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Advocacy Specialist - Tallahassee Office

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 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 related social services work. Outstanding oral and written communication skills, active listening skills, and sensitivity to disability issues required. Bilingual Spanish/English preferred. This position is fast paced and requires excellent computer skills, extensive data entry, and efficient use of phone system technology.

Excellent benefits package. A favorable background check is also required.

Closing date for this position is December 2, 2014.

Please send cover letter and resume:

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