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Employment Opportunities

Advocacy Specialist

Disability Rights Florida, the non-profit protection and advocacy system for Floridians with disabilities, has an opening for an Advocacy Specialist in our Intake Unit located in our Tallahassee office. The Advocacy Specialist is responsible for initial contact and in-depth telephone interviews with callers in order to provide appropriate information and referral services, or facilitate further evaluation or investigation. The ideal candidate should have at least an associate’s degree and 3 years of experience in advocacy and disability rights. Certified Information and Referral Specialist (CIRS) or Certified Recovery Peer Specialist credential preferred. Outstanding oral and written communication skills, active listening skills, and sensitivity to disability issues required. This position is fast paced and requires excellent computer skills, extensive data entry, and efficient use of phone system technology. 

Please submit your resume and a brief writing sample either:

The closing date for this position is September 3, 2014.

A favorable background check is required. Excellent benefits package. DFWP/EOE

Legal Secretary

Disability Rights Florida has an opening for a Legal Secretary in its Hollywood, Florida office. The position reports to the Director of Investigations and would be responsible for the administrative management of the work flow between attorneys, clients and other interested parties. The candidate must be skilled at prioritizing assignments, communicating accurate information and producing high quality written documents as well as having significant practical experience as a Legal Secretary in a law office environment. Salary is commensurate with education and experience.

Please submit your resume either:

The closing date for this position is August 31, 2014.

A favorable background check is required. Excellent benefits package. DFWP/EOE