** This is a BILINGUAL POSITION ONLY **
DEADLINE: Open until filled.
SALARY RANGE (Depending on Experience):
Clients’ Rights Advocate 1: $52,231-$69,995
Clients’ Rights Advocate 2: $57,585-$77,169
Looking for a place where your passion and abilities can positively impact the lives of others? Come join us!
WHO WE ARE
Disability Rights California (DRC) is a well-established and innovative non-profit organization dedicated to advancing the rights of Californians with disabilities. DRC works to achieve fairness and justice for people with disabilities through quality representation, advocacy, investigations of abuse and neglect, peer/self-advocacy services, community partnerships, legislative and regulatory advocacy work, education and outreach. Our legal work includes individual and impact litigation, meaning litigation of cases that have the potential to broadly impact conditions for many similarly situated people or highlights a particular issue.
Working at DRC is more than just a job - it's that rare opportunity to do what you're good at while making a difference in the lives of Californians with disabilities. Learn more about us at www.disabilityrightsca.org.
REWARDS AT DRC
Working in an agency that so positively impacts the lives of others has its own rewards to be sure. Working with others who are committed to our mission creates a unique environment of passion and meaning. Our compensation is industry competitive, and we provide a generous benefit package that includes: medical, dental, flexible spending accounts (e.g., medical and dependent care); basic, life, short- and long-term disability insurances; voluntary vision; supplemental life and long-term care; paid holidays, paid sick and vacation time. We also provide a significant contribution to the retirement plan (401k) for those who choose to take advantage of it.
DESCRIPTION OF THE OFFICE OF CLIENTS’ RIGHTS ADVOCACY:
Disability Rights California has entered into a contract with the Department of Developmental Services (DDS), State of California, to provide Clients’ Rights Advocacy services at each of the 21 regional centers located statewide. The contract was renewed effective July 1, 2016, for another 5 years. The contract will expire June 30, 2021.