Assistant Clients’ Rights Advocate
Culver City; Westside Regional Center
** THIS IS AN BILINGUAL POSITION, Spanish/English Preferred**
DEADLINE: Open until filled. Applications should be received by July 20, 2020, to be considered for the first round of interviews.
WHO WE ARE
Disability Rights California (DRC) is a statewide, non-profit legal organization dedicated to advancing the rights of Californians with disabilities. DRC works to achieve fairness and justice for people with disabilities through individual and impact litigation, state and federal policy and regulatory advocacy, and community education and training.
Office of Clients’ Rights Advocate (OCRA)
Disability Rights California has entered into a contract with the Department of Developmental Services (DDS), State of California, to provide Clients’ Rights Advocacy services at each of the 21 regional centers located statewide. The Assistant Clients’ Rights Advocate (ACRA) position is funded under the contract with DDS.
PURPOSE OF THE JOB
The ACRA 1 supports the Clients’ Rights Advocate providing administrative support to ensure efficient operation of the office and by providing basic information and advice to callers. The ACRA serves as the first person to hear about a regional center client’s issue when they call for help. The position engages with consumer populations from diverse cultural backgrounds and providing outreach support to vulnerable communities.
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); plus 1-2 years related experience and/or training; (Ex: Admin Asst 1, ACRA)
Working at DRC is more than just a job – it is a rare opportunity to do what you are good at while making a difference! DRC offers competitive salaries and a generous benefit package. To view the detailed job description and complete the application process visit here.