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

Trauma Therapist Child and Adolescent Focus – Westlake

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.

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:

Associate’s Degree (Bachelor’s degree preferred) with two years experience in a related field, or five years work experience in a related field.  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 (40 hours a week), non-exempt position. Flexibility in scheduling is necessary and evening, nights, weekend, and holiday hours are required. Must have valid Ohio driver’s license and reliable transportation.

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.

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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.

Client Services Specialist Part-time – Ashtabula

Position Summary:

This position is part-time 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.

Regional Victim Specialist

Position Summary:

The Regional Victim Specialist is primarily responsible for providing trauma informed crisis and ongoing support and advocacy to survivors of rape, sex abuse and sex trafficking in the medical and judicial systems as well as clients seeking assistance through Project STAR (Sex Trafficking, Advocacy and Recovery). The Regional 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 and conducting safety planning. The Regional Victim Specialist will also assist with providing training and outreach for law enforcement, prosecutors, judges, and other community professionals. This position serves survivors in Lake, Geauga and Ashtabula counties

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Qualifications:

BSW, with two years of experience in a related field providing direct services to the community in a human service program is required. MSW preferred. Case management experience is a plus. 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. Bi-lingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

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 (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.

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.