Employment

Current Job Openings


Victim Advocate I

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.


On-Call Victim Advocate

On-Call Victim Advocates are responsible for providing case management, advocacy and support services to residential clients living in the Safe House, a 24-hour emergency shelter for individuals and families fleeing domestic violence, sexual violence, and human trafficking. 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 successful candidate will have an understanding of the root causes of sexual and intimate partner violence and a commitment to social justice.


Internships

We have no posted internships at this time. Please contact the Legal or Clinical departments directly for inquiries about their internship programs.


HopeWorks is an Equal Opportunity employer. Personnel is chosen on the basis of ability without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, marital status or sexual orientation, in accordance with federal and state law. HopeWorks is committed to recruiting staff who represent and value the diversity of our community. 

24-Hour Sexual, Dating and Domestic Violence Helpline: 410-997-2272

HopeWorks

9770 Patuxent Woods Dr., Suite 300

Columbia, MD, 21046

410-997-0304