks as assigned
- Commitment to the mission of the Coalition to improve the response to domestic violence and improve the well-being of survivors
- Expert knowledge of intimate partner violence issues and resources
- Significant experience as a trainer, speaker or facilitator with diverse populations
- Strong organizational skills and an ability to master multiple projects and deadlines, with excellent attention to detail and follow through
- Excellent written, verbal/communication and technical/computer skills
- Bachelor’s degree required, Masters preferred, in related field (Counseling, Social Work, Women’s or Gender Studies, Public Health). Professional experience may be considered in lieu of degree
- Strong work experience (5+ years) in the field of domestic violence or in a related human services position
- Valid driver’s license, good driving record and a dependable means of transportation
Approximately 20 hrs/week as a consultant for The Maryland Health Care Coalition Against Domestic Violence. Benefits are not included. Payment is $55/hr. You are able to make your own schedule, but it will include travel to various locations throughout the State of Maryland, and some daytime and weekend hours. Travel to trainings and events will be compensated at the hourly rate, but mileage will not be compensated.
- Send resume and letter of interest to: firstname.lastname@example.org Use “Training Position” in your subject line
- The Maryland Health Care Coalition Against Domestic Violence is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Deputy Director – Legal Resource Center on Violence Against Women [LRC]
Are you looking for a chance to make a difference in an organization committed to social change? The Legal Resource Center on Violence Against Women [LRC] is a small nonprofit organization devoted to improving legal representation for domestic violence survivors in interstate custody cases. The LRC’s major initiatives include the following: providing training and technical assistance to attorneys, victim advocates, court personnel, and others across the country; helping survivors find attorneys in interstate cases; developing a referral network of qualified attorneys to represent survivors in interstate cases; and providing information on interstate legal issues. If you are a dynamic, positive person with a sense of initiative and an ability to get things done, we need your help! The LRC’s Deputy Director will be involved in virtually every activity we undertake, working closely with the Executive Director, the Project Coordinator, board members, and volunteer staff. We are seeking a hard-working, organized colleague who would like to join our compassionate staff.
Executive Director – Court Watch Montgomery
COURT WATCH MONTGOMERY is seeking a new EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR (ED) to provide vision, energy and leadership in our efforts to make systemic changes in how our courts handle civil and criminal domestic violence cases.
Victim Advocate – HopeWorks of Howard County
The Victim Advocate I provides crisis intervention services to clients, with a focus on the provision of information, safety-planning, emotional support, advocacy and case management. The Victim Advocate I is responsible for assessing client’s safety and needs, creating referrals, setting up crisis appointments, accompanying clients to the Emergency Pantry and providing Hospital Accompaniment coverage. The person in this role also conducts follow-ups primarily for the Hospital Accompaniment Program. The Victim Advocate I provides administrative and program management support to the Hospital Accompaniment and Emergency Pantry Programs. The person in this position collaborates with other advocates, volunteers and interns, as well as with other members of the agency and partner organizations. The ideal candidate will be organized, dependable, detail oriented, resourceful and capable of continually reprioritizing tasks. They will have a flexible schedule and be able to function effectively in a fast-paced environment. They will have excellent time management skills, as well as strong and effective communication and interpersonal skills. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate an interest and understanding of social justice and a trauma-informed approach to direct client services. HopeWorks’ staff, board and volunteers are invested and engaged in altering the systems and imbalances of power that maintain the status quo – including racism, poverty, and gendered violence. The ideal candidate will also understand the root causes of sexual and intimate partner violence. The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.
Multiple Positions – Family & Children’s Services of Central Maryland
Trauma Therapist – TurnAround, Inc.Posted 8.7.19Master’s Level Therapist needed at a victim service agency for adolescent/adult survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence and sex trafficking. It is a full-time position and two evenings are required. Experience with trauma and/or sexual violence preferred. Competitive salary and benefits. Please email a cover letter and resume to the Clinical Director.
Part-time Domestic Violence AIP Facilitator- My Covenant PlacePosted 8.7.19This position is responsible for facilitating the psycho-educational and cognitive behavioral groups 1 night per week (with the strong possibility of additional hours), in Prince George’s County, (on weekday evening) in addition to client intake and assessments. We follow an established curriculum for a 24-week, open group.
SA/DV Crisis Counselor – University of Maryland Capital Region HealthPosted 8.7.19Exciting things are happening at University of Maryland Capital Region Health and we are looking for talented people to help us continue to grow as they progress in their careers. Our 2400 team members and more than 1000 physicians deliver a level of care that is both challenging and rewarding for new and experienced job seekers. The SA/DV Counselor l functions as the Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Center crisis line intake person and a victim’s advocate providing off-site phone coverage and on-site crisis intervention after normal business hours, weekends and holidays, involving appropriate disposition, information, referrals, and follow-up for victims of sexual and intimate partner violence.
Hotline Counselor – Center for Abused PersonsPosted 8.7.19
Part-time position (weekend overnight) available on 24 hour telephone Crisis Hotline. Hotline Counselors respond to calls from victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and others in crisis. Callers may have concerns regarding substance use, relationships, depression, anxiety or they may need referrals for housing, food, clothing or other services. All training is provided. No experience necessary. High school diploma required. Some college course work in counseling is preferred. Perfect position for a student looking to gain experience in the mental health field.