Note to applicants with regard to COVID-19 risk reduction: 
Therapy sessions and other non-crisis client services are provided through phone or video. All office-based staff are given the option of working from home. Those who come into the office must practice social distancing and wear masks.

First round interviews will be conducted via Zoom. Second round interviews may include an in-person component, if appropriate, with risk reduction measures in place. 

Lead Trauma Therapist

RACES (Rape Advocacy, Counseling & Education Services) seeks a Lead Therapist to both provide trauma therapy to survivors of sexual violence and provide clinical supervision to four full-time therapists. The Lead Therapist conducts therapy with approximately 17 clients who have experienced sexual violence, provides regular staff support and clinical supervision, and coordinates meetings with an experienced outside clinical consultant.

 Qualifications:

  • At least thraee years of full-time experience as a therapist. 
  • Excellent communication skills, ability to work with a diverse population, and a team-focused orientation.
  • Requires a Master’s Degree or higher in Counseling, Social Work, Educational Psychology, Marriage and Family Therapy, Psychology, or any other degree eligible for clinical licensure in the state of Illinois.
  • Requires LCSW, LCPC, LMFT or PhD in Clinical Psychology.
  • Supervisory experience a plus.
  • Experience with marginalized communities preferred. 

Salary commensurate with experience; minimum salary is $44,000 for a 37.5 hour work week. 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@cu-races.org. Closing date is Friday August 21.

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

 

 Trauma Therapist

RACES (Rape Advocacy, Counseling & Education Services) seeks a therapist to provide mental health therapy to survivors of sexual violence age 3 and up. This position will conduct approximately 20 hours a week of individual or family therapy and facilitate therapy groups. 

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.

Salary minimum $37,000 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@cu-races.org. Closing date is Friday, August 14.

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

Weekday Survivor Advocate

RACES (Rape, Advocacy, Counseling, Education Services) seeks a compassionate person to advocate on behalf of sexual assault survivors ages 4 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 ability to arrive at Urbana hospitals within 45 minutes. Applicant must be 40-Hour Sexual Assault Crisis Intervention trained. This is a part-time, stipend position, and the advocate gets paid whether they are called to the hospital or not.

On-call shifts are one day a week (preferably Wednesday), 8AM-6PM. Medical 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.

Send a cover letter, resume and three professional references to advocacy@cu-races.org. Open until filled.

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