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Community Outreach & Group Services Therapist

RACES (Rape Advocacy, Counseling & Education Services) seeks a therapist to lead RACES’ group and community-based therapy services for 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. This will include providing therapy at off-site locations with new and existing community partners. Must be able to offer groups on evenings when RACES is open.

Qualifications:

  • 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, providing a competitive benefits package, 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 jobs (at) cu-races.org. Closing date is May 20, 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: From $50,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday
  • Some on call

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

Work Location: Multiple Locations

Advocate Support Specialist & Volunteer Coordinator

RACES (Rape, Advocacy, Counseling, Education Services) is seeking a compassionate individual for the overall management of all aspects of the agency’s volunteer program. The Advocacy Support Specialist & Volunteer Coordinator will also deliver legal, medical, and other advocacy services to survivors of sexual violence of all ages, plus their non-offending significant others. Additional duties include on-call hours, data entry and completion, and participation in regular training of volunteers.

Successful candidates will have at least nine months of experience working with diverse populations in a social service setting or equivalent and exemplary organizational skills. Excellent communication skills and a team-focused orientation are required; supervision (staff or volunteer) experience desirable. Bachelor’s degree preferred; the agency will provide content training on sexual violence and legal and medical advocacy.

RACES is committed to the well-being of its staff and provides a competitive benefits package, support for self-care, and opportunities for professional growth and development. RACES is a qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program. RACES is an Equal Opportunity Employer. People of all genders, races, and ethnicities, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. 

Position will start July 1, 2022.

To apply, submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional references by emailing jobs@cu-races.org. The closing date is May 20, 2022.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $40,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday
  • Some on call

COVID-19 considerations:
Masks required during service provision or while in office with other staff. Masks may be removed while working in closed office alone.

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 $25 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 $25.00 per day

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