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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 Mondays from 1-6pm, Tuesday from 8am-6pm, and Fridays from 8am-1pm. 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.