Administrative Assistant/Advocate

Closes:

Job Location: Falmouth, with flexibility for remote work options. This position includes regular travel throughout Maine.

Disability Rights Maine, 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 full-time Administrative Assistant/Advocate to join our Developmental Disabilities Advocacy Team.

Position Summary:
This entry level, progressively responsible position is ideal for those interested in the law and civil rights. The Administrative Assistant/Advocate role will be focused on issues of discrimination and rights violations of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, working as part of a team of lawyers and advocates. Duties include significant data management as well as providing direct advocacy on behalf of clients, grass roots organizing, outreach, drafting documents and correspondence, and training.

The successful candidate will be expected to execute projects with a high degree of independence, while working within DRM’s team-oriented atmosphere.

Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor’s degree or other relevant life experience.
  2. Strong commitment to equity, inclusion, economic and social justice, and the rights of people with disabilities.
  3. Excellent computer skills and eye for detail.
  4. Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written; and a facility for computer programs.

Salary Range:
$40,000-$45,000

To apply, send a cover letter and a resume to:
Chief Financial Officer
Disability Rights Maine
160 Capitol Street, Suite 4
Augusta, ME 04330
careers@drme.org

This position will remain posted until filled

DRM is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Persons from diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.