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. 

Executive Director

We have re-opened our search for a new Executive Director. For information on the position, please visit our page here.

Lead Trauma Therapist

The Rape Advocacy, Counseling & Education Services (RACES), a non-profit social service agency located in Urbana, Illinois, seeks a full-time Lead Trauma Therapist to join our team of committed and passionate staff who provide counseling in a trauma-informed environment.  The successful candidate will supervise four full-time clinical therapists and conduct trauma therapy sessions with approximately 18 clients who have experienced sexual violence.

The Lead Therapist position requires excellent verbal and written communication skills, the ability to work with diverse populations, and team-focused orientation.  A master’s degree or higher is required.  The candidate must possess an LCSW upon job acceptance. 

Supervisory experience of one year or more is strongly preferred.  At least three years of full-time experience working as a clinical therapist is required.  In addition, experience working with marginalized communities is a plus.  Salary commensurate with experience and licensure.  Minimum salary is $44,000 for a 37.5 hour workweek.  Due to the current pandemic conditions, the Lead Therapist will temporarily work from home until such time that conditions allow for a return to our on-site offices.

RACES is strongly committed to our staff’s well-being by capping caseloads, supporting self-care, and offering opportunities for professional development and growth.  We also offer a competitive benefits package which includes low-deductible healthcare insurance and generous retirement contributions.  In addition, RACES is a qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.

Please send a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to

RACES is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) employer.  Individuals of all ethnicities/races, genders, sexual orientations, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Urbana, Illinois is a city, population—42,000.  It is also a sister city of Champaign, Illinois, population of 88,000.  RACES is located in close proximity to the University of Illinois—Urbana-Champaign, an R-1 Carnegie Classified university.