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Weekday Survivor Advocate

Rape Advocacy, Counseling, & Education Services (RACES)

Location

Urbana, IL

End Date

02-08-2021

Job description

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 and the advocate gets paid whether they are called to the hospital or not.

Positions are available for Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday and on-call shifts run from 8 AM-6 PM. 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.

To apply, send a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to jobs@cu-races.org. The closing date is Monday, August 2, 2021.

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

COVID-19 considerations:

Advocates are still going to hospitals, but all hospital protocols are followed, and masks and hand sanitizer are provided.

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