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Job Opportunities

CRISIS ADVOCATE

Crisis Advocate (Full Time): Our agency is seeking a compassionate, creative and dedicated advocate to support survivors in their search for safety and wellness. We’re looking for someone who has demonstrated effectiveness working with people of color and LGBTQIA+ folks to meet the needs of our diverse client base. No licensure or degree required, but experience and comfort working with survivors of violence is a must. Candidates bilingual in English and Spanish are strongly preferred. Click Here to review the full job description.

To Apply: Please send a resume and a brief message outlining your interest in the position (can be in the body of the email, does not need to be a full cover letter) to jobs@ocrcc.org. Search will close by August 9. No phone calls please.

RAPE PREVENTION EDUCATION ASSISTANT

RPE Assistant (10 hours per week): This is a 9-month, part-time position during the 2021-2022 academic year. Morning schedule is required, with some weekend and evening flexibility. Generally, hours worked will range Monday-Friday between 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Requires reliable transportation for travel to and from school programs in Orange County and Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools. Mileage reimbursement for work-related travel is available. The RPE Assistant will present rape prevention education programs on behalf of the Center, primarily in public middle and high school settings, and in elementary school settings upon request. They will also assist with administration of the Center’s Community Education Program. Click Here to review the full job description.

To Apply: Submit a cover letter, resume, and 2-3 professional references to jobs@ocrcc.org with Rape Prevention Education Assistant” in the subject line. No phone calls, please.

Deadline to Apply: Rolling

yOUTH eDUCATION aSSISTANT

Youth Education Assistant (10 hours per week): This is a 9-month, part-time position during the 2021-2022 academic year. Morning schedule is required, with some weekend and evening flexibility. Generally, hours worked will range Monday-Friday between 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Requires reliable transportation for travel to and from school programs in Orange County and Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools. Mileage reimbursement for work-related travel is available. Pursuant with shifting pandemic conditions, the position may require access to internet in the event of schools shifting back to remote instruction. The Youth Education Assistant will present child sexual abuse prevention education programs on behalf of the Center, primarily in Pre-K and elementary school settings, as well as assist with the administration of the Center’s Community Education program. Click Here to review the full job description. 

To Apply: Submit a cover letter, resume, and 2-3 professional references to jobs@ocrcc.org with “Youth Education Assistant” in the subject line. No phone calls, please.

Deadline to Apply: Rolling 

CLIENT SERVICES DIRECTOR

Client Services Director (Full-Time): Orange County Rape Crisis Center seeks a dynamic, discerning and creative leader to advance the service equity and excellence goals as our Client Services Director. The CSD is a leadership position that manages our crisis response, advocacy, support group and therapy access programs; advises the ED on critical client care issues; and supports cross-team collaboration for self-care, quality improvement, and the racial equity work of the agency. Click Here to review the full job description.

To Apply: Interested applicants should submit a resume, a cover letter outlining your interest and qualifications, and 3 professional references to jobs@ocrcc.org with “Client Services Director” in the subject line. No phone calls, please. 

Deadline to Apply: August 25, 2021.

This position includes occasional overnight and weekend Helpline coverage, as well as hospital accompaniment. New hires are required to attest to being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and be able to respond within 30 minutes to UNC Hospital in Chapel Hill.

THERAPY ACCESS COORDINATOR FOR UNDERSERVED COMMUNITIES - PROGRAM COORDINATOR

Therapy Access for Underserved Communities – Program Coordinator (Full-Time):

OCRCC is building a therapy access program that centers the needs and interests of Black, Latino/a/x, and LGBTQIA+ communities. In partnership with the Pro Bono Counseling Network, OCRCC seeks a visionary, collaborative coordinator that understands the unique barriers that marginalized communities face when it comes to quality mental health services, and is committed to making them accessible. The Therapy Access for Underserved Communities (TAUC) Coordinator will work with their team at OCRCC to build an effective program focused on cultural competency and trauma informed care, and provide direct support to survivors and other folks seeking therapy support. This position is 50% outreach and engagement, 50% direct client care. Applicants with direct connections and demonstrated experience building trust and rapport in Black, Latina/o/x and/or LGBTQIA+ communities will be prioritized.

Hiring Range: $44,000-$46,000

Benefits: Health, life, and dental insurance;  30 days PTO, 12 paid Holidays, weekly self-care hours, and flexible scheduling; Wellness Stipend; access to Employee Assistance Program; hybrid (remote + onsite) work options.

To Apply: Interested applicants should submit a resume, brief cover letter outlining your interest and demonstrated qualifications, and 3 professional references to jobs@ocrcc.org with “Access Therapy for Underserved Communities Coordinator” in the subject line. No phone calls, please. 

Deadline to Apply: Rolling, but we hope to fill the position by December. 

Full Position Description Here: Therapy Access for Underserved Communities Coordinator

 The Orange County Rape Crisis Center is committed to fostering the leadership of people of color, Native people, immigrants and refugees, low-income people, LGBTQ+ and trans people, people with disabilities, survivors of sexual and/or domestic violence, and people living in the many intersections of these experiences. We strongly encourage people from these communities to apply and will not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, socioeconomic class, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, sex, religion, disability status, citizenship status, age, veteran status, or national origin. 

THERAPY ACCESS COORDINATOR

Therapy Access Coordinator (Full-Time): Work with local therapists on volunteer and contract basis to ensure that survivors of sexual violence and other community members in distress can access free mental health care. This position includes client facing work as well as coordination of multiple networks of therapists. Clinical Licensure (provisional okay) required.  Click Here to review the full job description.

To Apply: Interested applicants should submit a resume, a cover letter outlining your interest and qualifications, and 3 professional references to jobs@ocrcc.org with “Access Therapy Coordinator” in the subject line. No phone calls, please. 

Deadline to Apply: September 21, 2021.

BILINGUAL ADVOCACY ASSISTANT

Bilingual Advocacy Assistant (Part-Time): Provide direct support for Spanish speaking survivors of sexual assault, attending to crisis and connecting survivors with community resources. This position includes crisis response, some basic case management support, and occasional overnight/weekend Helpline coverage. Must be bilingual in English and Spanish; no licensure required.  Click Here to review the full job description.

To Apply: Interested applicants should submit a resume, a cover letter outlining your interest and qualifications, and 3 professional references to jobs@ocrcc.org with “Bilingual Advocacy Assistant” in the subject line. No phone calls, please. 

Deadline to Apply: September 21, 2021.

TRANS ACCESS CAPACITY BUILDING PROJECT

Consultant (10-15 hrs/wk): OCRCC has secured funding to pursue a 1-year capacity building project aimed at increasing the ability of the agency to provide competent, relevant, and inclusive services for trans survivors of sexual violence. The consultant will identify best practices for trans-competent survivor care, assess the agency’s compliance, convene an advisory panel, and develop and implement a plan to build OCRCC’s capacity for trans-inclusive care. Click Here to view the full Request for Proposals.

To Apply: Interested applicants should review the Request for Proposals and submit all materials to Executive Director Rachel Valentine at rvalentine@ocrcc.org. No phone calls, please. 

Deadline to Apply: September 25, 2021

Internship Opportunities

SPECIAL EVENTS INTERN

(10-20 hours per week)

The Special Events Intern will work closely with the Development & Communications Team to assist with preparations and wrap up for our 34th Annual Holiday Auction on December 12, 2021. Position begins in August or September and ends in December or January, depending on candidate availability. Click Here to view the full job description.

To Apply: Please submit a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references in a single pdf to jobs@ocrcc.org with ‘Special Events Intern’ in the subject line. 

Incomplete applications will not be considered.
No phone calls, please.

The Orange County Rape Crisis Center is committed to fostering the leadership of people of color, Native people, immigrants and refugees, low-income people, LGBTQ+ and trans* people, people with disabilities, survivors of sexual and/or domestic violence, and people living in the many intersections of these experiences. We strongly encourage people from these communities to apply and will not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, socioeconomic class, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, sex, religion, disability status, citizenship status, age, veteran status, or national origin.

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For Additional Information

Please contact us at info@ocrcc.org for more information.