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Developmental Services Advocacy Advocate/Attorney

Disability Rights Maine | Lewiston, ME

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Developmental Services Advocacy Advocate/Attorney

 

Disability Rights Maine (DRM), a progressive non-profit organization whose mission is to ensure autonomy, inclusion, equality, and access for people with disabilities in Maine, has an opening for a Developmental Services Advocacy (DSA) Attorney or Advocate in Lewiston.

 

The successful candidate will join DRM's DSA team of advocates and attorneys located in Caribou, Portland, Lewiston, Augusta/Rockland, and Bangor.  Duties will include providing direct advocacy;  responding to reported rights violations; attending regional review team meetings reviewing the use of behavior management plans; participating in Person-Centered Planning meetings; conducting outreach and training; and working toward systemic change.

 

Qualifications include: strong commitment to social justice and the rights of people with disabilities; ability to master rules, regulations, and policy areas; ability to develop and pursue innovative high-impact advocacy strategies; and strong communication skills.  The successful candidate will be expected to execute projects with a high degree of independence, while working within DRM’s team-oriented atmosphere.

 

People with disabilities and family members are encouraged to apply.  Salary based upon

experience.
 
To apply, send a cover letter and a resume by Friday, March 8, 2019 to:
 
Director of Operations
Disability Rights Maine
160 Capitol Street, Suite 4
Augusta, ME  04330
 or
scrocker@drme.org
 

DRM is an equal opportunity employer


Posted On: 2019-02-12 11:00:00
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Telecommute: No
Categories: Non-profit
Job Type: Regular
Job Status: Full Time
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