Disability Rights Florida is accepting applications for a Staff Attorney.
Our attorneys provide legal services and engage in individual and systemic advocacy on behalf of individuals with disabilities. Staff attorneys investigate allegations of civil rights violations and monitor state and private facilities for compliance with laws protecting the rights of individuals with disabilities. The ideal candidate would have several years of practical legal experience developing cases for hearings or trial, as well as a demonstrated interest in disability rights and a commitment to social justice advocacy.
Excellent writing and organizational skills are required. Statewide travel required.
Salary is commensurate with education and experience. A favorable background check is required. Excellent benefits package.
Please submit application, resume, and writing sample to: Paige Morgan, Disability Rights Florida, 2473 Care Dr. Suite 200, Tallahassee, FL 32308, fax 850-488-8640 or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Advocacy Specialist - Tallahassee
Disability Rights Florida has an opening in our Intake unit for an Advocacy Specialist in our Tallahassee office.
The Advocacy Specialist is responsible for initial contact and in-depth telephone interviews with callers seeking information or requesting our services. Outstanding communication skills and sensitivity to disability issues is required. The position demands efficient use of phone system technology and excellent computer skills. The ideal candidate would possess a bachelor’s degree or significant experience in client assistance, disability services or information and referral. Bilingual Spanish-English preferred but not required.
Excellent benefits package. A favorable background check is required.
Closing date is August 25, 2017.
When you apply for a position at Disability Rights Florida, you may need to complete our employment application. It is an accessible PDF file that you can fill it out and signed electronically, save it, and send it to us.
If you want to request an accommodation or need any assistance completing the application, please contact us at 1-800-342-0823.