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Overnight & Weekend Survivor Advocate

Urbana, IL Job ID: 1420485

Overnight & Weekend Survivors Advocate

RACES (Rape, Advocacy, Counseling, Education Services) seeks a compassionate person to advocate on behalf of sexual assault survivors ages 4 through adult in local hospital emergency rooms, and to offer crisis intervention to their family members. Applicants must have at least six months of paid or volunteer experience in a social service setting, use of a personal cell phone, reliable transportation, and ability to arrive at Urbana hospitals within 45 minutes. This is a part-time, stipend position, and the advocate gets paid whether they are called to the hospital or not.

On-call shifts for Night/Weekend (N/W) Medical Advocacy run from 6:00pm-8:00am Mondays-through Fridays, and round the clock Saturdays and Sundays. Each Medical Advocate is responsible for covering 50% of the required shifts as either primary or back-up. Medical Advocates are free to go about their daily lives while on-call, with the understanding that they must be able to leave immediately for the hospital upon receiving a call.

Send cover letter, resume and three professional references to

Closing date is Wednesday, December 4, 2019

RACES is an Equal Opportunity Employer. People of all genders, races and ethnicities, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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