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 2019 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

Victim Specialist

Position Summary:

The Victim Specialist is primarily responsible for providing trauma informed crisis intervention and ongoing support and advocacy to survivors in the medical 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 decision making, serving as a liaison between agencies, accompanying/staying with the victim during court appointments, conducting safety planning. The Victim Specialist will also assist with providing training for law enforcement, prosecutors, judges, and other community professionals.

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Qualifications:

Associates’ degree with two years of experience in a related field providing direct services to the community in a human services program, or five years of work experience in a related field required. Must have ability to build relationships, collaborate internally and externally, evaluate and develop programs, and communicate effectively with diverse audiences, staff, volunteers and partners both verbally and in writing. Professional/business attire required. Must be able to travel throughout Cuyahoga County.

Hours of Work:

This is a full-time position (40-hours a week) requiring flexible hours of work for the purpose of meeting the needs of survivors of sexual assault – some evenings and weekend hours required. This position requires travel within the communities we serve.

Salary: Commensurate with experience.

Victim Specialist – SAKI

Position Summary:

The Victim Specialist is primarily responsible for providing trauma informed crisis and ongoing support and advocacy to survivors in the medical and judicial systems. The Victim Specialist provides a broad range of services to empower a survivor including, but not limited to: victim notification, 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 victim advocate will also assist with providing training for law enforcement, prosecutors, judges, and other community professionals.

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Qualifications:

Associates’ degree with two years of experience in a related field providing direct services to the community in a human services program, or five years of work experience in a related field required. Must have ability to build relationships and collaborate internally and externally. Must be able to 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. Must be able to handle graphic accounts of crimes, interact effectively with emotionally upset survivors and 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 a week) requiring flexible hours of work for the purpose of meeting the needs of survivors of sexual assault – some evenings and weekend hours required. This position requires travel within the communities we serve.

Salary: Commensurate with experience.

Lake County Client Services Specialist

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 or Certificate or (3) three years of experience as an Administrative Assistant including experience with database management, MS Word and Excel, information/materials development, and desktop publishing programs. Work with highly confidential medical files and records experience a plus

 Hours of Work:

This is a full time nonexempt position (40 hours per week on average). Work hours are 9am-5pm or determined by schedule/client’s needs. Some late evenings or early mornings will be required.

Salary: Commensurate with experience.

Trauma Therapist

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.

Hours of Work: 

This is a full time position (40-hours a week) requiring flexible hours (evenings and weekends) 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:

The Prevention Specialist is responsible for providing educational programming designed to prevent sexual violence and other programs as required. Content will be primarily presented in schools to Middle and High School Students; parents, teachers and community members. The Prevention Specialist will also provide presentations outside of school settings such as to out-of-school-time programs, and various organizations requesting prevention presentations. This position is accountable for maintaining timely and accurate program records.

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Qualifications:

Associate’s Degree and 2-3 years of professional experience in a related field required. Experience working with youth in a school-based or public health setting and/ or in the field of prevention required. Ability to work independently, build relationships, and collaborate internally and externally. Ability to effectively communicate agency mission and 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, reliable means of transportation and proof of insurance.

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.

Prevention Specialist (Early Childhood)

Position Summary:

The Prevention Specialist is responsible for providing educational programming designed to prevent sexual violence and other programs as required. Content will be primarily presented to young children (aged 0-8), parents, teachers and community members. The Prevention Specialist will also provide presentations to schools and out-of-school-time programs for older students as needed.   The Prevention Specialist will also represent CRCC’s mission at various meetings of collaborative groups and organizations. This position is accountable for maintaining timely and accurate program records.

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Qualifications:

Strong candidates will have experience working with early childhood and in the field of prevention.  Candidates who are bilingual are strongly encouraged to apply.  Associate degree and 2-3 years of professional experience in a related field required.  Must have ability to work independently, build relationships, and collaborate internally and externally; ability to understand and communicate agency mission, and communicate effectively with diverse audiences, staff, volunteers and partners both verbally and in writing.  Effective presentation/public speaking skills are required.  Must be able to travel throughout Cuyahoga County, and possess valid OH driver’s license.

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.

Director of Project STAR

Position Summary:

The Director of Project STAR provides leadership, coordination and programmatic oversight. In coordination with the Chief Advocacy Officer, the director will conduct research and program development to enhance CRCC’s services to trafficked individuals. The Director will work collaboratively with other program directors to ensure the coordination of services is efficient and timely for all clients.

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Qualifications:

Master’s degree in Social Work or Counseling, with valid OH license (LISW-S, LPCC-S) required. Five plus years of experience providing direct services to the community in working with survivors of sexual violence and human trafficking  and a minimum of three years supervising staff required. Experience working with marginalized populations and managing programs is required. 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 a week) requiring flexible hours of work for the purpose of meeting the needs of survivors of sexual assault – some evenings and weekend hours required.

Salary: Commensurate with experience.

Bilingual Trauma Therapist Contract Position 

Position Summary:

Cleveland Rape Crisis Center is looking for a PRN Contract bilingual (English/Spanish) Trauma Therapist for our Lake County/Mentor office. The Trauma Therapist will provide individual and group therapy to Spanish-speaking clients at negotiable hours.

Qualifications:

LISW OR LPCC required. At least 2 years of experience working with survivors of assault and knowledge of working with adults/adolescents is required.  Knowledge of working with children is a plus.

Hours of Work: 

Hours are negotiable.

Rate is $35 an hour and includes administrative time.

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. This position has a home base in our Westlake office, but will also see clients in-home, within the community and the Downtown office.

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

Salary: Commensurate with experience.

Client Access Specialist – FT and PT hours

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. This position is also responsible for assessing callers’ needs, gathering information from callers requesting survivor services, and linking callers to the appropriate CRCC service(s) or other resources outside the center as necessary. Additional responsibilities of this position include receiving all incoming calls to the agency and transferring callers to appropriate staff, providing exceptional, trauma-informed client/ customer service to all who call or visit CRCC, providing reception coverage in the absence of a volunteer, and lending administrative support to the agency at large. Bilingual (English/Spanish) candidates preferred.

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Qualifications:

Required: minimum of one-year experience in a social services position. BA in related field preferred, LSW preferred. Experience working with trauma is preferred. Knowledge of intake procedures is a plus. The ideal candidate will possess knowledge of cultural diversity and working with minorities; knowledge of community resources and social service providers. Must be able to work well with staff and to communicate effectively. Ability to handle crisis situations with a minimum of supervision. Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills required.

 Hours of Work:

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

Salary: Commensurate with experience.

Ashtabula Client Services Specialist Part-time

Position Summary:

This is a part-time administrative position and will be located in our Ashtabula Office.  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 in the Ashtabula Office. 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 or Certificate and (3) three years’ experience as an Administrative Assistant including experience with database management, MS Word and Excel, information/materials development, and desktop publishing programs. Work with highly confidential medical files and records experience a plus

  • Must complete forty (40) hour victim advocacy service training
  • Computer competencies in Microsoft Office
  • Must be detail-oriented
  • Skills in compiling and analyzing data
  • Skills in managing and coordinating multiple tasks with complex components
  • Good communication (written and verbal)
  • Comfort with and sensitivity to needs/expectations of clients and professionals with varied ethnic, socioeconomic, and philosophical perspectives
  • Knowledge of sexual assault issues and the impact on victims and families preferred
  • Ability to function as team member of a unit and the agency as a whole
  • Must have schedule flexibility on occasion
  • Must have reliable access to transportation
  • Must adhere to professional ethics and agency policy on confidentiality

Hours of Work:

This is a part time nonexempt position (20 hours per week on average). Work hours are 9am-5pm or determined by schedule. Some late nights or early mornings may be required.

Salary: Commensurate with experience.