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Trauma Therapist

RACES (Rape Advocacy, Counseling & Education Services) seeks a dedicated individual who is interested in joining a team of trauma-informed therapist part-time. This position will provide individual therapy to child and adult survivors of sexual violence, adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse, and non-offending significant others; adults and children aged 3 years and older are the target population.


  • At least nine months of therapy experience with both adults and children.
  • Excellent communication skills, ability to work with a diverse population, and a team-focused orientation.
  • A master’s degree in social work, counseling, or related field.
  • Degree must be license eligible, but a license is not a requirement for this position.
  • Experience with marginalized communities preferred.
  • Spanish speaking preferred.

Starting salary $50,000 per year. RACES commits to the well-being of its staff by capping caseloads and supporting self-care and opportunities for professional growth and development. RACES is a qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.

Send cover letter, resume and three professional references to Closing date is Monday, August 22, 2022.

RACES is an Equal Opportunity Employer. People of all genders, races and ethnicities, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $50,000 per year


  • Paid holidays and time off
  • Employee assistance program

COVID-19 considerations:
Masks required while working with clients or around other staff. Mask may be removed while in closed office alone.

Work Location: RACES office with the possibility of some travel within RACES 4-county service area.

Weekday Survivor Advocate

RACES (Rape, Advocacy, Counseling, Education Services) is seeking compassionate individuals to advocate on behalf of sexual assault survivors ages 3 through adult in local hospital emergency rooms and to offer crisis intervention to their family members. Applicants must have at least six months of paid or volunteer experience in a social service setting, use of a personal cell phone, reliable transportation, and the ability to arrive at Urbana hospitals within 45 minutes. This is a part-time, on-call position. Advocates get paid $30 per day that they are on call whether they are called to the hospital or not and an additional hourly rate for time spent advocating at the hospital.

Positions may be taken as full or half shifts and are available for Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday. Full day on-call shifts run from 8 AM-6 PM. Weekday Survivor Advocates are free to go about their daily lives while on-call, with the understanding that they must be able to leave immediately for the hospital upon receiving a call.

To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional references. This position is open until filled. RACES is an Equal Opportunity Employer. People of all genders, races, and ethnicities, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: From $30.00 per day

COVID-19 considerations:
Advocates are still going to hospitals, but all hospital protocols are followed, and masks and hand sanitizer are provided.