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

PRN Trauma Therapist (Adult and Child)

Position Summary:

Cleveland Rape Crisis Center is looking for experienced PRN Trauma Therapists to provide individual and group therapeutic services to survivors (of all ages) of rape and sexual abuse, as well as to non-offending family members, guardians, and other close supporters. PRN Trauma Therapists are expected to independently manage an agreed upon case load to ensure that all clients receive timely services, regular supervision and training provided. Applicants must have experience with trauma treatment, co-occurring disorders such as addictions and mental illness.

Qualifications:

LISW OR LPCC required. At least 2 years of experience working with survivors of sexual assault and knowledge of trauma treatment  is required.  Knowledge of working with children is a plus.

Hours of Work: 

Hours are and number of hours worked are negotiable and flexible. Evening and weekend hours are available and preferred.

Victim Specialist (Child Advocacy Center) Part-time

Position Summary:

The part-time 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.

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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’ work experience in a related field required.  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 part-time position (20-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 as needed. 

Salary: Commensurate with experience.

Keys for Deaf Access Manager

Position Summary:

The Keys Manager works with the Director of Outreach and Community Partnerships and other CRCC staff members to develop, implement and supervise a comprehensive plan to engage and support deaf and hard of hearing survivors of rape, sexual abuse and other forms of interpersonal violence. The manager is responsible for convening the Key’s for Deaf Access Taskforce, and works closely with its members to assure the provision of trauma informed support and advocacy services to survivors who are deaf and hard of hearing, across systems. The Manager seeks culturally informed community driven solutions from survivors and their supporters. Must be fluent in American Sign Language (ASL) and well versed in Deaf Culture.

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Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree with 3 years of experience in a related field required. Must be fluent in ASL and well versed in Deaf Culture. Must have ability to build relationships, collaborate internally and externally, evaluate and develop program. Must be able to communicate effectively with diverse audiences, staff, volunteers and partners both verbally and in writing.  Public health and/or community-based program development preferred. Valid OH driver’s license 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.

Director of Clinical Services

Position Summary:

The Director of Clinical Services is responsible for the management and day-to-day operation of Cleveland Rape Crisis Center’s Therapeutic Services Department, and provides vision and leadership to ensure quality service provision and coordination of services to survivors and co-survivors of rape, sexual abuse and human trafficking. In collaboration with the CPO, the Director is responsible for the quality assurance and improvement of all clinical programs and services; and to inform training and supervision needs of clinical staff. The Director is also responsible for a trauma informed experience of clients and visitors in CRCC’s main office by effectively supervising the downtown Client Services Specialist.

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Qualifications:

  • Experience providing clinical supervision and ability to supervise per OCSWMFT Board
  • Experience and knowledge in working with survivors of sexual abuse and rape
  • Knowledge of recovery, mental health (including diagnosing) and other co-occurring disorders
  • Experience in working with addictions
  • Experience in crisis intervention and conflict resolution skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to maintain a positive collaborative relationships among staff
  • Ability to delegate and empower staff
  • Balance ability to think strategically as well as maintain day to day team operations
  • Experience working with various funding streams such as Medicaid other third party sources
  • Management/Leadership experience
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, fast- changing, dynamic environment
  • A multitasking spirit to handle tough situations and stringent circumstances
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and time management skills
  • 5+ years direct clinical service with survivors of sexual violence required
  • 7 + years of experience providing clinical supervision; staff management and team leadership
  • Must have experience managing programs, knowledge of CARF standards preferred

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.

Director of Access to Care

Position Summary:

The Director of Access to Care is responsible for the management and day-to-day operation of Cleveland Rape Crisis Center’s Intake, Access to Care and Case Management Departments; provides vision and leadership to ensure quality service provision and coordination of care to survivors and co-survivors of rape, sexual abuse and human trafficking. In collaboration with the CPO, the Director is responsible for the quality assurance and improvement of all programs and services; and to inform training and supervision needs of clinical staff.

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Qualifications:

  • Experience providing supervision, management and leadership to multiple teams and team managers
  • Experience and knowledge working with survivors of sexual abuse and rape (or other traumas)
  • Knowledge of recovery, mental health and other co-occurring disorders
  • Experience in crisis intervention and conflict resolution
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to maintain a positive collaborative relationships among staff
  • Ability to delegate and empower staff
  • Balance ability to think strategically as well as maintain day to day team operations
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, fast- changing, dynamic environment
  • A multitasking spirit to handle tough situations and stringent circumstances
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and time management skills
  • Must be comfortable with texting and web chat technologies; as well as other data management systems
  • 5+ years direct service with survivors of sexual violence or other forms of trauma required
  • 7 + years of experience in a management/supervisory/leadership capacity

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.

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 (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.

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.