Emergency Response Specialist

Catholic Charities of Baltimore
  • Location
    Baltimore, Maryland
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    Sep 30

Position description

Catholic Charities is a non-profit organization with a diverse workforce of over 2000 employees of all faiths, ages and ethnicities who help to improve the lives of those we serve. We are the largest private provider of human services in Maryland operating over 80 programs throughout Maryland, serving children and families, people living in poverty, individuals with intellectual disabilities, immigrants, and seniors. Here, you can build a career where you make meaningful differences in the lives of others as we fulfill our mission to love, serve, teach and work for justice.

The Emergency Response Specialist is responsible for implementation of a COVID-19 emergency cash assistance and food aid initiative funded by the Open Society Institute-Baltimore. The position may also support other emergency initiatives at Esperanza Center including community hotline participation or other efforts to help clients who have experienced hardship as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Emergency Response Specialist is responsible for:

  • Provide direction and oversight to new program design and implementation.
  • Client outreach, communications, and relationship management with external community partners.
  • Collaborate with and assist program staff to identify eligible clients and ensure uniform application of eligibility screening procedures.
  • Coordinates with community partners and serve as a liaison on emergency response community forums.


  • Associate's Degree, or the equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Bi-Lingual in English and Spanish required.
  • One year of experience in Human Services, Administration, Volunteer Management, International Relations, Spanish, or related field is desired.
  • Ability to learn and master database software. 
  • Must have reliable transportation to visit multiple sites. If driving on Agency business, must be at least 21 years of age and have valid driver’s license issued by the state of residence, with no more than 3 points.

$18-19/hour based on education and related experience. Position is temporary so there are no benerits.

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