Thank You for your interest in Employment Opportunities at Cedar Ridge Ministries.  Below is a list of our current openings:

 Cedar Ridge Employment Application              Prospective Employee Brochure


Clinical Coordinator

The Clinical Coordinator is a management/clinical position responsible for the overall operation and management of the clinical services and therapeutic milieu of the Therapeutic Group Home (TGH), including clinical supervision/consultation to clinical and residential staff as needed per COMAR regulations.

 Job Qualifications:

  1. Master or doctoral degree in social work, counseling, marriage and family, or psychology and license to practice independently in the State of Maryland required for this position.
  2. Applicants licensed in other states or countries must be eligible for licensure in the State of Maryland, and practice under the guidelines of the State of Maryland until licensure is received.
  3. Currently this position requires a LCSW-C or LCPC license.
  4. Must demonstrate the capacity to understand youth with severe emotional disturbance with a variety of problems and to develop further knowledge and skills for working with youth who are admitted to the Therapeutic Group Home.
  5. Must have two years of experience in residential child care, one of which must have been in a supervisory position.
  6. Must be able to withstand the work and pressures of treating youth with severe emotional disturbance with a variety of problems in numerous settings such as individual and group counseling, crisis situations, cottage activities, etc.
  7. Must be available and willing to handle occasional crisis situations outside normal office hours.
  8. Must have organizational abilities and detail orientation sufficient to organize and complete tasks in a timely and efficient manner – within established deadlines.
  9. Must have an understanding of computer technology sufficient to make effective use of technology to complete tasks, with emphasis on utilizing MS Office and other Windows Based programs for this purpose.
  10. Must accept and affirm a Judeo-Christian world view in both personal and professional life. This affirmation includes agreement with the Cedar Ridge statement of faith, the personal practice of spiritual disciplines, and behaviors consistent with traditional moral values.
  11. Must be able to subscribe to the American Association of Christian Counselors Code of Ethics.
  12. Must be 21 years of age or older.
  13. Must have a valid driver’s license with a good driving record.


Special Education/Elementary/Middle School Math and Science Teacher

We are in immediate need of a Teacher for the 2017-2018 school year to complete and carry out individual and group instructional planning for students that utilizes appropriate materials and activities to address each student’s Individual Education Plan. Applicants must have Maryland teaching certification in Special Education or be eligible for certification and have Maryland teaching certification in Math and Science and/or other specific Elementary and Middle School content areas OR eligibility for certification.

Part-time Residential Youth Counselor

The RYC is a full or part-time direct line staff position in the Residential program. While on shift, the RYC would receive daily direction from the Lead RYC regarding all facets of cottage life, including but not limited to utilization of the behavior management system, transportation, overseeing meals and duties, and participating in recreation with residents.


  1. Must be 21 years of age or older
  2. Must have high school diploma or equivalent
  3. Must have valid driver’s license with a good driving record.
  4. Must demonstrate the capacity to understand children and to develop further knowledge and skills for working with children in the care of Cedar Ridge
  5. Must be able to withstand the work and pressures of caring for a group of active, often aggressive children, have the energy to participate in children’s activities, and be flexible and willing to learn new ways of coping with children’s problems.

The Cedar Ridge Residential Department is looking for PT Fill-In Staff to help with the “at risk” boys in our program. Activities with residents could include: maintaining proper behaviors, transportation, overseeing meals and duties, helping with getting the boys off to school in the morning and with homework in the evening, and some participation in recreational activities.  Available hours could include: Monday – Friday 7:00 am – 8:30, Mon-Friday 3:00 Pm – 11:00 pm, Saturdays and Sundays 8:00 am to 11:00 PM (Entire shift or part of the shift), Mon – Sunday 11:00 PM to 9:00 AM the next morning.

State Law requires that Residential candidates be at least 21 years of age, possess high school diploma (or equivalent), and possess a valid driver’s license. applicants should have experience in or familiarity with dealing with at risk youth.  If you are interested in this position please complete an application. If you would like further details, please call  Paula or Margaret in the HR Department.


Cedar Ridge Employment Application

Prospective Employee Brochure – 2013



Paula A. Shatzer, CFO  –  301-582-0282 x141

Margaret Lamar, HR Assistant  –  301-582-0282 x 126

Fax: 301-582-2943

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Thank you for your interest in becoming a part of the Cedar Ridge family!