DEADLINE: August 11, 2015
STARTING SALARY RANGE (Depending on Experience):
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.
We are committed to the principle that in order to effectively serve Californians with disabilities, our staff should reflect California. Diversity comes from qualities of the staff themselves such as disability, language and ethnic identity, gender, age, race, culture, sexual orientation, and life experiences. If you are interested in pursuing this opportunity, we will ask that you include a cover letter with your application. We encourage you to use that to address the variety of ways you may help us achieve our diversity goals.
Learn more about us at www.disabilityrightsca.org
The Voting Rights Advocate I will work with other agencies and organizations, including county election officials, to resolve barriers faced by voters with disabilities. The Voting Rights Advocate I shares responsibility with other legal and advocacy staff for providing outreach and training, information, and technical assistance and direct representation to clients regarding voting rights.
The Voting Rights Advocate I works under the direct supervision of the Voting Rights Attorney and in collaboration with other Disability Rights California attorneys and advocates in their legal, advocacy, and outreach efforts. The Voting Rights Advocate I works to ensure the full participation in the electoral process for individuals with disabilities, including registering to vote, casting a vote and accessing polling places.
To view the detailed job description and complete the application process visit www.disabilityrightsca.org/jobs/jobs.htm