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Therapist – Community Outreach & Group Services

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 evening when RACES is open.


  • 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.

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

To Apply:

Send cover letter, resume and three professional references to jobs@cu-races.org. Closing date is Wednesday, November 24th, 2021.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: starting at $50,000.00 per year

COVID-19 considerations:

Therapy sessions and other non-crisis client services may be provided through phone or video. All staff are given the option of working from home, as their position allows. Those who come into the office must practice social distancing and wear masks.

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 are available for Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday and 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. The closing date is Wednesday, November24th, 2021.

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.