Careers

Do you want to be surrounded at work every day by amazing people who inspire you to be your best? Check out these exciting new positions and careers at Cleveland Rape Crisis Center.  Innovative, passionate and fun professionals are encouraged to apply now to be a part of our growing team.

Cleveland Rape Crisis Center has been named a 2017 Top Workplace in Northeast Ohio.

The Center offers a work environment like no other, in addition to a competitive compensation and benefits package.  Come see for yourself.

How to Apply

To apply, submit a cover letter and resume to apply@clevelandrcc.org or (Specify Position), Cleveland Rape Crisis Center, The Halle Building, 1228 Euclid Ave., Suite 200, Cleveland, OH 44115.  No phone calls, please.

Interested in an internship?  Read more about our internship program.


Cleveland Rape Crisis Center is dedicated to building a culturally diverse and pluralistic staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

Job Openings

Manager of Clinical Services

Position Summary:

The Manager of Clinical Services supervises members of the clinical team and shares responsibility for the operational integrity of the Clinical Services Team to ensure that all survivors of rape, sexual abuse and human trafficking receive timely, trauma informed and high quality counseling services. The Manager of Clinical Services also oversees the clinical internship program, group therapy program, and provides therapy to survivors of rape and sexual abuse, their family members and close supporters, while ensuring the highest quality of care to clients, in alignment with CRCC’s mission and philosophy. This is a full time exempt position. Click here for full job description.

Qualifications:

Master’s Degree in Social Work or Counseling, with valid OH license (LISW-S, LPCC-S). Five plus years direct clinical service with survivors of sexual violence is required. Two plus years experience providing clinical supervision. Must have experience managing programs. Knowledge of CARF standards preferred.

Hours of Work:  This is a full-time exempt position (40 hours/week).

Salary: Commensurate with experience.

 

Community Engagement Specialist

Position Summary:

The Community Engagement Specialist works to build impactful engagement with Cleveland Rape Crisis Center’s target audiences online and in the community, so that more survivors of rape and sexual abuse seek the Center’s services.  The Community Engagement Specialist position is an opportunity for a highly motivated individual to help others and gain experience working for a growing nonprofit organization within the social justice and social services sectors.  This position reports to the Director of Community Engagement within the External Affairs Department. Click here for full job description.

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will have:

  • 1-3 years of demonstrated experience (professional and/or strong internship experience) in a broad base of social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram
  • A bachelor’s degree in Communications, Public Relations, Marketing, English or related field
  • The ability to understand and communicate the agency’s mission
  • Demonstrated successful experience in communications, and in communicating with populations with diverse backgrounds
  • The ability to multi-task and organize
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills
  • Proficiency in the use of Google Analytics, Google AdWords, Hootsuite, Constant Contact (or equivalent programs) and
  • Basic knowledge of Adobe Photoshop or other graphics-based software.

Innovative, passionate, and creative professionals with a sense of humor and desire to learn are encouraged to apply.

Hours of Work:  This position has a flexible schedule for the purposes of meeting responsibilities.  This is a full-time (40 hours a week), nonexempt position.

Salary: Commensurate with experience.

 

Victim Specialist (Child Advocacy Center)

Position Summary:

The Victim Specialist is primarily responsible for providing trauma informed crisis and ongoing support and advocacy to child sexual abuse and rape survivors in the medical (acute and non-acute) and judicial systems. The Victim Specialist provides a broad range of services to empower a survivor including, but not limited to: educating and facilitating the victim’s family’s decision making, serving as a liaison between agencies, accompanying/staying with the victim during court appointments, conducting safety planning. The Victim Specialist is a member of the Child Advocacy Center’s Multidisciplinary Team. The victim advocate will also assist with providing training for law enforcement and other community professionals. Click here for full job description.

Qualifications:

Associate’s Degree (Bachelor’s degree preferred) with two years experience in a related field, or five years work experience in a related field, LSW a plus.  Must have ability to build relationships, collaborate internally and externally, evaluate and communicate effectively with diverse audiences, staff, volunteers and partners both verbally and in writing.  Strengths-focused and trauma informed approach. Professional/business attire required. Must be able to travel throughout Cuyahoga County. To maintain reliable transportation, and both an acceptable driving record and automobile insurance, with acceptable coverage for business driving/transporting of consumers, in accordance with CRCC policies.

Hours of Work:  This is a full-time nonexempt position (40 hours/week).  Flexible scheduling required, weekend and evening hours as needed.

Salary: Commensurate with experience.

 

Victim Specialist (Suburban)

Position Summary:

The Suburban Advocate is primarily responsible for providing trauma informed crisis and ongoing support and advocacy to survivors in the medical and judicial systems. The Suburban Advocate provides a broad range of services to empower a survivor including, but not limited to: educating and facilitating the victim’s decision making, serving as a liaison between agencies, accompanying/staying with the victim during court appointments, conducting safety planning. The Suburban Advocate will also assist with providing training for law enforcement, prosecutors, judges, and other community professionals. This position serves all cities in Cuyahoga County (Suburbs) but not Cleveland.

Click here for full job description.

Qualifications:

Associate’s Degree (Bachelor’s degree preferred) with two years experience in a related field providing direct services to the community in a criminal justice or human services program, or five years’ work experience in a related field.  Must have ability to build relationships, collaborate internally and externally, and communicate effectively with diverse audiences, staff, volunteers and partners both verbally and in writing; able to assess the needs of clients under emotional stress and refer to appropriate resource, handle graphic accounts of crimes, interact effectively with emotionally upset survivors; Maintain confidentiality of information; Must be able to travel in North East Ohio and have valid OH driver’s license.

Hours of Work:  This is a full-time nonexempt position (40 hours/week).  Flexible scheduling required, weekend and evening hours as needed.

Salary: Commensurate with experience.

 

Crisis Intervention Specialist (Part-Time) Days and Weekends

Position Summary:

This position is responsible for providing CRCC’s 24-Hour Crisis Intervention Specialist including survivor care in Hospitals and Police Stations, as well as Phone and Text/Chat Hotline coverage to ensure all survivors and co-survivors of sexual abuse, rape and human trafficking in Northeast Ohio have immediate 24/7 access to support, education, crisis stabilization and follow up services.

Click here for full job description.

Qualifications:

Successful completion of Volunteer Training or staff training, and active experience as a CRCC Advocate or staff member preferred. A qualified applicant will have a background in social work, psychology, sociology or related field, with a minimum of two years professionally supervised work in the delivery of mental health, chemical dependency, social services and/or criminal justice experience. LSW a plus. Ability to serve individuals in a direct service capacity; remain calm and clear-headed in stressful or unanticipated situations; be accessible and reliable while on-call. Flexibility in scheduling is necessary and weekend and holiday hours are required. Must have valid OH driver’s license and reliable transportation to travel throughout Cuyahoga and Lake Counties.

Qualified candidates must have the ability to:

  • serve individuals in a direct service capacity
  • remain calm and clear-headed in stressful or unanticipated situations
  • be accessible and reliable while on-call
  • demonstrate sound judgment
  • communicate well with diverse audiences, clients, staff, volunteers and partners both verbally and in writing
  • connect and provide support to volunteer Advocates
  • travel throughout Cuyahoga, Lake and Geauga counties

Crisis Intervention Specialists must assume all services for the duration of their entire shifts.

Partial participation in services (such as picking up the hotlines but not being able to travel for Face to Face) may result in disciplinary action if not communicated in advance or if occurring habitually.

Hours of Work:

This is a part-time (20 hour a week – varied hours) position. Flexibility in scheduling is necessary and evening, weekend and holiday hours are required. Must have valid Ohio driver’s license and reliable transportation. A one-year commitment is requested.

Attendance

Crisis Intervention Specialists are expected to work 40 hours per week during their designated shift hours, as well as rotating hours every other weekend. While shift reminders are sent out on the weekdays, it is the responsibility of the Crisis Intervention Specialist to be familiar with their schedules through iCarol, as well as check their email prior to starting a shift for any last-minute coverage updates. Support Specialists are responsible for tracking their hours and ensuring that they stay under 40 each week, unless permission for overtime is granted, or shifts already in-progress require extra time.

Crisis Intervention Specialists are expected to cover holidays on which they are regularly scheduled.

Salary: Commensurate with experience.

 

Crisis Intervention Specialist (Full-Time)

Position Summary:

This position is responsible for providing CRCC’s 24-Hour Support Services including survivor care in Hospitals and Police Stations, as well as Phone and Text/Chat Hotline coverage to ensure all survivors and co-survivors of sexual abuse, rape and human trafficking in Northeast Ohio have immediate 24/7 access to support, education, crisis stabilization and follow up services.

Click here for full job description.

Qualifications:

Successful completion of Volunteer Training or staff training, and active experience as a CRCC Advocate or staff member preferred. A qualified applicant will have a background in social work, psychology, sociology or related field, with a minimum of two years professionally supervised work in the delivery of mental health, chemical dependency, social services and/or criminal justice experience. LSW a plus. Ability to serve individuals in a direct service capacity; remain calm and clear-headed in stressful or unanticipated situations; be accessible and reliable while on-call. Flexibility in scheduling is necessary and weekend and holiday hours are required. Must have valid OH driver’s license and reliable transportation to travel throughout Cuyahoga and Lake Counties.

Qualified candidates must have the ability to:

  • serve individuals in a direct service capacity
  • remain calm and clear-headed in stressful or unanticipated situations
  • be accessible and reliable while on-call
  • demonstrate sound judgment
  • communicate well with diverse audiences, clients, staff, volunteers and partners both verbally and in writing
  • connect and provide support to volunteer Advocates
  • travel throughout Cuyahoga, Lake and Geauga counties

Crisis Intervention Specialists must assume all services for the duration of their entire shifts.

Partial participation in services (such as picking up the hotlines but not being able to travel for Face to Face) may result in disciplinary action if not communicated in advance or if occurring habitually.

Hours of Work:

This is a full-time (40 hours a week) position. Flexibility in scheduling is necessary and evening, weekend and holiday hours are required. Must have valid Ohio driver’s license and reliable transportation. A one-year commitment is requested.

Attendance

Crisis Intervention Specialists are expected to work 40 hours per week during their designated shift hours, as well as rotating hours every other weekend. While shift reminders are sent out on the weekdays, it is the responsibility of the Crisis Intervention Specialist to be familiar with their schedules through iCarol, as well as check their email prior to starting a shift for any last-minute coverage updates. Support Specialists are responsible for tracking their hours and ensuring that they stay under 40 each week, unless permission for overtime is granted, or shifts already in-progress require extra time.

Crisis Intervention Specialists are expected to cover holidays on which they are regularly scheduled.

Salary: Commensurate with experience.

 

Project STAR Specialist

Position Summary:

The Project STAR (Sex Trafficking, Advocacy & Recovery) Specialist is primarily responsible for providing trauma informed crisis and ongoing support, case management and advocacy to survivors of sex trafficking. The Project STAR Victim Specialist provides a broad range of services to empower survivors including, but not limited to: educating and facilitating the victim’s decision making, serving as a liaison between agencies, accompanying/staying with the victim during medical appointments, police interactions, court appointments, conducting safety planning; identifying short term housing options, resources, and other vital referrals. The Project STAR Victim Specialist will also assist with training for law enforcement, prosecutors, judges, and other community professionals. This position serves Cuyahoga County, Lake County, Geauga County and Ashtabula. Click here for full job description.

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree, MA with LSW preferred, with two years of experience in a related field providing direct services to the community in a human services program, or five years’ work experience in a related field.  Must have ability to build relationships, collaborate internally and externally, and communicate effectively with diverse audiences, staff, volunteers and partners both verbally and in writing; able to assess the needs of clients under emotional stress and refer to appropriate resources, handle graphic accounts of crimes, interact effectively with emotionally upset survivors; Maintain confidentiality of information; Must be able to travel in North East Ohio and have valid OH driver’s license.

Hours of Work:  This is a full-time position (40 hours/week).  Flexible scheduling required, weekend and evening hours as needed.

Salary: Commensurate with experience.

 

Case Manager

Position Summary:

The Case Manager is responsible for providing effective linkage, collaboration and referrals to assist clients in their healing process and to reduce barriers to services. In line with CRCC’s coordinated care model, the case manager assures that clients receive timely access to necessary services; assists with daily needs and goal planning. The case manager meets client’s where they are and is creative and open minded about how to best assist clients in meeting their needs. The Case Manager utilizes a strength based and trauma informed approach to client care with survivors of rape and sexual abuse as well as human trafficking. Click here for full job description.

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in social work, minimum of two years of experience as a social service provider, LSW preferred. The ideal candidates will posses knowledge of mental illness, substance abuse and related treatment modalities and techniques; knowledge of cultural diversity and working with a wide variety of populations; knowledge of community resources and social service providers. Must have valid OH driver’s license. Must be able to work well with community members and staff and to communicate effectively. Ability to handle crisis situations with a minimum of supervision. Excellent interpersonal skills required.

Hours of Work:  This is a full time position (40-hours a week) requiring flexible hours of work for the purpose of meeting the need of survivor of sexual assault – some evenings and weekend hours required.  This position requires travel within the community.

Salary: Commensurate with experience.

 

Manager of Coordinated Care

Position Summary:

The Manager of Coordinated Care is the key member and lead of CRCC client’s multi-disciplinary care team (MDCT), which include other professionals from case management, victim services, 24-hour services, Project STAR, the clinical team and outside professionals. The manager regularly communicates with clients to ensure services are delivered in a trauma informed, most effective and comprehensive way possible, and client’s barriers to receiving services are addressed. The care team members meet regularly with one another, and with the client, to monitor progress and make adjustments to the client’s care plan when necessary. The manager plays an instrumental role, serving as the care team coordinator and the client’s main point of contact, keeping everyone in touch, up to date and on the same page. The Manager of Coordinated Care also heads up numerous client experience improvement initiatives in close collaboration with the Chief Program Officer and CRCC Program Directors. Click here for full job description.

Qualifications:

BSW/MSW, or relevant degree in related field, minimum of 5 years of experience as a social service provider, LSW/LISW preferred. The ideal candidates will posses knowledge of trauma, sexual violence, mental illness, substance abuse; knowledge of cultural diversity and working with a wide variety of populations. Must have experience in project management and/or program development. High level of comfort with client data bases, data management; computer proficient. Must be able to work well with community members and staff, and to communicate effectively. Must be able to organize complex ideas and be action oriented. Ability to handle crisis situations with a minimum of supervision. Excellent interpersonal skills required.

Hours of Work:  This is a full time position (40-hours a week).

Salary: Commensurate with experience.