Careers that Transform Lives for Christ

Careers that Transform Lives for Christ

Dedicate your energy and talents to a new Mission.

Helping Up Mission is a growing ministry organization. From time to time, staff positions are added or open in one or more of our primary functions: spiritual life, programs and clinical services, facilities and maintenance operations, philanthropy, finance and administration. With approximately 70 full-time and 5 part-time team members, there is opportunity for individuals to fulfill their personal sense of calling for this lifesaving and transforming ministry work.


  1. Healthcare benefits fully paid for individuals (additional family or dependent coverage may be purchased)
  2. Health Savings Accounts (HSA)
  3. Dental/Vision benefits provided at no cost
  4. Long-term disability (LTD) and life insurance (1X salary) provided at no cost
  5. Retirement account (S.I.M.P.L.E IRA) match up to 3%
  6. Paid time off (2 weeks vacation, 2 personal days, 5 sick days, paid holidays)
  7. Free meals available

Current Openings

Position Summary

Reporting to and working with the Chief Philanthropy Officer, the Philanthropy Officer is charged with representing the Mission in and throughout Greater Baltimore, managing relationships and securing financial support from donors who are capable of giving $5,000 or more in a given year, while faithfully being a good steward of each gift and encouraging generous, joyful giving. Job starts early 2024.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Manage a portfolio of approximately 125-150 donors and prospective donors capable of giving ($5,000+) annually.
  • Participate in each step of the donor pipeline including identification, qualification, cultivation, face to face solicitation, stewardship, and recognition to expand our relationships with donors.
  • Work with the CPO to set weekly, monthly, and yearly goals with measurable goals for giving results from caseload.
  • Create a calendar / cultivation plan (moves management) for each donor and maintain an organized dashboard of accomplishments.
  • Keep through and timely call notes in the donor database.
  • Demonstrate excellent communication and listening skills.
  • Contribute to growing a culture within the Mission of valuing individual donor relationships, including inspiring, motivating and marshalling resources throughout the entire organization.
  • Connect regularly with other HUM departments, encouraging communication, and smooth working relationships.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities)

  • Exhibit the Core Values of Helping Up Mission, Inc.
  • Bachelor’s Degree required.
  • Five to seven or more years of demonstrated and successful fundraising experience, preferably in the Greater Baltimore Region.
  • Dedication to promoting the Mission’s fundraising priorities by developing excellent working relationships with board members, senior staff, key stakeholders, and others, as appropriate.
  • Ability to initiate, analyze, monitor, evaluate and alter strategic fundraising plans.
  • Ability to understand the needs and interests of donors in order to develop relationships between them and the Mission.
  • Excellent oral, written, interpersonal, analytical, and organization skills required.
  • Have a personal Christian faith and willingness to participate in the Mission’s ministry.
  • Must have a valid and current driver’s license.
  • Knowledge and experience with donor management software, Microsoft Office, and Outlook.

The position offers a competitive salary with an excellent benefits package. Interested candidates should email their resume and cover letter to Attn: Jennifer Bedon.

Physical Demands and Work Environment

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these functions. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands or fingers, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.


This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments. All duties and responsibilities are essential functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbents will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, or abilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” relationship.

Position Title:             Assistant Director of Care Integration

Position Type:             Full-time salaried, exempt position with benefits

Reports to:                  Sr. Director-Center for Women & Children


Helping Up Mission, Inc. is a faith-based, non-denominational, Christian organization offering permanent solutions to those experiencing homelessness, poverty, and addiction.  Helping Up Mission, Inc. (HUM) provides hope through programs designed to meet their individual physical, psychological, social, and spiritual needs.  Compassionate and substantial residential care is given to almost 500 men and up to 250 women and children in need, without consideration of race, economic, or religious status, at its campus in East Baltimore.  HUM provides competitive pay and benefits.

Position Summary

The Assistant Director (AD) of Care Integration’s role is to strengthen the vision, focus, and operating policies of care integration at Helping Up Mission (HUM) Center for Women and Children.  This role acts as a liaison with on-site provider partners, including Greater Baltimore Medical Center (GBMC) primary care and Johns Hopkins University Cornerstone Clinic (mental health and SUD counseling) along with HUM’s partnership with the Johns Hopkins Bayview Center for Addiction and Pregnancy (CAP). The AD of Care Integration acts as a primary liaison with mental health, primary care, and substance use disorder counseling partners embedded at HUM.

Primary Duties

The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Supervises Treatment Coordinators who provide peer recovery support for women in the Spiritual Recovery Program and collaborates with the Maternal Program Manager in the CAP program and their infants/toddlers
  • Participate as one of the key members of the Program Leadership Team to facilitate a unified and integrated direction for the program components of HUM’s recovery program
  • Supervises recovery program treatment policies and procedures and collaborates with the Intake Manager regarding Next Step, VA, and 911 Broadway support programs
  • Coordinate and facilitate monthly health education and recovery-focused training for HUM staff to improve knowledge and expertise
  • Provide oversight for self-administration of prescribed medications by clients in the Program Office secure medication area
  • Participate in monthly HUM Clinical Management Committee
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Job Qualifications

  • Exhibit the Core Values of Helping Up Mission
  • Knowledge of the 12 Steps and experience with substance use disorder recovery programs
  • Strong personal faith testimony and ability to inspire others on their faith journey
  • Current Maryland licensure as either a Registered Nurse or social worker
  • Knowledge of case management principles and peer recovery support
  • Demonstrate and practice HUM Core Values
  • Ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds in a fair, supportive, and cooperative manner
  • Effective communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills

The position offers a competitive salary with an excellent benefits package. Interested candidates should email their resume and cover letter to Attn: Pamela Wilkerson.

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