Assistant Clients Rights’ Advocate
San Francisco, CA; Golden Gate Regional Center
Application Deadline: Open until filled. Applications should be received by November 15, 2019, to be considered for the first round of interviews.
SALARY RANGE (Depending on Experience): $19.73 – $25.18 hourly
WHO WE ARE
Disability Rights California (DRC) is a well-established and innovative non-profit 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 1 position is funded under the contract with DDS.
PURPOSE OF THE JOB The ACRA serves as the first person to hear about a regional center client’s issue when they call for help. The position responds to new inquiries, asks questions to understand the needs of the client during the intake, and follows protocol after the intake is completed. The position provides many opportunities such as helping shape the work within a tight team, engaging 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 https://jobs.lever.co/disabilityrightsca/3140e1dd-159c-47a8-bec3-974d32fae16c?lever-origin=applied&lever-source%5B%5D=LAAC%20Posting