Reservoir Hill House of Peace
2401 Eutaw Place
Baltimore, MD 21217
The Reservoir Hill House of Peace in Baltimore is seeking a couple or an individual to serve as House Coordinator at the
Reservoir Hill House of Peace (RHHP)
(This is a volunteer position; see below for more details.)
As a ministry of the North Baltimore Mennonite Church (NBMC), the Reservoir Hill House of Peace offers:
Housing for persons who want to share God’s reconciling love by living in a house community that is situated in a culturally and racially diverse urban setting in the city of Baltimore, while sharing a common vision of reconciliation and service.
Shelter for asylum seekers, seeking to integrate them into the house community and facilitating inter-cultural sharing.
Commitment to the mission of the house
Demonstrated ability to organize multiple tasks, take initiative and be self-directed
Supportive of the house purposes and values and a willingness to partner with the sponsoring congregation, NBMC
Ability to relate well to a wide variety of peoples and cultures
Ability to resolve conflict in a healthy manner
Ability to communicate clearly and professionally
Building and Supporting Community Life in the house
Foster healthy relationships among house residents
Ensure that there is a well-functioning household work/cleaning schedule
Conduct monthly RHHP household meetings to provide opportunity for feedback and to keep community life functional and prosperous.
Coordinate the logistics of household space (bedrooms, kitchen, guests, etc.)
Encourage, and facilitate community building events for the household
Provide appropriate orientation and welcome for incoming residents
Oversee the departure of residents (room inspection, collect keys, etc.)
Assist in mediating internal conflicts or disagreements as needed.
Oversee House Operations
Oversee and ensure routine building maintenance, including minor repairs, and proper yard care
Report major repairs or other property issues and concerns to RHHP Committee
Plan and facilitate seasonal work days with the RHHP committee
Coordinate the completion of major repairs or renovations
Ensure security and fire safety (including a fire drill every 6 months)
Ensure monthly rent is collected
Work with community treasurer who manages the community fund
Oversee inventory of household supplies
Make major purchases for the house as approved by the RHHP treasurer; submit invoices for reimbursement as needed.
Participate in strengthening and articulating the vision of the house in partnership with NBMC and the respective house committees.
Compensation: This is a volunteer position; coordinator(s) will receive a rent-free room and a monthly stipend. A minimum of 6 months is envisaged; longer term preferred.
Married couples or single individuals are invited to apply. Not suitable for families with children.
The House Coordinator works in partnership with the RHHP Committee, attends RHHP committee meetings, and is accountable to the RHHP Executive Board.
Additional information can be found in the RHHP Handbook.
For more information or to make application, contact: John Yoder, Chair, RHHP/ASHN Executive Committee, at firstname.lastname@example.org or call: 316.640.6903