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, complete the online job application form or mail your resume and cover letter to (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 Education and Outreach

Position Summary:

The Manager of Education and Outreach primary purpose is to improve access for underserved populations, including outreach activities to raise awareness of CRCC services and education programming to assist with prevention efforts. In addition, the position requires supervision of activities related to: training of teachers and staff; student outreach efforts; and individual contributor staff supervision.  The Manager of Education and Outreach will also provide outreach and educational programming for previously under-served populations, with a specific emphasis on reaching schools within Cleveland Metropolitan School District, and schools on the East Side of Cleveland.

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Qualifications:

Required—Bachelor’s degree with Two (2) years of full-time (or the equivalent of full-time) experience providing programming and services to underserved communities.  Require additional one (1) year of experience in a health, social services or community-based program with responsibility for supervision of staff and community resource coordination. Demonstrated fairness and sound judgment; demonstrated ability to manage and prioritize multiple and simultaneous requests for services; to remain calm and reassuring in crisis situations and to intervene appropriately. 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.  Must be willing to build community relationships with stakeholders in historically un- and under-served neighborhoods.  Exemplary public speaking skills preferred.  Experience, professional and personal, with Cleveland Metropolitan School District preferred.  Must be able to travel in North East Ohio and have valid driver’s license.

Hours of Work:

This is a full-time position (40 hours per work week).  Flexible scheduling required, weekend and evening hours are occasionally required, on an as-needed basis. This is a salary exempt position.

Salary: Commensurate with experience.

Client Services Specialist (Downtown Office)

Position Summary:

This position is responsible for providing outstanding trauma informed client/customer service to all clients calling and coming to CRCC. This position provides reception coverage and lends administrative support to the agency at large. This position further performs work of a specialized, confidential nature on matters that impact clients, counselors and contract compliance.  Excellent organizational, administrative and communication skills and attention to detail are a must.

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Qualifications:

  • High School diploma and 2 – 3 years of experience in a similar role, or a college degree
  • Proficient in MS Word and Excel
  • Client/customer-service oriented approach to work

Hours of Work:

This is a full time nonexempt position (40-hours a week). Work hours are 8:30 am to 5:30 pm Monday through Thursday, and 8:30 am to 12:30 pm on Friday.

Cleveland Rape Crisis Center is an equal opportunity employer.

Salary: Commensurate with experience.

Outreach Specialist – Campus

Position Summary:

The Campus Outreach Specialist connects with multiple campuses in NE Ohio by developing, growing and maintaining relationships with students, faculty, staff and administrative stakeholders to expand the reach of the Cleveland Rape Crisis Center’s programs and engage clients in the Center’s services. The position will increase awareness and utilization of sexual assault services through educational presentations and training, participation in campus stakeholder meetings, community and campus events, and information dissemination. The Campus Outreach Specialist will provide education and training to medical and mental health professionals, campus and community law enforcement personnel, individuals, and groups on campus about CRCC programs and best practices working with survivors of sexual violence. Education and training focuses on responding to sexual violence in a survivor-centered, trauma-informed way, and connecting survivors who have experienced rape and sexual abuse to therapeutic and victim services. In addition, the Campus Outreach Specialist recruits clients for CRCC programs and services by staffing regular walk-in hours at CRCC campus satellite offices, facilitating client intakes, and responding to clients’ immediate needs by providing resources and crisis intervention support on-site.

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Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree in social work or related field, minimum of two years’ experience in community and/or campus-based programs preferred
    • Exemplary public speaking, presentation and communication skills
    • Ability to connect with others, quickly establish rapport, and forge strong relationships
    • Ability to follow up and follow through when faced with communication and partnership challenges
    • Committed to the mission of CRCC to prevent sexual violence, serve and advocate for survivors
    • Possess the ability to have cultural humility while working with unserved, underserved, inadequately served, marginalized and vulnerable populations
    • Ability to support, advocate and empower potential clients
    • Excellent interpersonal skills required; must be able to work well with volunteers and staff
    • Ability to handle crisis situations with a minimal supervision
    • Self-starter, highly motivated, keen attention to detail
    • Valid OH driver’s license

    Hours of Work:  This is a full time nonexempt position (40-hours a week) requiring flexible hours of work- some evening and weekend hours expected for the purpose of meeting the needs of survivors of sexual assault. This position requires travel within the county and region.

Salary: Commensurate with experience.

Trauma Therapist (Lake County)

Position Summary:

The Trauma Therapist provides individual and group therapeutic services to all survivors of rape and sexual abuse, as well as to non-offending family members, guardians, and other close supporters. The Trauma Therapist has a productivity requirement of 30% and is expected to independently manage a case load to ensure that all clients receive timely services. The Trauma Therapist has experience with co-occurring disorders such as addictions and severe mental illness.

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Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Social Services, Counseling, Art Therapy and/or a related field, with valid OH license (LSW, LISW, PCC).
  • 2+ years direct clinical experience with survivors of sexual violence required.
  • Experience using evidence-based modes of therapy.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills in order to establish and maintain positive relationships with clients, families, peers, and community representatives.
  • Bi-lingual English/Spanish speaker preferred.

Hours of Work: 

This is a full time position (40-hours a week) requiring flexible hours (evenings) of work.  This position has a flexible schedule for the purpose of meeting the needs of survivors of sexual assault.

Salary: Commensurate with experience.

Prevention Specialist

Position Summary:

This is a full time position responsible for providing educational programming designed to prevent sexual violence. Content will be primarily presented to schools, out-of-school-time programs, and other community groups and organizations.

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Qualifications:

Strong candidates will have experience working with youth and/or in the field of prevention.  Bachelor’s Degree or 2-3 years of professional experience in a related field required.  Must be a dynamic and engaging public speaker for groups of different sizes.  Must be able to work independently, build relationships, and collaborate internally and externally.  Must be able to understand and communicate agency mission, and communicate effectively with diverse audiences, staff, volunteers and partners both verbally and in writing.  Must be able to travel throughout Cuyahoga County, and possess valid OH driver’s license.

Hours of Work:

This is a full time nonexempt position (40-hours a week) requiring flexible hours of work for the purpose of meeting the need of survivor of sexual assault.

Salary: Commensurate with experience.

Client Services Specialist (Lake County Office)

Position Summary:

This position is responsible for providing outstanding trauma informed client/customer service to all clients calling and coming to CRCC, and will be the primary contact for all administrative needs relating to CRCC’s client serving department. This position provides reception coverage and lends administrative support to the agency at large. This position further performs work of a specialized, confidential nature on matters that impact clients, counselors and contract compliance.  Excellent organizational, administrative and communication skills and attention to detail are a must.

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Qualifications:

  • Related Degree/Certificate or (3) three years’ experience as an Administrative Assistant including experience with database management, MS Word and Excel, information/materials development, and desktop publishing programs. Must be able to maintain highly confidential medical files and records.

Hours of Work:

This is a full time nonexempt position (40-hours a week) requiring flexible hours of work for the purpose of meeting the need of survivor of sexual assault.

Salary: Commensurate with experience.

Trauma Therapist, Child and Adolescent Focus

Position Summary:

The Trauma Therapist is responsible for providing trauma informed individual and group therapeutic services to support children and adolescents who have experienced sexual violence and their primary care givers. The Trauma Therapist has a productivity requirement of 30% and is expected to independently manage a case load to ensure that all clients receive timely services.

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Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Social Services, Counseling, Art Therapy and/or a related field, with valid OH license (LSW, LISW, PCC) and 2+ years direct clinical service with survivors of sexual violence required
  • Experience using evidence-based modes of therapy.
  • Demonstrated skills and abilities in providing behavioral healthcare to children, adolescents, and families.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills in order to establish and maintain positive relationships with patients, families, peers and community representatives.
  • 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.
  • Willingness to work flexible evening and/or weekend hours; this schedule serves the purpose of meeting the needs of survivors of sexual assault and their families.

Hours of Work:

This is a full time exempt position (40-hours a week) requiring flexible hours of work for the purpose of meeting the need of survivor of sexual assault.

Salary: Commensurate with experience.

Regional Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) Manager

Position Summary:

The Regional SART Manager provides leadership and coordination of the development and activities of county-specific Sexual Assault Response Teams (SART) in Lake, Geauga and Ashtabula counties. A SART is a multidisciplinary, interagency collaboration that unites its members in a coordinated victim centered approach to providing specialized sexual assault intervention services to the community. The position assists with ensuring collaboration between all agency members of the SART to enhance existing relationships, develop cooperative relationships to improve responses to sexual assault, and increase community awareness of issues regarding sexual assault.

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Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with five years of experience in a related field, or five years of work experience in a related field.
  • Experience in successfully developing and maintaining multi-discipline collaborative initiatives
  • Strong verbal and oral communication, presentation and facilitation skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively, problem solve, and work well with people from diverse backgrounds/disciplines
  • Experience in program development
  • Familiarity with sexual assault victim advocacy a plus
  • Demonstrated experience working in a collaborative team-based environment
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and with limited direction; and meet deadlines
  • Organized, detail orientated, and flexible
  • Able to identify and respond to shifting priorities

Hours of Work:

This is a time full time position (40-hours a week) requiring flexible hours (some evenings and weekends) of work for the purpose of meeting the need of survivor of sexual assault.  This position requires regular travel in Lake, Geauga and Ashtabula counties.

Salary: Commensurate with experience.

Crisis Intervention Specialist (Part-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.

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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 (20-25 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 30 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.

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.