Certified Work Incentives Coordinator (30 Hours)

The Community Work Incentives Coordinator (CWIC) provides work incentives planning and assistance to people receiving Social Security Disability Benefits. The CWIC is responsible for counseling and educating beneficiaries about how employment will affect their current benefits (which may include public and private health insurance, federal, state, and/or local benefits received) so that they can make informed choices towards employment and self-sufficiency.

Advocate or Senior Advocate- Housing Stability Project

The Advocate (or Senior Advocate, depending on experience) will handle client cases from intake to case conclusion in close partnership with the attorneys and social workers on the team. The direct client work will range from providing advice (under the supervision of an attorney) to representing clients in administrative hearings/complaints. Non-client work includes community outreach, Know-Your-Rights trainings, legal clinics, and policy advocacy. The goal of our work is to provide individualized help to prevent homelessness and combat systemic housing stability issues while meeting federal and state grant requirements. 

Intake Assistant – Bilingual (2 openings)

The Intake Assistant is responsible for pre-intake, clerical, and administrative duties to support OCRA’s offices statewide.  The Intake Assistant responds to a high volume of incoming calls from people asking for help with disability-related legal issues, gathers information to assist advocates and attorneys in responding, and processes requests for information, referrals, publications, and other materials.

Senior Attorney- Mental Health Group

We are a statewide team of passionate attorneys and advocates who enforce and expand the civil rights of people living with mental health disabilities.  We strive to pursue litigation and advocacy that strikes a balance between responding to pressing needs, proactively anticipating future needs, and identifying innovative ways to affirmatively expand the law on behalf of individuals living with mental health disabilities.

Senior Attorney – Public Policy Focus- Mental Health Practice Group

We are a statewide team of passionate attorneys and a mental health peer advocate who enforce and expand the rights of people living with mental health disabilities.  We strive to pursue litigation and advocacy that strikes a balance between responding to pressing needs, proactively anticipating future needs, and identifying innovative ways to affirmatively expand the law on behalf of individuals living with mental health disabilities.

Litigation Counsel- Mental Health Practice Group

The Litigation Counsel plays a significant role in shaping DRC’s litigation and advocacy vision, including working with the Mental Health team, the Litigation Counsel Team, and other DRC teams and staff to identify complex legal and policy challenges to create and drive forward our systemic work.  The Litigation Counsel also helps to ensure the excellence of DRC’s legal work by providing leadership, mentorship, and supervision to Practice Group attorneys and other DRC staff.  The ideal candidate will have an unwavering commitment to excellence, a deep understanding of the intersectional issues faced by our clients, and a commitment to using the law to develop creative strategies toward movement-building goals. 

Litigation Counsel

The Litigation Counsel plays a significant role in shaping DRC’s litigation and advocacy vision, including working with the Mental Health team, the Litigation Counsel Team, and other DRC teams and staff to identify complex legal and policy challenges to create and drive forward our systemic work.  The Litigation Counsel also helps to ensure the excellence of DRC’s legal work by providing leadership, mentorship, and supervision to Practice Group attorneys and other DRC staff.  The ideal candidate will have an unwavering commitment to excellence, a deep understanding of the intersectional issues faced by our clients, and a commitment to using the law to develop creative strategies toward movement-building goals.