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.