Civil Rights Paralegal/Advocate
Posted on May 08, 2018
Closes: May 31, 2018
Job Location: Augusta or Falmouth, Maine
Disability Rights Maine, a progressive non-profit organization, has an opening for a full-time Paralegal/Advocate in Augusta or Falmouth, ME. DRM’s mission is to ensure autonomy, inclusion, equality, and access for people with disabilities in Maine.
The Paralegal/Advocate role will be focused on issues of discrimination and economic equality for people with disabilities. Duties include providing direct advocacy to ensure access to employment, higher education, and training; conducting assessments to prevent and detect financial exploitation and abuse; drafting documents and correspondence, performing research. Statewide travel is required.
Qualifications include: strong commitment to economic and social justice and the rights of people with disabilities; ability to master rules, regulations, and policy; and excellent research and writing skills. The successful candidate will be expected to work with a high degree of independence, while working within DRM’s team-oriented atmosphere.
People with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Salary based upon experience.
To apply, send a cover letter and a resume by Thursday, May 31, 2018 to:
Disability Rights Maine
24 Stone Street, Ste. 204
Augusta, ME 04330
DRM is an equal opportunity employer.